NARM Quarterly Summer 2018 - Page 11


Montclair, New Jersey


The mission of the Montclair History Center is to preserve, educate, and share. We preserve our local history through our historical buildings, artifacts and documents. We educate the community on local history and its importance through programs, advocacy and exhibits. We share the stories and history of the various persons and groups that have and continue to shape Montclair. Adopted February 2012.

Albuquerque, New Mexico


516 ARTS is a nonprofit contemporary art museum in the center of Downtown Albuquerque that celebrates thought-provoking art in the here and now. Programs feature a mix of local, national and international artists, and inspire curiosity, risk-taking and creative experimentation.

Los Alamos History Museum

Los Alamos, New Mexico


In the heart of a National Landmark District, the Los Alamos History Museum consists of several sites amid lovely lawns and tall trees. The log and stone buildings that house exhibits date from the early 1900s and include a furnished homesteader cabin and Fuller Lodge and masters’ cottages from the Los Alamos Ranch School (1917–1943). Also on the grounds is an early Ancestral Pueblo site.

The Montclair History Center

516 ARTS

Exhibits include artifacts and an interpretation of our Homestead era, the Ranch School years, the Manhattan Project, and the Cold War impacts which are installed in the Ranch School’s Guest Cottage and the Hans Bethe House Cold War Museum. Exhibits are designed to engage visitors through multiple perspectives and learning styles.