FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 19, 2012
Claudia Gallardo de Campbell
Discover New Mexico State Monuments at the Big Thank You is a free event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Museum of New Mexico Foundation. Sunday, September 23, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Museum Resources/Udall Building at 725 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe.
Kick off the celebration by learning about your eight New Mexico State Monuments at a special presentation honoring the 50th anniversary of the Museum of New Mexico Foundation.
Activities for all-ages will showcase what can be discovered at the New Mexico State Monuments, your heritage sites throughout the state. Enjoy chuck wagon cooking and fry bread demonstrations, living history, and hands-on activities. The Van of Enchantment, the Department of Cultural Affairs’ mobile museum, will also be available for visitors.
The event will feature a special dance performance by the Oak Canyon Dancers of Jemez Pueblo at 12 p.m.
Our State Monuments include:
Each monument tells a unique story, important to the understanding of New Mexico history. So join us in a day of discovery and Travel Back in Time. . . to each of the New Mexico State Monuments.
To learn more about the monuments please visit their Web site at http://www.nmmonuments.org/
NM State Monuments’ activities will be held in the lot of the Stewart Udall –Museum Resources Building, 725 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe
(On Museum Hill across the street from the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art)
For more information the public may call 505-476-1150