Prison Art as an Assertion of Humanity with Museum of International Folk Art Curators Patricia Sigala and Chloe Accardi

Museum of International Folk Art curators, Patricia Sigala and Chloe Accardi, are dedicated to co-collaborating exhibitions alongside community members—and especially those who are in some way connected to a particular exhibition’s theme. For the upcoming exhibition, Between the Lines: Prison Art & Advocacy, this commitment to community feedback and engagement is particularly strong.   “We have…Read more

Rolling Into Rural Communities: Bookmobiles and Books by Mail Across New Mexico 

For many people who live in New Mexico the nearest library might be three hundred miles away. Luckily, the New Mexico State Library runs two excellent rural library services: Books by Mail and three bookmobiles that serve different regions of the state.   If you live 20 minutes outside of the city limits of any city…Read more

A History of Genízaro Identity in the Heart of New Mexico with Dr. Gregorio Gonzales 

What do we lose when we don’t know ALL of our histories? Understanding our great, great, great, great grandparents' lives and how they survived, where they settled or traveled, and what languages they spoke – all of these details reveal so much about who we are and how we landed here in this place, at…Read more