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.


  • Activities for All in the Fall

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    The Fall in Santa Fe is a great time to explore local activities, visit museums and enjoy the great outdoors. Here are some wonderful spaces and events to check out: • Stop by one of the museum…
  • If We Knew All the Answers, We Wouldn’t Have to Dig

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    A letter from the Office of Archaeological Studies Director, Eric Blinman, Ph. D. In another issue of Friends of Archaeology, I introduced readers to the preliminary work that goes into what might seem to be a simple…
  • In Celebration of Santa Fe Native Nina Otero-Warren

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    Adelina (Nina) Otero-Warren’s incredible impact on history and contribution to the suffrage movement is being nationally recognized as she becomes the fourth woman featured on the U.S. quarter as part of the U.S. Mint’s American Women…
  • Make A Gift Today to the Annual Fund

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    Each year the Museum of New Mexico Foundation is responsible for raising funds for the Museum of New Mexico system’s exhibitions and education programs, which we could not do without the support of our members and donors to the Annual Fund. …
  • Enjoy a Santa Fe Day after Balloon Fiesta

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    Santa Fe is just a short train or car ride away from the world renowned Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. After a magical morning of being out in the field, watching the dawn patrol and witnessing all the balloons…
  • New Mexico History Museum Secures Grant to Preserve Hewett Manuscript

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    New Mexico History Museum (NMHM) is pleased to announce the Fray Angélico Chávez History Library and Palace of the Governors Photo Archives have been awarded a $149,921 grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The…
  • Navajo Rug Auction

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    Navajo weavings are some of the best known American Indian art forms. For 32 years, we celebrated this art form through a yearly auction selling more than 3,500 rugs. This will be the first time the auction has been live…
  • 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…
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