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Notice of regular board meeting

The NM Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum will hold a board meeting on: Thursday, May 5, 2022, at 10:00 am in the Ventana Room at NM Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM and virtual on Microsoft Team.   Join in for Microsoft Teams meeting Join on your computer or…

Juried art show features watercolors

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 in Las Cruces. “Seasons of Enchantment: Painting the New Mexico Farm and Ranch” features 28 works of art by members of the society. A public meet-and-greet with the artists…

Museum showcases recently acquired artwork

Beautiful artwork recently acquired by the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum is now featured in the northern part of the Museum’s Central Corridor. Six works of art that include five different mediums are displayed. This is an opportunity for Museum guests to view outstanding works by renowned artists, some local and some not….

Parachute wedding dress spans generations

There’s a story behind each one of the 11,000-plus objects in the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum’s collection. One of the more interesting stories belongs to a wedding dress donated recently. In September of 1947, Anna Beth Ewing of Lordsburg, N.M. married Baylus Cade Jr. of Las Cruces. Anna was raised on a…

La Union woman featured in exhibit

The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces pays tribute to women making a difference in New Mexico agriculture with a rotating wall display in the central corridor. The exhibit is called “Her Land: Women in Agriculture” and the new featured exemplar is 21-year-old Sophia Moreno of La Union, N.M. Sophia grew up on…

Cowboy Days returns March 4-5

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…

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