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Events - Museum Foundation - Museum of New Mexico

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Museum Foundation

Sep 6

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. 

Sep 6

The RedThat Colored The World Free Sundays

10 AM to 5 PM / Museum of International Folk Art

Eveyone is admitted Free on Sundays during the exhibition The Red that Colored the World.During the International Folk Art Market| Santa Fe, Museum admission is included with market admission

Sep 6

The Red that Colored The World

10 AM to 5 PM / Museum of International Folk Art

Sep 6

Docent Tours

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

Tours of the museum

Sep 6

Free Fridays Music at the Museum

5 to 8 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every Friday that we are open to the public 5-8pm there will be free music at the museum.

Sep 7

Art Walking Tours

10 to 11 AM / New Mexico Museum of Art

April - November Mondays at 10:00 a.m

Sep 7

The Red that Colored The World

10 AM to 5 PM / Museum of International Folk Art

Sep 7

Open on Labor Day

10 AM to 5 PM / New Mexico History Museum

You bet, we're open our regular working hours today, 10 am to 5 pm. Bring your out-of-town guests and introduce them to New Mexico history!

Sep 7

Docent Tours

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

Tours of the museum

Sep 7

Free Fridays Music at the Museum

5 to 8 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every Friday that we are open to the public 5-8pm there will be free music at the museum.

Sep 8

The Red that Colored The World

10 AM to 5 PM / Museum of International Folk Art

Sep 8

Docent Tours

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

Tours of the museum

Sep 8

Free Fridays Music at the Museum

5 to 8 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every Friday that we are open to the public 5-8pm there will be free music at the museum.

Sep 9

Early Native American Easel Art in New Mexico: The Dorothy Dunn Collection

8:30 AM to 5 PM / Coronado Historic Site

New Exhibit Featuring Early Native American Easel Art at Coronado Historic Site from the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture’s Dorothy Dunn Collection.

March 2015 – February 2016

The Development of Native American Easel Art in New Mexico just opened at the Coronado Historic Site and runs through February 2016. Featured are {how many?} prints of original water color paintings lent by the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture’s Dorothy Dunn Collection.

Among the artists on view are Vidal Casiquito, Jr. of Jemez, Gilbert Atencio of San Ildefonso, and Pablita Velarde of Santa Clara, as well as several pieces by Zia artist, Velino Shije Herrera, who in the early 1930s painted the murals in the reconstructed Kiva at the Coronado Site. Pueblo lifeways is the exhibition’s theme.

Sep 9

The Red that Colored The World

10 AM to 5 PM / Museum of International Folk Art

Sep 9

Docent Tours

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

Tours of the museum

Sep 9

Islands in the Sky: Photographers View the Llano Estacado Brainpower & Brownbags Lecture

12 to 1 PM / New Mexico History Museum

Bill Tydeman speaks on “Islands in the Sky: Photographers View the Llano Estacado,” part of the 2015 Brainpower & Brownbags Lecture Series in the Meem Community Room. Enter for free through the History Museum’s Washington Avenue doors.

Tydeman is a historian at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library at Texas Tech University. With Stephen Bogener, he edited the 2011 book, Llano Estacado: An Island in the Sky (Texas Tech University Press).

Sep 9

The Circle First Look: Georgia OKeeffe in Process and Looking Forward, Looking Back New Mexico Museum of Art

4:30 to 6 PM / Museum of New Mexico Foundation

Circles members are invited to see these two exhibitions before they open to the general members and public. Georgia OKeeffe in Process features painting and studies by iconic modernists Georgia OKeeffe. Looking Forward, Looking Back pairs historic works from our collection with new projects by contemporary women artists. 

Sep 9

Free Fridays Music at the Museum

5 to 8 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every Friday that we are open to the public 5-8pm there will be free music at the museum.

Sep 9

Georgia OKeeffe in Process and Looking Forward, Looking Back Premier Early Access and Member Preview

6 to 8 PM / Museum of New Mexico Foundation

Foundation members are invited to preview Georgia OKeeffe in Process and Looking Forward Looking Back.

6 to 8 p.m. Premier Early Access for Patron, Benefactor and Ambassador members 6:30 to 8 p.m. All members welcome. Student, Individual/Dual, Family/Grandparents and Sponsor members and above

Georgia OKeeffe in Process reveals the steps in O’Keeffe’s creative process and technique that span her career, while Looking Forward Looking Back showcases historic works by significant women artists from the museum’s collection while looking forward at new projects by contemporary women artists.

Enjoy wine Hors doeuvres by Walter Burke Catering  Live music by the Shriners Club Band

Participate in Looking Forward Looking Back exhibition artist Ligia Boutons Understudy for Animal Farm by posing for photographs from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

For questions, please call 505.982.6366. ext. 100

Sep 10

Introduction to Stone Carving Workshop with Master Sculptor Rollie Grandbois

10 AM to 3 PM / Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

Thursday - Saturday September 10 - 12 10am - 3pm

$125 fee includes limestone and instruction; students must bring gloves, safety glasses, earplugs, respirator, and photos/sketches/model for inspiration. Grandbois will have tools for sale and student use. To register and for more information, call Angela at (505) 476-1247. Limited space available. Students should bring bag lunch or plan to order from Museum Café.

A sculptor for more than 30 years, Grandbois’s work was featured in MIAC’s recent Allan Houser exhibit. He is a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa of North Dakota.

Workshop will take place at the Museum.

Sep 10

The Red that Colored The World

10 AM to 5 PM / Museum of International Folk Art

Sep 10

Docent Tours

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

Tours of the museum

Sep 10

How Lithography Shaped Our Memory of the Civil War An exclusive event for Los Compadres and the Palace Guard

2 to 4 PM / New Mexico History Museum

Curator and Palace Press Director Tom Leech leads a members-only visit to see the Landfall Press and its Marinoni Voirin printing press (ca.1860). Master lithographers Jack Lemon and Steve Campbell will produce prints from a litho stone bearing a historic image of abolitionist Frederick Douglass. Part of the programming series for the museum’s exhibit, Fading Memories: Echoes of the Civil War, which is a collaboration with the Santa Fe Opera’s debut of Cold Mountain this August. Free to members of the Palace Guard and Los Compadres. Reservations: (505) 982-7799, ext. 4. Not a member? Join: http://www.museumfoundation.org/palace-guard

Sep 10

Free Fridays Music at the Museum

5 to 8 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every Friday that we are open to the public 5-8pm there will be free music at the museum.