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
- 10/16/2015 Cultural Properties Review Committee
- 11/10/2015 New Mexico Music Commission
- 11/12/2015 Board of Directors of the National Hispanic Cultural Center
- 11/19/2015 New Mexico Arts Commission
- 11/19/2015 Museum of New Mexico Board of Regents
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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
A visitor favorite, Multiple Visions: A Common Bond, features some of the more than 100,000 objects gifted to the museum by Alexander Girard.
Showcases some of the Museum's most celebrated objects including a real "moon rock," rare replicas of the first man-made satellites, Sputnik and Explorer, and the Gargoyle, an early guided missile.
Gustave Baumann in New Mexico reflects the artist’s time spent in the area, and the shift in the subject and palette of his work as a result of the region’s influence.