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The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs Announces Easter Sunday Plans at Museums and Historic Sites

March 7th, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 7, 2018 (Santa Fe, NM)—The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs announces that the four Santa Fe museums will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018. Because free admission is offered to New Mexico Residents the first Sunday of every month, free admission will be offered on Sunday, April 8, 2018 instead.

The state historic sites will also be closed on Easter, Sunday, April 1, 2018.

The four other state museums will be open. These include the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, National Hispanic Cultural Center Art Museum, the New Mexico Museum of Space History, and the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum.

“For those who choose to visit the New Mexico of Natural History & Science, timing is perfect to visit Da Vinci—The Genius, in which, among many other things, one can see an animation telling the story behind the painting “The Last Supper.” Admission to DaVinci is $5 off regular price for adults, seniors, and children.

Open for Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018

New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science, Albuquerque

National Hispanic Cultural Center Art Museum, Albuquerque

New Mexico Museum of Space History, Alamogordo

New Mexico Farm & Ranch Museum, Las Cruces

Santa Fe Museums Closed for Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018

New Mexico Museum of Art

New Mexico History Museum and the Palace of the Governors

Museum of International Folk Art

Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

State Historic Sites Closed for Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018

Lincoln Historic Site, Lincoln

Jemez Historic Site, Jemez Springs

Fort Stanton Historic Site, Lincoln Area

Fort Selden Historic Site, Radium Springs

Coronado Historic Site, Bernalillo

Bosque Redondo Memorial at Fort Sumner, Fort Sumner

About the New Mexico Department of Cultural AffairsCreated in 1978 by the New Mexico Legislature, the Department of Cultural Affairs represents New Mexico’s dedication to preserving and celebrating the cultural integrity and diversity of our state. The Department oversees a broad range of New Mexico’s arts and cultural heritage agencies. These include 15 divisions representing a variety of programs and services. Among its primary functions is the management of the largest state sponsored museum system in the country. New Mexico’s historic sites and state-run museums are located across the state and include: New Mexico Historic Sites, Statewide; New Mexico History Museum/Palace of the Governors, Santa Fe; New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe; Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe; Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, Santa Fe; New Mexico Museum of Space History, Alamogordo; New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Albuquerque; New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, Las Cruces; and the National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque.

Media Contact:
Jennifer Villela
505-577-1347
jennvillela@vmedianm.com

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