New Mexico Museum Natural History Science

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New Mexico Museum Natural History Science

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Other
  • Other: Information provided at First Friday Night event

Target Audiences:

  • Other
  • Other: general public

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

We had about 200 people come through the Friday evening event. We had tables with BAW information along with brain games and activities and local resources. We have continued to share the information from BAW at other public events. Our exhibit has been extended til November so we anticipate sharing materials until they are all gone.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Press Release/Media Advisory
  • Website
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

We have no way to assess this.


Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:

  • Brain-shaped Erasers
  • The Mindboggling Workbook
  • Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain

What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?

  • Activities/Experiments
  • New Puzzles/Games

Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?

  • BAW Poster

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

Having Dana materials to provide for visitors in support of our current Brain exhibit was great! Our volunteers also have used the information as they interpret the exhibit for visitors and for their own knowledge.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?


Contact Information

Contact Name:

Deb Novak

Contact Phone:


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