Coronavirus Update 5/8/20
All New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) museums, historic sites, and cultural institutions are open virtually and continue to offer ever-expanding online resources.
While DCA facilities remain closed to the public under a statewide public health order, please explore this page or enjoy a “Virtual Visit” of DCA’s Divisions.
More than 100 public libraries from the across state are taking part in this year's summer reading program, which began on June 1. Events and prizes for those who have logged their reading time have been generously sponsored by the New Mexico Library Foundation. This year’s theme is "Imagine Your Story."
The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs continues to provide educational, enriching programming to children and their families in a virtual environment throughout the summer.
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 email@example.com or 505-476-9700.
The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA), in partnership with state museums, historic sites, and cultural institutions, presents “Our Fair New Mexico,” a virtual concert series featuring musicians living in New Mexico. The department and our divisions are pleased to bring the musical sounds of New Mexico through social media.
Latest Press Releases
- 8/10/2020 Click Here: "Shoofly Sundays," Virtual Workbooks, a Tribute to Rudolfo Anaya, and More
- 8/5/2020 NHCC Focuses Upcoming Programming on Racial Disparities and the Critical Contributions of Hispanic, Latinx, and Indigenous Artists
- 8/4/2020 Governors Awards for Excellence in the Arts Suspended Until Next Year
- 8/3/2020 New Mexico Arts Awards $1.5 Million to Arts Organizations in Need
- 7/28/2020 Click Here: Innovations in Archaeology, Family Mornings Return, Learn to Salsa, and More
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