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Aug 5, 2020
Friends of History Lecture Series (Online)
New Mexico History Museum
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Please join Matthew Babcock, Associate Professor of History at the University of North Texas at Dallas, who will focus on the forgotten Chihene Apache farming experiment at Sabinal, New Mexico from 1790-1795 by placing it in the context of Apache-Spanish relations and Spanish Indian policy.


The Facebook event link is: https://www.facebook.com/events/763703531095082/


For Youtobe: https://www.youtube.com/user/NMmuseum


Photo credit:1280px-John_Mix_Stanley_-_Black_Knife_-_Smithsonian.jpeg

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Aug 9, 2020
Free virtual Family Mornings at Folk Art Museum
Museum of International Folk Art
Sunday, August 9th at 10 am

Join us on Sunday, August 9th at 10 am for our free virtual Family Mornings at Folk Art Museum featuring Grab-and-Go Art Kits and a Zoom program.    The August theme is “Tricksters and Yokai”.  The Zoom program will include Story Time and ‘Show-and-Tell’ Time for the children to share their Art. By registering, you are consenting to your child being on camera and audio throughout the duration of the program.   

Grab-and-Go Kits will be available for pick up Friday or Saturday prior to the day of the Zoom meeting. Please register in advance to receive the art kit, which will include instructions and supplies for the project. Supplies are limited, and kits are only available as they last. 

Register for the Grab-n-Go Kits, or the Family Morning Zoom meeting, or both here: https://forms.gle/7LuLp1F8zvTEZvvv5?​

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Aug 10, 2020
Pueblo Independence Day
Jemez Historic Site
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

This year join us online for our 17th annual commemoration of Pueblo Independence Day. On August 10, 1680, the Pueblo People of New Mexico and Arizona launched a successful rebellion against Spanish colonization. Their brave resistance helped preserve the Pueblo way of life and shaped the history of New Mexico for all those who have come after. New Mexico Historic Sites honors the Pueblo Revolt of 1680 with a series of videos and virtual activities developed by the staff at Jemez Historic Site. These will include a showcase on past Pueblo Independence Day commemorations, a lecture on religion and rebellion in 17th century New Mexico, a green chile stew and fried bread cooking demonstration, and a lesson on the history and manufacture of Pueblo shields. All activities will be available free of charge starting on Monday August 10, 2020 at  https://www.nmhistoricsites.org/jemez and https://www.facebook.com/jemezhistoricsite/.

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Aug 13, 2020
Arts Alive!
Museum of International Folk Art
Thursday, August 13, 12:00--5:30 pm

Make your own Maraca!  Arts Alive activity kits provided by MOIFA will be available on Thursday (8/13) & Saturday (8/15) at the Southside Library through curbside pick-up (noon-5:30 pm) while supplies last.​​

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Aug 15, 2020
Arts Alive!
Museum of International Folk Art
Saturday, August 15 from 12:00--5:30 pm

Make your own Maraca!  Arts Alive activity kits provided by MOIFA will be available on Saturday (8/15) at the Southside Library through curbside pick-up (noon-5:30 pm) while supplies last.​​

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Aug 23, 2020
VIRTUAL EVENT--100th Birthday Party for J. Paul Taylor
Taylor-Barela-Reynolds-Mesilla Historic Site

Each year we honor our friend and civic leader J. Paul Taylor with a special membership gathering and festive celebration of his birthday. Join our newest Centenarian and join the Friends of the Taylor Family Monument as we salute J. Paul Taylor’s life-long dedication to the people of New Mexico!

Time and virtual link TBA.

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