Programs & Services

Women in Archaeology

at the Center for NM Archaeology

On display through Oct 09, 2020 at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

Please note this exhibit is on view at the Center for New Mexico Archaeology, at 7 Old Cochiti Road, off the Caja del Rio exit of 599.

This exhibit highlights the work of 11 pioneer women in archaeology who worked in the American Southwest as well as touches on some major early and modern contributors to archaeology throughout the world. 

“The women highlighted in this exhibition made numerous contributions to their field and helped educate many students who went on to pursue careers in archaeology. Through their work, they have turned archaeology into the field it is, leaving a lasting legacy for the future of the discipline,” said exhibit co-curator Emily Hurley. Early on in our field women were discouraged from pursing advanced degrees and conducting field work. By highlighting the work of 11 pioneer women in archaeology who worked here in the American Southwest, our hope to help inspire future generations of women to pursue a career in archaeology."

For a printable map to CNMA, follow this link.

 

Also on exhibit at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture


New Mexico CulturePass

Your ticket to New Mexico's 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.
More Info »

Cultural Atlas of New Mexico Mobile App

Where do you belong?
The Cultural Atlas of New Mexico leads you to historic and cultural places throughout the Land of Enchantment. Organized by region, proximity and interest, the Cultural Atlas will help you find where you belong.

Get it on Google Play

Featured DCA Exhibitions

Música Buena: Hispano Folk Music of New Mexico

The exhibition Música Buena: The exhibition will focus on the rich history of traditional Hispano music from the
more »

Setting the Standard: The Fred Harvey Company and Its Legacy

Will Rogers noted that Fred Harvey “kept the West in food—and wives.” But the company’s Harvey
more »

WORDS on the Edge

WORDS on the Edge consists of twenty-six poetry broadsides and lyrical texts addressing themes of nature and its
more »

Michael Naranjo Touching Beauty Exhibit

On display in the Bataan Building Atrium Gallery: Touching Beauty Now, sculpture by Santa Clara Pueblo’s Michael
more »