September 10, 2019

It's that time of year again! We're starting to gear up for our Annual Atlatl Competition at the NHL, and boy, do we have news for you! This year the Blackwater Draw National Historic Landmark will be co-hosting the State Archaeology Fair at the site (along with State...

October 16, 2018

IMPORTANT NOTE: The museum will be closed for most of the week of October 21-27. We simply don't have the staff for that week due to conferences and events around campus. Please call before making your plans! We plan to be open Sunday, Tuesday after 1, Thursday after 1...

August 31, 2018

All: we are excited to announce that we have begun planning in earnest for our 18th Annual Atlatl Competition! This year's date will be October 27th, the last Saturday of the month as has been our tradition in years past. We will have our competition, as well as our sp...

March 30, 2018

The site will reopen this weekend, March 31- April 1. The site will be open on weekends only until Memorial Day, after which we will be open allllll summer long-- woohoo! Check us out soon.

March 30, 2018

Join us on May 5th for our Annual Prehistory Day Open House event at the Blackwater Draw National Historic Landmark. This event is a part of New Mexico Heritage Preservation Month. Be there or be square!

November 10, 2017

Hi friends,

The museum is on the Eastern New Mexico University campus, so we close when they do. This year our Holiday Hours are as follows...

November 22- November 26: CLOSED

December 18-January 2: CLOSED

Sorry for any inconvenience!

November 10, 2017

Hi all,

The end of the season has come, and the archaeological site (the National Historic Landmark) is now closed for the season. We're as sad about this as you are! I personally will be counting down the days until April 7th.

Oh, didn't I mention that? The site will RE...

September 11, 2017

Welcome, welcome, welcome to Dr. Brendon Asher, the newest member of our team! Not only has Dr. Asher joined our community at Blackwater Draw, he's also joined the Anthropology Department, Eastern New Mexico University, and the wonderful city of Portales! I hope you'll...

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