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The Maxwell Museum of Anthropology is pleased to introduce you to our membership organization, the Friends of the Maxwell Museum. Because the Friends is administered directly by the Maxwell Museum you will have the satisfaction of knowing that 100% of your contribution directly supports collections care, exhibits, educational programs, scientific research, and UNM students.



Friends Receive:

  • museum store discounts including the online store
  • special invitations to
    • exhibition openings
    • lectures
    • educational field trips led by renowned scholars
    • behind the scenes tours
    • North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association® Memberships at the $100 level includes
      free or member level admission during regular museum hours at more than 1000 museums across the country!

Please review the membership information, select the Friends membership category that best fits your interests, and join now!  Download the membership form or purchase a membership from our online store. On behalf of the entire Maxwell staff welcome to the Friends of the Maxwell Museum.

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