leroy garcia elected

12.10.2009

Blue Rain Gallery is proud to announce that owner, Leroy Garcia, was recently elected to the Board of Trustees for the Museum of New Mexico Foundation. In addition to his responsibilities for serving on the board, Garcia has also been selected to serve on the finance committee for the Foundation. The Museum Foundation has a long and rich history of serving New Mexico. Founded in 1962 , the Private, non-profit Museum of New Mexico Foundation provides funding for endowments, capital projects, exhibitions, education, collections, and other valuable programs and projects at the Museum of New Mexico. More than 11,000 foundation members statewide and across the United States support the Palace of the Governors and the New Mexico History Museum, the New Mexico Museum of Art, the Museum of International Folk Art, and the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture/Laboratory of Anthropology; seven state monuments; and the Office of Archeological Studies. This year the Foundation is scheduled to complete its $22 million Shape the Future capital campaign, which includes $6.5 million of private funding for the New Mexico History Museum. The Foundation also provides annual grants to the Museum of New Mexico for exhibits, programs, and discretionary purposes. In addition to providing direct financial support for the Museum of New Mexico, the Foundation provides a wide range of support services that have a value of more than $1 million annually. www.museumfoundation.org

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