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Apr 1, 2017 - Jun 15, 2017
Discount tickets for 2017 International Folk Art Market
Museum of International Folk Art
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
International Folk Art Market| Santa Fe


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Apr 1, 2017
Fort Selden Historic Site to open at 12:00 noon
Fort Selden Historic Site

Fort Selden Historic Site will be closed 3/31/2017 through noon on 4/1/2107 due to a broken water line.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Apr 2, 2017
First Sunday- NM residents Free
Museum of International Folk Art
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

New Mexico resident free day!

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Apr 2, 2017
Public Exhibition Opening for Jody Naranjo: Revealing Joy
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture hosts a solo exhibition featuring the work of current Living Treasure, prolific Santa Clara pueblo potter Jody Naranjo, in the lobby of the museum. 

As this event falls on the first Sunday of the month, admission is free for New Mexico residents!

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Apr 3, 2017 - Nov 27, 2017
Art Walking Tours
New Mexico Museum of Art
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Meet at the museum gift shop steps.  Please call the front desk to confirm: 505-476-5063. Cost: $10 per adult.

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Apr 3, 2017
Stories from East Indian Quilters: Quilts and quilters in India
Museum of International Folk Art
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
final presentation

Quilts of India and Pakistan with Martha Wallace & Patricia Stoddard.

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Apr 5, 2017
Brainpower & Brownbags
New Mexico History Museum
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Over the Santa Fe Trail to Mexico: The Travel Diaries of Dr. Rowland Willard

Lecture by Joy Poole, Deputy State Librarian, New Mexico State Library

Meem room

Free event

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Apr 6, 2017
FOCA+P Members Exhibition Preview
New Mexico Museum of Art
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Exhibition preview and talk with the artists of Light Tight: New Work by Meggan Gould and Andy Mattern 5-7pm.

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Apr 7, 2017
Reception for 3 Exhibitions
New Mexico Museum of Art
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join us for a, fun-filled evening of art, music and hors d’oevres as the Museum of Art celebrates three new exhibitions : Cady Wells : Ruminations, Imagining New Mexico and Light Tight : New Work by Meggan Gould and Andy Mattern

5:30 to 7:30 pm. Free

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Apr 8, 2017
Slow Art Day
New Mexico Museum of Art
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Be a part of a worldwide slow art day celebration held in more than 250 museums and galleries.

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Apr 8, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017
Donation Drop Off Days
Museum of International Folk Art
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
for the 8th Annual Folk Art Flea

Support the 8th Annual Folk Art Flea!

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Apr 9, 2017
Still on the Hill
Museum of International Folk Art
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
A concert of stories and songs about instrument makers of the Ozarks

Instrument makers of the Ozarks: The Life & Work of Ed Stilley

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Apr 14, 2017
Member Exhibition Tour: Frank Buffalo Hyde
Museum of New Mexico Foundation
3:00 PM - 3:00 PM

On this tour, members will see paintings and sculptures created by artist Frank Buffalo Hyde. He fuses imagery from digital devices and popular culture to express how contemporary ways of communicating are changing how we experience reality. By presenting alternative perspectives on culture, his art both enriches cultural conversations and reflects on contemporary Native experience.

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Apr 14, 2017
New Mexico History Museum
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Goes Beyond

CreativeMornings, a breakfast lecture series for the creative community hosted in over 160 cities around the world, tackles the global theme of “beyond” with Currents New Media directors Frank Ragano and Mariannah Amster.

If you’ve visited the Santa Fe railyard area over June in the last several years you’ve probably walked into Currents New Media’s annual event. Since 2002 Parallel Studios has been producing, curating and designing small and large scale video exhibitions in Santa Fe. In 2010 they launched Currents New Media. Each year, the free Currents festival brings together work of established and emerging New Media artists from New Mexico, across the US, and around the globe.

Enjoy some networking with other creative professionals before the talk, along with coffee and pastries courtesy of Iconik Coffee Roasters.

This event is free.

