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  • 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…
  • Let There Be Light

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    Raising the Curtain on Vladem Contemporary The oft-stated vision of “one museum, two locations” will soon become reality with the opening of the New Mexico Museum of Art’s Vladem Contemporary. Situated in an architecturally thrilling new building in…
  • Rooted in Clay

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    Colleen Cloney Duncan Shop at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture San Ildefenso pottery is one of the most iconic examples of Pueblo pottery, coveted by collectors around the world. Martha Appleleaf learned the art of pottery as a…
  • Member Preview: Grounded in Clay, The Spirit of Pueblo Pottery

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    The School for Advanced Research (SAR) invites Foundation members to join their member preview of Grounded in Clay: The Spirit of Pueblo Pottery.The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture in Santa Fe will be the first venue…
  • In the Shops: Artist Spotlight, Mary Tafoya

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    Mary Louise Tafoya is from Santo Domingo, or Kewa Pueblo, in New Mexico. Although she comes from a traditional Pueblo using an ancient “heishi” artform, Tafoya is one of 11 children born to talented jewelry artists, Frank and Anita Coriz. As…
  • Preservation “Roadmap” for Fort Stanton Historic Site

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    New Mexico Historic Sites and New Mexico Historic Preservation Division coordinate on a preservation “roadmap” for Fort Stanton Historic Site Fort Stanton, NM – New Mexico Historic Sites (NMHS) and New Mexico Historic Preservation Division (NMHPD) are…
  • Design in Mind

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    Steve Cantrell, the Design Council’s volunteer coordinator for the Museum of International Folk Art, truly jazzed about what’s to come. Cantrell, who launched the Design Council in 2019 while working as the Museum of New Mexico…
  • Grounded in Clay: The Spirit of Pueblo Pottery

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    From the vaults of the School for Advanced Research’s Indian Arts Research Center, the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture and the Vilcek Foundation of New York, Grounded in Clay: The Spirit of Pueblo Pottery is a Native…
  • A Letter from MNMF’s President/CEO

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    It was eight years ago, in 2014, when the Museum of New Mexico Foundation partnered with the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture to set in motion a major renovation of the museum’s core exhibition, Here,…
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