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Jan 1, 2018
Museum Closed
Museum of International Folk Art
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Musuem of International Folk Art will be closed Monday January 1, 2018

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Jan 3, 2018
Library Open House
New Mexico Museum of Art
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Art criticism from Robert Henri to Lucy R. Lippard

Drop in to the library any time from 1-4PM to research art criticism of the last century. 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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Jan 3, 2018
Friends of History Lecture Series
New Mexico History Museum
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Making It Matter Again: Exploring our Roots, Including Life Way, Food Ways, and Our Future

Lecture by Roxanne Swentzell, Santa Clara Pueblo artist and author

 Free Auditorium event

Seating is limited/Bottled water only please

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Jan 5, 2018
Music at the Museum
New Mexico Museum of Art
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
AlmaZazz

Live European pop music by AlmaZazz at the Museum 5-7PM.

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Jan 5, 2018
First Friday Art Chats
New Mexico Museum of Art
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Celebrating the 100 year history of the Museum, volunteer guides present 15 minute pop up talks prompting conversations about the architecture of the building  and art in the collection  

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Jan 5, 2018
Super Blue Moon Eclipse Preview at the Museum’s $5 First Friday January 5th
Museum of Natural History and Science
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

 There is an astronomical trifecta happening January 31 – a Super Blue Moon Eclipse. On that morning, the moon will be full and is both a Super Moon and Blue Moon and it will also be totally eclipsed!  During the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science’s $5 First Friday event on January 5 there will be a preview event of this astronomical phenomenon convergence.     

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Jan 6, 2018
Mateo Romero
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
The Cultural Power of Native Art Series

Join us for a talk and discussion about Romero’s paintings, which reflect a pattern of evolution and change through powerful and imposing swirling gestural paint marks and drips. Overall, Romero’s work evokes a rhythmic, hypnotic, trancelike feeling which is referential to the metaphysical space of the Pueblo and the dance itself. Represented by Blue Rain Gallery, Romero’s work is in the collection of the Denver Art Museum, Smithsonian NMAI, and the School for Advanced Research.

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Jan 7, 2018
Cannupa Hanska Luger
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
The Cultural Power of Native Art Series

Join us for a talk and discussion about Luger’s work, which combines critical cultural analysis with dedication and respect for the diverse materials, environments, and communities he engages. Known for his ceramic innovations, he also tells stories using fiber, steel, cut-paper, video, sound, performance, monumental sculpture, land art installation, and social collaboration. Luger’s work is in the collection of the Denver Art Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (Santa Fe), among others.

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Jan 7, 2018
Making History Series
New Mexico History Museum
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Making History

Making Block Prints

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Jan 12, 2018
Angela Meade Masterclass
New Mexico Museum of Art
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Free masterclass taught by Angela Meade 3-5pm

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Jan 17, 2018
People to People
New Mexico Museum of Art
12:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Gallery Conversations on the third Wednesday of the month

Artist Jami Porter Lara discusses Maria Martinez’s pottery in the exhibition Horizons : People and Place in New Mexican Art 12:30-1pm

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Jan 18, 2018
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  drkripalsingh@yahoo.com

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Jan 21, 2018
GranMary’s Winter Storytelling Program
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
An Annual Tradition at MIAC

Please join us on Sunday, January 21 for a 2pm or 3pm program.

Free with museum admission.

Details to follow in the new year.

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Long Term Exhibition
Daily Tours
New Mexico Museum of Art
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Enjoy a tour of the museum by one of our volunteer guides. 2pm. Call 505-476-5063 to confirm.

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Jan 26, 2018
Conversations with Collections
New Mexico Museum of Art
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Learn about the preservation of collections. Limit 15 people. Email rebecca.potance@state.nm.us to reserve a spot. 1-2PM

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Jan 30, 2018
Winter Lecture Series
New Mexico Museum of Art
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Ladies of the Canyons

Come learn about the history of extraordinary women of the Southwest in St. Francis Auditorium 6 - 7 pm. Free.

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