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Jan 1, 2016
Closed for New Year’s Day
New Mexico History Museum

We are closed Friday, January 1, but look forward to seeing you when we reopen at 10 am on Saturday, January 2. Happy New Year!

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Jan 1, 2016
CLOSED NEW YEAR’S DAY
Museum of International Folk Art
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Museum is closed January 1

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Jan 9, 2016
In Conversation - Looking Forward, Looking Back
New Mexico Museum of Art
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Panel discussion 11:00 to 1:00 in St. Francis Auditorium with artists Ligia Bouton, Angela Ellsworth, and Micol Hebron

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Jan 10, 2016
Last day to see the pinhole photography exhibition
New Mexico History Museum
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Get a last glimpse at Poetics of Light: Pinhole Photography, a mind-blowing exhibition featuring stellar examples of pinhole artistry from the 19th century through today. Nearly 225 photographs and 40 cameras show how a light-tight box pierced by a hole and holding a piece of old-school film can reveal alternate versions of reality. The photographs are drawn from the Palace of the Governors Photo Archives’ Pinhole Resource Collection, the world’s largest collection of pinhole photography.

Admission on Sundays free to NM residents.

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Jan 13, 2016
The French in New Mexico
New Mexico History Museum
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
A Brainpower & Brownbags Lecture

Francois-Marie Patorni, a French native and a Santa Fe resident, speaks on "The French in New Mexico," as part of the Brainpower & Brownbags Lecture Series. Patorni is author of New Mexico: The French since the 1500s, which explores 500 years of French, French-Canadian and other French-speaking people in the Land of Enchantment. His website is http://newmexicofrenchhistory.com/. Lectures are free in the Meem Community Room. Enter through the Washington Avenue doors.

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Jan 13, 2016
Writing the Modernist Southwest
New Mexico Museum of Art
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Noon time lecture

Elizabeth Oliphant gives this free noon time talk about modernist writers in the American Southwest.

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Jan 16, 2016
Activism through Art Special Event
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Films and Panel on Contemporary Indian Issues

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Jan 17, 2016
Uncovered: The Discovery of a Confederate Mass Grave at Glorieta
New Mexico History Museum
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

In 1987, while building his home in Pecos, Kip Siler discovered human remains. A study soon revealed a mass grave of Civil War Confederate soldiers. Join archeologist Matthew Barbour in a presentation of the excavations and stories that the remains tell about the decisive 1862 battle. Siler will show some of the artifacts in his personal collection with visitors in the Meem Community Room following the talk. Part of the programming series for the museum’s exhibit, Fading Memories: Echoes of the Civil War, a collaboration with the Santa Fe Opera’s debut of Cold Mountain this August.

Special extra: Music performance by Tom Adler from 1-2 pm and following the lecture.

Free with admission; Sundays free to NM residents.

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Jan 17, 2016
Families Make History monthly workshop
New Mexico History Museum
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Join us the third Sunday of each month for a free Families Make History workshop. On January 17, from 1:30–3:30 pm, you can learn about the history of hide paintings in New Mexico and see stellar examples, like the legendary Segesser Hides. Then come to the classroom to make your own take-home hide painting. Free with admission. Sundays free to NM residents; children 16 and under free daily.

 

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Jan 17, 2016
Artís Birthday
New Mexico Museum of Art
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
hosted by Kathryn M. Davis & Rita Bard

Axle Contemporary’s mobile art gallery will be outside (or inside, depending upon the chill factor) of this museum from 12-4pm with an open mic and readings by artists in celebration of the birth of art.

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Jan 23, 2016
Shakespeareís Texts Demystified
New Mexico Museum of Art
10:00 AM - 12:15 PM
A First Folio Workshop for Educators

Discover how to bring the First Folio to life in your classroom through dynamic theater activities, discussion, and hands-on bookmaking

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Jan 26, 2016
Pottery Demonstration with Mary Lou Kokaly
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Part of MIACís Ongoing Pottery Series!

Drop by while Mary Lou Kokaly (Isleta) works with clay in our Buchsbaum Pottery Gallery!

Part of our ongoing series showcasing local Native potters, Mary Lou is perhaps best known for her intricate, brilliant storyteller pieces.

Free with Museum Admission!

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Jan 27, 2016
What is the First Folio and Why Should we Care?
New Mexico Museum of Art
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Kristin Bundesen speaks in St. Francis Auditorium

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Jan 27, 2016
Guitar Ballads of Old New Mexico
New Mexico Museum of Art
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Speaking of Traditions: New Perspectives on Old Traditions

St. Francis Auditorium, 6-7pm, free

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Jan 31, 2016
A reading by poet and painter John Brandi
New Mexico History Museum
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Celebrated poet and painter John Brandi reads from his newest book, a limited-edition fine-art publication of the Press at the Palace of the Governors. Into the Dream Maze wrote the collection in haibun form about his life and New Mexico. He also illustrated the entries and hand-colored each of the 35 editions. The event is free with admission; Sundays are free to NM residents.

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Jan 31, 2016
Siempre Flamenco
Museum of International Folk Art
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
film screening

in conjunction with Flamenco: From Spain to New Mexico

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Jan 31, 2016
Winter Lecture Series
New Mexico Museum of Art
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Paul Hutton gives a free lecture on "The Apache Wars and the Head of Mangas Coloradas” 6pm St. Francis Auditorium.

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