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Apr 20

CLOSED EASTER SUNDAY

12 / Museum of International Folk Art

closed

Apr 20

Closed on April 20

12 / New Mexico History Museum

In honor of the Easter holiday, the New Mexico History Museum/Palace of the Governors will be closed on April 20. Please join us when we reopen at 10 am on Tuesday, April 22.

Apr 20

Ft. Stanton Living History Event

10 / Fort Stanton Historic Site

The Fort Stanton Garrison will host a Living History Event the third Saturday of each month accept for July, which is Fort Stanton Live.

Apr 20

Put A Spring In Your Step: Earth Day Celebration

10 AM to 3 PM / Jemez Historic Site

Apr 23

Contemporary Pinhole Photography in the West and Southwest A Brainpower & Brownbags Lecture

12 to 1 PM / New Mexico History Museum

Nancy Spencer and Eric Renner speak on “Contemporary Pinhole Photography in the West and Southwest," part of the 2014 Brainpower & Brownbags Lecture Series at noon on Wednesday, April 23, in the Meem Community Room. Enter for free through the History Museum’s Washington Avenue doors.

Spencer and Renner created the Pinhole Resource Collection from their home in New Mexico’s Mimbres Valley. They guest-curated the exhibition Poetics of Light: Pinhole Photography at the New Mexico History Museum, April 26, 2014–March 29, 2015, along with its accompanying book (Museum of New Mexico Press, 2014).

Apr 23

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.

Apr 25

Opening Reception Southwestern Allure: The Art of the Santa Fe Art Colony

5 to 8 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

 Exhibition organized by Boca Raton Museum of Art.  Through July 27, 2014.  Free admission 5-8pm.

Apr 27

Exhibit opening: Pinhole Photography Lecture and book signing

1 to 4 PM / New Mexico History Museum

Be among the first to see the stunning images in Poetics of Light: Pinhole Photography and enjoy a lecture and book signing by guest curators Nancy Spencer and Eric Renner, "Passion, Light and Pinhole Photography," at 1 pm in the History Museum auditorium.Reception and book signing, 2 to 4 pm.

As an extra treat, the Palace Press will release its latest letterpress broadside, Jane Always Dreaded Flying Home, featuring a digitally printed pinhole photo by Gregg Kemp and the poem it inspired by Santa Fe Poet Laureate Jon Davis. April 27 is Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day, and you can watch as images are added to www.pinholeday.com.

Free with admission; Sundays free to NM residents.

Apr 27

We Move Like the Wind-Apaches Off the Reservation Friends of Coronado Lecture Series

2 / Coronado Historic Site

Apr 30

Lincoln County 5th Grade Classes visit Lincoln

12 / Lincoln Historic Site

Apr 30

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.

May 1

Celebrate Santa Fe Tourism at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center

10 AM to 4 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Come visit us at 2014 National Tourism Week, as the Santa Fe Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce “Celebrate Santa Fe Tourism” 10am to 4pm.

May 2

Friends of Archaeology Water Canyon/Socorro Trip

12 / Museum of New Mexico Foundation

Friends of Archaeology are invited to join Dr. Robert Dello-Russo, a well-known Paleo-Indian archaeologist, former Deputy Director of the Office of Archaeological Studies and current Director at the UNM Office of Contract Archeology, on a tour to the Socorro area, visiting the regionally significant Paleo-Indian site at Water Canyon, the nearby extensive, prehistoric rhyolite quarry known as Black Canyon, and the deep, multi-component Lemitar Shelter in San Lorenzo Canyon. 

People going on the tour will be responsible for their own hotel costs, as well as breakfast and dinner. Lunches and drinks during the day will be provided. The tour will be limited to 20 people. Cost is $150.00 for FOA members and $160.00 for non-members. $100.00 of the cost will be tax-deductible.

Reserve beginning Tuesday March 25, 2014 at 12:01 a.m. by calling 505-992-2715 x 8. Please check here and here for updates and specific dates. To become a FOA member, click here.

May 2

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.

May 2

Free First Friday Curator Talk

5 to 8 PM / New Mexico History Museum

Photo Archivist Daniel Kosharek, co-curator of the new exhibit Poetics of Light: Pinhole Photography, leads a casual walk through the gallery at 6 pm. Enjoy the many images and inventive cameras and learn more about how this comparatively primitive process has delighted photographers for generations. The museum is free from 5 to 8 pm.

May 2

Music at the Museum

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

Every Friday from 5:30-7:30pm

May 3

Friends of Archaeology Water Canyon/Socorro Trip

12 / Museum of New Mexico Foundation

Friends of Archaeology are invited to join Dr. Robert Dello-Russo, a well-known Paleo-Indian archaeologist, former Deputy Director of the Office of Archaeological Studies and current Director at the UNM Office of Contract Archeology, on a tour to the Socorro area, visiting the regionally significant Paleo-Indian site at Water Canyon, the nearby extensive, prehistoric rhyolite quarry known as Black Canyon, and the deep, multi-component Lemitar Shelter in San Lorenzo Canyon. 

People going on the tour will be responsible for their own hotel costs, as well as breakfast and dinner. Lunches and drinks during the day will be provided. The tour will be limited to 20 people. Cost is $150.00 for FOA members and $160.00 for non-members. $100.00 of the cost will be tax-deductible.

Reserve beginning Tuesday March 25, 2014 at 12:01 a.m. by calling 505-992-2715 x 8. Please check here and here for updates and specific dates. To become a FOA member, click here.

May 4

Darryl Begay Lecture Darryl Begay, Navajo Jeweler

1 to 2 PM / Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

Darryl Begay is a well known master jeweler. He has taken the art of tofa carving and casting, which he learned from his uncle, Bobby Begay, to new levels never seen before. He has been a Best-of-Show winner at the Santa Fe Indian Market.

May 4

Storytelling with Joe Hayes Tales insprired by animals

2 to 4 PM / Museum of International Folk Art

Joe Hayes tells stories in the exhibition The  Wooden Menagerie: Made in New Mexico

May 7

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.

May 9

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.

May 9

Music at the Museum

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

Every Friday from 5:30-7:30pm

May 14

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.

May 15

Friends of Indian Art: Michael Naranjo

12 / Museum of New Mexico Foundation

The Friends of Indian Art (FIA) are invited to meet Michael Naranjo, a native of Santa Clara Pueblo, who has won worldwide acclaim as a sculptor. His works have been described by one critic as manifesting a "unique expression and creative brilliance." His artisty has been honored by collectors, critics, presidents, and the Pope. Michael overcame advertsity, inspired by an inner determination and vision tat have enabled him to interpret the world around him with sensitivity and meaning. Learn more here. To become a FIA member, click here

May 16

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.