Join the curators of Beyond Standing Rock - CL Kieffer Nail and UNM’s Maxwell Museum Curator of Exhibits Devorah Romanek - for breakfast followed by a tour of the temporary exhibition, whch focuses on the DAPL protests and other violations of Native sovereignty. Breakfast starts at 8:30am at the Museum Hill Cafe. Program is $35 general admission / $30 for Museum Foundation members. Reservations are required by calling 505-476-1269.
The New Mexico Foundation presents their 29th annual rug auction in the Palace of the Governor’s museum’s Courtyard, featuring Navajo rugs from around the state.
Bid cards $5.00
*Preview 9-11am, *Auction 11-3pm
Enter though the historic Blue Gate on Lincoln Ave. *Bottled water only please
Additional info: 505-982-3016 x23
Join us on the First FREE Sunday of the Month for our all-ages program featuring storytime, hands-on art activities and explorations in the galleries.
FREE for all NM residents . Funded by Museum of New Mexico Foundation Education Fund
Aug 4, 2019
My Generation RX: Safe Medication Practices for Life
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Short discussion for families
Join MIAC for this special presentation by French scholar Jeanine Belgodere, who visits Santa Fe annually and has studied Haozous’s abstract work for nearly a decade. Haozous (Warm Springs Chiricahua) is the son of the famed Allan Houser, who was both a sculptor and a teacher of the art form for decades in Santa Fe.
Brothers Diego and Mateo Romero create a mural inspired by the thousands of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) across Canada and America. Join in this interactive project as you learn about MMIW and create art in their honor with the Romero Brothers.
Please join William S. Kiser, Assistant Professor of History; Director, Global Borders and Borderlands History Program, Texas A&M University—San Antonio, for a talk on New Mexico borderlands as part of our Friends of History lecture series.
Mr. Kiser is the author of four books on nineteenth-century New Mexico history: Turmoil on the Rio Grande (2011); Dragoons in Apacheland (2013); Borderlands of Slavery (2017), and most recently, Coast-to-Coast Empire. His current book project involves Civil War diplomacy in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands.
Auditorium event-limited seating-bottled water only please.
Join program held with the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in downtown Santa fe at their Museum Education Annex, 123 Grant Avenue. $15, includes Museum admission. For tickets go to https://www.okeeffemuseum.org/event/breakfast-with-okeeffe-girards-world/
Curator Tony Chavarria (Santa Clara Pueblo) hosts breakfast, followed by a behind-the-scenes tour of the conservation lab with conservator Larry Humetewa (Santo Domingo Pueblo). Preview objects that will be on display in the new Here, Now and Always exhibition. Breakfast starts at 8:30am at the Museum Hill Cafe. Program is $35 general admission / $30 for Museum Foundation members. Reservations are required by calling 505-476-1269.
Come join us for our 16th annual commemoration of Pueblo Independence Day. On August 10, 1680—the Pueblo People of New Mexico—aided by Apache and Navajo allies—launched a successful rebellion against Spanish colonization. Commemorative activities will begin with a pilgrimage run from Walatowa plaza in Jemez Pueblo to Giusewa Pueblo kiva at Jemez Historic Site (approximately a half marathon or 13 miles). Participating in this run, or supporting a runner, is a way to pay tribute to the Ancestors and show appreciation for the sacrifices they made. Their brave resistance helped preserve the Pueblo way of life: our culture, our languages and our right to one day reclaim our aboriginal lands. The run begins at 7:00AM, and the general public is welcome to participate. Volunteers will provide water stations at one mile intervals, and a shuttle service for slow runners will be available. At 10:00AM, guest speakers will welcome all the runners and their sponsors to the site. The following festivities, between 10:30AM and 3:00PM, will feature: Jemez traditional dances and Native American flute music. There will also be authentic Native arts & crafts and Native food. There is no admission fee for any of the activities related to this event. Call 575-829-3530 for more information.
Join us for the opening celebration of San Ildefonso Pottery, 1600 - 1930: Voices of the Clay! Opening celebration includes a San Ildefonso feast, dance performances, and a panel discussion with the curators at 2pm. Come see hundreds of San I pots, most of which have never been on display before. With museum admission.
In conjunction with the 98th annual Indian Market, the National Museum of the American Indian brings the best of Native American filmmaking to Santa Fe. Complimentary screenings will be held at the New Mexico History Museums Auditorium, and the Santa Fe Railyard Park.
Admission is free/seating is limited
No food or Beverages allowed in the NMHM Auditorium. Bottle water only please.
Aug 14, 2019
Addiction Treatment & Challenges in New Mexico (lecture)
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Daniel Duhigg, D.O.,MBA Clinical Program Director for Behavioral Health Presbyterian Healthcare Services
What does addiction treatment actually look like? Dr. Duhigg will discuss the needs and challenges in New Mexico and various treatments for addictive illnesses. Cost $8, $7 members,$5 students. Preregistration is encouraged. Tickets can be purchased at the door the day of the event (if seats are available).
