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Oct 25

Friends of Archaeology: Yucatan, The Mayan Route and Chiapas

12 / Office of Archaeological Studies

From Merida to San Cristobal de las Casas, this excursion will visit several of the most famous Mayan cities: Palenque, Chichen Itza, Calakmul, and the murals of Bonampak. Museums, shopping and sharing experiences with local residents are also on the activity list. Organized by Rosa Carlson, and accompanied by OAS director emeritus, Tim Maxwell. Cost to be announced. Please check here and here for updates. To become a FOA member, click here.  

Oct 25

Celebrating Creativity in Elder Care: A Day of Learning A special workshop

9 AM to 4 PM / New Mexico History Museum

How can we build creative connections among people with memory illnesses using music, poetry and museum exhibits? Learn new techniques at a daylong workshop sponsored by the New Mexico History Museum and the acclaimed Alzheimer's Poetry Project. Participation is open to museum staff, caregivers, educators, family members--anyone with an interest in reaching new populations through creative learning. A registration fee of $35 includes light breakfast and lunch. Continuing Education Units are available. To register or for more information call (505) 577-2250 or go to: www.dementiaarts.com.

Oct 25

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 26

Friends of Archaeology: Yucatan, The Mayan Route and Chiapas

12 / Office of Archaeological Studies

From Merida to San Cristobal de las Casas, this excursion will visit several of the most famous Mayan cities: Palenque, Chichen Itza, Calakmul, and the murals of Bonampak. Museums, shopping and sharing experiences with local residents are also on the activity list. Organized by Rosa Carlson, and accompanied by OAS director emeritus, Tim Maxwell. Cost to be announced. Please check here and here for updates. To become a FOA member, click here.  

Oct 26

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 26

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 26

Cameras from the Kitchen A family-friendly workshop for Poetics of Light: Pinhole Photography

2 to 4 PM / New Mexico History Museum

Bring an empty coffee can, oatmeal box, potato chip can or shoebox (with lids). We'll provide the rest to help you make your own camera obscura and see the world through a pinhole of light. A drop-in, family-friendly event suitable for all ages. Free with admission; Sundays free to NM residents.

Oct 27

Friends of Archaeology: Yucatan, The Mayan Route and Chiapas

12 / Office of Archaeological Studies

From Merida to San Cristobal de las Casas, this excursion will visit several of the most famous Mayan cities: Palenque, Chichen Itza, Calakmul, and the murals of Bonampak. Museums, shopping and sharing experiences with local residents are also on the activity list. Organized by Rosa Carlson, and accompanied by OAS director emeritus, Tim Maxwell. Cost to be announced. Please check here and here for updates. To become a FOA member, click here.  

Oct 27

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 28

Friends of Archaeology: Yucatan, The Mayan Route and Chiapas

12 / Office of Archaeological Studies

From Merida to San Cristobal de las Casas, this excursion will visit several of the most famous Mayan cities: Palenque, Chichen Itza, Calakmul, and the murals of Bonampak. Museums, shopping and sharing experiences with local residents are also on the activity list. Organized by Rosa Carlson, and accompanied by OAS director emeritus, Tim Maxwell. Cost to be announced. Please check here and here for updates. To become a FOA member, click here.  

Oct 28

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 29

Friends of Archaeology: Yucatan, The Mayan Route and Chiapas

12 / Office of Archaeological Studies

From Merida to San Cristobal de las Casas, this excursion will visit several of the most famous Mayan cities: Palenque, Chichen Itza, Calakmul, and the murals of Bonampak. Museums, shopping and sharing experiences with local residents are also on the activity list. Organized by Rosa Carlson, and accompanied by OAS director emeritus, Tim Maxwell. Cost to be announced. Please check here and here for updates. To become a FOA member, click here.  

Oct 29

Fred Harvey, the Hotel Castañeda, and the Future of the Past in Railroad New Mexico A Brainpower & Brownbags Lecture

12 to 1 PM / New Mexico History Museum

Stephen Fried, author of the best-selling biography, Appetite for America, delivers a Brainpower & Brownbags Lunch Lecture on “Fred Harvey, the Hotel Castañeda, and the Future of the Past in Railroad New Mexico.” Fried is an expert on the legacy of Fred Harvey and his many Harvey Houses, including the soon-to-be-renovated Hotel Castañeda in Las Vegas, NM.

The Brainpower & Brownbags Lectures are free and open to the public. Enter the Meem Community Room through the museum’s Washington Avenue doors.

Oct 29

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 29

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 30

Friends of Archaeology: Yucatan, The Mayan Route and Chiapas

12 / Office of Archaeological Studies

From Merida to San Cristobal de las Casas, this excursion will visit several of the most famous Mayan cities: Palenque, Chichen Itza, Calakmul, and the murals of Bonampak. Museums, shopping and sharing experiences with local residents are also on the activity list. Organized by Rosa Carlson, and accompanied by OAS director emeritus, Tim Maxwell. Cost to be announced. Please check here and here for updates. To become a FOA member, click here.  

Oct 30

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 31

Friends of Archaeology: Yucatan, The Mayan Route and Chiapas

12 / Office of Archaeological Studies

From Merida to San Cristobal de las Casas, this excursion will visit several of the most famous Mayan cities: Palenque, Chichen Itza, Calakmul, and the murals of Bonampak. Museums, shopping and sharing experiences with local residents are also on the activity list. Organized by Rosa Carlson, and accompanied by OAS director emeritus, Tim Maxwell. Cost to be announced. Please check here and here for updates. To become a FOA member, click here.  

Oct 31

Drop In and Draw

10 AM to 5 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every day during regular museum hours

Oct 31

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 31

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 31

Music at the Museum

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

Every Friday except October 17th from 5:30-7:30pm

Nov 1

Friends of Archaeology: Yucatan, The Mayan Route and Chiapas

12 / Office of Archaeological Studies

From Merida to San Cristobal de las Casas, this excursion will visit several of the most famous Mayan cities: Palenque, Chichen Itza, Calakmul, and the murals of Bonampak. Museums, shopping and sharing experiences with local residents are also on the activity list. Organized by Rosa Carlson, and accompanied by OAS director emeritus, Tim Maxwell. Cost to be announced. Please check here and here for updates. To become a FOA member, click here.  

Nov 1

New winter hours

12 / New Mexico History Museum

Starting November 1, the New Mexico History Museum switches to its winter hours, meaning we will be closed on Mondays and observe Free Friday Evenings only on the first Friday of each month (rather than every week).

Winter hours, November through April: 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday; Free Friday Evening, 5-8 pm, the first Friday of each month. Closed Thanksgiving day, Christmas, New Year's Day and Easter Sunday.

Nov 1

Dia de los Muertos

12 / Lincoln Historic Site