The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs preserves, fosters, and interprets New Mexico’s diverse cultural heritage and expression for present and future generations, enhancing the quality of life and economic well-being of the state.
Find hours, admission prices, directions, and other visiting information for New Mexico's eight state-run museums and seven historic sites.
Arts and culture are big business in New Mexico. A recent study, commissioned by DCA, reveals an annual economic impact of $5.6 billion.
Upcoming Public Meetings
- 12/10/2015 Board of Directors of the National Hispanic Cultural Center
- 12/11/2015 Cultural Properties Review Committee
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New Mexico CulturePass
Your ticket to 15 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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Featured DCA Exhibitions
Demonstrates the innovative approach to creating the Santa Fe style, as well as the process that led to the building the Museum of Art in 1917.
Named after International Space Hall of Fame Inductee and aeromedical pioneer Dr. John P. Stapp, the Air and Space Park consists of large space-related artifacts documenting mankinds exploration of space.
Between Two Worlds: Folk Artists Reflect on the Immigrant Experience, is an exhibition on immigration that features fiber arts, carving, paintings and works on paper about immigrant journeys.