Community Appreciation Day

The Museum offers free admission on this day each year to thank the community for its support. Demonstrations are a big part of the day, as well as the Parade of Breeds cattle program, pony rides, children’s games, living history, food vendors, a plant sale, and more.

Meet the Artist – Ken & Betty Krebbs

New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum 4100 Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM

Our featured art show, “O Fair New Mexico,” by Ken and Betty Krebbs, opens Saturday, Aug. 20 and will run till Dec. 5, 2021. Come to the Farm and Ranch Museum Saturday, August 21 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.. Ken and Betty will be at the museum for a special “Meet the Artist.” The...

Free

Exhibit Opening: An Enchanted Vision

New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum 4100 Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM

A deep appreciation of farm and ranch life in New Mexico is the impetus behind an upcoming art show at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum. “An Enchanted Vision: The Artistic Celebration of Farming and Ranching in New Mexico” features the artwork of artist Sue Nichols. Her artwork is on display in the...

Free

The Museum ROCKS! Gem & Mineral Show

New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum 4100 Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM

The Museum ROCKS! Gem & Mineral Show brings together wholesale and resale dealers of both cut and uncut gemstones, rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry, and jewelry-making supplies. Educational information also is part of the show. The event is hosted by the Friends of the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, sponsored by Frank Parrish, and organized...

The Museum ROCKS! Gem & Mineral Show

New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum 4100 Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM

The Museum ROCKS! Gem & Mineral Show brings together wholesale and resale dealers of both cut and uncut gemstones, rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry, and jewelry-making supplies. Educational information also is part of the show. The event is hosted by the Friends of the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, sponsored by Frank Parrish, and organized...

The Trial of Billy the Kid

Las Cruces author and historian David G. Thomas will talk about his book, "The Trial of Billy the Kid," at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 4. This book is about Billy the Kid’s trial for murder in Mesilla, and the events leading up to that trial. The result of Billy’s trial helped seal his fate, and yet...

Cowboy Days

New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum 4100 Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM

Demonstrations, living history, and family fun are the focus as Cowboy Days returns to the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces for the 22nd year.The event is Friday, March 4, and Saturday, March 5. The Museum is closed on Sunday. The Friday activities begin with members of the Museum’s living history...

Artist’s Reception: Seasons of Enchantment: Painting the New Mexico Farm & Ranch

New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum 4100 Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM

The talent of the New Mexico Watercolor Society will be on display in a new art show at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum.“Seasons of Enchantment: Painting the New Mexico Farm and Ranch” features 28 works of art by members of the society. An opening reception is planned for 12 to 2 p.m....

Blessing of the Fields

New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum 4100 Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM

The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum will celebrate an old tradition with the annual Blessing of the Fields procession on Friday, May 13.At 10 a.m., the colorful procession around the Museum grounds begins with the blessing the animals, plants, and acequia. Visitors who come to the Museum to participate in the procession from...

Free

Fiber Extravaganza

New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum 4100 Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM

Come enjoy seeing and learning about the beautiful creations that are produced locally by fiber artists on June 18 at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces.The Fiber Extravaganza is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Regular Museum admission applies: $5 for adults, $4 for senior citizens, and $3 for children...

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