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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

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May 2, 2018
Library Open House
New Mexico Museum of Art
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
New Deal art

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.

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May 2, 2018
Friends of History Lecture Series
New Mexico History Museum
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Legacy of the Rio Arriba county Courthouse Raid, Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico

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

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May 4, 2018
FIRST FRIDAY - DA VINCI & MILITARY INNOVATIONS
Museum of Natural History and Science
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

See how modern defensive systems work, some of which were inspired by da Vinci’s drawings.

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May 5, 2018
9th Annual Folk Art Flea
Museum of International Folk Art
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Not your usual flea market

Current members of Friends of Folk Art shop from 9 to 10 am!

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May 5, 2018
Adobe Brick Making
New Mexico History Museum
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Come join Cornerstones Communnity Partnerships in learning the process of making your own Adobe Brick.

Free event

Held in the Museum Courtyard-Bottled water only please.

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May 6, 2018
Teri Greeves Discusses Her Beading Work
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
A "Stepping Out" Program

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.

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May 6, 2018
Horno Bread Making Demonstration
New Mexico History Museum
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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

 

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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.

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May 9, 2018
Pueblo Pottery Demo with Robert Tenorio
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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!

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May 11, 2018
Friday Evenings at The Museum
New Mexico Museum of Art
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The entire museum is open from 5-7 PM.

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May 12, 2018
Meet Amazing Women of the Wild West
Fort Selden Historic Site
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Saturday, May 12, 2018, 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Meet Amazing Women of the Wild West at the Fort Selden Historic Site

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May 12, 2018
Adobe Brick Making
New Mexico History Museum
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Come join Cornerstones Community Partnerships in learning the process of making your own adobe brick.

Free event

Held in the Museum Courtyard-Bottled water only please.

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May 12, 2018
Third Annual Bosque Redondo Memorial Gourd Dance
Bosque Redondo Memorial at Fort Sumner
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Healing the Past for our Children’s Future

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May 13, 2018
Pop Up Live Paint with CRANK!
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Courtney Leonard & Frank Buffalo Hyde

This dynamic duo presents a live paint event on Milner Plaza. Painting supplies provided for adults and families inspired by CRANK’s bold brush strokes and techniques. Also, Sunday is the last day to see Frank Buffalo Hyde’s exhibition, before it closes.

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May 13, 2018
Mother’s Day Tea at Fort Stanton Historic Site
Fort Stanton Historic Site
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Sunday, May 13, 2018, 2 p.m.- Mother’s Day Tea at Fort Stanton Historic Site

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May 15, 2018
Blessing of the Fields
New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum

The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum celebrates an old, historical tradition with the annual Blessing of the Fields. May 15 is the traditional feast day of San Ysidro, the patron saint of farmers and laborers. 

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May 16, 2018
People to People
New Mexico Museum of Art
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

Artist Betty Hahn discusses her work on view in Shfting Light

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May 16, 2018
“Is Adobe Relevant Today?”
New Mexico History Museum
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
A talk by Jake Barrow

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

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May 17, 2018
Maria Samora, Jeweler - A Touch of Gold
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Friends of Indian Art Event

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!


http://www.museumfoundation.org/friends/friends-of-indian-art/  

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May 18, 2018
Friday Evenings at The Museum
New Mexico Museum of Art
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The entire museum is open from 5-7 PM.

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May 18, 2018
Sodbuster, San Isidro Reception
New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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.

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May 19, 2018
2018 STUDIO TOUR /GALISTEO
New Mexico Museum of Art
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

FoCA+P Members only tour of artist studios in Galisteo. Limited to 30 attendees!

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May 19, 2018
20th Anniversary Celebration Day
New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

A day of fun wraps up the weeklong activities celebrating the opening of the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum 20 years ago. 

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May 20, 2018
Los Luceros Historic Property: Cultura y Naturaleza (Culture and Nature) Series
Los Luceros
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.

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May 23, 2018
PANEL DISCUSSION - SCIENCE AND ART: INTERSECTIONS
Museum of Natural History and Science
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Meet artists using a variety of media and scientists who integrate art into their research.

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May 24, 2018
The Year of Lear
New Mexico History Museum
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
A talk by James Shapiro

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

 

Ticketed Event:

http://www.InternationalShakespeare.center/james-shapiro

 

 

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May 24, 2018
Conversations with Collections
New Mexico Museum of Art
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
E. Martin Hennings

Limit 15 people. Email rebecca.potance@state.nm.us to reserve a spot.

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May 25, 2018 - May 27, 2018
Native Treasures: A MIAC Art Market
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
14th Annual Native Art Market Benefit for MIAC

Native Treasures celebrates its 14th year as the primary benefit/fundraiser for MIAC’s exhibitions and education programs.

For all things Native Treasures (including times and admission) please click on this link!

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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.

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May 26, 2018
Lincoln After Dark
Lincoln Historic Site
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Saturday, May 26, 2018, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.- Lincoln After Dark at the Lincoln Historic Site

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May 26, 2018
Reggae by the River at Coronado
Coronado Historic Site
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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.

 

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May 26, 2018 - Jul 28, 2018
Hummingbird Music Camp Concert Series
Jemez Historic Site
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hummingbird Music Camp Concert Series - Every Saturday between May 26 and July 28, 6PM – 8PM.

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May 26, 2018
To Paint Without Thinking
New Mexico Museum of Art
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Lecture by the curators of Frederick Hammersley: To Paint without Thinking about the artist and his work

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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.

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