Michelle Laflamme-Childs appointed As Executive Director Of New Mexico Arts

    Santa Fe, NM – The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michelle Laflamme-Childs as Executive Director of New Mexico Arts, the state arts agency. She most recently served as Program Director for the 1% for Art in Public Places Program of New Mexico Arts.   […]

Department Of Cultural Affairs Events January 24 – February 2, 2020

  Events this week:  Opening Reception: The birth, death and resurrection of Christ at Museum of Art Exhibit Opening: El Voto Femenino at National Hispanic Cultural Center Final look at Here, Now and Always at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture Public Reception with artist talks: Community Through Making at Museum of International Folk Art Hardship, Greed and Sorrow: An Officer’s […]

Department Of Cultural Affairs Events Dec. 20, 2019 Through January 5, 2020

  Events this week:  NHCC and Festival Ballet Albuquerque Present The Nutcracker in the Land of Enchantment Campfire Christmas Cookies at Farm and Ranch Museum of Art Annual Holiday Open House Museums & Historic sites closed Christmas Day & New Years Day   Fri. Sat. Sun. Dec. 20, 21, 22, (7 p.m. Fri., Sat., Sun.) […]

Picturing Passion: Artists Interpret the Penitente Brotherhood

    SANTA FE, NM – As artists arrived in New Mexico over the course of the twentieth century, they encountered no shortage of inspirational material. From the striking landscape, and regional architecture to native ceremony, the Southwest often proved exotic for artists who came from a predominantly eastern, Protestant background. One regional community that […]