Museum Hill Partners | Aug 9, 2018
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) -- Have you ever been to Museum Hill in Santa Fe? Many New Mexicans don’t even know it exists. You can explore all the riches this unique Santa Fe collaborative of museums and botanical garden has to offer free of charge during Community Day, Sunday, Sept. 23. This event attracts 2,000 people to Museum Hill, where all museums offer a slew of activities for the entire family.
Museum Resources | Aug 8, 2018
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) -- On Exhibit: Designs That Defined the Museum of New Mexico, presents a fascinating look back at more than a century of changing exhibition design in the historic state museum system. This “exhibit about exhibits” reveals how presentation techniques evolved over the years and helped establish the unique character of the Santa Fe’s museums. Starting in 1885 with the first public museum space in the Palace of the Governors, On Exhibit shows how creative design techniques made exhibitions progressively more accessible and visitor-oriented up through the 21st century. On Exhibit: Designs That Defined the Museum of New Mexico opens at the New Mexico History Museum, Friday, October 26, 2018 and runs through July 28, 2019.
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture | Aug 6, 2018
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) -- Whether you are a new or seasoned collector of Native American arts, you are sure to find something perfect at the Native Treasures Collectors’ Sale! Pottery, jewelry, textiles, paintings, baskets, carvings - vintage and contemporary - will be available for purchase.
Department of Cultural Affairs | Aug 3, 2018
(Santa Fe, New Mexico)—The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs announces a dozen experiences related to Native American culture—ranging from an independent film festival, to artist talks, to art and anthropological exhibitions— coinciding with Santa Fe Indian Market Week, Aug. 12–19. The Department manages New Mexico’s museums and historic sites.
New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum | Aug 2, 2018
Jacob Pfeiffer, who moved to Las Cruces in 2013, specializes in oil painting on canvas and linen. His works in the show feature scenes of Native Americans and early settlers, animals, and even scenes of local sites like the Museum and the Las Cruces Farmers’ & Crafts Market. There are 26 included in the show. The show opens Aug. 17.
Jemez Historic Site | Jul 30, 2018
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) -- The village of Jemez Springs is the site of the 15th annual Pueblo Independence Day Celebration Sunday, Aug. 12. The event commemorates the events of Aug. 10, 1680— when the Pueblo People of New Mexico—aided by Apache and Navajo allies—launched a successful rebellion against Spanish colonization.
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture | Jul 27, 2018
“Creating Tradition: Innovation and Change in American Indian Art” debuts inside The American Adventure pavilion at Epcot
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (July 27, 2018) – American Indian history and culture come to life in a new art exhibition at Walt Disney World Resort that debuted July 27. “Creating Tradition: Innovation and Change in American Indian Art” at Epcot displays the work of contemporary Native artists alongside artifacts from centuries past, demonstrating how ancestral craftsmanship influences modern generations.
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science | Jul 25, 2018
(Albuquerque, New Mexico) – Asking, “Would Leonardo make a good Astrobiologist?”, eminent scientist and nationally recognized director of NASA’s National Astrobiology Institute, Penelope J. Boston, Ph.D. is the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science featured guest lecturer in the Da Vinci –the Genius series. The popular world class exhibition Da Vinci—The Genius has been extended through August 29 and the final guest lecturer in the da Vinci series, Dr. Boston will speak Friday, August 24, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Museum Dynatheater.
Museum of International Folk Art | Jul 20, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 11, 2018 (Santa Fe, NM)—The monumental installation, Every One , by Cannupa Hanska Luger kicks off Santa Fe Indian Market Week, Saturday, August 11, 2018, when it will be exhibited at the Museum of International Folk Ar ...
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science | Jul 18, 2018
(Albuquerque, New Mexico) – In the coming weeks, the planet Mars will be closer to the Earth than it will be again for decades. For its First Friday evening event August 3, the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science (NMMNHS) will offer information about the Red Planet and a possibility to see it through telescopes. With the extension of Da Vinci — The Genius through Aug. 29, this will also be the final First Friday offering reduced admission prices before the exhibition ends.
Museum of International Folk Art | Jul 10, 2018
For the first time, visionary Judith Espinar, who was at the forefront of the modern folk art and handmade global craft movements, will share her extraordinary collection with the public in an exhibition at the world-renowned Museum of International Folk Art
December 16, 2018, to September 9, 2019
New Mexico History Museum | Jul 9, 2018
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) - The historic Palace of the Governors in Santa Fe will close to the public for six months beginning in August as the next phase of the multi-year remodeling project commences. The remodeling project began in 2016-2017 with new exterior stucco and plaster. The New Mexico History Museum, the Palace Press, the History Library and Photo Archives remain open throughout the duration of the Palace closure.
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science | Jul 5, 2018
(Albuquerque, New Mexico) – The New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science is pleased to announce that the Da Vinci—The Genius exhibition is being extended an extra month through August 29, 2018 due to popular demand.
New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum | Jul 3, 2018
The 15th-annual Ice Cream Sunday, which happens to land on National Ice Cream Day, is from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on July 15. The event features free frozen custard for the first 600 visitors, ice cream making, games, and ice cream sandwich eating races.
