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Jun 17, 2022 - Mar 12, 2023
"Chocolate: The Exhibition" opens at the NM Museum of Natural History & Science
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science

“Chocolate: The Exhibition” is nearly ready to open at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science (NMMNHS), and we will have a few new treats for you to explore once it does. 

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Feb 2, 2023
Ranger-Guided Tour
Bosque Redondo Memorial at Fort Sumner
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Have you ever wanted to learn more about Bosque Redondo Memorial’s new exhibit? Have you ever wanted to know more stories about the Diné (Navajo) and Ndé (Mescalero Apache)? Join Ranger Lily on Thursday February 2, 2023 for a guided tour of the new permanent exhibition at Bosque Redondo Memorial. The weekly tour will start at 1 p.m. and end at 2 p.m. We hope to see you there! This tour is included in general admission. $7/adult. Free for children 16 and under. Please call 575-355-2573 for more information.

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Feb 3, 2023
First Friday: Friend Night at the Museum
New Mexico Museum of Art
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

We invite you to make a connection over discussions about art!

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Feb 3, 2023
They’re History!
New Mexico History Museum
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
A fun event for learning how to reuse, remake, recycle, or donate leftover belongings

The New Mexico History Museum wants to help cleanse your closet of ex-lovers’ leftovers with the free First Friday event “They’re History.”  


But this isn’t just about starting fresh! Visitors will learn how to take old magazines and books and start origami projects, make old t-shirts into fresh fits, and make Pal-entines to demonstrate their love for family and friends. The History Museum staff will also help connect visitors with community resources, which can help inspire and educate others.  

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Feb 4, 2023
Campfire Cooking: Buffalo Soldiers
Fort Selden Historic Site
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join Ranger Mike and learn some basic campfire cooking focusing on the Buffalo Soldiers. Experience African American cooking culture from the later part of the 19th century.

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Feb 5, 2023
N.M. Art Book Club
New Mexico Museum of Art
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join us for thoughtful discussion as we explore the galleries through the lens of Robert Henri’s classic The Art Spirit.

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Feb 5, 2023
Family Art Making
New Mexico Museum of Art
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

On the first Sunday of each month we invite families to join us for a fun art-making session at the Museum. 

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Feb 5, 2023
The Prose of Pueblo Pottery
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
with Max Early (Laguna), Rose B. Simpson (Santa Clara), and Evone

Join artists and Pueblo Pottery Collective members, Max Early (Laguna), Rose B. Simpson (Santa Clara), and Evone “Snowflake” Martinez (Cochiti and San Ildefonso) for a reading of their Grounded in Clay catalogue entries. Early, Simpson, and Martinez will discuss the inspiration and intention behind their poetry/prose and share about their experiences curating the exhibition. 


Join us at Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, 710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe NM.

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Feb 5, 2023
NM Resident FREE Sunday
Museum of International Folk Art
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

New Mexico residents admitted FREE on the first Sunday of each month. Youth 16 and under and Museum of New Mexico Foundation members are always free. We are open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Come explore our engaging exhibits! Participate in MOIFA’s Make and Take art projects!

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Feb 5, 2023
Make & Take at MOIFA
Museum of International Folk Art
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us for art in the atrium on Sundays with art projects, coloring sheets, and self-guided treasure hunts. Add to your explorations at MOIFA with fun collection-inspired bilingual art kits, facilitated by our fantastic MOIFA docents. Our projects are always changing with changing gallery treasure hunts for the whole family.

This month’s themes:  

Sunday, February 5th - Make a Caribbean Sailor’s Valentine!

Sunday, February 19th - Make a Caribbean Sailor’s Valentine!

Sunday, February 26th- Yarn Art of Mexico and the Southwest - Make an Ojo de Dios

 

The program time is from 10 am - 4 pm, and the program is free with museum admission. Museum admission is always free for Kids and Members, program included with admission.

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Feb 11, 2023
Ranger-Guided Tour: The Buffalo Soldiers
Fort Selden Historic Site
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join Ranger Flo for a guided tour of Fort Selden focusing on the Buffalo Soldier experience.

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Feb 12, 2023
Lunar New Year Celebration
Museum of International Folk Art
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit and Asian New Year traditions  from 1-4 pm.

FREE Admission All Day!

