Latest News from the Department of Cultural Affairs
- 2/20/2024 WOW! On the Road again with Wonders on Wheels
- 2/20/2024 Building Connections- New National Hispanic Cultural Center guest curated art exhibition examines influence of artworks by incarcerated artists
- 2/19/2024 24th Annual Cowboy Days
- 2/19/2024 NEW MEXICO ARTS ANNOUNCES POETRY OUT LOUD STATE FINALS
- 2/12/2024 Museum of Indian Arts & Culture hires new educator to boost visitor experience
- 2/8/2024 From Saloons to Seminaries- Three New Mexico properties added to National Register
- 1/29/2024 The best from the people who see it all "Staff Picks: Favorites from the collection" opens February 25 at Museum of International Folk Art
- 1/25/2024 It’s Games time! National Hispanic Cultural Center selected as site for 6th Annual Latinx Games Festival Sept. 20th-22nd
- 1/23/2024 New Mexico Arts Announces 2024 Artist-in-Residence Fellows
- 1/17/2024 Auction of rare folk art from private collections to benefit Museum of International Folk Art
- 1/11/2024 New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science researchers reveal massive Tyrannosaurus rex relative unearthed in western New Mexico
- 1/2/2024 Arts & The Military Mini Grant Awardees Announced.
- 12/27/2023 Museum of Indian Arts & Culture announces 2024 Living Treasure and Legacy Award recipients
- 12/22/2023 Your home is history! Landmark housing development on Albuquerque’s West Side listed in National Register of Historic Places
- 12/18/2023 Dr. John Taylor-Montoya named executive director of Office of Archaeological Studies
- 12/14/2023 Groundbreaking study reveals impact of $740.9 million by nonprofit arts and culture sector to state economy in 2022
- 12/12/2023 "Ways of Seeing: Four Photography Collections" opens at New Mexico Museum of Art in January
- 12/11/2023 Danyelle Means (Oglala Lakota) brings years of experience with non-profit, academic, and contemporary Native art sectors to role of interim director of Museum of Indian Arts & Culture in Santa Fe
- 12/6/2023 NEWS ADVISORY: Brighten up your holidays with Lights of Los Luceros on December 16th!
- 12/5/2023 Saving and Sharing New Mexico history and traditions is the focus of the new manager of Coronado-Jemez Historic Sites.
- 12/1/2023 Soak in Taylor-Mesilla Historic PropertyÂs Nativity scenes on December 17th
- 12/1/2023 MEDIA ALERT: Santa & Mrs. Claus come to Lincoln Historic SiteÂ
- 12/1/2023 OPERA IN THE CHAPEL... Classical Christmas Crooning at Fort Stanton Historic Site Chapel
- 11/30/2023 Light up the night with the Lights of Gisewa
- 11/29/2023 Log on and learn... New Mexico Music Commission offers free artist workshops.
- 11/28/2023 New Mexico native Emily Withnall debuts as new editor of El Palacio magazine
- 11/28/2023 Experienced New Manager joins NMDCA Historic Sites in Southern New Mexico
- 11/27/2023 Farm & Ranch Museum to open new photography show
- 11/20/2023 Museum of Indian Arts & Culture executive director departing
- 11/16/2023 Celebrate New Mexico Traditions at Winter Letters Farolito Tour at Bosque Redondo Memorial at Fort Sumner on Saturday, December 2, 2023
- 11/13/2023 PBS show "Craft in America" featuring New Mexico Museum of International Folk Art and New Mexico Museum of Art shown during free screening at MOIFA
- 11/6/2023 Log on and learn... The New Mexico Music Commission offers free artist workshops
- 11/2/2023 HomeGrown food show returns to Farm & Ranch Museum
- 11/2/2023 National Hispanic Cultural Center Executive Director Zack Quintero receives prestigious international Hispanic leadership award
- 11/1/2023 New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs celebrates Native American Heritage Month
- 11/1/2023 New Mexico Traditions spreads warmth and light across the state with diverse slate of holiday and winter events
- 10/30/2023 Saving New Mexico’s past gets boost from new Cultural Properties Restoration Fund grant program
- 10/26/2023 New Mexico Poetry Anthology uplifts voices from every walk of life
- 10/26/2023 Billy the Kid is still the star at Lincoln thanks to a New Mexico Sculptor
- 10/24/2023 "What do you think?" New Mexico History Museum wants to know.
- 10/18/2023 Explore the profound impact of gay and lesbian artists in the Southwest
- 10/13/2023 "Solidarity Now! 1968 Poor People’s Campaign" brings story of economic justice and Resurrection City to New Mexico History Museum on October 14
- 10/12/2023 From harvest to haunts: National Hispanic Cultural Center brings Halloween fun for horror movie fans and scaredy-cats alike on Oct. 20
- 10/6/2023 Farm & Ranch Museum has new Deputy Director
- 10/5/2023 Lincoln Historic Site and Fort Stanton Historic Site get a boost from a familiar face
- 10/2/2023 New Deputy Director at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture ready to build connections with communities
- 9/28/2023 National Hispanic Cultural Center and NHCC Foundation team up for a celebration of health, food, and art!
- 9/26/2023 Art and incarceration: New National Hispanic Cultural Center exhibition celebrates paño arte beginning on Oct. 6
- 9/25/2023 Speak your mind! New Mexico Arts looking for high school students to compete in Poetry Out Loud 2024
- 9/21/2023 Zack Quintero named executive director of National Hispanic Cultural Center
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