Most Recent Press Releases
Mar 10, 2017 | New Mexico History Museum
The New Mexico History Museum and The Lensic Present An Evening with Gary Snyder, Hosted by Jack Loeffler Ė May 14, 2017 Lecture by Pulitzer-Prize-Winning Poet Launches Santa Feís 50th Summer of Love Celebration
The man known as the “the Godfather of Counterculture,” Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gary Snyder ignites Santa Fe’s 50th anniversary celebration of the Summer of Love at the Lensic Performing Arts Center on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 5pm, with “An evening with Gary Snyder, Hosted by Jack Loeffler.”
Mar 9, 2017 | Museum of Natural History and Science
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Scienceís Super Fun Summer Science Camps 2017! Registration is Now Open
Registration is now open for Young Explorers Summer Camp, open to children from kindergarten through the eighth grade. Each Summer Camp session is one week long, with activities every weekday from 8:30am to 3:30pm. Each week is theme-based, with the first session beginning the week of June 12 and the last beginning the week of July 30.
Mar 3, 2017 | Museum of New Mexico
2017 Admission Passes to Museums & Historic Sites Offered to Responding Media
The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) is pleased to offer responding media representatives free admission passes to state-run museums and historic sites once again in 2017.
Feb 16, 2017 | Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
MIAC Lecture Explores Pictorial Traditions of the Kiowa During Period of Radical Change in Plains Indian Life and Culture
A selection of Silver Horn’s original drawings will be on view during the March 11, 2017 lecture featuring perspectives from noted Kiowa tribal historian and storyteller, Dorothy White Horse Delaune, and Dr. Candace Greene, a specialist in plains pictorial traditions. The lecture will take place from 10:00am to 12:00pm at the Kathryn O’Keeffe Theater at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture.
Feb 16, 2017 | New Mexico History Museum
History Museumís Photo Legacy Project Catalogs Santa Feanís Experience of Vietnam War
There is no shortage of photographs documenting the horrors of the Vietnam War. But, there are very few that document the war from the perspective of a young gay man serving in the United States Army. The New Mexico History Museum will display this unique perspective through the photographs of Santa Fean Herbert Lotz, acquired through the museum’s Photo Legacy Project in 2008. The exhibition, Sleeping During the Day: Vietnam 1968, will run from April 7 to October 1, 2017.
Feb 14, 2017 | New Mexico History Museum
Students Create Theatrical Performance From History Museumís Archive of Lowrider Culture
Utilizing the museum’s resources, theater students from Northern New Mexico College created “12 Switches,” a theatrical performance speaking to family heritage, car culture and more. Performances are open to the public and will take place at the Nick Salazar Theater in Espanola on Saturday, March 11 from 5:00-6:00pm, with an encore performance at the New Mexico History Museum on Sunday, March 12 from 2:00-3:00pm.