The Circles Explorers

The Circles Explorers, the Museum of New Mexico Foundation’s newest membership level, tailor-made for those with a youthful, adventurous spirit. Pioneering a new way to engage in the art, culture and history of our four state museums in Santa Fe, six historic sites and two historic properties statewide and the Office of Archaeological Studies.

Upcoming event:

  • Excursion to Canyon de Chelly National Monument, AZ, May 17 to 19, 2019
  • Glamping Trip Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, June 2019
  • Glamping Trip Mesa Verde, Colorado, July 12 to 14, 2019
  • Music and Dinner Under the Stars at Jemez Historic Site, September 2019

Past events:

  • Mesa Prieta Petroglyph Project Picnic and Hike, March 31, 2018
  • Beads, Bites and Bocce event at Las Campanas, April 7, 2018
  • Glamping Trip at Chaco with Eric Blinman Director of OAS, May 18 and 19, 2018

Core Benefits

Explorer Benefits

  • Free, unlimited admission for one year to our four state museums in Santa Fe and seven historic sites statewide
  • Advance notice of exhibitions and special events
  • Invitations to exhibition previews and member-only events
  • Subscriptions to quarterly El Palacio and Member News magazines, monthly Circles E-News and our bi-weekly Member E-News
  • 10% discount at five museum shops and two online stores, and
  • Invitation to members-only Museum Shops Sale
  • 10% dining discount at Museum Hill Café
  • Membership in the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association grants you free admission and discounts at  more than 900 cultural institutions
  • Personalized Kids/Grandkids membership cards (up to 4 available upon request for children under age 17)
  • Invitations to Member Mondays, small group exhibition tours
  • 6 Member for a Day Passes, gives your guests free admission and shops discounts for one day at our museums
  • Premier 30-minute Early Access to Member Previews
  • Recognition at Member Previews
  • Recognition in our Annual Report
  • Invitation to a Conversations with the Curator tour
  • Invitations to two Cultural Experience events (collaborations between our historic sites and museums)
  • Invitation to The Circles Signature Summer event
  • Invitation to special museum event for families (Explorers only)