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.


  • “Ghhúunayúkata/To Keep Them Warm: The Alaska Native Parka” Opening May 21

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    Parkas are unique garments which embody the creativity, craftsmanship, and innovation of their makers. The latest exhibition from Museum of International Folk Art explores the art of the parka, a garment made for survival in the harsh…
  • Members Extra Discount Shops Sale

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    Museum of New Mexico Foundation Members receive 20% off purchase in our four Museum Shops and online at May 12-14. The Circles members receive 25% off purchases. Not yet a Member? Click here…
  • Talavera Pottery at the Lynn Godfrey Brown Shop Shop at MOIFA

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    Ceramic artist Isabelle Collins follows a 400-year-old tradition of crafting pottery known as Talavera, originating from Puebla, Mexico. Influenced by Italian, Spanish, Moroccan, Chinese and Mexican cultures, each tin-glazed piece is crafted by hand and can take nearly three…
  • Native Treasures 2023

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    Join us for the 19th annual Native Treasures Art Market taking place Memorial Day weekend at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center. The annual event features over 150 Native artists selected by the Museum of Indian Arts and…
  • 12th Annual Folk Art Flea Saturday, May 6, 2023

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    Museum of International Folk Art (MOIFA) presents the 12th annual Folk Art Flea Saturday, May 6 at the Santa Fe County Fairgrounds. Admission to the event is free, and sales benefit the educational programs…
  • “Down Home” MIAC 2023 Living Treasure Anthony Lovato (Kewa/Santo Domingo Pueblo)

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    The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC) is pleased to announce the 2023 Living Treasure award exhibition, Down Home: Anthony Lovato (Kewa/Santo Domingo Pueblo) will open on May 7. Lovato is a master jeweler…
  • Museum-Inspired Home Décor

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    Select Licensing Products Now Available at Museum Shops The Museum of New Mexico Foundation’s Shops and Licensing departments have joined forces to offer several museum-inspired home décor products at two of the Foundation’s four Santa Fe-based Museum…
  • Cultural Getaway: Bishop’s Lodge Auberge Resort Collection

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    MNMF Corporate Partner Spotlight Travelers come to Bishop’s Lodge Auberge Resort Collection for getaways steeped in Southwestern art and culture, including painting lessons, cooking classes, outdoor adventures and more. Opened in 2021, the Auberge resort is the latest iteration…
  • Archaeological Nexus: Intersecting History, Art and Culture

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    The laboratories of the Office of Archaeological Studies are centers of creative, collaborative innovation. Artifact analysis, whether of stone, pottery or textiles, informs and revives historic art forms as contemporary arts. Archaeological knowledge of history strengthens community identities,…
  • Rewarding Curiosity: University Co-Creates Site Interpretation

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    What happens when you give 15 upper-division New Mexico Highlands University media arts students (almost) free reign to reimagine how stories are told at New Mexico’s eight historic sites? You get out-of-the-box ideas to enhance the visitor’s experience…
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