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Delve into the Darkness & New Mexican Sculpture

Delve into the darkness through painting and photography and, explore 20th century New Mexican sculpture in a range of styles at the New Mexico Museum of Art. Wait Until Dark and the Night Light Imagination Station have just opened, and Shots in the Dark and Carved & Cast: 20th century New Mexico Sculpture open Dec. 15.
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Back to Bones, Paleoart Show & Naturescapes Winners

New Mexico has proven to be a rich minefield for fossils, and that has resulted in the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science’s status as a world-class repository for fossils. The museum struts its paleontological stuff in the ongoing exhibition Back to Bones: New Mexico’s Links to the Past featuring rarely seen specimens from the permanent collection.
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Drawn to the Land: Peter Hurd’s New Mexico

An exhibition at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces captures the essence of one of our state’s great artists — Peter Hurd.
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100th Anniversary of Armistice

New Mexico achieved statehood just two short years before the Great War broke out in Europe in 1914. Recruitment in the nascent state was aggressive, and New Mexicans stepped up to serve in large numbers. By the end of the first World War, New Mexico ranked fifth in the nation for military service, enlisting more than 17,000 recruits from all 33 New Mexican counties.
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Historic Finds at Dig Giusewa!

Over eight weeks this summer, Jemez Historic Site hosted “Dig Giusewa,” its first major archaeological excavation in over 50 years as part of New Mexico Historic Sites award winning Public Archaeology Program. The project was undertaken to address long held questions about the origins of the Jemez people and how their lives changed after the arrival of the Spanish.
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Buffalo Soldiers in New Mexico

During the late 19th-century a series of frontier forts dotted the New Mexican landscape, garrisoned by soldiers tasked with not only protecting citizens but also with assisting in the construction of roads, communication lines, and other infrastructure needed by the growing territory.
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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.
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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.

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Featured DCA Exhibitions

On Exhibit: Designs That Defined the Museum of New Mexico

Santa Fe is widely recognized as a city of museums. These beloved institutions and their exhibitions have long been
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Atomic Histories

The Atomic Histories exhibit explores the most famous events, sometimes little known stories, and inventions born here
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Telling New Mexico: Stories from Then and Now

Telling New Mexico: Stories from Then and Now, the main exhibition of the New Mexico History Museum, sweeps across more
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Crafting Memory: The Art of Community in Peru

This exhibition explores the new directions taken by current Peruvian folk artists during the recent decades of social
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