Welcome to the Museum of New Mexico Foundation blog. Here, you'll find news about the Foundation and information on exhibitions and events taking place at the four state museums in Santa Fe, eight historic sites across New Mexico, and the Office of Archaeological Studies.


  • Fred Harvey History Weekend

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    Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28 New Mexico History Museum Join us in Santa Fe for a weekend of engaging talks and presentations at the New Mexico…
  • Grand Opening of the New Mexico Museum of Art’s Vladem Contemporary

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    Vladem Contemporary Grand Opening Weekend September 23-24, 2023 – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free Admission for the Entire Family Welcome It is with immense pleasure that I welcome you to New Mexico Museum of Art Vladem…
  • Building Your New Mexico Legacy

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    Planning a gift through the Museum of New Mexico Foundation today will make a big difference for tomorrow. Gifts of any size are welcome. Bequests of cash, stock, real estate and other assets A bequest allows you…
  • The George Duncan and Sheryl Kelsey Shop

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    Opening Soon at the New Mexico Museum of Art, Vladem Contemporary When USA Today readers voted Santa Fe the country’s “Best Destination for Shopaholics” in 2015, the Museum of New Mexico Foundation’s Museum Shops surely factored…
  • In the Shops: It’s A Pillow Party

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    Update your home with our selection of colorful adorned pillows. Each one is crafted by hand, featuring a unique character that is sure to bring a smile to your face. Shop the collection of pillows…
  • Transformational Philanthropy: The Power of Planned Giving

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    No one knows exactly what motivated Maggy Ryan to leave $1.9 million to the Museum of New Mexico Foundation. But when she died in 1994, her unrestricted charitable trust was the largest planned gift in the Foundation’s history,…
  • On View: Milner Plaza Alebrije Exhibit

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    Now through October 1Museum of International Folk Art La Cartonería Mexicana / The Mexican Art of Paper and Paste has expanded outside to Milner Plaza. Seven larger-than-life colorful alebrijes and other fanciful spirit animals are on display…
  • Sharing Our Identify and Keeping Warm

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    Bobby Lynn Brower (Iñupiaq), Seal Skin Jacket, 2021, Utqia vik, Alaska. Spotted seal skin. Modeled by Bradley Brower (Iñupiaq). Photograph © Brian Adams. A new exhibition explores the form, function, and culture of Alaska…
  • New Mexico Museum of Art Vladem Contemporary Grand Opening

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    The New Mexico Museum of Art is excitedly counting down the days until we open the doors to the Vladem Contemporary. The Grand Opening is September 23rd and will be an exciting celebration that the entire community…
  • Inaugural Exhibition at New Mexico Museum of Art Vladem Contemporary “Shadow and Light”

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    Opens Sept. 23, 2023 – April 28, 2024 The New Mexico Museum of Art (NMMOA) Vladem Contemporary debuts its inaugural exhibition, Shadow and Light, opening Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023, and running through May 28, 2024. This…