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.


  • Museum-Inspired Home Décor

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    Select Licensing Products Now Available at Museum Shops The Museum of New Mexico Foundation’s Shops and Licensing departments have joined forces to offer several museum-inspired home décor products at two of the Foundation’s four Santa Fe-based Museum…
  • Cultural Getaway: Bishop’s Lodge Auberge Resort Collection

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    MNMF Corporate Partner Spotlight Travelers come to Bishop’s Lodge Auberge Resort Collection for getaways steeped in Southwestern art and culture, including painting lessons, cooking classes, outdoor adventures and more. Opened in 2021, the Auberge resort is the latest iteration…
  • Archaeological Nexus: Intersecting History, Art and Culture

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    The laboratories of the Office of Archaeological Studies are centers of creative, collaborative innovation. Artifact analysis, whether of stone, pottery or textiles, informs and revives historic art forms as contemporary arts. Archaeological knowledge of history strengthens community identities,…
  • Rewarding Curiosity: University Co-Creates Site Interpretation

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    What happens when you give 15 upper-division New Mexico Highlands University media arts students (almost) free reign to reimagine how stories are told at New Mexico’s eight historic sites? You get out-of-the-box ideas to enhance the visitor’s experience…
  • A Block of Contemporary: Vladem Partnerships Highlight Joint Education

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    This summer, with the opening of the New Mexico Museum of Art’s Vladem Contemporary, two of the Southwest’s premier contemporary art venues will anchor opposing ends of Santa Fe’s Railyard Art’s District—the Vladem Contemporary to the north and…
  • 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…
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