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.


  • NM Department of Cultural Affairs launches ekphrastic poetry contest inspired by artwork in its collections

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      Art and poetry lovers rejoice: New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs (NMDCA) has launched a statewide ekphrastic poetry contest dedicated to finding written inspiration in pieces of artwork on view around the state. “The artwork on display throughout…
  • Celebrating the Palace: Past, Present and Future

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    Sunlight pours through the windows at the Palace of the Governors, New Mexico’s most historic public building. Located across the street from the Santa Fe Plaza, the Palace was built in 1610 as the seat of Spanish colonial…
  • Here, Now and Always: Native Narrative Speaker Series

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                              Museum of Indian Arts and Culture Friday, March 9, 1 to 3 p.m. Join us for the Native Narrative Speaker Series for a conversation with Patsy…
  • Year-End Giving: Give to the Annual Fund Today-Receive a 2023 Tax Deduction

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    In this season of giving, a contribution to the Museum of New Mexico Foundation is one of the most meaningful gifts you can make. Your tax-deductible donation for 2023 will help the Foundation provide essential support services for…
  • Dawn Til Dusk

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    March 3, 2024 6:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Historic Sites Los Luceros Historic Site (LLHS) offers extended hours from sunrise to sunset on the first Sunday of each month. During this time, entrance into LLHS is free for…
  • Spring Break Guide

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    Spring Break: Things to do in Santa Fe, NM Spring Break is here, and there many things to do in Santa Fe. Spend the day skiing, exploring restaurants, taking a day trip, a visit to Meow Wolf, or to any…
  • Organ Recital Series - Part I

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    February 21, 2024 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. New Mexico Museum of Art In the first installment of Pro Musica’s Organ Recital Series local organ extraordinaire David Solem performs music by Louis Vierne, J.S. Bach, and César Franck. David Solem has…
  • A Love for Folk Art, A Transformational Gift

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    Earlier this year, when the Santa Fe Community Foundation received a legacy gift worth more than $8.5 million from the estate of the late Deborah and Martin Fishbein—the largest donation in the Foundation’s 42-year history—$1.5 million was designated to…
  • Staff Picks: Favorites from the Collection

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       See Museum of International Folk Art (MOIFA) through the eyes of those who spend their working hours surrounded by the largest collection of international folk art in the world. Opening February 25, 2024, Staff Picks: Favorites from…
  • A Productive Year: Licensing Program Adds Five New Partners

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    Fiscal Year 2022-2023 (July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023) was productive for partnerships for the Museum of New Mexico Foundation‘s licensing program. Five new licensees—two with U.K. based companies—were signed to develop a wide range of…
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