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Apr 1, 2020
Cancelled: Friends of History Lecture Series
New Mexico History Museum
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
"Mulattos of Cochiti: Caste and Race in Spanish Colonial New Mexico "

Please join New Mexico State Historian Rob Martinez as he examines the role of racial mixing, identity, and the categorizing of humans living in Spanish Colonial New Mexico, through the lens of the casta, or caste system, using historical research, genealogy, and DNA in order to provide a clearer understanding of Hispano roots in New Mexico, and Latino-Meso America and Hispanic Europe, as part of our Friends of History lecture series.


Donations welcomed.

Auditorium event with limited seating-bottled water only please.

Photo acquisition:1763 by Miguel Cabrera. Museum of the Americas collection. 

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Apr 3, 2020
Cancelled: Artist Talk for Alcoves #3
New Mexico Museum of Art
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

A talk with artists featured in the exhibition on display from February 15, 2020 - April 12, 2020.

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Apr 4, 2020
Cancelled: Slow Art Day
New Mexico Museum of Art
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Slow Art Day is a global event with a simple mission: to help more people discover for themselves the joy of looking at and loving art.

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Apr 4, 2020
Cancelled: Guided Bird Walk
Los Luceros Historic Site

Los Luceros is a local gem of the New Mexico Historic Sites. More than 150 species have been seen at Los Luceros and it is rarely open for birding. However, it was once nominated as an Audubon Important Bird Area (IBA). PEEC and New Mexico Historic Sites have partnered to open the site to a birding tour led by local birder Joe Fitzgibbon.

 

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Apr 5, 2020
Cancelled: Family Mornings at Folk Art
Museum of International Folk Art
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Join us on the First FREE Sunday of the Month for our all-ages program featuring storytime, Hands-on art activity and explorations in the galleries.

Sunday, April 5 - “Earth Day – Recycled Art”

 FREE for all NM residents . Funded by Museum of New Mexico Foundation Education Fund

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Apr 5, 2020
Cancelled: Making History
New Mexico History Museum
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Quilled Paper

Quilling or paper filigree is an art form that involves the use of thin coiled strips of paper that are shaped and glued together to create decorative designs. Experiment with color and a new old medium.

All ages welcome, and free with admission.

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Apr 5, 2020
Cancelled: Opening of 2020 Living Treasure Kathleen Wall’s
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Join us for the opening of MIAC’s 2020 Native Treasure Living Treasure exhibition, A Place in Clay, on Sunday, April 5. Jemez artist Kathleen Wall’s work will be displayed as part of her being honored as the 2020 MIAC Living Treasure.

"The Palate of my work reflects where I live," says Wall. "The Native cultures of my family and friends have always been my inspiration. The high desert surroundings, and the earth colors that surround me, are as much a part of me as they are a part of my art."

 

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Apr 8, 2020
Cancelled: Native Pottery Demonstration
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Karen has been a potter most of her life. A childhood friend - Fawn Navasie - was her teacher and taught her how to mold large pots, how to fire with sheep manure, and most importantly, how to respect the clay and always pray. Karen only uses a piece of gourd and her two hands to create her hand-coiled pottery. The painting is done with a brush made from the yucca plant. 

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Apr 10, 2020
Cancelled: A Native Cuisine Tasting with Chefs Lois Ellen Frank and Walter Whitewater
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
A Friends of Indian Art Member Event

Join us at the Hotel Santa Fe for a Native culinary tour with James Beard award-winning Kiowa chef and Southwest food historian, Lois Ellen Frank Ph.D, and acclaimed Diné chef, Walter Whitewater. Chefs Frank and Whitewater, of Red Mesa Cuisine, will present a talk on the history of the foods of the Southwest Indian Nations, followed by a canapé tasting refl ecting the fl avors of the region. Lois, who has spent 25 years documenting the foods and lifeways of Native American tribes in the Southwest, will introduce us to the “Magic Eight” ingredients that are central to Native cuisine and discuss the ways in which they have been utilized. Chef Walter Dominguez, of Amaya at Hotel Santa Fe, will treat us to hors d’oeuvres featuring recipes from Chef Frank’s cookbook, which incorporate these ancestral ingredients with a modern twist. A truly educational and delicious evening! Due to the unique format/location of this event, a $25 fee per person will be required and there will be a cash bar.

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Apr 12, 2020
Community Fun Day
New Mexico Museum of Art
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Celebrating the last week of the British Museum’s Exhibition, join us for a day of art making, art looking and fun activities for all ages.

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Apr 12, 2020
Easter Sunrise Service
Jemez Historic Site
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

On Easter Sunday, Jemez Historic Site hosts an all faiths sunrise service, with the Jemez Valley Baptist Church, the Jemez Mountain Baptist Church, the Jemez Springs Community Presbyterian Church and Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church participating. After the service, take in the picturesque ruins and scenic vistas. Enjoy a sense of place. Call 575-829-3530 for more information.

