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Current Exhibitions

Virtual Tour: Jemez Historic Site

While Jemez Historic Site is closed, you can visit the Site virtually, from the comfort of your own home. Take the ...

On display through June 30, 2021, at the Jemez Historic Site

Looking Back Reflecting on Collections

How does a museum acquire its collections? Are they purchased or donated? Where is everything stored, and how are ...

On display through October 17, 2021, at the New Mexico History Museum

From Combat to Carpet: The Art of Afghan War Rugs

The Museum of International Folk Art (MOIFA) presents From Combat to Carpet: The Art of Afghan War Rugs, opening ...

On display through September 05, 2021, at the Museum of International Folk Art

Yōkai: Ghosts & Demons of Japan

Vivid in Japanese art and imagination are creatures that are at once ghastly and comical. Yōkai is a catchall word ...

On display through August 31, 2022, at the Museum of International Folk Art

Working on the Railroad

Working on the Railroad pays tribute to the people who moved the rail industry throughout New Mexico. Using nearly ...

On display through October 18, 2021, at the New Mexico History Museum

Música Buena: Hispano Folk Music of New Mexico In the Hispanic Heritage Wing

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

On display through December 31, 2022, at the Museum of International Folk Art

The Massacre of Don Pedro Villasur

This exhibition features 23 original graphic history art works by Santa Fe-based artist Turner Avery Mark-Jacobs. This ...

On long-term display at the New Mexico History Museum

The First World War Exhibition opening on the 100th anniversary of Armistice

The First World War exhibition investigates the contributions of New Mexicans to the war, through letters, ...

On long-term display at the New Mexico History Museum

New Mexico Colonial Home - Circa 1815

The Spanish colonial home (la casa) gives visitors an idea of what a home from the time around 1815 would have looked ...

On long-term display at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum

Icons of Exploration

Showcases some of the Museum’s most celebrated objects including a real "moon rock," rare replicas of the first ...

On long-term display at the New Mexico Museum of Space History

The Cowboy Way: Drawings by Robert ’Shoofly’ Shufelt

The first artwork ever to be displayed at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum belonged to Robert ...

On long-term display at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum

John P. Stapp Air & Space Park

Named after International Space Hall of Fame Inductee and aeromedical pioneer Dr. John P. Stapp, the Air and Space Park ...

On long-term display at the New Mexico Museum of Space History

Generations

The Museum’s first permanent exhibit takes visitors on an odyssey through 150 generations over 4,000 years of ...

On long-term display at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum

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 ...

On display through December 31, 2024, at the New Mexico History Museum

Multiple Visions: A Common Bond

Multiple Visions: A Common Bond has been the destination for well over a million first-time and repeat visitors to the ...

On long-term display at the Museum of International Folk Art

Lloyd’s Treasure Chest: Folk Art in Focus

Lloyds’s Treasure Chest: Folk Art in Focus is a participatory gallery that encourages the exploration of folk art ...

On long-term display at the Museum of International Folk Art

Michael Naranjo Touching Beauty Exhibit

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

On display through January 15, 2025, at the Department of Cultural Affairs

Telling New Mexico: Stories from Then and Now

Telling New Mexico: Stories from Then and Now sweeps across more than 500 years of history—from the state’s ...

On long-term display at the New Mexico History Museum

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Featured DCA Exhibitions

Michael Naranjo Touching Beauty Exhibit

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

The Cowboy Way: Drawings by Robert ’Shoofly’ Shufelt

The first artwork ever to be displayed at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum belonged to Robert
more »

John P. Stapp Air & Space Park

Named after International Space Hall of Fame Inductee and aeromedical pioneer Dr. John P. Stapp, the Air and Space Park
more »