The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs preserves, fosters, and interprets New Mexico’s diverse cultural heritage and expression for present and future generations, enhancing the quality of life and economic well-being of the state.
Find hours, admission prices, directions, and other visiting information for New Mexico's eight state-run museums and seven historic sites.
Arts and culture are big business in New Mexico. A recent study, commissioned by DCA, reveals an annual economic impact of $5.6 billion.
Upcoming Public Meetings
- 05/12/15 New Mexico Music Commission
- 05/15/15 New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science Board of Trustees
- 05/21/15 Museum of New Mexico Board of Regents
- 05/22/15 Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum Board
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New Mexico CulturePass
Your ticket to 15 exceptional Museums and Historic Sites. From Indian treasures to space exploration, world-class folk art to awesome dinosaurs—our museums and monuments celebrate the essence of New Mexico every day.
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Featured DCA Exhibitions
As part of the Santa Fe 2015 “Summer of Color,” The New Mexico Museum of Art presents the exhibition, Colors of the Southwest.
The Naturalist Center is a hands-on educational exhibition where visitors of all ages can learn about the natural world of New Mexico.
Return of the Friends of Contemporary Art + Photography juried exhibition.