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.


  • 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…
  • Beautiful Silver Blessings

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    The use of votive offerings was customary in the ancient world. The Spanish brought their milagros, or miracles, to the New World for protection. Milagros are religious folk charms found in many areas of Latin America and Southern United…
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