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.


  • Partners in History: Celebrating New Mexico Magazine’s Centennial

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    If you want to learn the many stories that New Mexico has to tell, few sources are better than the New Mexico History Museum and New Mexico Magazine. Museum visitors and readers from near or far can travel…
  • Partners in Creativity: Nurturing Exhibition-Related Collaborations

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    New and upcoming exhibitions at the Museum of International Folk Art are inspiring creative partnerships in 2023, connecting the museum to outside organizations and audiences in unique ways. La Cartonería Mexicana: The Mexican Art of Paper and…
  • Puppets and Pottery: Museum Embraces Institutional Collaborations

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    The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture has long partnered with other cultural institutions and tribal communities across the Southwest on exhibitions and educational programs. In a recent collaboration, the museum partnered with the School for Advanced Research…
  • Step Up to the Vladem Contemporary

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    Exclusive Member Benefits for Increased Support The New Mexico Museum of Art’s Vladem Contemporary is on track to open soon in the Santa Fe Railyard. The new building is dedicated to collecting and exhibiting contemporary art. Located at…
  • Spring 2023 El Palacio Magazine features the New Mexico Historic Women Marker Program

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    Recognizing Women in New Mexico History The spring edition of El Palacio magazine highlights the New Mexico Historic Women Marker Program. Through roadside markers across the state, the program tells the stories of…
  • In the Shops, Artist Spotlight: Greg Lomayesva

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    Gregory Lomayesva is an internationally recognized painter, sculptor and mixed media artist who lives and works in Santa Fe, NM. He draws imagery and ideas from his Hopi and Hispanic heritage and American popular culture. The feathers he uses…
  • Items Needed for Project Archaeology

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    Every year, the OAS education programs reach thousands of New Mexicans, spread over every county. Support for the various components of this program comes from state and federal grants as well as private donations. But the OAS educators…
  • The New Mexico Museum of Art presents "An American in Paris: Donald Beauregard"

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    A new exhibition at the New Mexico Museum of Art (NMMOA) surveys the short but ambitious career of one of the first artists associated with the museum, modernist Donald Beauregard (1884-1914). An American in Paris: Donald Beauregard opens…
  • Using Yucca Root to Make Soap

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    Intern Neena Vigil got a quick lesson in making of yucca root soap at the Office of Archaeological Studies in October of 2022. Neena removed the spiky leaves from a narrow-leaf yucca plant, and then shaved thin flakes off…
  • Trip to Durango

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    Museum of Indian Arts and Culture Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22You are invited to join us for a special guided trip to Durango, Colorado, inspired by the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture’s…