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science | Jul 3, 2018
Audiences at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science (NMMNHS) Planetarium will discover how asteroids and comets have collided with our planet, changing the course of life on Earth and shaping today’s world, in the California Academy of Sciences’ latest original planetarium show, Incoming!
Fort Stanton Historic Site | Jul 2, 2018
Fort Stanton Historic Site is proud to announce that a new art exhibit entitled, “Becoming Billy” will open inside the site’s main museum Friday, July 6, 2018. A reception and official opening will be held at 6 p.m. that evening.
The entire New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs family is still mourning the loss of Santa Fe artist Maurice Turetsky who died in February 2018. A professional artist, painter and sculptor, Turetsky, a Philadelphia native and his wife Susan moved to Santa Fe in 1995. Mr. Turetsky was a fervent supporter of New Mexico Historic Sites, specifically those in Lincoln County.
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science | Jun 22, 2018
The next First Friday evening event at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science explores Leonardo da Vinci’s views of the natural world. On Friday evening, July 6, museum visitors will have one last chance to enjoy discounted prices to see Da Vinci — The Genius since this will be the final First Friday before the exhibition ends.
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science | Jun 21, 2018
(Albuquerque, NM) - Experience Asteroid Day at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science. From 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 30, learn about asteroids, NASA’s mission to the asteroid belt.
New Mexico Historic Sites | Jun 20, 2018
Delve into history where it happened this summer at events at New Mexico Historic Site
New Mexico State Library | Jun 18, 2018
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) - Changes are coming to the New Mexico State Library! The Southwest Room collection is moving to the main library on the second floor. Work will begin Monday, July 2. Once the move is complete, all the collections will be available from a single service point on the second floor. The consolidation of collections will allow library staff to provide convenient, consistent access to all the State Library resources.
Museum Hill Partners | Jun 15, 2018
The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs, which oversees the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture and the Museum of International Folk Art on Museum Hill in Santa Fe, announces both museums will be closed to the public effective at noon, Thursday, July 19 for a special private event.
Coronado Historic Site | Jun 11, 2018
The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) presents Coronado Historic Site and the Friends of Coronado Historic Site an Award of Merit for Dig Kuaua. The AASLH Leadership in History Awards, now in its 73rd year, is the most prestigious recognition for achievement in the preservation and interpretation of state and local history.
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science | Jun 7, 2018
(Albuquerque, New Mexico) --- Take to the dance floor and explore the depths of your artistic talent with a paintbrush and a glass of wine Friday night, June 15 at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science. The Museum is hosting Libations &a ...
New Mexico Arts | Jun 6, 2018
Santa Fe – Today, Governor Susana Martinez and the New Mexico Arts Commission announced the artists and major contributors to the arts who will be recipients of the 2018 Annual Governor’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts. Famed glass artist Dale Chihuly will receive a special leadership in the arts award in conjunction with the 2018 governor’s arts awards for his significant contributions to the arts in New Mexico and beyond.
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science | Jun 4, 2018
As the 2017/2018 school year ends, the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science reports, 191 separate groups from New Mexico public and private schools have toured the Da Vinci—The Genius exhibition at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science since it opened February 10.
Museum of International Folk Art | Jun 2, 2018
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) – This month, the Museum of International Folk Art (MOIFA) welcomes a group of socially engaged artists from Lima Peru who will collaborate with local artists to create works that bridge North and South America. Carol Fernandez and Fernando Castro, founders of the screen printing collective Amapolay will be in Santa Fe from June 25 through July first. Amapolay will be collaborating with local print makers to create works around shared issues across international borders.
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science | May 25, 2018
(Albuquerque, New Mexico) -- Acclaimed author Michael J. Gelb will be the first speaker in a new lecture series being launched by the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, entitled “The Brain: It’s More Than You Think.” Gelb will speak July 26, three days before the current blockbuster exhibition Da Vinci—The Genius closes July 29, and, in anticipation of two planned exhibitions coming in 2019. Coming in February 2019, the NMMNHS will host an exhibition from the Drug Enforcement Administration Museum called “Drugs: Costs and Consequence, Opening Eyes to the Damages Drugs Cause” as well as another traveling exhibit on the human brain entitled “Brain: The Inside Story.”
Bosque Redondo Memorial at Fort Sumner | May 23, 2018
(Fort Sumner, New Mexico) – These are the free public events planned at the Bosque Redondo Memorial at Fort Sumner Friday, June 8 and Saturday, June 9, to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Navajo Treaty of 1868.
Throughout the two-day commemoration at the Bosque Redondo Memorial, Native artisans will be on-site offering traditional jewelry, weavings and food.
New Mexico History Museum | May 22, 2018
(Santa Fe, New Mexico) - Meridel Rubenstein’s two mixed media installations, Oppenheimer’s Chair and The Meeting comprised of photos, video, glass and steel, will be a featured highlight of the New Mexico History Museum’s upcoming Atomic Histories exhibition, opening June 3, 2018, through May 2019.