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Upcoming Exhibitions

Lines of Thought: Drawing from Michelangelo to Now: from the British Museum

Lines of Thought: Drawing from Michelangelo to Now: from the British Museum

Opening May. 27, 2017, at the New Mexico Museum of Art.
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Quilts of Southwest China

Quilts of Southwest China

Opening Jul. 09, 2017, at the Museum of International Folk Art.
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Voices of the Counterculture in the Southwest

Voices of the Counterculture in the Southwest

Opening May. 14, 2017, at the New Mexico History Museum.
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The Media Center is a resource for media representatives to obtain information about the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs. Here you will find information about current and upcoming programs, exhibitions, and events, as well as background information on each of the state museums and historic sites in our system.

Most Recent Press Releases

  • Apr 25, 2017 | New Mexico History Museum

    “Innovate and Create” Summer Camp Offered For Girls In Grades 6-10 Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, & Math Camp Created in Collaboration with the Museum, Girl Scouts of New Mexico Trails, and the Santa Fe Opera
    The Innovate & Create Camp is an engaging two-week STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) experience hosted at the New Mexico History Museum and the Palace of the Governors for young women in grades 6-10. For two weeks this July (July 10-14, 2017 and July 24-28, 2017), participants will learn via guided maker activities that bridge technology, art, and history in fun an innovative ways. 

  • Apr 25, 2017 | Coronado Historic Site

    New Mexicans Invited to Watch Archaeologists Hand Excavate Kuaua Pueblo Site Dig Expected to Produce Thousands of Artifacts Dating to the 1500s
    New Mexicans have a rare opportunity to watch archaeologists on a live dig at the Coronado Historic Site off U.S. 550 in Bernalillo. The Dig Kuaua! hand-excavation of the Kuaua Pueblo will be performed by the Office of Archaeological Studies from May 15 through June 30, 2017. Members of the Friends of Coronado Historic Site group can even participate alongside the archaeologists. 

  • Apr 19, 2017 | Museum of Natural History and Science

    Owl in the Land of Enchantment at Museum of Natural History & Science
    The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science (NMMNHS) reveals the fascinating world of Owls in the Land of Enchantment from April 15 through September 25, 2017. Images featured in Owls in the Land of Enchantment were captured by local amateur photographer Dennis Dusenbery.

  • Apr 18, 2017 | Museum of Natural History and Science

    Sandia Mountain Nature Center Celebrates 50th Anniversary
    Sandia Mountain Natural History Center (SMNHC) celebrates its 50th anniversary on Thursday, April 27. The public is invited to the celebration to see students doing hands-on science such as tree identification bug catching and close habitat observation. A exhibit highlights the Natural History Center’s five decades, and includes an show of student artwork from APS Studets.“

  • Apr 14, 2017 | Museum of Natural History and Science

    Explore the Wonderful World of Opals During $5 First Friday
    Explore the Wonderful World of Opals and other geological wonders at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science (NMMNHS) May 5th for a family-friendly First Friday evening. Offered four times per year, on the first Friday of select months, the entire museum opens in the evening at a reduced admission fee, and focuses on one current scientific topic with plenty of hands-on family activities. Admission is $5 per person. Events take place from 5:30pm-9:00pm.

  • Apr 12, 2017 | Museum of New Mexico

    ’Art of the Draw’ Cultural Collaboration Comes to Santa Fe This Summer

    Four Santa Fe cultural institutions will celebrate the Art of the Draw during the summer of 2017. The multi-venue, multi-event, world-class collaboration celebrates drawing as the fundamental starting point for creation in both the arts and sciences for representational painting, sculpting, engineering, design and architecture.