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.


  • Telling Their Own Stories

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    In a 2022 article in Travel + Leisure magazine, writer Vivian Chung summed up the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture’s Here, Now and Always exhibition with these words: “Museums spark exploration, not endings.” The museum’s…
  • Museum Shops Annual Navajo Rug Auction

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    Palace of the Governors Courtyard The Museum Shops host the 34th Annual Navajo Rug Auction in the Palace of the Governors Courtyard. Purchase a bid card and bid on more than 100 new, museum-quality Navajo rugs including Two Grey…
  • Celebrate Pride at MNMF Shops

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    Happy Pride Month from MNMF Shops! Explore our Pride Collection and delve into the powerful visual history of the LGBTQIA2S+ movement through books like Art after Stonewall, 1969-1989, or show your pride with limited edition Pantone Pride Flag…
  • Immersive New Mexico: History Lives at Our Historic Sites

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    Visiting New Mexico’s eight historic sites is a road trip north and south along El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro, and east and west on Route 66. From there, you’ll venture off the beaten path to follow in the…
  • Lone Piñon Musical Performance

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    Join Coronado Historic Site for a concert with New Mexico favorites, Lone Piñon, as they perform traditional New Mexican music. Lone Piñon is a collective of four expert musicians who travel the country and world performing their collaborative…
  • Celebrate Pride Month with "Word is Out" at the New Mexico History Museum!

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    Join us at the New Mexico History Museum on Friday, June 21st from 5 to 8 pm for a FREE Friday Evening Event, full of nostalgia, insight, and celebration as we honor the voices and histories of our LGBTQ+…
  • Museum of International Folk Art to present "Amidst Cries from the Rubble: Art of Loss and Resilience from Ukraine"

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    The Museum of International Folk Art proudly announces its forthcoming exhibition, Amidst Cries from the Rubble: Art of Loss and Resilience from Ukraine, running from June 23, 2024, to April 20, 2025, in the Mark Naylor and Dale…
  • Eyes on the Sky: Exhibition Highlights Indigenous Astronomy

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    This past spring, as North Americans looked to the skies for a rare total solar eclipse, the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture was looking ahead to the spring 2025 opening of an exciting exhibition exploring Native astronomy…
  • The Power of Story

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    Read Up: The 2024 Santa Fe International Literary Festival Is Starting! The beloved Santa Fe International Literary Festival kicks off today, “celebrate the power of story” with our collection of books authored by this year’s featured SFILF speakers and…
  • New Mexico Museum of Art Vladem Contemporary illuminates the nighttime experience in Santa Fe

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    The New Mexico Museum of Art Vladem Contemporary is transforming the after-dark arts scene with a lineup of captivating experiences that redefine nocturnal culture in Santa Fe. At the forefront of this groundbreaking initiative is the Digital Window,…