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Museum Foundation

Museum Foundation

Oct 2

Legacy and Founders Societies Annual Event

12 / Museum of New Mexico Foundation

Legacy and Founders Society members are invited to attend a number of tours and talks featuring curators, librarians and registrars from the Museum of International Folk Art and Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, followed by a cocktail reception in the Museum of International Folk Art's atrium. Reservation is required by Friday, September 26 to laura@museumfoundation org or by calling 505.982.6366 ext. 116. By invitation only.

Oct 2

Drop In and Draw

10 AM to 5 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every day during regular museum hours

Oct 2

Three Films about Photography

2 to 3:30 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Part of our year-long celebration of photography.  St. Francis Auditorium.  2:00 to about 3:30 pm.   Free.

Oct 3

Drop In and Draw

10 AM to 5 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every day during regular museum hours

Oct 3

Three Films about Photography

2 to 3:30 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Part of our year-long celebration of photography.  St. Francis Auditorium.  2:00 to about 3:30 pm.   Free.

Oct 3

Free Friday Nights Go Weekly

5 to 8 PM / New Mexico History Museum

Free admission from 5 to 8 pm every Friday, May through October. Come enjoy the exhibits, special events, and head out to dinner with the money you saved.

Oct 3

Music at the Museum

5:30 to 7:30 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every Friday from 5:30-7:30pm

Oct 3

Broken by Secrets: Robert Oppenheimer and the Early Atomic Age A Free First Friday Gallery Talk

6 to 7 PM / New Mexico History Museum

Dr. Jon Hunner, interim director of the museum, explores the complicated life of the atomic bomb’s father—from his childhood through his scientific career to his involvement with governmental policies during the early Atomic Age. Hunner's Free First Friday talk, "Broken by Secrets: Robert Oppenheimer and the Early Atomic Age," will focus on Oppenheimer’s leadership of the Manhattan Project, his advocacy for an alternative way of dealing with these new weapons during the Cold War, and the events that led to him losing his security clearance in 1954.

The museum is free to everyone from 5 to 8 pm.

Oct 4

Turquoise Mine Tour Tiffany & Castilian Mines

12 / Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

Douglas Magnus, jewelry artist and owner of the Tiffany and Castilian Mines, among others in the Cerrillos District, will lead a tour of his mines. The tour is limited to twelve people. Tickets and information can be obtained at the Museum Gift Shop. (505-982-5057)

PLEASE NOTE THAT EVENT IS SOLD OUT

Oct 4

Drop In and Draw

10 AM to 5 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every day during regular museum hours

Oct 4

Three Films about Photography

2 to 3:30 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Part of our year-long celebration of photography.  St. Francis Auditorium.  2:00 to about 3:30 pm.   Free.

Oct 5

Plein Air Painting

9 AM to 12 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Gather your paints, pencils and friends and enjoy the central garden patio for a personal adventure in art making.  Use of patio is free. 

Oct 5

Drop In and Draw

10 AM to 5 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every day during regular museum hours

Oct 5

Albuquerque Baroque Players A Painting the Divine event

2 to 3:30 PM / New Mexico History Museum

Hear the Albuquerque Baroque Players perform in the History Museum auditorium, featuring 17th- and 18th-century chamber music from Italy, Germany and France. Performing: MaryAnn Shore (oboe and recorder), Mary Bruesch (viola da gamba) and Susan Patrick (harpsichord). The event is free with admission; Sundays free to NM residents. Children 16 and under free daily.

Oct 5

Three Films about Photography

2 to 3:30 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Part of our year-long celebration of photography.  St. Francis Auditorium.  2:00 to about 3:30 pm.   Free.

Oct 6

Drop In and Draw

10 AM to 5 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every day during regular museum hours

Oct 6

Three Films about Photography

2 to 3:30 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Part of our year-long celebration of photography.  St. Francis Auditorium.  2:00 to about 3:30 pm.   Free.

Oct 7

Drop In and Draw

10 AM to 5 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every day during regular museum hours

Oct 7

Three Films about Photography

2 to 3:30 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Part of our year-long celebration of photography.  St. Francis Auditorium.  2:00 to about 3:30 pm.   Free.

Oct 7

The Linguists: Saving Endangered Languages

2 to 4 PM / New Mexico History Museum

What does it take to save a dying language? Join linguists Greg Anderson and K. David Harrison for a free screening of their 2008 film, The Linguists, which follows them around the world as they collect recordings of people speaking threatened languages. The screening, which will be followed by a Q&A, will be held in the History Museum Auditorium and is presented in collaboration with the Lensic and the International Folk Art Alliance. (The Lensic will feature a multimedia presentation by the two men on Oct. 6 at 7 pm. Tickets for that event are $10; ticketssantafe.org.)

Oct 8

Drop In and Draw

10 AM to 5 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every day during regular museum hours

Oct 8

Spotlight Tours of NM Museum of Art

12:15 to 1:15 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

A series of gallery talks by NM Museum of Art Docents featuring artists on display in the Museum.

Oct 8

Three Films about Photography

2 to 3:30 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Part of our year-long celebration of photography.  St. Francis Auditorium.  2:00 to about 3:30 pm.   Free.

Oct 9

Drop In and Draw

10 AM to 5 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every day during regular museum hours

Oct 9

Three Films about Photography

2 to 3:30 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Part of our year-long celebration of photography.  St. Francis Auditorium.  2:00 to about 3:30 pm.   Free.