Programs & Events

Upcoming Events

Sun Oct 23
10:00 - 5:00 pm

Opening Exhibition

Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II

Please join The New Mexico History Museum for the opening of the Smithsonian traveling exhibition “Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II”. The exhibition examines the complicated history and impact of Executive Order 9066 that led to the incarceration of Japanese Americans following the attack on Pearl Harbor. Lite refreshments will be served from 1-4pm courtesy of the Women’s Board. The exhibition will be on display from October 23-December31, 2022 Photo credit: The Mochida family, wearing identification tags, awaits a bus. They were ...

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Sat Dec 10
10:00 - 4:00 pm

Museum Holiday Open House

Free Admission

Please join the New Mexico History Museum as we celebrate the holiday season with a public open house. Along with music, crafts and holiday cheer, please visit our Chavez Library from 1-4pm.  To participate in a Photo Archive tour, please call to pre-schedule a time at: 505-476-5107, and be sure to weave through the history of New Mexico in our gallery exhibitions.

Visit our neighboring Museum of Art for more open house hospitality from noon-5:00pm. 

Complimentary admission to both museums for this special day! 

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