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Jan 6, 2021
Friends of History Lecture Series (Online)
New Mexico History Museum
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Chile Peppers: A Global History

Please join Dave DeWitt, Chile Pepper Expert and Author for a talk, hosted by the Friends of History.

For more than ten thousand years, humans have been fascinated by a seemingly innocuous plant with bright-colored fruits that bite back when bitten. Ancient New World cultures from Mexico to South America combined these pungent pods with every conceivable meat and vegetable, as evident from archaeological finds, Indian artifacts, botanical observations, and studies of the cooking methods of the modern descendants of the Incas, Mayas, and Aztecs. In Chile Peppers: A Global History, Dave DeWitt, a world expert on chiles, will travel from New Mexico across the Americas, Europe, Africa, and Asia chronicling the history, mystery, and mythology of chiles around the world and their abundant uses in seventy mouth-tingling recipes.

Cover Photo courtesy of UNM Press, 2020.

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Jan 10, 2021
Lamb Birthday Party
Los Luceros Historic Site

Join Los Luceros Historic Site virtually in celebrating the birthdays of two of our most popular lambs. This virtual presentation will give an overview of the lambs’ first year of life at the historic ranch and will conclude with allowing the lambs to devour their own birthday "cake". 

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Jan 12, 2021 - May 25, 2021
Exploring the Taylor Collections
Taylor-Mesilla Historic Property

The Taylor-Mesilla Historic Property has an extraordinary collection of objects and artwork. Beginning January 12, 2020 join Collections Specialist Ivana Montenegro as she introduces a new series, Exploring the Collections. On the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month you will have an opportunity to see these special objects and explore their stories. 

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Jan 24, 2021
Free Virtual Family Mornings at Folk Art
Museum of International Folk Art
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us on Sunday, January 24th at 10 am for our free virtual Family Mornings at Folk Art Museum featuring Grab-and-Go Art Kits and a Zoom program. The January theme is "Postcards of Caring". The Zoom program will include Story Time and ‘Show-and-Tell’ Time for the children to share their Art. 

No kit distribution this month. Art project will rely on materials available at home!

Art project: Symmetrical Cut-Outs


Register here for Family Mornings Zoom program: https://forms.gle/KDQAareohzzUKPXS6


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Jan 29, 2021
Feels Good Man: Livestream and Q&A
New Mexico Museum of Art
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for an online screening of the documentary film “Feels Good Man” at 5:30 p.m. MST on Friday, January 29. 

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