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Free Student Memberships: August 17-31, 2021

posted on: Thursday, August 12, 2021


Welcome back UNM Lobos!

The Maxwell Museum of Anthropology is offering FREE 2021-22 student memberships. The first 75 students who present their UNM or other current student ID at the Museum... read more

Stonewall Uprising 50th Anniversary

Maxwell Museum Celebrates Pride 2021

posted on: Friday, June 25, 2021

This is Pride month, and the Maxwell invites you to join us celebrating it. After an unprecedented year of isolation and uncertainty, and in an era of political and social contention and tumult, when LGBTQ+ people have been both making great strides while also encountering political and social setbacks and threat, we take time to rejoice with members of these communities while acknowledging... read more

Chaco Phenomenon installation

Throwback Thursday: Maxwell Museum Exhibitions –The Chaco Phenomenon

posted on: Monday, October 26, 2020

In the nearly 50 years since the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology has been in its present location, the Museum has hosted approximately 150 temporary exhibitions. Over the next few weeks, we will look back at some... read more

Chamisal fish bone S. platorycnhus sp

Research Wednesday: Documenting Fish Use in Ancestral Pueblo Sites

posted on: Monday, October 26, 2020

Archaeozoologists study faunal remains from archaeological sites to document ancient diets, environments, and subsistence practices. Relatively few Southwestern... read more