Local artist Gerald Armijo won the Los Lunas Museum of Heritage & Art's 2018 Juried Art Show entitling him to a solo exhibition. The art on exhibit is in a variety of mediums that expresses the areas rich history as well as portraits and other subject matter that displays Gerald's artistic talent.
Trinity Site is where the first atomic bomb was tested at 5:29:45 a.m. Mountain War Time on July 16, 1945. The 19-kiloton explosion not only led to a quick end to the war in the Pacific but also ushered the world into the atomic age.
October 12, 2019 - Deadline to turn in entries for 7th Annual Juried Art Show: Frontiers of New Mexico
The Los Lunas Museum of Heritage & Arts is accepting submissions for the Sixth Annual Juried Art Exhibit "Frontiers of New Mexico." Selected entries will be displayed from November 9, 2019 to January 10, 2020. The entry deadline is October 12, 2019.
The Los Lunas Inscription Stone is a large boulder on the side of Hidden Mountain, near Los Lunas, New Mexico that bears a very regular inscription carved into a flat panel. The stone is also known as the Los Lunas Mystery Stone, Decalogue Stone or Commandment Rock.
Sean Wells will lead a colorful and fun filled discussion on Día de los Muertos ~ Day of the Dead. This Mexican holiday is celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and by people of Mexican heritage elsewhere along the Borderlands.
For more than two centuries the camino real was New Mexico's principal line of communication with the centers of government and commerce in Mexico, and subsequently, with Spain. Everything New Mexicans needed and could not produce locally had to be transported over this vital link to the outside world.