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.


  • Live Podcast Recordings from MOA’s Vladem Contemporary Opening

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    We invite you to listen to the following podcasts that were recorded live for the New Mexico Museum of Art’s Vladem Contemporary Grand Opening Weekend. Richard Eeds Show – September 22, 2023…
  • Protecting a Way of Life: New Mexico’s Eight Historic Site

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    J. Paul Taylor’s death at age 102 in February 2023 marked the end of an era in New Mexico, one reflected in Taylor’s life’s work on behalf of the state as a beloved educator, cultural advocate and state legislator.
  • Citizens of the Community

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    Legacy Gifts in Glass In the early 1990s, when Arnold “Arne” and Doris Roland made a chance visit to a small-town shop in Oregon that sold studio art glass, they knew they had stumbled upon a new passion. Arne…
  • Preserving Culture: A Legacy Gift to New Mexico

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    A friendship that started in the U.S. diplomatic corps decades later resulted in one of the largest planned gifts ever received by the New Mexico History Museum. Charles “Chuck” Robinson was a successful international businessman who started an iron…
  • Fred Harvey History Weekend

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    Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28 New Mexico History Museum Join us in Santa Fe for a weekend of engaging talks and presentations at the New Mexico…
  • Grand Opening of the New Mexico Museum of Art’s Vladem Contemporary

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    Vladem Contemporary Grand Opening Weekend September 23-24, 2023 – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free Admission for the Entire Family Welcome It is with immense pleasure that I welcome you to New Mexico Museum of Art Vladem…
  • Building Your New Mexico Legacy

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    Planning a gift through the Museum of New Mexico Foundation today will make a big difference for tomorrow. Gifts of any size are welcome. Bequests of cash, stock, real estate and other assets A bequest allows you…
  • The George Duncan and Sheryl Kelsey Shop

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    Opening Soon at the New Mexico Museum of Art, Vladem Contemporary When USA Today readers voted Santa Fe the country’s “Best Destination for Shopaholics” in 2015, the Museum of New Mexico Foundation’s Museum Shops surely factored…
  • In the Shops: It’s A Pillow Party

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    Update your home with our selection of colorful adorned pillows. Each one is crafted by hand, featuring a unique character that is sure to bring a smile to your face. Shop the collection of pillows…
  • Transformational Philanthropy: The Power of Planned Giving

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    No one knows exactly what motivated Maggy Ryan to leave $1.9 million to the Museum of New Mexico Foundation. But when she died in 1994, her unrestricted charitable trust was the largest planned gift in the Foundation’s history,…
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