The NHCC Art Museum will be closed due to maintenance issues. We apologize for the inconvenience.
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.
9:30 am New Mexico Arts Commission
Online via Zoom (see announcement for details)
Latest Press Releases
- 2/24/2021 Museum of International Folk Art Receives $40,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts
- 2/17/2021 A Fiery Light: Will Shusters New Mexico Set to Open at NMOA
- 2/17/2021 Alcoves 20/20 #4 opens at New Mexico Museum of Art
- 2/15/2021 New Mexico Museum of Art Prepares to Reopen its Doors to the Public
- 2/12/2021 Come and Explore the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science
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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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Featured DCA Exhibitions
The Museum of International Folk Art (MOIFA) presents From Combat to Carpet: The Art of Afghan War Rugs, opening
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