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 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…
  • History Live and Online

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    New Website an Invitation to Engage When the new Fort Sumner Historic Site/Bosque Redondo Memorial website went live earlier this year, it was only partially complete. That was the intention. “It’s a project designed for partnership,” says site manager…
  • Hands on Heritage: Native Archaeologist Mary Weahkee

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    In downtown Santa Fe in 2006, Mary Weahkee (Comanche/ Santa Clara Pueblo) peered through the fence surrounding the site of an Office of Archaeological Studies excavation. She was so intrigued, she signed up to volunteer. Eventually, she joined…
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