New Mexico CultureNet

Mailing Address: 913 Placita Chaco, Santa Fe, NM 87505
County of Location: Santa Fe
Phone: (505) 474-8500
NTEE Code: A- Arts, Culture and Humanities, B- Education, O- Youth Development
Mission Statement:

To promote the understanding and appreciation of the diverse cultures of New Mexico by connecting people, ideas and resources.

Primary Programs:

New Mexico CultureNet focuses its programming on promoting literacy through its acclaimed Poets-in-the-Schools program. information about which can be found at

CultureNet places New Mexico poets directly in classrooms to work in partnership with English teachers to mentor and inspire students in reading and writing.

In addition to the Poets-in-the-Schools program, CultureNet has teamed up with Santa Fe Community College to launch POETRY MATTERS, an online video archive of poets reading their works. The videos are accompanied by pedagogical materials for teachers to utilize in working with students. 

Populations Served: Children and Youth
Counties Served: Statewide, Bernalillo, Dona Ana, Lea, Los Alamos, McKinley, Mora, Rio Arriba, Sandoval, San Miguel, Santa Fe, Taos
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $100,000 - $249,999
Personnel: 1 to 5 FTE
Executive Director:

Alex Traube

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering, Accepts inquiries about board member positions
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS

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