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Upcoming Events at the Museum of New Mexico

8/29/15, Saturday
1:00pm — 2:30pm
Navajo Weavers Talk with Q&A
with Barbara Teller Ornelas and Lynda Teller Pete

Join us for a talk about these sisters’ family weaving legacy and their deep commitment to keeping the art alive! This event is free with museum admission.

Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

8/30/15, Sunday
1:00pm — 4:00pm
Family Fun Day
Upstairs/Downstairs

Tour the collections storage, library and preparation areas and make solar photographs 1-4pm

New Mexico Museum of Art

9/1/15, Tuesday
10:15am — 12:15pm
Historical Downtown Walking Tours

Starting from April 13 and continuing through October 17, learn about the history of Santa Fe on a Downtown Walking Tour led by New Mexico History Museum/Palace of the Governors guides every Monday through Saturday. Gather at the Palace Courtyard’s Blue Gate just south of the History Museum entrance at 113 Lincoln Avenue at 10:15 am. Cost: $10; children 16 and under free when with an adult. Museum guides do not accept tips. (No tours on Saturdays when large events are held on the Plaza, such as Spanish Market and Santa Fe Fiesta.)

New Mexico History Museum

9/2/15, Wednesday
6:00pm — 7:00pm
Performance, Politics, and Piety: Pageantry and Identity in Colonial Mexico City
Santa Fe Fiesta Lecture

Dr. Linda A. Curcio-Nagy, associate professor and chair of the Department of History at the University of Nevada, speaks on "Performance, Politics, and Piety:  Pageantry and Identity in Colonial Mexico City," during the museum’s annual Santa Fe Fiesta lecture. Free for Palace Guard members, $5 others, at the door.

New Mexico History Museum

9/9/15, Wednesday
6:30am — 8:00am
Member Preview
Georgia O’Keeffe in Process and Looking Forward Looking Back

Foundation members are invited to preview Georgia O’Keeffe in Process and Looking Forward Looking Back. 6 to 8 p.m. Premier Early Access for Patron, Benefactor and Ambassador members6:30 to 8 p.m. All members welcome. Student, Individual/Dual, Family/Grandparents and Sponsor members and above Georgia O’Keeffe 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 wineHors d’oeuvres by Walter Burke Catering Live music by the Shriner’s Club Band Participate in Looking Forward Looking Back exhibition artist Ligia Bouton’s 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

New Mexico Museum of Art

9/9/15, Wednesday
10:30am — 11:30am
Community-in-Residence at the Santa Fe Opera
An Alzheimer’s Poetry Project event

People with memory illnesses, their loved ones and care partners are invited to participate in this free, fun-filled hour creating poetry set to music inspired by the stories, costumes, and grounds of The Santa Fe Opera. To participate, contact alysha@aloveoflearning.org, or call 505-913-2186. The Community-in-Residence series are supported by a number of Santa Fe-based arts and cultural institutions, including the New Mexico History Museum; the Alzheimer’s Creativity Project; Alzheimer’s Poetry Project; Georgia O’Keeffe Museum; Lifesongs: a program of the Academy for the Love of Learning; Museum of International Folk Art; Vista Living; and the Santa Fe Opera.

New Mexico History Museum

9/9/15, Wednesday
12:00pm — 1:00pm
Islands in the Sky: Photographers View the Llano Estacado
Brainpower & Brownbags Lecture

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).

New Mexico History Museum

MORE INFO:

Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
www.indianartsandculture.org

Museum of International Folk Art
www.internationalfolkart.org

New Mexico Museum of Art
www.nmartmuseum.org

New Mexico Historic Sites
www.nmhistoricsites.org/

Office of Archaeological Studies
www.nmarchaeology.org

New Mexico History Museum
www.nmhistorymuseum.org

El Palacio Magazine
elpalacio.org