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.


  • Members Shop Extra Discount Sale

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    Members receive 20% off all purchases in the Museum Shops, Friday, May 6 through Sunday, May 8. Circles members receive 25% off during the sale.Shop and save at the Colleen Cloney Duncan Shop at the Museum…
  • New Mexico Outdoor Pass: Fish at Los Luceros Historic Site

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    Join us for a New Mexico Outdoor Pass (NMOP) special event: Fish. During this fish-themed day at Los Luceros Historic Site you’ll enjoy a tour of their grounds, make arts and crafts, and you’ll have an opportunity to…
  • Celebrate MIAC’s 18th Annual Native Treasures Art Market this Memorial Day Weekend

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    Join the in-person Native Treasures Art Market at the Santa Fe Convention Center this Memorial Day weekend, May 28 – 30, 2022. Each year, the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC) personally invites hundreds of…
  • Celebrating the 2022 Living Treasure, Virgil Ortiz (Cochiti Pueblo)

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    MIAC Opens ReVOlution On Sunday, May 1, 2022, the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC) will celebrate its 2022 Living Treasure, Virgil Ortiz (Cochiti Pueblo) with an artist talk at 1pm, a book signing at 2pm,…
  • Friends of Indian Art

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    Supporting the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture The mission of Friends of Indian Art is twofold: to provide quality programs that provide insight into Native American art, culture and history, and to fund purchases for the Museum…
  • Educational Programs Continue to Make An Impact

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    Museum of International Folk Art Patricia Sigala, Educator/Community Outreach & Engagement, at MOIFA (Museum of International Folk Art) arranged for participants in the KIVA Program to visit the Yokai: Ghosts and Demons of Japan exhibition. Educator Dawn Kaufmann led the…
  • Form & Function

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    Volunteers Helping Archaeologists Understand Pottery One of the fun challenges of archaeology is understanding form and function from the features and artifacts left behind that have managed to survive to excavation. This is especially true for pottery, where form…
  • A New Perspective

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    Museum of Indian Arts and Culture Exhibit Highlights Isomeric Design Elements in Ancient Pueblo Pottery I fell backwards into the profession of graphic design fresh out of college. I graduated with a degree in humanities and, as an alternative…
  • Many Hands and Minds

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    Celebrating Collaboration at Bosque Redondo When the Bosque Redondo Memorial finally celebrates its public Grand Opening on May 28, says New Mexico Historic Sites Director Patrick Moore, “It’s going to be a big deal.” Call it an international…
  • Bridging Generations, Disciplines

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    Researcher Shelby Jones Shelby Jones has been fascinated by the Earth’s magnetic field since high school. “When I first heard that the characteristics of Earth’s magnetic field could be preserved in rocks, I was 15 and was blown away,”…
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