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Apr 15, 2017
Anne Hillerman Book Signing
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
with Special Readings from SONG OF THE LION

Join Anne Hillerman and fans for this exciting afternoon during which you’ll hear from Anne - who will talk about her father’s legacy and her own writing process - along with book excerpts read by the author and four drama students from the New Mexico School for the Arts. Hillerman conducted research in the MIAC archives for Song of the Lion.

Song of the Lion, is Hillerman’s third book in the Chee/Leaphorn/Manuelito series.

This event is sponsored by the Museum of New Mexico Foundation Shops.




Also, MIAC archives helped in helped with research on the Grand Canyon for Song of the Lion.

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Apr 16, 2017
Easter Sunrise Service
Jemez Historic Site
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM

On Easter Sunday, Jemez Historic Site hosts an all faiths sunrise service.

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Apr 20, 2017
Friends of Indian Art Event - SOLD OUT
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
Preserving Native History: Center for New Mexico Archaeology

Please join us for a late afternoon tour of the Center for New Mexico Archaeology facility, which houses the Repository and Office of Archaeological Studies (OAS). The repository holds over 8.5 million artifacts from more than 20,000 sites. The OAS provides archaeological services to Federal, State, municipal, and private clients throughout New Mexico. Specialty laboratories include stone tools, osteology, botany, pottery, archaeomagnetic dating, and the new Low Energy Plasma Radiocarbon Sampling lab.

Participation in this - and other Friends of Indian Art events - requires membership in the FIA.

Not an FIA member? Join by calling 505-982-6366 ext. 100.

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Apr 21, 2017
13th Annual Youth Music Night
Museum of International Folk Art
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
A collaborative program

Join us for a FREE youth driven event raising awareness of the school to prison pipeline agenda.

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Apr 22, 2017
Celebrate Earth Day at MIAC!
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Hands-on Outdoors Fun for Everyone at the Museum


11:00 am Blessing by Arnold Herrera (Cochiti Pueblo)

Free outdoor event on Museum Hill and MIAC’s Avanyu Heritage Trail

  • First 100 people get a free cloth bag to stamp with organic materials

  • Make your own seed pot w/newspaper

  • Learn about traditional planting methods-waffle gardens/terraced

  • Learn about open-pollinated native seeds

  • Painting from Nature activity by SFCM staff

  • All activities are outdoors, so please dress accordingly!

The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture is located on Museum Hill at 710 Camino Lejo off Old Santa Fe Trail. Children 16 and under are always free. Single visit to museum: NM residents $7; non-residents $12. For more information, call (505) 476-1269 or contact the Living Traditions Education Department, Director Joyce Begay-Foss (505) 476-1272



11:45 am Blessing by Arnold Herrera (Cochiti Pueblo)

  • Bake in a Solar oven and other activities with Positive Energy Solar (11-2)

  • Bake in our horno with Francisco Ochoa "Horno Man" (11-4)

  • Explore composting with SF Master Gardeners Association, SCAT team

  • Plant a seed in a recycled planter (11-4)

  • Enjoy a snack provided by Whole Foods

  • Make seed balls with MIAC staff (11-4)

Santa Fe Children’s Museum is located at 1050 Old Pecos Trail

Admission: $5.00 for Children; $7.50 Adults; Children under one are free. 

For more information contact Tammy McLellan @ 989-8359 ext 123 or tmclellan@santafechildrensmuseum.org

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Apr 23, 2017
Put at Spring in your Step - Earth Day Celebration
Jemez Historic Site
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Rangers will lead a hike up Oak Canyon.

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Apr 23, 2017
Doctor Franklin & Spain
New Mexico History Museum
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Dr. Thomas E. Chavez, former director of the Palace of the Governors and Tom Leech, director of the Palace Press, will speak on their just-released limited-edition book

New Mexico History Museum Auditorium.

Free event

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Apr 28, 2017
Darkness and Light in the Land of Enchantment: The Art and Friendship of Cady Wells and Georgia O’Keeffe
New Mexico Museum of Art
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Lois Rudnick discusses Cady Wells and Georgia O’Keeffe 1-2:30pm in the St. Francis Auditorium followed by book signing in lobby. 

Free with cost of Museum admission. $5.00 for lecture only.

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