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Oct 24

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 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 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 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 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.

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 2

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 2

Tattoo Nation A Painting the Divine event

2 to 4 PM / New Mexico History Museum

See portions of the 2013 documentary Tattoo Nation and hear from Director Eric Schwartz in the History Museum auditorium. The event is free with admission; Sundays are free to NM residents. Children 16 and under free daily.

Nov 3

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 4

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 5

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 6

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 7

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 7

Gustave Baumann and Friends: Opening event A Free First Friday Gallery Talk

6 to 7 PM / New Mexico History Museum

Palace Press Director Tom Leech and Santa Fe author Jean Moss highlight selections by everyone’s favorite artist-printer at the launch for Gustave Baumann and Friends: Artist Cards from Holidays Past, a new Museum of New Mexico Press book and a companion to a new exhibit in the Mezzanine Gallery. The exhibit, curated by Leech and Moss, features cards created by Baumann and other notable Santa Fe artists over a 70-year period. Download photos from the exhibit by clicking here.

Free museum admission to everyone from 5 to 8 pm.

Nov 8

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 8

Book Arts Group flea market

10 AM to 2 PM / New Mexico History Museum

Get a crafty start on the holidays. The Palace Press and the Santa Fe Book Arts Group are cleaning out their studios -- and you profit. Come to the multi-vendor flea market on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 10 am to 2 pm in the Meem Community Room. Purchase art and craft supplies, handmade books and papers, ephemera, gifts and more.  Come just to browse, discover some wonderful treasures, and get inspired to create your own. Free.

Nov 9

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 10

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 11

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 12

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 13

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 13

New Mexico Treasures A Palace Guard event

5:30 to 7:30 PM / New Mexico History Museum

The Palace Guard’s most popular event. Meet with museum curators who share their favorite stories and artifacts and give a special look at what goes on behind-the-scenes of a world-class museum. Enjoy a reception following. Not a Palace Guard member? Call (505) 982-6366.

Nov 14

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 15

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 16

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.