Los Lunas Museum of Heritage & Arts  

A Branch of the Los Lunas Public Library

Museum of Heritage and Arts currently open at 25% Capacity

The museum is now open at 25% capacity. We do kindly ask you to comply with covid-19 safety regulations by wearing a face mask, complying with a temperature check, as well as signing in to our guest book. If you'd like to reserve a private viewing please call the museum for more information.

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The New Mexico Navy: by John Taylor

UPCOMING Exhibits and Presentations

8th Annual Student Juried Art Show

  • Submissions accepted until March 26th
  • Opening Reception: April 10th, 2021

Strange and Unusual Signs: by Richard Melzer

  • Virtual presentation Posted, on museum Facebook page, Saturday, Feb. 27th, 2 pm
  • Photos will be on exhibit at the museum through March.

Rudolfo Anaya and “The Magic of Words”: by David Ethan Ellis

  • Posted March 6th on the Museum Facebook
  • Rudolfo Anaya The Magic of Words

Casey Luna, A Colorful Life in Business, Politics, and Motor Sports Championships by Richard Melzer

  • March (TBD): Richard Melzer's presentation and book signing
  • Richard Melzer

**Keep an eye out for an announcement of the grand opening of our new pavilion.**

Pavilion PhotoMuseum Pavilion 1 


The 8th annual juried art show:

“2020 Celebrations of New Mexico”

To view all juried art go to: 

Museum of Heritage and Arts Facebook 

After Party - laura sanchez


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.


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:


• 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

People Choice  Amaria Avila (1)

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


• “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.