Funds by Category: Maxwell Museum

Arts, Media & Museums

Maxwell Museum

Hibben Trust for Anthropology Graduate Students Fund

The Hibben Trust for Anthropology Graduate Students Fund is supported by the Frank C. Hibben Charitable Trust.The Trust was endowed by the late Dr. Frank C. Hibben, an archaeologist who was a Professor of Anthropology and former Director of the Maxwell Museum at UNM.These funds support graduate education in anthropology and consist of annual awards... Read more »

Mari Lyn Salvador Fund for Museum Studies

This fund extends the legacy of Mari Lyn Salvador, Chief Curator of the Maxwell Museum and Professor of Anthropology, from 1978-2004. This fund will support students in the UNM Museum Studies Program and invest in the continued cultivation of museum scholars committed to accessible collections, repatriation, and collaboration. Proceeds will help fund student research, internships,... Read more »

Maxwell Museum Archives and Library Fund

The Maxwell Museum Archives and Library hold the history of American Anthropology and Southwestern Archaeology at UNM. Your gift helps to preserve the extensive research records, field notes, maps, photos, and other research documents for future generations.

Maxwell Museum Education, Curation and Research Fund

Support the three pillars of the Maxwell Museum: 1. education and community engagement; 2. care of collections that tell the human story from 2 million years ago until today; and 3. innovative anthropological research. Your gift will be used where the need is greatest to support Albuquerque’s oldest public museum.

Maxwell Museum Exhibits General Fund

Support the Maxwell Museum’s exploration of the human experience by contributing to exhibitions featuring unique and fascinating anthropological collections, objects, and images and the rich stories that they tell.

Maxwell Museum of Anthropology

Founded in 1932, Maxwell Museum of Anthropology was the first public museum in Albuquerque. As a University of New Mexico Museum, the Maxwell serves a public and educational mission to increase knowledge and understanding of the human cultural experience through education research, public service and stewardship. Your support helps keep the museum free and open... Read more »

Passport to People Program Fund

Your gift to the Maxwell Museum Passport to People program will help support multi-generational thematic Family Day educational events that explore exhibitions, topics, and cultures of people around the world. Participants complete activities such as hands-on projects, connecting with special community guests, artists and musicians, and exploring museum exhibits, and receive stamps in a “passport”... Read more »

Smith Family Totem Pole Fund

The restored Tlowitsis Nation Smith Family Totem Pole now stands in UNM’s Hibben Center. The Maxwell Museum is asking for your help to support its continuing care including permanent exhibition that tells the story of the pole’s history and conservation. Please help! Your contribution fosters stewardship and upkeep of the pole.

The Garth and Elaine Bawden Adopt-a-Bus Program

The Garth and Elaine Bawden Adopt-a-Bus Program fund will support APS Title One 3rd – 5th grade classes to visit the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology for our signature People of the Southwest educational museum program. Bus transportation is awarded on a lottery basis, and in addition to the museum program, students discover and explore the... Read more »

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