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Meow Wolf hosts contest for NM educators

“Trash Temple” by Corinne Loperfido at Meow Wolf’s “House of Eternal Return” in Santa Fe. (Eddie Moore/Albuquerque Journal)

SANTA FE, N.M. — Meow Wolf is a mind-blowing multiverse.

The Santa Fe-based arts collective is spreading the love to New Mexico educators with a giveaway for free tickets during Teachers Appreciation week, which kicked off Monday.

According to Meow Wolf, the giveaway for New Mexico teachers will be run through its Santa Fe Facebook page.

To enter, teachers and fans of teachers need to comment on the Facebook posts to nominate their favorite New Mexico public school teacher.

Twenty-five teachers will then be selected to receive a four-pack of tickets to the “House of Eternal Return” in Santa Fe. The giveaway is open to all PreK-12 public school teachers, administrators and faculty in New Mexico.

Winners will be selected on Friday at random, and will need to provide a New Mexico school ID to receive their tickets.

bright spot“At Meow Wolf, we believe in the value of public education, and give tremendous thanks to the teachers, educators and administrators who dedicate their lives to serving our next generation,” said Danika Padilla, Meow Wolf’s senior director of social impact, in a press release. “We’re a Certified B Corporation and are committed to supporting New Mexicans and our local community. Our teachers have continued their tireless efforts to support students and parents during COVID-19, and Meow Wolf is glad to recognize their efforts this Teacher Appreciation Week.”

Meow Wolf has spent the past year installing a variety of upgrades to the exhibit with new installations from such guest artists as Corinne Loperfido, Paolo Puck and Obsidiopolis. The installation has revised its traffic flow and displays to align with museum health protocols. The facility requires face masks, temperature checks, social distancing and employee COVID-19 testing. Every day, in preparation for guests, the “House of Eternal Return” undergoes rigorous sanitization, Meow Wolf officials said.

To learn more about what Meow Wolf is doing to protect guests, please visit the Meow Wolf website at

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