New Mexico Traditions
Embrace the warmth of our cultures at our statewide seasonal events!
New Mexico has many holiday traditions, and we invite visitors to experience the magic at museums, historic sites, and our partners across the state. Listed below are events for you to choose from. All are family friendly and celebrate the diverse cultures of our State.
This year, other divisions of New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs are spreading the word about the organizations and events they support.
New Mexico Arts supports hundreds of arts organizations through its annual granting program. Visit facebook.com/NewMexicoArts for more information on how you can celebrate New Mexico Traditions with New Mexico Arts.
New Mexico State Library supports public libraries as well as delivers direct library services to rural populations, state agencies, the visually impaired and physically disabled, and students and citizens conducting research. Visit facebook.com/NewMexicoStateLibrary/ for more information on holiday events and activities at a library near you!
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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Take a look inside the museums and historic sites of New Mexico without leaving home. Join host Charlotte Jusinski, and a variety of guest curators, artists, and exhibitors in exploring the art and culture of the state in Encounter Culture, a new podcast from the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs.
Featured DCA Exhibitions
As part of our Highlights from the Collection: The Larry and Alyce Frank Collection of Santos (saints), in the Palace
Named after International Space Hall of Fame Inductee and aeromedical pioneer Dr. John P. Stapp, the Air and Space Park
Reflecting current archaeological and historical perspectives, Palace Seen and Unseen draws from historic documents,