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.


  • Fort Selden Historic Sites celebrates 50 years!

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    On July 1, Fort Selden Historic Site (FSHS) will celebrate its 50th anniversary being a part of the New Mexico Historic Sites system with food, live music, remarks, and cake. The Doña Ana County Historical Society will join…
  • Invaluable Partnerships: Historic Site Hosts Artists in Residence

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    Through its Art in Public Places program, New Mexico Arts, a division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs, commissions artists to create large-scale, site-specific projects throughout the state. By definition, these works are contemporary, even if they often…
  • Textiles Transformed: Exhibition Enlivens Diné Weaving Traditions

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    Textiles both contemporary and historic—some on view for the first time— are the focus of Horizons: Weaving Between the Lines with Diné Textiles, opening to members July 15 at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture. The juxtaposition…
  • Experiencing Papier-Mâché: Cartonería Giants Overtake the Town

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    This summer, the Museum of International Folk Art’s popular exhibition, La Cartonería Mexicana: The Art of Paper and Paste, extends to Milner Plaza. “Visitors will enjoy our outdoor exhibition of imaginary cartonería creatures called alebrijes, as well as…
  • The Nature of Glass: Reflecting an Artistic Tradition through Time

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    Once pigeonholed as a craft, glass art has enjoyed a growing audience during the past several decades among museums, scholars and collectors alike. The United Nations even declared 2022 as The Year of Glass. Exhibitions—such as The Nature of…
  • Form and Practice: The Vladem Contemporary Connects Old and New

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    The passage of time renders old what was once new. Consider the New Mexico Museum of Art, which opened in 1917 to showcase contemporary works made by living artists. Robert Henri, Gerald Cassidy and Kenneth Chapman were among…
  • Office of Archaeological Studies

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    The mission of the Office of Archaeological Studies is to identify, interpret and share information about prehistoric and historic sites throughout New Mexico. A not-for-profit enterprise program based at the state-of-the-art Center for New Mexico…
  • Business Council and Corporate Partners

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    Being a part of the Business Council and Corporate Partner Memberships connects you to a diverse community of culturally-minded professionals who share a passion for supporting excellence in art, history and culture at our 13…
  • Summer Events in Santa Fe

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    At the Santa Fe Plaza, April 1, 2016 International Folk Art Market: July 7 – 9 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.  | This year, 168 artists from 52 countries are invited to exhibit their art and take…
  • Dawn ‘Til Dusk at Los Luceros Historic Site

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    Los Luceros Historic Site will extend its hours from sunrise to sunset on the first Sunday of each month. During this time, entrance into Los Luceros will be free for New Mexico residents and includes access to the site’s…
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