Photo by Freefoto.comThanks to the Blue Star Museums program by the National Endowment for the Arts, state-run museums and historic monuments offer free admission to military members and military families, Memorial Day through Labor Day, 5 September.
The following museums are participating:
the Museum of International Folk Art,
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture,
New Mexico Museum of Art
the New Mexico History Museum/Palace of the Governors, all in Santa Fe;
the Museum of Natural History & Science
the National Hispanic Cultural Center, both in Albuquerque;
the New Mexico Museum of Space History in Alamogordo;
New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces;
and six historic monuments statewide – Jemez, Coronado, Lincoln, the Bosque Redondo Memorial at Fort Sumner, El Camino Real International Heritage Center and Fort Selden.
Thank you to the men and women who serve in all the branches of our military and to their families for their silent service, too.