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Events - Museum Foundation - Museum of New Mexico

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Museum Foundation

Dec 24

Luminarias in Lincoln

12 / Lincoln Historic Site

Dec 25

Closed for Christmas

12 / New Mexico History Museum

We extend warm holiday greetings to you and your family. Though we're closed on Christmas Day, we look forward to seeing you at 10 am on Friday, Dec. 26.

Dec 26

Drop In and Draw

10 AM to 5 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every day during regular museum hours

Jan 1, 2015

Closed for New Year's Day

12 / New Mexico History Museum

Happy New Year! Enjoy some time with friends and family, then come see us when we reopen at 10 am on Friday, Jan. 2.

Jan 2, 2015

Drop In and Draw

10 AM to 5 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every day during regular museum hours

Jan 2, 2015

Procrastinators Card-Making Workshop

5:30 to 7 PM / New Mexico History Museum

Did you forget to send holiday cards? The Palace Press to the rescue! Use an antique printing press to make a card, then gussy it up with help from fellow crafters. Kids and families welcome. A Free First Friday Evening event, part of the exhibit Gustave Baumann and Friends: Artist Cards from Holidays Past.

Jan 5, 2015

First Fridays at the Museum

5 to 8 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

5-8pm free

Jan 9, 2015

Drop In and Draw

10 AM to 5 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every day during regular museum hours

Jan 14, 2015

Films Made in New Mexico: A History A Brainpower and Brownbags Lunch Lecture

12 to 1 PM / New Mexico History Museum

Jeff Berg speaks on “Films Made in New Mexico: A History,” on Wednesday, January 14, part of the 2015 Brainpower & Brownbags Lecture Series in the Meem Community Room. Enter for free through the History Museum’s Washington Avenue doors. Berg is a Santa Fe-based writer, film reviewer and film historian. For the past four years, he has traveled New Mexico narrating clips of movies made in New Mexico.

Jan 16, 2015

Drop In and Draw

10 AM to 5 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every day during regular museum hours

Jan 23, 2015

Drop In and Draw

10 AM to 5 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every day during regular museum hours

Jan 25, 2015

History and Mystery: Uncovering the Past in Harvey Houses

2 to 3:30 PM / New Mexico History Museum

What happens when you take on the renovation of a classic Harvey House? All the headaches of any historic-preservation project are joined by the joy of discovering an almost forgotten time. What stories can layers of paint tell? What mysteries lay deep in basements or at the bottom of a defunct fountain? Join Allan Affeldt, Jenny Kimball and Barbara Felix for “History and Mystery: Uncovering the Past in Harvey Houses” on Sunday, Jan. 25, at 2 pm in the New Mexico History Museum Auditorium. The panel discussion is free with admission; Sundays are free to NM residents. Part of the exhibit Setting the Standard: The Fred Harvey Company and Its Legacy.

Jan 25, 2015

Hear Them Roar: The New Mexican Animal Carvers and Contemporary American Folk Art in conjunction with Wooden Menagerie: Made in New Mexico

2 to 4 PM / Museum of International Folk Art

Panel discussion with collectors, scholars and exhibition guest curator

Jan 28, 2015

Winter Lecture Series "Caves, Cribs, & Cathouses: How Frontier Prostitution Helped Build the West"

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

Free 6-7:30pm

Jan 30, 2015

Drop In and Draw

10 AM to 5 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every day during regular museum hours

Feb 2, 2015

Folk Art in Color Cochineal: the Red that Colored the World

3 to 5 PM / Museum of International Folk Art

The second in a series of four free lectures exclusively for current friends to get together, enjoy some snacks and stimulating conversations about folk art from New Mexico and beyond.  All celebrating the 2015 #SummerofColorinSantaFeNM, each speaker is uniquely qualified, the planning committee is very excited and has the RSVP line all set up.  We look forward to seeing members enjoy the Museums and Museum Hill!

Feb 5, 2015

First Fridays at the Museum

5 to 8 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

5-8pm free

Feb 6, 2015

Drop In and Draw

10 AM to 5 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every day during regular museum hours

Feb 6, 2015

Gallery Talk Focus on Photography

5:30 to 6:30 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Series of events in the year-long project Focus on Photography. Meet local photographers 5:30-6:30pm. Free

Feb 6, 2015

Be Mine A Valentines craft event

5:30 to 7 PM / New Mexico History Museum

Bring your crafting skills to make old-timey Valentines, inspired by historic cards from the collection. Kids and families welcome. A Free First Friday Evening event, part of the exhibit Gustave Baumann and Friends: Artist Cards from Holidays Past.

Feb 13, 2015

The Circles First Look Indian Country: The Art of David Bradley

12 / Museum of New Mexico Foundation

Circles members will be the first to see the distinctive and light-filled works of David Bradley (Minnesota Chippewa) which provide a delicate social critique of contemporary Native American Art. 

Feb 13, 2015

Drop In and Draw

10 AM to 5 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every day during regular museum hours

Feb 14, 2015

Member Preview Indian Country: The Art of David Bradley

12 / Museum of New Mexico Foundation

Members are invited to see the colorful and powerful artworks of David Bradley before the exhibition opens to the public at the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture. 

Feb 15, 2015

Carving the Animal Kingdom Meet the artists/artist demonstrations

1 to 5 PM / Museum of International Folk Art

Artists Arthur Lopez, Gloria Lopez Cordova, Ron Archuleta Rodriguez will be in the Atrium carving animals and talking with visitors on this final day to see the exhibition Wooden Menagerie: Made in New Mexico.

Feb 15, 2015

Art, Optics and the Wilderness A Poetics of Light: Pinhole Photography event

2 to 3 PM / New Mexico History Museum

Canadian photographer Donald Lawrence talks about his Underwater Pinhole Photography Project, the forthcoming Midnight Sun Camera Obscura Festival in the Yukon, and other works that combine his interests in wilderness experience, art-making, early optical history, and the relationship between learning and play. One of Lawrence's Rube Goldberg-style underwater cameras is featured in the ehxibit Poetics of Light: Pinhole Photography on exhibit in the museum’s Herzstein Gallery. The event is free with admission; Sundays free to NM residents.