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Here Now and Always promotional media with a ceramic storyteller figurine Here Now and Always promotional media with a micaceous pot from the exhibition
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

Visit

Visiting information for New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs' museums, historic sites, and cultural institutions.
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Resources for Arts Community Affected by Wildfires

Resources for Arts Community Affected by Wildfires

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.
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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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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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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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Public Meetings

  • 8/12/2022
    1:00 PM
    Cultural Properties Review Committee
  • 8/12/2022
    1:00 PM
    Cultural Properties Review Committee
    In Person Meeting & Virtual Meeting
  • 8/19/2022
    10:00 AM
    Board of the Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum
    Online (see meeting notice for details)
  • 8/25/2022
    9:30 AM
    New Mexico Arts Commission Regular Meeting
    Community Room at Los Luceros Historic Site, 253 Co Rd 41, Alcalde, NM 87511 (see meeting notice for details)
  • 10/11/2022
    1:00 PM
    New Mexico Music Commission Regular Meeting

  • 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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    Encounter Culture

    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.

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    Featured DCA Exhibitions

    A photo featuring items representing the The First World War exhibition

    The First World War

    The First World War exhibition investigates the contributions of New Mexicans to the war, through letters,
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    A photo featuring items representing the Curative Powers: New Mexico’s Hot Springs exhibition

    Curative Powers: New Mexico’s Hot Springs

    The New Mexico History Museum is pleased to present Curative Powers: New Mexico’s Hot Springs, a
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    A photo featuring items representing the Yōkai: Ghosts & Demons of Japan exhibition

    Yōkai: Ghosts & Demons of Japan

    Vivid in Japanese art and imagination are creatures that are at once ghastly and comical. Yōkai is a catchall word
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    A photo featuring items representing the Lloyd’s Treasure Chest: Folk Art in Focus exhibition

    Lloyd’s Treasure Chest: Folk Art in Focus

    Lloyds’s Treasure Chest: Folk Art in Focus is a participatory gallery that encourages the exploration of folk art
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