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The Silver City Museum creates opportunities for residents and visitors to explore, understand, and celebrate the rich and diverse cultural heritage of southwestern New Mexico by collecting, preserving, researching and interpreting the region's unique history.
EVENTS
Museum events educate and entertain residents and visitors interested in the rich and diverse history of southwest New Mexico. A wide range of events draw the whole family to the Museum. The Ailman House and all it contains are preserved for the future.

Saturday, May 24, 11am to 2pm
Exhibit Opening for Gila Wild: 90th Anniversary of the Gila Wilderness and 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act Celebration

More Event Info . . .
EXHIBITS
Museum exhibits present our collections as well as materials from other sources. Our collection comprises well over 20,000 objects, including approximately 17,000 photos. Unique interactive exhibits bring the collection and the history of southwest New Mexico to life for adults and children.

Visit one of our new exhibits
Chicano Music Project Exhibit:
March 22-July 20, 2014
More Exhibit Info . . .
EDUCATION
Our focus on public education includes programming to adults and to children, residents and visitors. Exhibits illustrate the cultural heritage of southwestern New Mexico and the Town of Silver City through our unique permanent collections. Events and activities link local residents and visitors to cultural events with historical significance.
More Education Info . . .
ONLINE MUSEUM STORE
For unique gifts, the Museum Store features a selection of works by talented New Mexico artists and craftspeople. Choose from one-of-a-kind handcrafted jewelry and pottery in addition to an excellent selection of southwest books and gifts. The Museum Store is happy to accept phone orders for featured items displayed in our Online Store. Or, use PayPal or your Credit Card to purchase items online. For information on sales, shipping, or items in general, please email store@silvercitymuseum.org or call 575-538-5921.
Museum Store Volunteers have a lot of fun! Interested in Volunteering?
Contact us: 575-538-5921
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GIVE GRANDE NM
A CHANCE TO DONATE TO THE SILVER CITY MUSEUM!
In celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Community Foundations, The Community Foundation Coalition of New Mexico is supporting NM to participate in a National day of community giving.

WHERE: ONLINE!

WHEN : May 6, 2014 (Only opportunity) from 12a.m. to midnight (MST)
THIS IS ALL YOU NEED TO DO:
  • On May 6, go to givegrandenm.org
  • Type in Silver City Museum Society
  • This will take you to the site
  • AND GIVE !

Thanks for your donation! Phyllis McQuaide, Silver City Museum Society Board
    Chance to DONATE
    MAY 6 ONLY!
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Curator of Exhibitions
Lisa Kirksey
Accomplished museum exhibition specialist and artist . . . Press Release

Recognizing Our
Talented Volunteers
Volunteer Social
Friday April 25, 2 pm

April honoree:
Mary Soule