1:00- 4:00 pm   All ages art activities

1:30 and 3:30 pm Quang Minh Temple Lion Dance Group Parade

2:00 and 3:00 pm  Taiko Drumming performance by Santa Fe Wadaiko *

2:30 pm Mochi Tsuki Rice Cake Pounding presentation by Santa Fe JIN *

Provided with ASL Interpretation

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Feb 12, 2023
Family Mornings at Folk Art
Museum of International Folk Art
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for our monthly Family Mornings at Folk Art program featuring storytime, art activity, and explorations in the galleries. FREE Family Program!


Themes:



  • February 12th - Lunar New Year & Stories | Make a Puppet Theater

  • March 12th - Circus Fun!

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Feb 14, 2023
Life Drawing at the Museum
New Mexico Museum of Art
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join us for a casual session of life drawing at the Museum.

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Feb 15, 2023
Ranger-Guided Tour: The Buffalo Soldiers
Fort Selden Historic Site
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join Ranger Mike for a guided tour of Fort Selden focusing on the Buffalo Soldier experience.

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Feb 16, 2023
Third Thursday: Fast Art
New Mexico Museum of Art
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for a series of 3-minute talks on a range of topics by artists and cultural thinkers from around Santa Fe.

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Feb 18, 2023
Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball
Museum of International Folk Art
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM

New Orleans comes to Santa Fe at the Friends of Folk Art party of the year!  

Join us off-site at the Scottish Rite Temple.

An event supporting MOIFA’s high-quality educational programs & world-class exhibits. 

Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball

5:30 - 8 PM

Enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres from Adobo Catering and a Big Easy cocktail, dance to the Partizani Brass Band, and enjoy lavish décor and authentic King Cake! Participate in our alluring costume contest with wonderful prizes. Don your most festive attire for an unforgettable extravaganza of collective joy. The after-dance party with JJ and the Hooligans is included in your admission!

Purchase tickets at Mardi Gras Ball Tix

Post Masquerade Dance Party

8 - 11 PM

Dance the night away with JJ and the Hooligans. Your admission includes Champagne, King Cake, and throw beads.

Purchase Tickets at Dance Party Tix

Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler-Let the Good Times Roll. For adults, age 21 and older.

 

 

 

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Feb 19, 2023
MAKE & TAKE @ MOIFA
Museum of International Folk Art
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

oin us for art in the atrium on Sundays with art projects, coloring sheets, and self-guided treasure hunts. Add to your explorations at MOIFA with fun collection-inspired bilingual art kits, facilitated by our fantastic MOIFA docents. Our projects are always changing with changing gallery treasure hunts for the whole family.

This month’s themes:  

Sunday, February 19th - Make a Caribbean Sailor’s Valentine!

Sunday, February 26th- Yarn Art of Mexico and the Southwest - Make an Ojo de Dios

The program time is from 10 am - 4 pm, and the program is free with museum admission. Museum admission is always free for Kids and Members, program included with admission.

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Feb 22, 2023
Coyotes
Fort Selden Historic Site
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join Ranger Flo to learn abou these common, and sometimes misunderstood, creatures.

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Feb 25, 2023
Community Day for the exhibition Nature of Glass
New Mexico Museum of Art
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us for the opening weekend of the exhibition The Nature of Glass.

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Feb 28, 2023
Winter Lecture Series with El Rancho de Las Golondrinas: Ron Duncan Hart
New Mexico Museum of Art
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
New Mexico’s Hidden Jewish Heritage

We invite you to join us for a lecture exploring Jewish Heritage in New Mexico.

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Mar 3, 2023
First Friday: Performance by the Capitol High School Guitar Ensemble
New Mexico Museum of Art
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Join us for An Evening of Classical Guitar featuring students from Santa Fe’s Capitol High School. 

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Mar 5, 2023
Family Art Making
New Mexico Museum of Art
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

We invite families to join us in a fun art-making session at the Museum.

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Mar 5, 2023
NM Resident FREE Sunday
Museum of International Folk Art
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

New Mexico residents admitted FREE on the first Sunday of each month. Youth 16 and under and Museum of New Mexico Foundation members are always free. We are open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Come explore our engaging exhibits!

Participate in this Sunday’s Make & Take program, and make a Sailor’s Valentine!

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Mar 12, 2023
Family Mornings at Folk Art
Museum of International Folk Art
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for our monthly Family Mornings at Folk Art program featuring storytime, art activity, and explorations in the galleries. FREE Family Program!

Themes:



  • March 12th - Circus Fun!

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Mar 14, 2023
Life Drawing at the Museum
New Mexico Museum of Art
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

We invite you to the Museum for a casual session of life drawing.

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