For the year 2025 we are excited to announce our partnership with Ted Turer Reserve on two exclusive events. May we will be Glamping at the luxurious Vermejo Ranch, with open air guided jeep tours and more. Then in August we have two days of tours of two ranched the Ladders and Armendaris. Experience the evening flight of the Mexican free tail bats, buffalo, endangered species, hot springs and more! Accommodations at Sierra Grande.

2024 Explorers Exclusive Events:
Curator-led Tour and Hands-on Activity
Saturday, May 18
10:30 a.m. - Museum Tour
11:45 a.m. - Tumbleroot Pottery Pub
(Per person fee for pottery, charcuterie and a beverage $27.00)
Join curator Katie Doyle for a private tour of Rick Dillingham: To Make, Unmake and Make Again at the New Mexico Museum of Art, Plaza Location. She will share her intimate knowledge of this fascinating artist’s career from his early beginnings to his final works.

Afterward, we'll gather at Tumbleroot Pottery Pub for a guided hands-on pottery activity and get a taste of what it’s like to be a potter. A prize will be awarded for the best piece but there is a special twist before a winner can be selected. We will also enjoy charcuterie and refreshments.

Weekend Adventure in the Pecos Wilderness
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 7, 8 and 9
Program Pricing
Full Weekend Programming and Catered Meals: $349
Includes all meals by chef Peter O'Brien of High Mountain Cuisine Catering, non-alcoholic beverages, spirits, wine and beer, and all activities listed above. Lodging is an additional fee of $155-$225 a night.
Only a few glamping accommodations left! Email Marc Rasic owner of Fieldtrip NM directly as he is holding rooms for us. You will not be able to book on line directly.

Friday, June 7
The weekend kicks off at Fieldtrip NM with a talk and demonstration with micaceous potter Lee Onstott, who will share the art of collecting clay, molding, and the various techniques for firing pottery. Following, enjoy a cocktail hour and welcome reception.

In the evening, enjoy a talk with VIP guest Mary Weahkee (Santa Clara/Comanche), archaeologist and anthropologist, who will discuss Native American micaceous pottery along with her Cherokee Bison Project that has been supported by Yellowstone National Park and the Ted Turner Wilderness Preserve.

Saturday, June 8
Our day of adventure begins with breakfast followed by a guided tour of Pecos National Park and Forked Lightning Pueblo with Jeremy M. Moss, chief of resource stewardship and scientist/archaeologist.
After a picnic lunch, tour the main area of Pecos National Park which protects the ancestral homes of the Pecos (Ciquique) Pueblo as well as a 17th century Spanish mission church. In the evening enjoy cocktail hour and dinner at the Fieldtrip NM pavilion.

Sunday, June 9
Mary Weahkee returns with a morning talk and demonstration on yucca fiber and turkey feather blanket weavings and our weekend concludes with a closing breakfast.

Other weekend activities include: flyfishing, bocce and cornhole competitions, and hiking.

A Weekend Adventure to Canyon de Chelly, Acoma Sky City and More!
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
October 25, 26 and 27, 2024
Invitation to rsvp to drop this summer!

Additional Events:
Please mark your calendar for these additional upcoming Circles events:
• The Circles First Look, iNggikithi yokuPhica /Weaving Meanings: Telephone Wire Art from South Africa, Museum of International Folk Art, November 14
• The Circles Holiday Party, December 5