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Sep 1, 2019
Making History
New Mexico History Museum
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Fun with Rockets

Join us for some rocket experiments as we continue our celebration of the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 lunar mission. 

We will be learning about Newton’s laws of motion, air pressure, flight trajectories and FUN! Rocket launcher provided, with supplies for you to make your own tiny straw rocket.  

All ages welcome, free with admission. 

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Sep 1, 2019
Canceled - Family Morning at Folk Art
Museum of International Folk Art

Canceled- Sepetember 1st Family Morning at Folk Art.

Look for our next Family Morning returing November 3rd!

 

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Sep 4, 2019
Library Open House
New Mexico Museum of Art
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Will Shuster archives

Drop in to the library any time from 1-4PM to learn about the life of artist Will Shuster. 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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Sep 4, 2019
Friends of History Lecture Series
New Mexico History Museum
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
“The Head of Mangas Coloradas: Mimbreno Apache Chief”

Please join the Friends of History lecture series as we welcome Paul Andrew Hutton, Distinguished Professor of History at the University of New Mexico, American cultural historian, award-winning author, documentary writer, and television personality, former executive director of the Western History Association, and a past president of the Western Writers of America, for a talk about 1863, Mangas Coloradas, leader of several Apache bands united in war against the United States, who attempted to make peace with Brigadier General James Carleton, Commander, New Mexico Department, U.S. Army, which proved to be a fatal mistake.

Free Auditorium event-limited seating-bottled water only please

Donations welcome

 

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Sep 6, 2019
Conversations with Collections
New Mexico Museum of Art
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

The art of Will Shuster. Free with cost of admission.

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Sep 6, 2019
First Friday Fractals & Fractals Rock
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Learn about the math behind fractals

First Friday Fractal shows at 6:00 p.m. or 7:00 p.m. are more informational and include videos that explain about the math behind the Mandelbrot set and provide an overview of the Fract Foundation’s education and outreach program. These shows include an equal mix of 2D and 3D zooms.

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Sep 6, 2019
Launch Pad Lecture
New Mexico Museum of Space History
The Cape: History of Cape Canaveral

Speaker: Museum Executive Director Chris Orwoll

The Launch Pad Lecture Series is held on the first Friday of each month on the first floor of the Museum and is free to attend. Museum staff, and sometimes special guest speakers, discuss topics ranging from space history to space future.

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Sep 11, 2019
New Concepts in Alzheimer’s Disease and Vascular Cognitive Impairment
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join Gary Rosenberg, MD Director of UNM Center for Memory and Aging for an important lecture of Alzeheimer’s Disease

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Sep 11, 2019
Pottery Demonstration Series
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
with Samuel Manymules

Self-taught potter Samuel Manymules (Diné) creates minimalist pottery which is traditionally made, but modernized in style. Join us for this demonstration by the winner of a First Place prize at the Heard Market, among other awards. He won Best of Pottery at the 2006 Southwest Museum Indian Marketplace and Best of Division at the Santa Fe Indian Market in 2010. His distinctive pottery is a visual treat with such graceful forms.

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Sep 17, 2019
"The Medicine in Marijuana"
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Film Special Showing

Documentary presented and introduced by producer Ben Daitz, M.D. UNM School of Medicine.

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Sep 18, 2019
Let’s Take a Look!
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Curators Examine Your Treasures

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.

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Sep 18, 2019
Inspired By Nature: Star Stories and Electric Textiles
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Create your own LED Clothing

Join the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science for an evening of star stories in the Planetarium and create your own LED masterpiece.

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Sep 20, 2019
Governor’s Art Awards
Department of Cultural Affairs
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Artists and Arts Contributors Named for 2019 Annual Governor’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts New Mexico’s Highest Artistic Honors Celebrate Lifetime Achievement in the Arts

The 2019 Governor’s Arts Awards ceremonies will be held Friday, Sept. 20, at 5:30 p.m. at the St. Francis Auditorium in the New Mexico Museum of Art in Santa Fe. The ceremony is preceded by a public reception beginning at 4:30 p.m. in the museum courtyard. A hosted open house exhibiting the awardees work will take place in the Governor’s Gallery at the State Capitol from noon to 4 p.m. Both the awards ceremony and gallery open house are free and open to the public. Earlier in the day, the awardees and their families will be hosted by the Governor at the Governor’s Mansion at a private brunch.

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Sep 20, 2019
Governors Arts Awards
New Mexico Museum of Art
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

This year marks the 46th annual celebration of the Governor’s Arts Awards, which was established in 1974 to celebrate the extensive role that artists and their work have played in New Mexico.

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Sep 22, 2019
An Archaeological Hike on the Moon
New Mexico History Museum
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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

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Sep 22, 2019
Museum Hill Community Day
Museum Hill Partners
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Family-Friendly and Free for All

Enjoy a variety of family-friendly activities, music and preformances at Museum Hill Partner sites: Museum of Indian Arts and Culture; Museum of International Folk Art; Museum of Spanish Colonial Art; Santa Fe Botanical Garden; and the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian.

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Sep 28, 2019
5th Annual Fall Harvest Festival
Los Luceros Historic Site
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

his annual fall festival is a fun event for all ages! Bring your own bags (or get one from Los Amigos del Rancho Los Luceros for a donation) and pick apples from the orchard (as available; crop not guaranteed!), enjoy fall on the beautiful estate, tour the historic buildings, watch old-time sheep shearing, buy food and wares from local vendors, and enjoy music and other performances. A great family fall getaway! Call 505-476-1165 if you are interested in being a vendor, or for further inform

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Sep 28, 2019
FOCA+P
New Mexico Museum of Art
Las Vegas, NM day trip as part of FOCA+P’s Discover New Mexico Art series

Discover Las Vegas, New Mexico Art and join us for an in-depth educational trip to Las Vegas. 

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