Enjoy Scavenger hunt with prizes, fun interactive drawing activities designed for all ages while exploring the Museum’s summer exhibitions. Art materials provided by museum. Children must be chaperoned by adult. Included with cost of Museum Admission. 16 and under are always free
String music, hands-on activities, and Albuquerque’s Poet Laureate will all be a part of the program at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science’s $5 First Friday scheduled for 5:30-9:00 p.m. on July 7.
Join the New Mexico History Museum every second Saturday of the month from June-February for a presentation and conversation-style gallery talk in conjunction with the current exhibit, Voices of Counterculture in the Southwest.
Photographer, Lisa Law, shares her experiences documenting music and cultural icons of the era. With images ranging from music legends Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix to informal scenes at New Buffalo commune or the 1969 summer solstice events, Law’s photography captured the evolving feel of the 1960s and 1970s. Pick up her book and films, Flashing on the 60s, in the Museum Shop and take the history home.
Free with admission.
As part of 2017’s Be Here Now: Summer of Love Santa Fe, a cultural collaboration celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, historic Santa Fe Plaza will host an afternoon of Yoga, uplifting music, performances with refreshments and children’s activities Sunday, July 9th.
Construction of an iconic beehive-shaped mud oven horno will commence over two upcoming weeks in July at the New Mexico History Museum in the courtyard of the Palace of the Governors. Construction will take place Wednesday & Thursday, July 12 & 13, and Tuesday & Wednesday, July 18 & 19.
For this Third Sunday, join us to learn about painting with a natural dye, cochineal. This dye powder is made from the bodies of dried female cochineal insects, found in Mexico, Central America and some parts of the southwestern U.S. Make your own watercolor paints in reds, pinks and purples and experiment.
Seating and materials are limited.
Jul 20, 2017
Free Kundalini Yoga at the New Mexico History Museum
New Mexico History Museum
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Bring your mat, your mind and your body for a free monthly third Thursday Kundalini yoga class in conjunction with Voices of Counterculture in the Southwest. As was taught by Yogi Bhajan, Kundalini yoga is an ancient technology of developing harmony in body, mind and spirit through gentle yogic stretches, energizing breathing and calming meditation. Classes are free (donations welcome), open to everybody and fun. Please bring a mat or a blanket to the Meem Community Room and arrive at least 5-10 minutes before class begins.
Classes taught by Kirpal S. Khalsa an accredited Kundalini Yoga Trainer, Minister of Sikh Dharma and involved member of the Espanola Sikh Community.
No registration required.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Members and their invited guests are in for a double treat, with presentations by two young emerging artists. Valerie Rangel (Dine) and Matagi Sorenson (Apache) are exciting and progressive artists in the fields of paper crafting and jewelry-making. They will address the inspirations behind their work and discuss their techniques. Work from each artist will be available at the presentation available for purchase.
Participation in this - and other Friends of Indian Art events - requires membership in the FIA.
Not an FIA member? Join by calling 505-982-6366 ext. 100.
Join us for the 4th and final installment of our Lincoln After Dark tours for the season on July 21st!
Tours will start at 7pm, 8pm, and 9pm. The 7pm tour will be led by author, historan, and T.V. personality Drew Gomber and costs $15 per person. The 8pm and 9pm tours are $5 per person.
Explore Jemez Province, a cultural area of more than forty pueblo sites, north of present Jemez Pueblo. The nine largest pueblo sites in the area have more than 1,000 rooms and a great kiva. Large populations lived at high elevation. Rainwater farming, large pueblo–small structure architecture, and Jemez Black-on-white pottery are characteristic. Sites in Jemez Province occur at elevations as high as 8,400 feet and date from AD 1350.
Jul 22, 2017
Archaeology Lecture with Coronado Ranger Ethan Ortega
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
"Could Hewett Have Been Wrong?"
Join Coronado Historic Site Ranger Ethan Ortega to explore the ancient village of Kuaua, which has been interpreted at Coronado Historic Site in Bernalillo, New Mexico for over 75 years. Could it be possible that the original anthropological interpretations of the site were politically and socially influenced during its formation as New Mexico’s first state monument?
Jul 22, 2017
Hands-On Electronic Music Makerspace Demonstration
New Mexico History Museum
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The New Mexico History Museum is pleased to partner with the Santa Fe Opera on Tech and the West, a two-day symposium at the museum July 21-22, presented as part of the upcoming world premiere of the opera The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs. For tickets to the symposium contact santafeopera.org.
As a special treat, Santa Fe historian Andrew Baron will be demonstrating a theremin, the original electronic musical instrument invented in the 1920s by Léon Theremin, during the symposium on July 22nd in the new Makerspace. The demonstration is free with the price of admission to the museum.
A collaborative summer program on Museum Hill at the Museum of Spanish Colonial Arts, The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, The Santa Fe Botanical Garden and the Museum of International Folk Art.
This lecture will cover research into the hunter-gatherers who occupied the Piedra Lumbre Valley, Rio Arriba County. Three sites on Ghost Ranch property that have occupation spanning 6,500 BCE to historic times will be discussed and compared.
Crews is a volunteer at the Center for New Mexico Archaeology, a graduate student at Texas A&M, and the former curator of Ghost Ranch, where he still leads summer excavations.