February 21, 2020

The museum will have reduced hours during ENMU's Spring Break (March 9-13). We will be closed on Tuesday and will be open 12-5 Wednesday-Friday. Weekends will be regular hours.

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...

January 8, 2019

We will be closed for part of Wednesday, January 9th and closed on Friday, January 11th. We apologize for the inconvenience… many of our student employees are still trickling back after their breaks (lucky ducks!)

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...

August 10, 2018

It's that time of year, y'all. It's bittersweet: yes, we're shutting down the site soon, and we're dropping down to our fall hours, but Atlatl Day is coming up, too! It's not all tears.

Please take care when planning your trip to Blackwater Draw. For the last two weeks...

July 4, 2018

Hi all, Happy Fourth of July! The Landmark (archaeological site) will be open today until 5 pm. You can go to our "About" page for directions.

The museum will NOT be open today, as the University is closed for the holiday and the museum is on the ENMU campus. 

We apologi...

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!

December 7, 2017

This Friday, December 8th, the museum will be closing at 2 p.m. in order to allow both students and staff to attend two thesis defenses scheduled for the afternoon. These are open to the public- please feel free to attend!

At 3 p.m. in the Art and Anthropology Building,...

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