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Farmington Museum at Gateway Park
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Farmington Museum & Visitors Center at Gateway Park

Experience a wide variety of exhibits relating to the diverse history of the area’s cultures, traveling exhibits, and art shows. Lecture series, performances, workshops, and special demonstrations are offered year-round. The Museum store, “Currents,” features exhibit-related merchandise, books on local, and regional interest, toys, and educational materials.

The Growers’ Market is held in the Museum parking lot, June - October, dependent on the growing season, Tuesdays from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m., and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. - Noon.

The Farmington Museum is open Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admission is by suggested donation of $3 adult, $2 child. 3041 E. Main St., 505-599-1174
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NEW Exhibit!  Join us at the Farmington Museum to view the new exhibit, Knocking it out of the Park:  Celebrating 50 Years of Connie Mack on display from July 26 to November 1 The Farmington Museum is proud to present this exhibit honoring Farmington’s rich baseball heritage and the legacy of baseball in America.  The Farmington Museum wishes to invite the community to an opening celebration reception for this exhibit on Saturday, July 26 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
 

Coming soon!
September 27
Examine real mummies, decode hieroglyphics, build your own pyramid, and explore the mysteries of Lost Egypt!
 $12 Adults, $6 Children
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 Blanket Viewing The Farmington Museum is proud to announce an incredible gift of 21 historic Navajo blankets generously donated by XTO Energy Inc., a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation. The Navajo blankets range in age from 1870 to 1900 and contain two third-phase Chief’s blankets, a small wearing blanket, and many other examples of early Navajo weaving from the blanket period. It is through their donation that the cultural beauty, legacy, and local Navajo heritage can be appreciated, preserved, and utilized to inspire future generations of Navajo weavers.  Read the story 


Music by the River
The Farmington Museum at Gateway Park will host their 12th Annual Summer Terrace Series at the Farmington Museum Terrace on Saturday evenings beginning June 7.  Visit us and enjoy live performances on Saturday evenings, June through August, 6:00-7:30 p.m. This is free family entertainment so bring your blankets or your lawn chairs and join us along the river on the Terrace!  The 2014 Summer Terrace Series is subject to change.
      July 26 -    Gypsyfire

      August 2 -   …And Beyond
      August 9 -   Chokecherry Jam
      August 16 Grant & Randy
      August 23 - Close Enuff Jazz Combo
      August 30 - Trumpet Geezers
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Stan Don't miss "Stan" the Dinosaur and other dinosaur related exhibits on display until September 8th!
Come and see "Stan," the Tyrannosaurus Rex, who is generously on loan from the Museum of Natural History & Science in Albuquerque!Dino Days.jpg

Summer Programming
HISTORY HIKES ARE BACK!
The Farmington Museum is pleased to host History Hikes on the 2nd Saturday of each month, May through September. Explore the rich Cultural and natural history of the Four Corners region with us. The cost is $15.00 per person which includes transportation and lunch. Transportation will leave the Farmington Museum at 8:00 a.m.  Registration is required as space is limited to 22 participants including two staff/volunteers.  Hikes are for 18 +.  Register at (505) 599-1169.
     August 9 -         Bridal Veil Falls & Blue Lake, Telluride, CO
     September 13 - Valles Caldera National Preserve, Jemez, NM
 
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PAINT LIKE A FAMOUS ARTIST FAMILY WORKSHOPS
Paint like Picasso! Mold like Michelangelo! Workshops will feature an art project in the style of a famous artist and are designed for families with children 8 years and older. Attend one, two, or three from1:00-4:00pm! Workshops are FREE, space is limited, & registration is required. Please call (505) 599-1174.
August 16 - Paint Like Giotto, Egg Paint

OUTDOOR MOVIES AT THE MUSEUM CELEBRATE CONNIE MACK!
In conjunction with the Knocking it out of the Park:  Celebrating 50 Years of Connie Mack exhibit, the Farmington Museum will host the first ever Outdoor Movies at the Museum!  The Museum will be presenting classic family-friendly baseball movies on a big screen at the Farmington Museum at 9:00 p.m..  Be sure to bring a lawn chair, a jacket, and lots of snacks!
      July 26 -    A League Of Their Own
      August 2 - The Sandlot

Weekly Programming
TUNES FOR TOTS - Formerly MUSICAL MONDAYS
Come to the Farmington Museum, 3041 E. Main St., from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.  Musical Mondays is now Tunes for Tots!  This music, story-telling, and crafts program will remain the same and meet on Wednesdays.  Come early and be prepared to get musical and messy! The recommended age for Tunes for Tots is Pre-K thru 1st grade. Admission is free. For more information please call (505) 599-1169.

WEDNESDAYS - ART’S ALIVE!
Visit the Farmington Museum, 3041 E. Main St. from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. for this drop-in after school Arts Program, come early and be dressed to make art! Outside on the Terrace, when weather permits, inside when inclement. All ages welcome.   For more information please call (505) 599-1169.

Monthly Programming
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FARMINGTON MUSEUM EXHIBIT TOURS
By appointment
Let an experienced docent at the Farmington Museum be your host for guided tours of the permanent and visiting exhibits. Tours are FREE and available to the public by appointment. Any size group is welcome! Call (505) 599-1169 for more information about the museum’s current exhibits or to schedule a guided tour.

Farmington View Trading Post Exhibit
2014 Gateway to Imagination: 
A National Juried Art Competition
The show will take place at the Farmington Museum from

 
 Meet Juror James 

 

Contact Us
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Bart Wilsey
 
Museum Director 
Email

Adrienne Boggs
Education Coordinator
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Farmington Museum at Gateway Park 

3041 East Main St, 
Farmington, NM 87402

Ph: 505-599-1174 
Fx: 505-326-7572 

Hours
Monday - Saturday 
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

City of Farmington
800 Municipal Drive
Farmington, NM 87401
Ph: 505-327-7701