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Upcoming Events at the Museum of New Mexico

8/28/15, Friday
8:30am — 10:30am
Breakfast with the Curators
Library Director Allison Colborne with

MIAC/LOA Library Director Allison Colborne concludes the summer Breakfast with the Curators series with "Treasures from the Stack," an opportunity to view rare and unique books and other ephemera from the Laboratory of Anthropology’s Library. And yes, she will pull a folio of Edward Curtis photographs! Fee is $35; members are $30. Please call 505-476-2169 to register. Space is limited - especially for this event - and will sell out quickly.

Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

8/28/15, Friday
5:00pm — 8:00pm
Free Fridays
Music at the Museum

Every Friday that we are open to the public 5-8pm there will be free music at the museum.

New Mexico Museum of Art

8/28/15, Friday
6:00pm — 7:00pm
El Presidio de Santa Barbara: Its Founding, Heyday, Decline, and Rebirth
An Adobe Summer event

Once part of a far larger Spanish Presidio, the Palace of the Governors today faces numerous preservation challenges. As part of the museum’s Adobe Summer celebration, Jarrell Jackman, executive director of the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation, speaks on the successful renovation of his city’s 1782 Spanish presidio. A free lecture at 6 pm on Friday, Aug. 28.

New Mexico History Museum

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

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