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Museums

New Mexico museums open in winter

Santa Fe museums offer a one-day pass that combines two museums, any combination of the Museum of In …

The stone ruins of a 500-year-old Indian village highlight a visit to Jemez Historic Site. (Courtesy of Richard Hasbrouck)

History on the spot

New Mexico’s diverse history, reflected in ancient Native American kivas, Spanish Colonial churches and 19th-century military forts, is preserved and protected through the New Mexico Historic Site system.

Carved wood, paint and fiber cats by Felipe Benito Archuleta, top row, and a smaller bobcat by Ron Archuleta Rodriguez are in the exhibit "Wooden Menagerie: Made in New Mexico" at the Museum of International Folk Art. (Courtesy of the Museum of International Folk Art)

On exhibit

With a number of new exhibits at Albuquerque and Santa Fe museums, the world seems to have come closer, within easy reach of residents and visitors.

The International UFO Museum & Research Center covers the 1947 event for which Roswell is best known with exhibits and lectures. (Courtesy of City Of Roswell)

Visitors welcome

Roswell may be best-known for an event that still resonates around the world more than 65 years after some kind of object crashed on a ranch outside the city in southeastern New Mexico.

"Musicians," a 1965 ceramic sculpture by Jos Antonio da Silva, will be part of the "Brasil and Arte Popular" exhibit opening Nov. 17 at the Museum of International Folk Art. (Courtesy of Museum Of International Folk Art)

Exhibits extraordinaire

Fascinating items from permanent collections and recent acquisitions are on display at museums throughout Santa Fe this winter.

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