Programs & Services

Reports and Plans

Download recent plans and reports from the Department of Cultural Affairs.

Building on the Past / Facing the Future

A summary report of the 2014 study, "Building on the Past, Facing the Future: Renewing the Creative Economy of New Mexico" presents the results of the research conducted by UNM's Bureau of Business and Economic Research. The report identifies challenges and key opportunities for the creative economy in the state.
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Statewide Report Identifies the Economic Impacts of Arts and Cultural Industries

The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs commissioned report, Building on the Past, Facing the Future: Renewing the Creative Economy, quantifies the current economic impact of arts and cultural industries in New Mexico and identifies challenges and key opportunities. The study, conducted by the UNM's Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER), reveals a $5.6 billion impact on the state's economy and challenges business, government, and non-profit sectors to harness strengths and address key shortfalls to fully realize economic potential.
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State-Tribal Collaboration Act (STCA) FY2014 Report

The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) is dedicated to integrating tribal consultation in the development and delivery of services on behalf of the State of New Mexico. The department strives to develop tribal relations and further enhance pre-existing tribal networks. By nature of DCA’s mission to preserve, showcase and provide educational programs about our state’s rich cultural resources, practically every program throughout the department touches on Native American communities and interests. This report describes those activities for FY2014.
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Los Luceros Business Strategy

This report builds on the Consensus Planning recommendations and provides additional options for managing the Los Luceros property. The goal of the report is to provide the best-use and greatest return on investment recommendations for land utilization at Los Luceros.
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Los Luceros Facilities Use Study

This 2013 study conducted for the Department of Cultural Affairs outlines options for the use of the Historic Los Luceros property obtained by the State of New Mexico in 2008.
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