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Aug 21

The Civil War in New Mexico: The War for the Southwest A Brainpower & Brownbags Lecture

12 to 1 PM / New Mexico History Museum

Georgetown University doctoral student Oliver Horn speaks on "The Civil War in New Mexico: The War for the Southwest" on Thursday, Aug. 21. The Brainpower & Brownbags Lectures are free and open to the public. Enter the Meem Community Room through the museum’s Washington Avenue doors.

Aug 21

Monday Gallery Conversation Series

12:15 to 1 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every Monday in July and August we will have a different person speak on a topic of interest from 12:15pm-1pm.

Aug 21

Dawn Jackson, Saginaw Chippewa, Artist Lecture/Demonstration Cel Vinyl Painting

1 to 2 PM / Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

Dawn Jackson's painting style reflects the bold and colorful imagery of classic animation, using cel vinyl paint and painting in reverse on layers of clear acctate to create striking depth and dimension.

Aug 21

A Tribe Called Red in Concert on Museum Hill

8 to 9:30 PM / Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture in collaboration with The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian will present a live concert with acclaimed Native group, A Tribe Called Red. The three-man First Nation’s crew is one of Canada’s most prestigious groups. The event will be on Thursday, August 21 at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture/Laboratory of Anthropology which is located on Museum Hill at 710 Camino Lejo, off Old Santa Fe Trail in Santa Fe, N.M. with free admission and doors opening at 8 p.m.

Aug 22

Drop In and Draw

12 to 1 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every Friday during July and August 12:00 to 1:00 pm

Aug 22

Monday Gallery Conversation Series

12:15 to 1 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every Monday in July and August we will have a different person speak on a topic of interest from 12:15pm-1pm.

Aug 22

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.

Aug 23

Ways to Teach, Ways to Learn: Traditional Native American Games in the Classroom Free Teacher Workshop (Middle School)

9 AM to 12 PM / Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

Join Lee Lomayestewa (Hopi), Research Assistant for the Hopi Tribe’s Cultural Preservation Office, Museum of Indian Arts and Culture and National Museum of the American Indian staff, for a hands-on, informative, and practical way to experience indigenous forms of teaching and learning.

Aug 23

Portal Artisans Celebration

10 AM to 5 PM / New Mexico History Museum

Take a break during the SWAIA Santa Fe Indian Market to enjoy the Palace Portal Artisans Celebration in the shady Palace Courtyard. From 10 am—5 pm, portal artisans will offer music, hand-crafted art, raffles, a Native specialties food booth, and traditional Indian dances. The event is free.

Aug 23

Monday Gallery Conversation Series

12:15 to 1 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every Monday in July and August we will have a different person speak on a topic of interest from 12:15pm-1pm.

Aug 24

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. 

Aug 24

Portal Artisans Celebration

10 AM to 5 PM / New Mexico History Museum

Take a break during the SWAIA Santa Fe Indian Market to enjoy the Palace Portal Artisans Celebration in the shady Palace Courtyard. From 10 am—5 pm, portal artisans will offer music, hand-crafted art, raffles, a Native specialties food booth, and traditional Indian dances. The event is free.

Aug 24

Monday Gallery Conversation Series

12:15 to 1 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every Monday in July and August we will have a different person speak on a topic of interest from 12:15pm-1pm.

Aug 25

Monday Gallery Conversation Series

12:15 to 1 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every Monday in July and August we will have a different person speak on a topic of interest from 12:15pm-1pm.

Aug 27

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.

Aug 27

Crash Course: How to Take an Oral History

1 to 3 PM / New Mexico History Museum

Join historian Jon Hunner, interim director of the New Mexico History Museum, and curator Meredith Davidson for an exclusive workshop on gathering and archiving oral histories. This free, introductory course will be offered twice, from 10 am to noon on Wednesday, July 23, in the Meem Community Room. The class will be repeated from 1 to 3 pm on Wednesday, Aug. 27, in the History Museum classroom.

Space is limited, so please RSVP to Tomas Jaehn at tomas.jaehn@state.nm.us to reserve a seat.

Aug 28

Opening Reception Focus on Photography

5 to 7 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Selection of photographs by Delilah Montoya, photograms, and non-standard photographs from museum’s collection. 5-7pm.  Free

Aug 28

Opening Reception Alcove Shows 1917 – 1927

5 to 7 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Guest curator Malin Wilson-Powell looks back at the first 10 years of our exhibition history.  5-7pm.  Free

Aug 29

Drop In and Draw

12 to 1 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Every Friday during July and August 12:00 to 1:00 pm

Aug 29

Museum closes at 5 pm today

5 / New Mexico History Museum

In honor of the Santa Fe Fiestas and tonight's burning of Zozobra, we'll close the museum at 5 pm. Join us next week for Free Friday Night, 5-8 pm.

Aug 29

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.

Aug 30

Cat Adoption Event

12 to 4 PM / New Mexico Museum of Art

Inspired by Judy Chicago's Kitty City, real live cats for you to take home! 12-4pm

Aug 30

Art Making Workshop : Collage Homage to Your Pet or Favorite Animal

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

In St. Francis Auditorium 1:00 to 3:30 pm

Aug 30

Cowboy Poetry

2 to 4 PM / Lincoln Historic Site

Aug 31

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.