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Sparking Inspiration

What does it take to effect change, to create, innovate, or problem-solve? Aside from modern marketing claims that it could be a breakfast cereal, nutritional supplement, electronic device, or automobile, at the core of all creation is—a spark of inspiration!
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Project Indigene

The richness of Native American and indigenous cultures, their unique languages, distinct arts and crafts, and cultural traditions handed down since pre-history remain vibrantly evident in Santa Fe. New Mexico’s capitol city is a veritable mecca, and perhaps one of the best places in the world, to explore the past, present, and future of Native American and indigenous art and culture.
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Museum of International Folk Art

Extraordinary glass beads from around the world are the ultimate migrants, often traveling quite far from where they were made. Exquisite tiny glass beads come from the island of Murano (Venice, Italy) or the mountains of Bohemia (The Czech Republic). No matter where they originate, when crafted into a garment or object of art, these beads reflect the locale, world view, and cultural lives of the people who used them to create.
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New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

Curiosity drove Leonardo da Vinci. For 500 years, mankind has continued to draw inspiration from this extraordinary individual whose life and rich mind exemplify the very essence of a STEAM education: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.
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Commemorating 50 Years of National Trails and Scenic Rivers

A key ingredient to the enchantment that is the essence of New Mexico’s therapeutic ambiance is nature—vast desert expanses, rough mountainous terrain, rivers, streams, big sky, and trails. This year, the United States celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the National Trails System Act, and the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, both passed in 1
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Rocketeer Academy Builds Up STEAM

STEM education has been a part of the New Mexico Museum of Space History’s mission since before it was STEM–or STEAM. From the beginning, the museum’s mission statement read: “to educate the people…on the history, science and technology of space.” Today, more than 40 years later, the mission and the execution hold steady in the very capable hands of the museum’s Rocketeer Academy educators who reach thousands of students across the state each year.
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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

Russell Lee’s FSA photography in New Mexico (Governor’s Gallery)

The Governor’s Gallery is an outreach facility of the New Mexico Museum of Art and the Department of
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New Mexico Colonial Home – Circa 1815

The Spanish colonial home (la casa) gives visitors an idea of what a home from the time around 1815 would have looked
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Generations

The Museum’s first permanent exhibit takes visitors on an odyssey through 150 generations over 4,000 years of
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Telling New Mexico: Stories from Then and Now

Telling New Mexico: Stories from Then and Now, the main exhibition of the New Mexico History Museum, sweeps across more
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