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A BRANCH OF THE LOS LUNAS PUBLIC LIBRARY

The Museum of Heritage & Arts preserves the history and showcases the differing cultural arts of Valencia County. The museum also offers a research and genealogy collection and much more. Click on the brochure below to find out all the services available as a member of the Los Lunas Public Library and the Museum of Heritage & Arts.

Los Lunas Historic Homes Tour

Sign up today for the Historic Los Lunas Homes Tour that will be held on Sept. 24th starting at 10AM. This tour is made possible by the New Mexico Humanities Council's ARP Grant. On this tour, guests will visit The Luna Mansion, The Huning House, and The Wittwer Home (Teofilios). Afterwards, we will have lunch at Teofilos. There is limited availability for this tour, so reservations are required. Please contact us at 505-352-7720 for more information.

Los Lunas Historic Homes Tour

La Nina: The Story of Nina Otero-Warren

Join us on September 17th from 2-4PM at the Los Lunas Museum to celebrate the life and accomplishments of Los Lunas' very own, Nina Otero Warren!! Guests will enjoy a Chautauqua performance given by Deborah Blanche to help commemorate the relapse of Nina's signature quarter. We look forward to seeing you all there! 
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CURRENT EXHIBITS

Pastel Society of New Mexico's Members Show Virtual Gallery

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Join us for the grand opening of the Patel Society of New Mexico's Members Show this Saturday, Aug. 20th from 2-4PM. This show will be on display concurrently with the PSNM's Signature Show until 9/24/22. We look forward to seeing you!


Pastel Society of New Mexico's Signature Show - July 9 - Sept 24, 2022

The Los Lunas Museum of Heritage & Arts is proud to present the Pastel Society of New Mexico's Signature Show!! Please enjoy the virtual gallery featuring the many talented artists that the Society has to offer. We would also love for you to come and visit us and see the show in person!

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PRESENTATIONS AVAILABLE FOR VIEWING

USS New Mexico BB-40

by Richard Melzer and John Taylor 

Richard Melzer and John Taylor discuss their book on the USS New Mexico BB-40, which participated in both WWI and WWII.

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The New Mexico Navy 

by John Taylor

Historian John Taylor talks about his book, New Mexico's Navy that features 95 U.S. Navy, Coast Guard, AND Merchant Marine vessels that have been named after noteworthy people and geographic features in this largely desert state. Click on the link above or the picture below to view the recording of his presentation. 

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PAST EXHIBITS

The 9th Annual Student Juried Art Show “Miracles & Remedies”

The exhibit featured the works of many talented young artists ages 5 to 18 years old. They  interpreted the theme, “Miracles & Remedies”, in a variety of mediums and ran until June 11, 2022. Please enjoy the presentation below of their work. 

The 9th Annual Juried Art Show “Miracles & Remedies”

The exhibit featured the works of many talented local artists dealing with this year’s theme, “Miracles & Remedies”. The theme was interpreted in a variety of mediums and highlighted the talent of our community. The show ran from October 9th, 2021 until January 9th, 2022. Enjoy the presentation below of the exhibit.

The 8th annual juried art show:

“2020 Celebrations of New Mexico”



To view all juried art go to: 

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MARILYN DRAKE EXHIBIT

Presenting the Los Lunas Museum's 2019 Juried Art Show Winner's Exhibit.  Winner Marilyn Drake was awarded her own private show. The Los Lunas juried Art Show is virtual this year due to COVID. Enjoy her work.

SPREADING ART & HISTORY ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE

The Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and Arts hosted an online art contest, “The Conform Project: Creating a Historical Art Piece While in Quarantine,” from home.

The winners for the Conform Project are:

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• First Place: “Resilience” by Jeremiah Bahe, of Mentmore, N.M.

2nd Place  Wayne Bodmer

• Second Place: “Isolation/Depression” by Wayne Bodmer, of Rio Rancho

3rd Place  Jenna Pressley

• Third Place: “Life in Radiology” by Jenna Pressley, of Advance, Ind.

Three People’s Choice winners:

People Choice  Gerardo Contreras Castro

• “Thank You For Saving my Life” by Gerardo Castro, of Los Lunas

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• “First Responder, COVID-19 Prayers” by Amaris Avila, of Belen

People's Choice JULIA RANGEL-WASH YOUR HANDS

• “Wash Your Hands” by Julia Rangel, of Los Lunas.

Prizes included gift cards, such as $100 for first place, $75 for second, $50 for third, and $25 for most Facebook likes.

All entries are displayed on the museum’s Facebook page.

The judges of the contest were the staff of the Valencia County News-Bulletin, Brent Thomas, an art teacher at Valencia High School; Carrie Ryan, a teacher at Los Lunas High School; and Doris Karney, a local gallery owner.

The Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and Arts will hold an exhibit of all the COVID-19 art submissions at the beginning of 2021.

More than 145 artists submitted their work, including from TACL students.

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