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About The Silver City Museum
Mission Statement
The Silver City Museum creates opportunities for residents and visitors to explore, understand, and celebrate the rich and diverse cultural heritage of southwestern New Mexico by collecting, preserving, researching and interpreting the region's unique history.
Our Museum
The Silver City Museum, opened in 1967, is a department of the Town of Silver City that appreciates the efforts of residents, visitors and sponsors that help the museum in many ways. Housed in the restored 1881 Mansard/Italianate H.B. Ailman House, the museum collection resource materials include some 20,000 objects relating to the peoples and history of southwest New Mexico. Also, in support of the museum, the Mayor of Silver City appoints a 12 member advisory board devoted to the promotion, maintenance and development of the Silver City Museum.

The Silver City Museum Society

The Museum Society, a private 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, was founded in 1985 to provide supplementary financial and volunteer support to the Silver City Museum. The SCMS will help you:

JOB OPPORTUNITY - Volunteer/Event Coordinator (part-time) - click for Job Description PDF
Seeking an energetic individual with strong communication and computer skills who has experience working in a non-profit setting with volunteers. The Volunteer Coordinator will recruit, interview, train and place interns and volunteers; grow the youth and adult volunteer program; develop opportunities for community groups and community/membership relations initiatives. The job will include some special event, project, and fundraising responsibilities. Regular work schedule includes 24 hours per week, including some weekend days and holidays. Pay range is $9 - $12 per hour based on experience.

Send cover letter and resume to:
Or, mail/deliver to Silver City Museum Society Personnel Committee, 312 W. Broadway, SC NM 88061.

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