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.
Find hours, admission prices, directions, and other visiting information for New Mexico's eight state-run museums and seven historic sites.
Arts and culture are big business in New Mexico. A recent study, commissioned by DCA, reveals an annual economic impact of $5.6 billion.
Use this guide to learn more about the unique and engaging exhibitions, events, and programs offered by our incredible state cultural institutions.
The publishing arm of the Department of Cultural Affairs produces high-quality, culturally significant books that showcase the Department's collections and exhibitions.
Upcoming Public Meetings
- 2/23/2018 Special Meeting of the Museum of New Mexico Board of Regents
- 3/1/2018 Arts Commission - Regular Meeting
- 3/15/2018 Board of Directors of the National Hispanic Cultural Center
- 3/15/2018 Board of Directors of the NMMSH-ISHF
- 3/16/2018 Museum of New Mexico Board of Regents
Latest Press Releases
- 2/21/2018 Los Tres Reyes at the NHCC
- 2/20/2018 Wonders on Wheels Mobile Museum unveils newest exhibit from the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture
- 2/15/2018 Cowboy Days returns to Farm & Ranch Museum for 19th year
- 2/12/2018 New Mexico State Library, Creative Startups & Fab Lab Hub Announce: Libraries as Launchpads, An Economic Initiative
- 2/9/2018 Carnaval Fever
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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Featured DCA Exhibitions
The Mark Naylor and Dale Gunn Gallery of Conscience is an experimental gallery inside the Museum of International
The Piñata Exhibit (Sure to be a Smash Hit!) celebrates this popular art form with over 175 examples from
This exhibition explores the new directions taken by current Peruvian folk artists during the recent decades of social