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CLOSURE UPDATE

In accordance with revised public health directives, the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) has closed its museums and historic sites to the public until further notice. The safety and well-being of our employees and visitors is the DCA’s foremost concern. We appreciate your ongoing support and understanding. Please continue to visit this website for updates and to explore virtual visits, programs, and educational opportunities.

Get a Flu Shot

Get a Flu Shot

Flu can strike the healthiest of people. Getting your flu shot doesn't just help keep you and your loved ones safe – it also reduces stress on our health care system.
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Wonders on Wheels

Wonders on Wheels

Wonders on Wheels is the mobile museum program of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs. This retrofitted RV travels across the state and features 300 square feet of arts, culture, history, and science exhibits as well as curriculum-based programming.
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Invite a DCA Educator

Invite a DCA Educator

School teachers, homeschool instructors, afterschool clubs, and community organizations can schedule an online visit from an educator to discuss a variety of subjects related to the DCA.
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Explore

Explore

View online exhibitions and digital resources provided by the Department of Cultural Affairs' various museums, libraries, historic sites, and cultural institutions.
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Visit Virtually

Visit Virtually

Virtually visit your favorite New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs museum, historic site, and cultural institutions from your computer or mobile device.
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Tools for Families & Educators

Tools for Families & Educators

Check out resources and learning opportunities from all institutions of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs.
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El Palacio

El Pal Online

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.
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Library Resources

Library Resources

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 reference@state.nm.us or 505-476-9700.
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Our Fair New Mexico - A Virtual Concert Series

Our Fair New Mexico - A Virtual Concert Series

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.
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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.

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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Cultural Atlas of New Mexico Mobile App

Where do you belong?
The Cultural Atlas of New Mexico leads you to historic and cultural places throughout the Land of Enchantment. Organized by region, proximity and interest, the Cultural Atlas will help you find where you belong.

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Featured DCA Exhibitions

Multiple Visions: A Common Bond

Multiple Visions: A Common Bond has been the destination for well over a million first-time and repeat visitors to the
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The Cowboy Way: Drawings by Robert ’Shoofly’ Shufelt

The first artwork ever to be displayed at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum belonged to Robert
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The Massacre of Don Pedro Villasur

This exhibition features 23 original graphic history art works by Santa Fe-based artist Turner Avery Mark-Jacobs. This
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John P. Stapp Air & Space Park

Named after International Space Hall of Fame Inductee and aeromedical pioneer Dr. John P. Stapp, the Air and Space Park
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