Programs & Services

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.

Plan Your Visit

Find hours, admission prices, directions, and other visiting information for New Mexico's eight state-run museums and seven historic sites.
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Culture's Economic Impact

Arts and culture are big business in New Mexico. A recent study, commissioned by DCA, reveals an annual economic impact of $5.6 billion.
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Explore Online

Online exhibitions and digital resources from the Department of Cultural Affairs, including online collections, databases, and educational materials.
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Upcoming Public Meetings

  • 9/8/2015 New Mexico Music Commission
  • 9/10/2015 Board of Directors of the National Hispanic Cultural Center
  • 9/17/2015 Museum of New Mexico Board of Regents
  • 9/18/2015 New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science Board of Trustees
  • 10/3/2015 New Mexico Museum of Space History Commission

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

Indian Country: The Art of David Bradley

Indian Country: The Art of David Bradley presents 32 works of art spanning the artist's career, including paintings, mixed media works, and bronze sculptures.
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Dawn of the Dinosaurs

Dawn of the Dinosaurs, is the only exhibition in North America dedicated exclusively to the flora and fauna of the Triassic.
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FossilWorks

The process of extracting dinosaur fossils from the rock matrix that has encased them for millions of years is featured in the FossilWorks exhibit at the Museum.
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Colors of the Southwest

As part of the Santa Fe 2015 “Summer of Color,” The New Mexico Museum of Art presents the exhibition, Colors of the Southwest.
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