View online exhibitions and digital resources provided by the Department of Cultural Affairs' various museums, libraries, historic sites, and cultural institutions.
Visiting information for New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs' museums, historic sites, and cultural institutions.
New Mexico Arts has gathered some resources for members of the arts community affected by the wildfires in New Mexico. Please visit the website for a listing of resources.
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.
Check out resources and learning opportunities from all institutions of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs.
1:30 PM Board of Trustees of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
Sandia Mountain Natural History Center (see meeting notice for details)
12:00 PM New Mexico State Library Commission
Online via Zoom (see meeting notice for details)
1:00 PM 10/11/2022 New Mexico Music Commission Regular Meeting
9:30 AM 11/17/2022 New Mexico Arts Commission Regular Meeting
Carlsbad, NM site TBD
Latest Press Releases
- 9/26/2022 The Mountains Wore Down to the Valleys to bring a unique sensory experience to the National Hispanic Cultural Center beginning November 4
- 9/26/2022 Books by regional authors selected to represent New Mexico at the 2022 National Book Festival
- 9/23/2022 Museum of Indian Arts & Culture Welcomes New Director of Education
- 9/22/2022 Celebrated organist Damin Spritzer to perform at New Mexico Museum of Art on October 21
- 9/19/2022 New Mexico History Museum, United States Mint, National Womens History Museum, and the Smithsonians American Womens History Initiative Celebrate the Legacy of Santa Fe Native Nina Otero-Warren
See all DCA news in the DCA Media Center
The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs is building a more vibrant, resilient New Mexico by improving the quality of life, supporting a culturally rich education, strengthening the creative economy, fostering a diversity of expression, and preserving our cultural resources.
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Take a look inside the museums and historic sites of New Mexico without leaving home. Join host Charlotte Jusinski, and a variety of guest curators, artists, and exhibitors in exploring the art and culture of the state in Encounter Culture, a new podcast from the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs.
Featured DCA Exhibitions
The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture invites you to visit its brand new permanent exhibition, Here, Now and Always,
The First World War exhibition investigates the contributions of New Mexicans to the war, through letters,
Multiple Visions: A Common Bond has been the destination for well over a million first-time and repeat visitors to the