Inside Virgin Galactic’s Spaceport Terminal

Founded in 2004 by Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Galactic is an airline that offers trips to the outer rim of our atmosphere—taking off from a strip of dusty land in New Mexico. Tickets start at $200,000 and will afford passengers the opportunity to enter space—a claim typically reserved for NASA-trained astronauts. The trip lasts 90 minutes, courtesy of a supersonic plane, but hours more could …

Lana Crooks’ Sculptural Specimens at “All That Remains”

Silk and wool turned into preserved skeletal remains at a macabre exhibition

We are in the midst of a season for bewilderment and succumbing to the bizarre (meaning Halloween, though, we suppose the election qualifies, as well). With that in mind, it’s quite easy to be taken by the sculptural treasures of artist Lana Crooks. At Albuquerque’s Stranger Factory, Crooks has curated an exhibition featuring some of her own work and the macabre manifestations of many others. …

New Mexico’s Otherworldly Art Environment

The 150-member strong artist collective Meow Wolf has opened the doors to “The House of Eternal Return”—the physical manifestation of its grand artistic vision. The massive, immersive installation sits inside an abandoned bowling alley in Santa Fe, New Mexico and allows visitors to roam through a neon-lit fantasy world—including a treehouse, a full-size two-story home, and other rooms that seem to bleed into another dimension. …