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May 5, 2021
Friends of History Wednesday Lecture Series
New Mexico History Museum
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Home on the Range: From Ranches to Rockets

Please join us on social media as Leah F. Tookey,  Curator of History, New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, shares on the history of New Mexico’s ranch lands.

YouTube Link  https://youtu.be/mrRAZrq8AoU


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May 9, 2021
Growing Connections to the Past
Los Luceros Historic Site
Heritage Garden Kick-Off

Los Luceros Historic Site has been home to agriculture and gardening for hundreds of years. Follow along with Instructional Coordinator Carlyn Stewart as she helps continue this tradition by planting a new demonstration garden featuring heritage plants. Seeds for plants such as New Mexico Bolitas, Nambe White Corn, San Juan Tsile Chile, San Juan Pueblo Cushaw, and others were acquired through a grant from Native Seeds Search. Learn about the plants, Los Luceros History, New Mexico history and so much more during this fun virtual event!

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May 12, 2021
Native Pottery Demonstration
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Kathleen Wall (Jemez Pueblo)

Kathleen Wall (Jemez Pueblo) has become known for transforming familiar storyteller figures into expressive, individualized sculptures. In this event - part of MIAC’s Native Pottery Demonstration Series - she will demonstrate her pottery-making techniques.

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May 16, 2021
Virtual Family Mornings at Folk Art
Museum of International Folk Art
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us on Sunday, May 16th at 10 AM for our free Virtual Family Mornings at Folk Art Museum featuring Grab-and-Go Art Kits and a Zoom program.  Our Theme this month is “All Together”. The Zoom program will include Story Time and ‘Show-and-Tell’ Time for the children to share their Art. 

Register for the Grab-n-Go Kits, or the Family Morning Zoom meeting, or both Here: https://tinyurl.com/FamilyMorning

Grab-and-Go Kits will be available for pick up Friday the 14th 12noon-4pm, prior to the Zoom meeting on Sunday. Please register in advance for kits, by Friday at 10 am, 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. 

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May 19, 2021
Harmony at Hemisfair’68?: Girard’s The Magic of a People a Zoom Talk with Monica Obniski, PhD
Museum of International Folk Art
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
A Zoom Talk with Monica Obniski, PhD

Join us for a talk on Alexander Girard with Monica Obniski, Curator of Decorative Arts and Design at the High Museum of Art.

Register here in advance:  https://nmculture-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMofuuorDsvGtbaMQaHl0mBXl9NlzCwJzzW

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May 26, 2021
Engaging the Future: Conversations with Goodman Fellowship Artists
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Conversations with Piikani visual artist Terran Last Gun

This month, we are launching our new lecture series, “Engaging the Future: Conversations with Goodman Fellowship Artists,” with Piikani visual artist Terran Last Gun.

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May 30, 2021
#mask: Creative Responses to the Global Pandemic
Museum of International Folk Art
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Public Exhibit Opening Free with Musuem Admission

In this global pandemic, face masks do more than protect health; they represent self-expression, politics, fashion, and humanity’s hope and care for one another. The exhibition is an ode to the mask, and to the artists and everyday citizens forging their way through the COVID-19 crisis.  

Photo credit: Mask Cover, Ýr Jóhannsdóttir (Ýrúrarí), 2020, Reykjavik, Iceland, wool, cotton, elastic. Museum of International Folk Art, IFAF Collection, FA.2020.56.1. Photo courtesy of the artist

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