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Events - Museum Foundation - Museum of New Mexico

Museum Foundation

Museum Foundation

Dec 6

Daily Docent Tours

10:30 AM to 3 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Enjoy a tour of the museum by one of our volunteer docents. Call 505-476-5063 for times.

Dec 7

Daily Docent Tours

10:30 AM to 3 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Enjoy a tour of the museum by one of our volunteer docents. Call 505-476-5063 for times.

Dec 7

Brownbag Lunch Film Showing "Maize: A Sacred Sustenance" at the Center for NM Archaeology

12 to 1 PM / Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

"Maize: A Sacred Sustenance“ Brownbag lunch/Film showing

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - Noon - 1pm

At the Center for New Mexico Archaeology

7 Old Cochiti Road, Santa Fe, off the 599 Bypass and Caja del Rio Road

Come and enjoy three short films in which Native Americans share the significance of corn in their cultures and lives.

The films include:

Lenora Tsosie of Navajo Nation who discusses a Rite of Passage ceremony she recently conducted with her daughters

Marlon Magdalena of Jemez Pueblo, who demonstrates flutes and harvest songs on his handmade Native American flutes

Norma and Hutchy Naranjo, traditional Native farmers who demonstrate how they make chicos and other corn products.

Questions? Contact Diana Sherman, (505) 476-4443.

Dec 7

Docent Training

2:30 to 4:30 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

For more information or to apply, please contact Sara Van Note, Volunteer Coordinator, at 476-5075 or email sara.vannote@state.nm.us.

Dec 8

Daily Docent Tours

10:30 AM to 3 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Enjoy a tour of the museum by one of our volunteer docents. Call 505-476-5063 for times.

Dec 8

Connecting to Sacred Realm through Divine Communication Free Webinar

4 to 5 PM / Museum of International Folk Art

FREE and Open to Educators Everywhere.

Dec 9

Daily Docent Tours

10:30 AM to 3 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Enjoy a tour of the museum by one of our volunteer docents. Call 505-476-5063 for times.

Dec 9

Christmas at the Palace

5:30 to 8 PM / New Mexico History Museum

Santa Fe’s beloved Christmas at the Palace brings the community together for an evening of hot cider, cookies, live music, piñatas, craft-making activities, a chance to operate an antique printing press and the visit of Mr. and Mrs. Claus -- all in the legendary magic of the Palace of the Governors. A free, family event. (Donations of non-perishable food welcomed.)

The History Museum and Palace will close at 3 p.m. to prepare for this event. Enter through the Palace at 105 W. Palace Ave. The History Museum will remain closed during the event.

Dec 10

Young Native Artists Winter Show

9 AM to 3 PM / New Mexico History Museum

Begin collecting art, jewelry, pottery and more from the next generation of Native American artists and craftspeople at the annual Young Native Artists Winter Show. Children and grandchildren of artists associated with the Palace of the Governors’ Portal Program will demonstrate and sell their own arts and crafts in the Meem Community Room. Free.

Dec 10

Daily Docent Tours

10:30 AM to 3 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Enjoy a tour of the museum by one of our volunteer docents. Call 505-476-5063 for times.

Dec 10

Las Noches De Las Luminarias

5 to 9 PM / Fort Selden Historic Site

Come enjoy the glow of Luminarias lighting up Ft. Selden Historic Site and enjoy the holiday celebration.

Dec 11

Young Native Artists Winter Show

9 AM to 3 PM / New Mexico History Museum

Begin collecting art, jewelry, pottery and more from the next generation of Native American artists and craftspeople at the annual Young Native Artists Winter Show. Children and grandchildren of artists associated with the Palace of the Governors’ Portal Program will demonstrate and sell their own arts and crafts in the Meem Community Room. Free.

Dec 11

Native American Hairstyles Traditional and Contemporary - A MUST SEE EVENT!

10 AM to 4 PM / Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

Join us at 10am for demonstrations of Tewa, Jemez, Santa Clara, San Felipe, Navajo, Hopi, Pawnee, and Laguna men's and women's hairstyling.

Followed by a presentation and Q&A with the participants at 3pm.

This is a must see event, especially for families. In 2014 a similar program received rave reviews!

Program is free with museum admission.

Dec 11

Alcoves 16/17 #6 Exhibition Opening

10:30 AM to 12 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Five new artists exhibit contemporary art made in New Mexico 10:30AM - 12PM

Dec 11

Daily Docent Tours

10:30 AM to 3 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Enjoy a tour of the museum by one of our volunteer docents. Call 505-476-5063 for times.

Dec 11

Las Posadas

5:30 to 7 PM / New Mexico History Museum

The annual candle-lit procession of Las Posadas travels around the Santa Fe Plaza and concludes in the Palace Courtyard. This version of an old Hispanic tradition recreates Mary and Joseph's search for a place to give birth to the Baby Jesus—and throws in a few devils for good measure. Stay for carols, cookies and hot cider in the Palace Courtyard. Free.

The History Museum and Palace will close at 3 p.m. to prepare for this event.

Dec 12

Daily Docent Tours

10:30 AM to 3 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Enjoy a tour of the museum by one of our volunteer docents. Call 505-476-5063 for times.

Dec 13

Daily Docent Tours

10:30 AM to 3 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Enjoy a tour of the museum by one of our volunteer docents. Call 505-476-5063 for times.

Dec 14

Daily Docent Tours

10:30 AM to 3 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Enjoy a tour of the museum by one of our volunteer docents. Call 505-476-5063 for times.

Dec 14

Docent Training

2:30 to 4:30 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

For more information or to apply, please contact Sara Van Note, Volunteer Coordinator, at 476-5075 or email sara.vannote@state.nm.us.

Dec 15

Daily Docent Tours

10:30 AM to 3 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Enjoy a tour of the museum by one of our volunteer docents. Call 505-476-5063 for times.

Dec 16

Daily Docent Tours

10:30 AM to 3 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Enjoy a tour of the museum by one of our volunteer docents. Call 505-476-5063 for times.

Dec 17

Daily Docent Tours

10:30 AM to 3 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Enjoy a tour of the museum by one of our volunteer docents. Call 505-476-5063 for times.

Dec 18

Exhibit opening: Dominguez and Escalante

12 / New Mexico History Museum

In Search of Dominguez and Escalante features the photography of Greg MacGregor and Siegfried Halus, who retraced the monumental 1776 expedition, documenting the places and people they encountered in hauntingly elegant black-and-white photographs.

Dec 18

Daily Docent Tours

10:30 AM to 3 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Enjoy a tour of the museum by one of our volunteer docents. Call 505-476-5063 for times.