Press Releases

YouthWorks Culinary Team Providing Meals from El Rancho de las Golondrinas Kitchen

Beginning March 26, the YouthWorks Culinary Team is joining with Santa Fe Public Schools to cook and distribute nutritious, reheatable meals to Santa Fe youth ages 1-18. The team, working out of the commercial kitchen at El Rancho de las Golondrinas Living History Museum, will be preparing take-and-go boxes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Pickup…

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Allan Affeldt

Las Golondrinas Board Member to Receive Community Award

Allan Affeldt, a member of the Board of Directors of El Rancho de las Golondrinas living history museum, will receive the first Community and Business Partnership Award from the Main Street de Las Vegas organization at a gala at La Castañeda in Las Vegas on September 21. More than 350 are expected to attend this…

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Las Golondrinas Hosts National Secretaries of States

El Rancho de las Golondrinas, the Southwest’s premier living history museum, was chosen to host secretaries of states and their families from across the U.S. for an evening focused on New Mexico history and authentic New Mexican food. Las Golondrinas featured a matanza-style food menu, live entertainment, docent-led hands-on demonstrations of tin stamping, weaving and…

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Las Golondrinas Has Roaring Start for its 2019 Season

El Rancho de las Golondrinas, the living history museum south of Santa Fe, enjoyed a roaring start to its 2019 season. Attendance for its Spring Festival last weekend was up 40 percent over last year’s opener. Gift shop sales were up 300 percent, and more than 30 visitors purchased memberships that offer significant discounts. One…

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Las Golondrinas at Sandia National Laboratories’ “Intern Day”

El Rancho de las Golondrinas, the Southwest’s Premier Living History Museum, recently joined with other organizations in Sandia National Laboratories’ “Intern Day” in Albuquerque. The high impact event was held for over 700 Sandia interns from all over the U.S. to learn how uniquely wonderful the area is, and to create memorable experiences that increase…

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Jackie Camborde

New Director of Development

We are happy to announce Jackie Camborde as a new member of our team! Jackie has spent the majority of her career in the arts, mostly in development and marketing. She comes to Golondrinas from the City of Santa Fe Arts Commission, where she served as Arts Services Coordinator, overseeing grants administration, Public Art installation;…

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Volunteer Pedro Martinez

Las Golondrinas Honors Its Volunteers

Pedro Martinez is Volunteer of the Year Contact: Laura Gonzales-Meredith at El Rancho de las Golondrinas, (505) 271-4461, extension 212 The Santa Fe Hilton Hotel was the site Saturday for the 33rd annual volunteer awards luncheon and ceremony for El Rancho de las Golondrinas, New Mexico’s renowned living history museum. Over 200 attended, where museum…

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Bridge to school house

Update on Historic New Mexico Museum Damaged by Flood

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO: December 13, 2018 — When record torrential rains hit Santa Fe in July, water roared through El Rancho de las Golondrinas, the living history museum south of Santa Fe in La Cienega that dates back to the early 1700s. Although no one was injured and no buildings were…

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