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Native New Mexico: The Art of Collette Marie - From the earliest pre-historic cave paintings and rock art to the present, artists have long found inspiration for their work in animals. For Las Cruces artist Collette Marie, the animals and plants of New Mexico not only pro. . .
07.31.2015

12th Ice Cream Sunday event is July 19 - America’s favorite summer treat -- ice cream -- is the star of the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum’s most popular event of the summer. The 12th-annual Ice Cream Sunday is set for 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 1. . .
07.05.2015

Ice Cream Sunday is July 19 - America’s favorite summer treat -- ice cream -- is the star of the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum’s most popular event of the summer. The 12th-annual Ice Cream Sunday is set for 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 1. . .
06.26.2015

New admission rates begin July 1 - The admission rates at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum will increase beginning July 1, 2015. The price for adults stays the same and the other categories increase slightly. The new rates are: $5 – Adults (. . .
06.17.2015

Exhibit features NM 'Wheels & Gears' - They traveled roads, trails and fields in all parts of the state. They moved at different speeds, in different eras, performing a variety of important tasks. Now, this collection of wagons, buggies, vehicles and implements. . .
06.04.2015

Museum participates in Blue Star program for veterans - As part of the national Blue Star Museums Program, the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum will once again offer free admission to active duty military personnel and their families from May 24 through Labor Day 2015. T. . .
05.22.2015

Third-annual Night at the Museum is May 21 - The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum’s third-annual Night at the Museum is Thursday, May 21. From 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the museum’s exhibits will come to life, so to speak. On this fun evening, museum visitors wi. . .
05.13.2015

2015 Summer Day Camps for Kids - *All of the Summer Camps are FULL except "Time Travelers" and "All Things Southwestern." * Exploring Nature: June 2, 3, 4, and 5 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM. Open to ages 8-11 $30 for non-members, $25 for members Come discov. . .
04.29.2015

Blessing of the Fields is May 15 - The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum will celebrate an old tradition with the annual Blessing of the Fields procession on May 15. Beginning at 10 a.m., Bishop Ricardo Ramirez, will lead the colorful procession aroun. . .
04.29.2015

Museum has display for Cattle Growers' honoree Alisa Ogden - Alisa Ogden made history by becoming the first female president of the New Mexico Cattle Growers' Association (NMCGA) from 2010 to 2011, after serving in many different capacities with the group over the years. With her selec. . .
04.06.2015

Artist's paintings feature colorful history - Combine artistic talent, knowledge of the history of the American West, experience as a cowboy, and some old-fashioned work ethic, and the result is an amazing collection of paintings that fit right in at the New Mexico Farm . . .
04.02.2015

Museum display honors NMFLB Farm Family of the Year - The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum has a display panel in its Central Corridor that honors the annual New Mexico Farm & Livestock Bureau Farm Family of the Year. The 2014 honorees are John and Josie York of Grant . . .
03.31.2015

Exhibit of Coloinal Home takes visitors to 1815 - The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces has a new indoor structure that takes visitors back to another time in history. The New Mexico Colonial Home was built in the museum’s Heritage Gallery and is the. . .
03.20.2015

Cowboy Days 2015 - Cowboy Days rides again LAS CRUCES – For 15 years, Cowboy Days has brought plenty of Western fun to Las Cruces. As the festival at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum enters its 16th year, more activities a. . .
02.22.2015

Chief Curator receive hall induction - Toni Laumbach, the chief curator at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, will be inducted into the Doña Ana County Historical Society’s Hall of Fame later this month. During Laumbach’s 18 years at the museum, she h. . .
01.15.2015

Antique Treasures Day is Jan. 25 - The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum is adding a new twist to an event that celebrates old things. Antique Treasures Day is from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 25, and the museum is inviting the public to bring u. . .
01.09.2015

Navajo wool producer featured in exhibit - A Navajo wool grower is featured in the “Meet the Producer” exhibit at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces. Various farmers and ranchers from throughout the state are featured in the exhibit on a rota. . .
12.28.2014

Photography exhibit shows off Museum's 'Heavy Metal' - Richard Ondrovic will be the first to admit that he sees things a little differently than most people. His unique perspective is showscased in a new photography exhibit at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum called. . .
12.12.2014

Photo exhibit captures power and grace of horses - As a small child, watching her grandfather’s draft horses work on the farm left a lasting impression on Cheryl Cathcart. The Corrales, N.M. artist has combined her love of horses and photography and the result is an amazin. . .
11.14.2014

HomeGrown: A New Mexico Food Show & Gift Market - The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces will unveil a new event on Nov. 22-23 that features the state’s diverse food products. The Museum's new event, "HomeGrown: A New Mexico Food Show & Gift Market," is. . .
11.10.2014

Lipan Apaches topic of monthly Culture Series - Author Sherry Robinson's program is sponsored by the New Mexico Humanities Council
11.08.2014

Day of the Dead Bread - Saturday, October 25th 9:00 to Noon New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum Las Cruces, N.M. Just in time for the Day of The Dead Celebration, the Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum will be baking this festive, celebratory de. . .
10.21.2014

Ghosts of the Past set for Oct. 24-25 - Experience the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum at night as you time travel back in New Mexico history or meet historical ghosts during two exciting nights in October for Ghosts of the Past. The popular living histo. . .
10.10.2014

"Inside Story" exhibit is coming down - Hundreds of thousands of people over the past 11-plus years have gotten an up-close look at agriculture in the Mesilla Valley by simply walking through the Heritage Gallery of the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum. A. . .
08.12.2014

New art exhibit features New Mexico paintings - Bonnie Mandoe knew she wanted to be a painter since her teens – but it took a while to realize her dream. The Las Cruces artist grew up in California, and studied art at the University of California, Berkeley. After tha. . .
08.08.2014