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.
Embrace the warmth of our cultures. Each New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs institution is celebrating winter in its own way. Please visit the NM Traditions website to learn more.
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.
12:00 PM New Mexico State Library Commission Regular Meetings
Commission Room of the New Mexico State Library (see meeting notice for details)
1:00 PM New Mexico Museum of Space History Commission
Udall Building - 725 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM
1:00 PM 1/31/2023 New Mexico Music Commission Annual Meeting
Zoom (see meeting notice for details)
9:30 AM 02/09/2023 New Mexico Arts Commission Regular Meeting
Hybrid--physical location TBD
1:00 PM 04/11/2023 New Mexico Music Commission Regular Meeting
Latest Press Releases
- 1/20/2023 New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science Expands its Educational and Space Science Programming through a $300,000 Grant from Meta
- 1/17/2023 New Mexico Museum of Art presents "An American in Paris: Donald Beauregard"
- 1/10/2023 New Mexico Historic Sites brings on a new interpretive ranger at Los Luceros Historic Site
- 1/6/2023 Max De Azevedo named General Counsel for NM Department of Cultural Affairs
- 1/3/2023 New Mexico State Library brings eBooks, New York Times to New Mexico residents
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.
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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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
Telling New Mexico: Stories from Then and Now sweeps across more than 500 years of history—from the state’s
Dress helps us fashion identity, history, community, and place. Dress has been harnessed as a metaphor for both
The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture invites you to visit its brand new permanent exhibition, Here, Now and Always,