Join us for the continuation of our popular Pueblo pottery series with Martha Arquero (Cochiti Pueblo). Arquero specializes in handmade clay sculptures like mermaids, frog storytellers, nativities, and traditional storytellers. Arquero still uses all natural materials, including vegetal and mineral dyes.
Join MIAC for this afternoon of brief lectures/workshops in which you’ll learn about (at 1pm) Navajo weavings/textiles (at 2pm) turquoise and Native jewelry and (at 3pm) the many different types of prints to look for at Indian Market. Talks delivered by MIAC’s Joyce Begay-Foss, Garrick Beck of Natural Stones, and Tom Leech, who runs the press at the Palace of the Governors. Cost is $10 at the door.
The New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science will offer a sensory friendly evening on August 15th from 5:30p.m. - 8:00 p.m. The Museum will show the documentary Superpower Dogs at 6:30 p.m. in the Dyna Theater.
Co-curators of the upcoming San Ildefonso pottery exhibition - Bruce Berstein, Russell Sanchez (San I Pueblo), and Erik Fender (San I Pueblo) - host breakfast followed by a special tour of the new groundbreaking exhibition. Breakfast starts at 8:30am at the Museum Hill Cafe. Program is $35 general admission / $30 for Museum Foundation members. Reservations are required by calling 505-476-1269.
Join the Museum of Indian of Arts and Culture and the Native Arts & Cultures Foundation for presentations plus Q&A highlighting environmental challenges affecting Native peoples, and the creative work being done through arts and cultures to shift narratives, change public policy, and bring healing to Native communities.
The museums Portal Artists will re-locate to the courtyard for the duration of Indian Market weekend.
Please enter through the Blue gate on Lincoln Ave to visit with the artists.
Join us for joint programming with the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum for a morning of creating artwork inspired by the 20th-century designer Alexander Girard, in a program presented in collaboration with the Museum of International Folk Art. Children ages 4–12 and their grown-ups are invited to learn, create, and, most important, have fun together.
Meet downtown at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, 217 Johnson Street. Free for the entire family. https://www.okeeffemuseum.org/event/family-program-2/
MIAC Curators gather in the lobby of the Museum on the third Wednesday of each month awaiting whatever treasures may walk through the door. This is your opportunity to bring a family heirloom, something special from your collection, or a piece you know nothing about. Naturally, they prefer items from the American Southwest (in keeping with the museum’s focus), but they will check out anything you bring in.
Federal law prohibits curators from "appraising" any items, but they will direct you to appropriate resources. For more information, visit this page: http://indianartsandculture.org/lets-take-a-look.
Aug 22, 2019
A Private Tour of Bill & Uschi Butler’s Collection
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
a Friends of Indian Art Event
Please note you must be a member of the Friends of Indian Art to attend this event. Please visit museumfoundation.org/join or call (505) 982-6366, ext. 100 to join. Click through for full event information.
You are invited to join a lecture given by Beth Laura O’Leary, Ph.D., who will speak on one of humanity’s most extraordinary archaeological sites –Tranquility Base on the Moon created by two Apollo 11 astronauts on July 20, 1969.
Today there are more than 200 metric tons of cultural materials on the lunar surface. We will visit some of these significant sites and explore how to best preserve our space heritage.
Free auditorium event-limited seating-bottled water only please
Aural historian Jack Loeffler talks about water in the West in the exhibition The Great Unkown : Artists at Glen Canyon and Lake Powell. Free with admission. New Mexico residents admitted free with I.D.
Please join Jackie Munro, visual artist and filmmaker, who will speak on “Justice in Community Engaged Arts Practice”; work begun during her residence at the Santa Fe Art Institute as related to our global theme.
Morning refreshments provided by Iconik Coffee Roasters.
Join MIAC’s 2019 Native Treasures Living Treasures, Diego Romero and Mateo Romero (Cochiti Pueblo), and curator Lillia McEnaney for breakfast, followed by an intimate tour of The Brothers Chongo: A Tragic Comedy in Two Parts. Breakfast starts at 8:30am at the Museum Hill Cafe. Program is $35 general admission / $30 for Museum Foundation members. Reservations are required by calling 505-476-1269.
Aug 23, 2019
Never Enough: The Neuroscience and Experience of Addiction
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Special Lecture and Booksigning
Dr. Judith Grisel New York Times Best selling author and Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Bucknell University shares her personal journey to addiction recovery.
Free admission with a day full of fun activities is set for Aug. 24 as the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces hosts Community Appreciation Day. The fourth-annual event is held to thank the community for its support and to showcase the Museum’s programs and exhibits. The fun is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Each year, we honor our friend and civic leader, J. Paul Taylor with a special membership gathering and festive celebration of his birthday. Come greet Mr. Taylor and join the Friends of the Taylor Family Monument as they work to support the Taylor-Mesilla Historic Property. Admission is the membership fee. Sponsored by the Friends of the Taylor Family Monument and New Mexico Historic Sites. For more information contact the Friends at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 575-202-1638.
The event will be held at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Rd., Las Cruces, NM 88011