May 1, 2018 - Jun 19, 2018
Get Discount Tickets for the 2018 International Folk Art Market
Museum of International Folk Art
Celebrating 15 Years
Save $ by buying your tickets before June 20, 2018
Drop in to the library any time from 1-4PM to research art that was funded by the Federal Government under Franklin Roosevelt’s "New Deal". The Museum’s Librarian/Archivist will be here to answer any questions and show you all the library has to offer. Free.
Lecture by Robert J. Torrez, author; New Mexico State Historian 1987-2000; former president Historical Society of New Mexico
Free Auditorium event
Seating is limited/bottled water only please
Join us on Sunday, May 6, for a fascinating talk with Teri Greeves about her beading process and her contributions to the Stepping Out footwear exhibition. Admission is free for New Mexico residents the first Sunday of the month.
Please join Chef Martina Rosetta , from Santo Domingo Pueblo, in the courtyard of the Palace of the Governors for a delicious workshop on traditional Pueblo use of the horno, or adobe brick oven. Visitors will learn how to prepare the fire, make the oven ready, and form loaves for baking.
Enter through the "Blue Gate" on Lincoln Ave.
Free event- Bottled water only please
May 9, 2018
LECTURE - ART AND GEOSCIENCE: LEONARDO’S LANDSCAPES
Museum of Natural History and Science
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Dr. Gary Rosenberg, Milwaukee Public Museum - Discover da Vinci’s use of geology in his art.
Join MIAC visitors, volunteers, and staff for a pottery demonstration with the renowned Santo Domingo potter Robert Tenorio. Having won his first Indian Market ribbon just over 50 years ago, Tenorio is credited with reviving traditional Santo Domingo pottery. His down-to-earth conversational approach when giving demonstrations is not to be missed!
Seniors are free on Wednesdays!
This talk by Jake Borrow of Cornerstones will focus on the themes of culture and heritage in relation to the past, present, and future of adobe as a building material being preserved and used in our state from the perspective of Cornerstones Community Partnerships.
Located in the museums’ Meem room-Limited seating
Long a favorite jeweler for stylish New Mexican women, Maria has a worldwide following. Her work is contemporary yet evolving, inspired by nature and the gems she finds. Her style is understated elegance and simplicity combining different metals and stones. Her masterful metal working techniques make her jewelry entirely wearable but it also must “lie and feel right”.
Samora Studio is an award-winning, Taos family-business, inspired by her culture and creative spirit. Maria works with her husband, jeweler and photographer Kevin Rebholtz.
Note: you must be an FIA member to attend events. Please visit the following link to join the group and enjoy a full calendar of events!
This reception and lecture are part of the weeklong celebration of the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum’s 20th Anniversary. The Museum’s new lobby showpiece is the Luis Jiménez sculpture, "Sodbuster, San Isidro." The unveiling and reception will include drinks and hors d’oeuvres.
May 20, 2018
Los Luceros Historic Property: Cultura y Naturaleza (Culture and Nature) Series
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
From ancient pueblo settlements to Spanish colonial haciendas, Los Luceros Historic Property has provided a bountiful life for people through the centuries. This summer, the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs’ Historic Sites division invites you and your family to enjoy the Los Luceros Historic property.
“New Mexican’s are invited to bring a picnic to enjoy on the banks of the Río Grande or under the shade of the historic apple orchard,’ said Patrick Moore, Director of New Mexico Historic Sites. “Activities and presentations held on these five summer Sundays will focus on nature and the culture of New Mexico and offer rare access to one of New Mexico’s most enchanting properties.”
Admission to the Cultura y Naturaleza (Culture and Nature) series of events at Los Luceros will be free. The events occur on the third Sunday of the month from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Los Luceros in Alcade. Each date will focus on a different aspect of Los Luceros’ storied history and significance in New Mexico.
James Shapiro, professor at Columbia University and author of The Year of Lear: Shakespeare in 1606, gives a talk and discussion on King Lear as well as Shakespeare in America for the International Shakespeare Center.
Book sales following the talk
Auditorium event-bottled water only please
Native Treasures celebrates its 14th year as the primary benefit/fundraiser for MIAC’s exhibitions and education programs.
May 26, 2018
Domesticating the Wild: Archaeological Research into Turkey Husbandry & Management
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Archaeology 101 Series / with Cyler Conrad
Explore the ways archaeology in the prehispanic Southwest has helped us understand how humans and turkeys interacted together through time with LANL Archaeologist and UNM graduate student Cyler Conrad. Free with admission.
Satuday, May 26, 2018, 2 p.m.-6 p.m. - Reggae by the River at Coronado Historic Site
485 Kuaua Road, Bernalillo, NM 87004.
Visit Coronado Historic Site for an early evening concert headlined by world renowned reggae sensation Native Roots. Listen to smooth melodies while experiencing a beautiful sunset and stunning views of the Sandia Mountains and Rio Grande. Arts, crafts, and food will be available for purchase. Visitors are encouraged to bring folding chairs and sunscreen. Go to http://holdmyticket.com/event/308694 for more information.
May 26, 2018
Hummingbird Music Camp performs free concert at Jemez Historic Site
Jemez Historic Site
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday nights this June and July by students from the Hummingbird Music Camp performing at the Jemez Historic site in Jemez Springs. The concerts will happen every Saturday night between May 26 and July 28 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. San Jose de los Jemez Mission.