The state museums, historic sites, and cultural institutions of the Department of Cultural Affairs present New Mexico Traditions, offering events, resources, and other programming in celebration of the winter season across the Land of Enchantment.
All state museums and historic sites are in the process of reopening. Please click the image above for more information.
The Department of Health is leading the State of New Mexico’s COVID-19 vaccination planning and implementation in close collaboration with other state agencies, as well as public, private and tribal partners throughout the state. Your health and safety is important to us. Click on the image above to learn more about registering for the COVID-19 vaccine.
View online exhibitions and digital resources provided by the Department of Cultural Affairs' various museums, libraries, historic sites, and cultural institutions.
Virtually visit your favorite New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs museum, historic site, and cultural institutions from your computer or mobile device.
El Palacio is a quarterly magazine which primarily serves the museums and historic sites of the Museum of New Mexico system. It is the oldest museum magazine of its kind, first published in 1913 by the Museum of New Mexico. Users can access and view magazine issues online dating back to 1913 when the magazine was first published.
The New Mexico State Library offers many online resources. We provide reference service by telephone and email as well as our state-wide interlibrary loan services. Books by Mail and the Library for the Blind and Print Disabled are also available for service. Please contact library staff at firstname.lastname@example.org or 505-476-9700.
12:00 New Mexico State Library Commission
Online via Zoom (see announcement for details)
Latest Press Releases
- 9/24/2021 New Mexico Museum of Art Announces Exhibition Featuring Three Important Women Artists
- 9/24/2021 Bosque Redondo: A Place of Suffering A Place of Survival is open to the public; Grand Opening postponed until May 2022
- 9/23/2021 New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science will be open every day during International Balloon Fiesta
- 9/22/2021 NHCC Visual Arts program receives grant from U.S. Bank Foundation to expand virtual learning opportunities
- 9/16/2021 Come Join the Fun at the 2021 Museum Hill Community Day
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The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs is building a more vibrant, resilient New Mexico by improving the quality of life, supporting a culturally rich education, strengthening the creative economy, fostering a diversity of expression, and preserving our cultural resources.
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