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Apr 17, 2020
Conversations with Collections: Caring for Family Heirlooms and Personal Collections
New Mexico Museum of Art
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Go behind the scenes of the New Mexico Museum of Art to see what it takes to care for a wide-ranging collection. 

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Apr 18, 2020
Star Gazing in Jemez
Jemez Historic Site
7:00 PM - 10:01 PM

View the cosmos through multiple telescopes and listen to Native American storytelling, while exploring Jemez Historic Site after dark. Art and food will be available for purchase. Admission is $5 per person at the door. Cash is preferred. Profits from the event will support ruin preservation and exhibit renovations at the Jemez Historic Site. Call 575-829-3530 for more information.

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Apr 18, 2020
Día de la Tierra - Earth Day Celebration
Los Luceros Historic Site

Celebrate Earth Day early by joining a staff led hike through the beautiful 148 acre Los Luceros Historic Site property. Earth day activities and workshops will also be offered. This listing will be updated as the event gets closer. 

Call (505) 476-1165 for more information. 

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Apr 22, 2020 - Jan 22, 2021
Re-Imagined
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Visit the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science and Re-Imagine the world around you as we explore new topics and take home activities each month.

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Apr 24, 2020
Cancelled: Creative Mornings
New Mexico History Museum
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Purpose

Please join Letty Naranjo, Adult Education Senior Director at Santa Fe Community College and Executive Director for Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe, as she speaks on literacy as it relates to the global theme “Purpose”.

Note: Please watch for an update to a possible recorded link or rescheduled event date.

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Apr 25, 2020
CANCELLED:Folk Art Flea Donation Days
Museum of International Folk Art
Saturday, April 25, 2020 from 11 am to 2 pm

If you’d like to support the Museum’s education mission and folk art recycling efforts, donation days this spring will be Saturday, April 25 and Wednesday May 27 through Saturday May 30, from 11 am to 2 pm. Follow the signs on Camino Lejo to the Museum’s back parking lot where volunteers will help you unload your treasures and prepare a receipt for your tax deduction use. New this year is a donation day in Albuquerque--on April 25 in office space at 5001 Ellison NE (87109). Donors who need to make other arrangements may call 505-476-1201.

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Apr 26, 2020
Put a Spring in your Step – Earth Day Celebration
Jemez Historic Site
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Rangers will lead a hike up Oak Canyon (a.k.a. Church Canyon). This is a strenuous hike over rough terrain (approximately 1.5 miles)—hikers should bring water, sturdy shoes, sunscreen and a sack lunch. Rangers will do their best to identify the species of flora and fauna encountered. Participation is free. Call 575-829-3530 for more information.

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Apr 27, 2020
Downward Dino Yoga
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science
5:45 PM - 6:45 PM

Enjoy yoga at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science

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Apr 28, 2020
Folk Art Afternoons at the Libraries
Museum of International Folk Art
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

At Southside Library

April 28 – Uchiwa – Japanese fans

Join us for free folk art family programs! Learn about folk art and cultures around the world through hands-on art making. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

All events take place from 3:30-4:30pm at the Santa Fe Southside Library.

Produced In Partnership with Museum of International Folk Art and Santa Fe Public Library. For more information, please contact Kemely Gomez at 505-476-1215.

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Apr 28, 2020
Lecture - Los Luceros: The Story of How Our State’s Newest Historic Site Came to Fruition
Los Luceros Historic Site
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

On March 28, 2019, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation designating Los Luceros (formerly a Historic Property) as a State Historic Site, thus securing funding, staffing, and preservation of the site in perpetuity.

Join Mesa Prieta Petroglyph Project for a Lecture by Ethan Ortega hosted at Los Luceros Historic Site. 

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Apr 30, 2020
Cancelled live event: Herflag
New Mexico History Museum
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Collaborative Art Flag Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

In the interest of public health, Marilyn has decided to cancel her live-performance in Santa Fe. She’ll be live-streaming the sewing from the Her Flag Facebook and Instagram pages at the set time of the event. 


 April 30th, 1pm (Mountain Time) 

The celebration is called Her Flag. Her Flag is a giant collaborative art flag. A work-in-progress that’s making its way across the nation, growing stripe by stripe and state by state.  Her Flag will be in Santa Fe, New Mexico on Thursday, April 30th 2020.

Founder, artist Marilyn Artus, sews each state’s stripe, which was designed by a woman artist in that state, onto the flag at a live event in each capital city. This is her “love letter” to all the men and women who worked to pass the 19th amendment and she uses it as a platform to encourage women to exercise their right to vote that so many fought for just 100 years ago.

New Mexico, the 32nd state to ratify, will be represented by the 32nd stripe sewn onto Her Flag, partnered by New Mexico artist Laurel Garcia Colvin, and joined by Michelle Otero; Poet Laureate of Albuquerque and author of Malinche’s Daughter.

Free Museum lobby event with limited space-no food or beverages will be permitted.

For additional information: https://www.herflag.com

 

 

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