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.


  • 60 Upcoming Events at MNMF’s 13 Cultural Institutions

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    As the Foundation celebrates its 60th Anniversary, here are our next 60 events and exhibitions at the museums, historic sites and Office of Archeological Studies we support. Yōkai: Ghosts & Demons of Japan, Museum of International…
  • MNMF’s 60th Anniversary and 60 Reasons to be a Member

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    September 9th marks the Museum of New Mexico Foundation’s 60th Anniversary! The Museum of New Mexico Foundation was founded in 1962 by Thomas B. Catron III as a vehicle for providing private support for the four state museums in Santa…
  • Museum of Indian Arts & Culture Receives Grant from the Terra Foundation for American Art

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    Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC) is pleased to announce that the museum has received a $75,000 grant from the Terra Foundation for American Art to support its upcoming exhibition, Horizons: Weaving Between the Lines…
  • Docent Training at the New Mexico Museum of Art

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    The New Mexico Museum of Art seeks volunteers for its docent program. Training begins on Tuesday, September 20, and will continue on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for eight months. Docents are an integral part of the museum as they make daily connections with visitors…
  • New Mexico History Museum and Fray Angélico Chávez History Library Complete Work on Audio Preservation

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    New Mexico History Museum (NMHM) is excited to share that Fray Angélico Chávez History Library (FACHL) has completed the work associated with a grant from Recordings at Risk, a program conducted by the Council on Library and…
  • Color at Work: Storytelling in Branding, Packaging and Commercial Imagery

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    Join the Museum of International Folk Art‘s Design Council for a run through the rainbow. Keith Recker, author of Deep Color: The Shades That Shape Our Souls, will give a peek into the nine color families, and discuss how they are used in…
  • 2023 Calendars In the Shops

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    Get ready for the new year with a new calendar. Shop our wide selection of museum inspired calendars, including some of our annual favorites like Gustave Baumann and Georgia O’Keeffe, and so many more. Whatever you choose, these calendars are sure…
  • Friends of History Day Trip

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    Course-Sharp Historic Site, Taos, NMWednesday, September 28 The Friends of History invite you to join them for a day-long excursion to explore the lives and careers of two renowned founding members of the Taos Society of Artists, Eanger…
  • Common Threads by Jan-Kath

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    In 2018, the Foundation’s licensing program introduced the Common Threads carpet collection developed by Jan Kath. Five hand-knotted carpet designs were inspired by the extensive and important darning sampler collection at the Museum…
  • Vladem Contemporary Block Party and Free Concert

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    Museum of New Mexico Foundation donors, members and the community are invited to celebrate the New Mexico Museum of Art’s Vladem Contemporary in the Santa Fe Railyard. The evening begins with a free concert…
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