• January 25, 2022

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City of El Paso Museums open additional hours

Beginning Wednesday, October 20, the City of El Paso’s Museum and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD) will extend the hours and days of operation for the El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso Museum of History and El Paso Museum of Archaeology. “Accessibility to our three museums and their programming is vital to the cultural education […]Read More

Downtown Museums team up to host related lectures, exhibits

The El Paso Museum of History and the El Paso Museum of Art invite the public to “Religion & Politics in Art,” a series of lectures, exhibitions and a workshop by collector and scholar, Michael T. Ricker, on Thursday, September 16. The event begins at 2 p.m. with Merienda Talks, at the El Paso Museum of […]Read More

State-Run Museums and Historic Sites to Close on Friday, October

The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) announced Tuesday afternoon that they will close its museums and historic sites to the public on Friday, October 23, until further notice. “The fight against COVID-19 has become our state’s top priority,” said DCA Cabinet Secretary Debra Garcia y Griego. “We are closing our facilities in response […]Read More

Museums team up for Dia de Los Muertos Virtual Celebration

Museums and Cultural Affairs Department officials  invites the public to celebrate and be part of an interactive, virtual, week long Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Celebration. “While this year we are not able to implement a large scale Día de los Muertos parade as in previous years, we continue to be dedicated […]Read More

Southern NM Museums, Historic Sites reopen after COVID-19 closures

Officials with the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) announced that state museums and historic sites reopened Thursday, September 24. Southern New Mexico’s DCA facilities include the New Mexico Museum of Space History in Alamogordo, the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces, and Fort Selden Historic Site in Radium Springs. […]Read More

City names new Director for Museums and Cultural Affairs, Parks

Monday evening, City of El Paso officials announced the appointment of Ben Fyffe as the City’s Director of Cultural Affairs and Recreation. Fyffe, a 19-year City of El Paso employee, will lead and oversee the Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD) and the Parks and Recreation Department. “We are extremely confident in the leadership that […]Read More

Surge in COVID-19 cases forces city to postpone reopening El

On Sunday, officials with the City of El Paso announced the decision to postpone the reopening of Quality of Life facilities and services as a precaution for the health and safety of our community and the City’s workforce, due to the surge in COVID-19 infections. “The health, safety and well-being of our community and the City’s […]Read More

Museums and Cultural Affairs Department hosting open house for working

Working artists in all disciplines are invited to an open house next week, held by the Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD).  “The programming provided by MCAD has a significant impact on El Paso’s economy, and it starts with funding our program’s grants to local artists and arts and culture organizations,” said Deputy City Manager […]Read More