Category: 2016

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 you enjoy animals, drawing, or outdoor fun, we have a camp for you. Discover nature, heritage

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Blessing of the Fields is May 13

The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum will celebrate an old tradition with the annual Blessing of the Fields procession on Friday, May 13. Beginning at 10 a.m., Fr. Alejandro Reyes, Administrator of Our Lord of Mercy Catholic Church in Hatch, will lead a colorful procession around the museum grounds, to bless the animals,

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Chief Curator Toni Laumbach retiring after 20 years

Toni Laumbach, the chief curator at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum for the past 20 years, is retiring. Laumbach has been with the museum since its beginning. She has conceived, designed and implemented most of the exhibitions and public programs for the museum, as well as seeking out, acquiring, cataloging and preserving

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Community Appreciation Day is Aug. 27

The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum has a lot to celebrate. As the museum commemorates the 20th anniversary of the construction of the main building and the creation of the newest venue on the 47-acre campus – the Heritage Garden – there will be free admission for everyone all day on Aug. 27.

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Exhibit celebrates Elephant Butte Dam’s centennial

A new exhibit at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum will celebrate the centennial of the Elephant Butte Dam in Sierra County. “Elephant Butte Dam: Building a Future for Agriculture” opens in the Museum’s North Corridor with a reception from 6-8 p.m. on Oct. 13. Admission to the reception is free and refreshments

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HomeGrown food event showcases New Mexico products

Food produced in New Mexico is showcased at the third-annual event, “HomeGrown: A New Mexico Food Show & Gift Market,” on Nov. 19-20 at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum. Vendors from around the state will sell their products as the gift-giving season approaches. The event is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on

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