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2016 Summer Camps set - It’s that time of year again! Time to take advantage of our large outdoor campus and wonderful indoor facilities by attending one or more of our annual summer camps at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum! Whether. . .
04.27.2016

Photography exhibit features Wayne Suggs' landscape images - Living in the desert Southwest is like being in paradise for a landscape photographer like Wayne Suggs. Thirty of the Las Crucen’s photographs are featured in an exhibit at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum calle. . .
04.18.2016

Importance of honey bees focus of new exhibit - The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces will open a new exhibit at the end of this month that explores an important and fascinating topic. “What’s the Buzz? Why Honey Bees Matter” opens in the Museum’s Le. . .
03.25.2016

Museum hosts 17th Cowboy Days - The Old West becomes new again each spring at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces. Cowboy Days, the museum’s biggest event of the year, returns for the 17th year on March 5-6. The fun is from 9 a.m. t. . .
02.22.2016

Museum earns national ranking - The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum was ranked among the Top 30 Historical Preservation Societies in the nation by the website Recollections.Biz this week. http://recollections.biz/blog/the-top-30-historical-preser. . .
02.04.2016

Antique Treasures Day postponed - The Museum's annual Antique Treasures Day, originally scheduled for Jan. 31, has been postponed due to maintenance work in the Bruce King Building and will take place at a later date.. . .
12.30.2015

B&H Herefords featured in Meet the Producers exhibit - A family that has been raising Hereford cattle in New Mexico since 1924 is featured in the “Meet the Producers” exhibit at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum. “Meet the Producers” is a wall exhibit in the Museum’s. . .
12.21.2015

Museum to close early on Christmas Eve - The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum will close at 1 p.m. on Christmas Eve and will be closed Christmas Day. The Museum will reopen and resume regular hours at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 26. Regular Museum hours are 9. . .
12.18.2015

Art exhibit features the light of New Mexico - New Mexico always has been renowned for the effects of its light and its attractiveness to artists. Light affects the way we view this beautiful state, and in a new exhibit at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, La. . .
12.11.2015

Indoor Adventure Corral closed Dec. 8-13 - The indoor Adventure Corral play area for children will be closed from Dec. 8 through Dec. 13 for cleaning and maintenance. . . .
12.07.2015

"Light Affects" artist's view of New Mexico - New Mexico always has been renowned for the effects of its light and its attractiveness to artists. Light affects the way we view this beautiful state, and in a new exhibit at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, Las . . .
11.30.2015

Museum closed on Thanksgiving Day - The New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum and the Eagle Ranch Mercantile & Snack Bar will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. Both will open at 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 27, and resume regular business hours. Regular hours are. . .
11.23.2015

HomeGrown event is Nov. 21-22; Nut exhibit featured - Food produced in New Mexico is showcased at the second-annual event, “HomeGrown: A New Mexico Food Show & Gift Market,” on Nov. 21-22 at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum. Vendors from around the state will sell . . .
11.04.2015

Ghosts of the Past is Oct. 23-24 - (LAS CRUCES – October 1, 2015) -- Experience the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum at night as you time travel back in New Mexico history to meet historical ghosts during two exciting nights at the annual Ghosts of the . . .
10.01.2015

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