FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 29, 2020
• State Historian Rob Martinez shares his Top 5 books on New Mexico history in a video posted this past week on the Fray Angélico Chávez History Library Facebook page.
• The official music video for Albuquerque musician Ron Crowder’s song "Liberty," featuring poet Hakim Bellamy, can be viewed on the New Mexico Music Commission Facebook page. The track was named Best Song at the New Mexico Music Awards in 2018.
• Anxious to get back into nature? Learn the proper way to identify trees with help from a new series called Quick Trips available on the Sandia Mountain Natural History Center YouTube channel.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all DCA museums, historic sites, and cultural institutions are closed to the public but continue to operate virtually during this time of social distancing.
More information related to social media and online resources for each division of DCA is available upon request.
About the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs
Created in 1978 by the New Mexico Legislature, the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) is New Mexico’s cultural steward, charged with preserving and showcasing the state’s cultural riches. With its eight museums, seven historic sites, arts, archaeology, historic preservation, and library programs, the DCA is one of the largest and most diverse state cultural agencies in the nation. Together, the facilities, programs, and services of the Department support a $5.6 billion cultural industry in New Mexico.
Events, news releases, and images related to activities in divisions of the DCA can be accessed at media.newmexicoculture.org.