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.


  • Holidays at the Palace

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    A Free Santa Fe Community Favorite Since 1982 December 16, 2023 05:30 pm- 07:30 pm New Mexico History Museum Now in its 41st year, Santa Fe’s beloved Holidays at the Palace brings communities together for an evening of holiday…
  • A Year of Inspiration: Celebrating the Best of Everything

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    Every year since 2013, the Museum of International Folk Art has been named the top “Best of Santa Fe” museum by the Santa Fe Reporter. In Fiscal Year 2022-2023 (July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023), museum donors…
  • A Year of Community Engagement: Elevating Native Voices

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    With the hiring of Pollyanna “Polly” Nordstrand (Hopi) as executive director of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, followed by Marita Hinds (Tesuque Pueblo) as director of education, museum visitors experienced fiscal year 2022-23 (July 1, 2022…
  • Native American Portal Youth Winter Show

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    December 9, 2023 10:00 am – December 10, 2023 04:00 pm New Mexico History Museum Join us for the 2023 Native American Portal Artisans’ Winter Youth Show December 9th and 10th. Support the talents from the next generation…
  • Making a Difference: Foundation Philanthropy Shatters Expectations

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    The Museum of New Mexico Foundation crushed its fundraising, membership and planned giving goals by almost 75 percent in fiscal year 2022-2023 (July 1, 2022–June 30, 2023). Total earned and contributed revenues reached $13.8 million—the highest amount recorded…
  • Holiday Cards Are Here

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    Our first batch of holiday cards have arrived to the shop. Find the perfect way to send well wishes this holiday season with our wide selection of holiday cards. As always, members receive 10% off and Circles members…
  • Events Coordinator with New Mexico Historic Sites will Uplift Community Voices

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    Monika Thomas has been hired as the Events Coordinator for New Mexico Historic Sites (NMHS). This is a new role for the division, one that is meant to connect communities across the state with the resources NMHS…
  • “To Make, Unmake and Make Again” at New Mexico Museum of Art

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    What defines an artist? For Rick Dillingham (1952-1994), it was more than art and the pieces he created. He was a maker, collector, and community builder. New Mexico Museum of Art explores the multifaceted aspects of Dillingham’s…
  • “Protection: Adaptation and Resistance” at MOIFA

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    The traveling exhibition Protection: Adaptation and Resistance presents the work of more than 45 Alaska Native artists who explore the themes of climate crisis, struggles for social justice, strengthening communities through ancestral knowledge, and imagining a thriving future. The…
  • New Mexico Museum of Art Welcomes Curator of Contemporary Art

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    After an extensive nationwide search, New Mexico Museum of Art (NMMOA) is thrilled to announce Alexandra Terry as the new Curator of Contemporary Art.   “We’re excited to name Alexandra Terry as our next Curator of…
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