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Upcoming Events at the Museum of New Mexico

5/26/16, Thursday
12:00pm — 4:00pm
Lowriders, Hoppers & Hot Rods in Santa Fe
A Palace Guard adventure

Here’s an invitation to members of our Friends group, the Palace Guard: Enjoy lunch with Photo Curator Daniel Kosharek and take a trip to theprivate shop of mechanic and collector Sonnie Jaramillo, where we’llsee examples of lowrider and custom-car work in action. Not a Palace Guard member? To join, click here or call (505) 982-6366, ext. 100. These events feature a mix of carpools and buses. This event costs $45. Call Alex Hesbrook for reservation details: (505) 982-6366, ext. 119.  

New Mexico History Museum

5/27/16, Friday
NATIVE TREASURES: Indian Arts Festival
Memorial Day Weekend, May 27 - 29

Join us for the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture’s 12th Annual Native Treasures: Indian Arts Festival, Santa Fe’s only museum-quality Indian art show and sale. Over 200 Native American artists participate - each of whom is specially invited by the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture - to represent the best and brightest of the Indian art world. In fact, many of the artists at Native Treasures are represented in the Museum’s permanent collection. Participating artists represent a wide range of tribes and pueblos, as well as a variety of art forms, from traditional to contemporary. In addition to established artists, we have an Emerging Artist section to showcase new talent. Native Treasures is a benefit for the museum. Sponsorships, event ticket sales and a portion of artists’ sales support the museum’s exhibitions and educational programs through the Museum of New Mexico Foundation, the museum’s fiscal agent and private partner. Please join us and support your favorite artists and the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture at the same time! Santa Fe Community Convention Center, Santa Fe, NM Friday, May 27, 2016 Pre-Show Celebration; Tickets $125; Call 505-476-1247 or visit www.museumfoundation.org/native-treasures/ Saturday, May 28, 2016 Early Bird Admission: 9am - 10am; $25 General Admission: 10am - 5pm; $10 All tickets available at entrance Sunday, May 29, 2016 Free General Admission; 10am - 5pm Visit www.nativetreasure.org for more details and up-to-date artist list.

Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

6/1/16, Wednesday
10:00am — 5:00pm
Drop In and Draw

Take inspiration from the galleries, gardens and architecture of the museum any day of the week beginning June 1. Bring your own materials, or borrow the museum’s. 

New Mexico Museum of Art

6/1/16, Wednesday
10:15am — 12:15pm
Historical Downtown Walking Tours

Through October 15, 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

6/1/16, Wednesday
12:00pm — 1:00pm
Billy the Kid and Other New Mexico Legends

Ray John de Aragon speaks on “Billy the Kid and Other New Mexico Legends," as part of the Brainpower & Brownbags Lecture Series. De Aragon, an Albuquerque historian with a memorabilia collection of Kid-related materials, is the author of Billy the Kid Meets his Ghost (Event Horizon Press, 2015) and an Arcadia photo book on Lincoln, NM. He wrote the foreword to the reprint of The Real Billy the Kid by former Territorial Governor Miguel Antonio Otero. Lectures are free in the Meem Community Room. Enter through the Washington Avenue doors.

New Mexico History Museum

6/3/16, Friday
Into the Dinetah Labyrinth: Exploring Pueblo I and Navajo Archaeology
Friends of Archaeology

Most archaeological enthusiasts venture north along US 550 on their way to explore the Ancestral Pueblo world, and most turn to the west, conscious only of the Great Houses of Chaco Canyon, Salmon Ruins, and Aztec Ruins. Few travelers turn to the east and take the less traveled path into the Dinetah, known best as the traditional homeland of the Navajo. The labyrinth of canyons, mesas, and dirt roads characterizing this region can be intimidating, and this sentiment may have extended deep into the past. In addition to the better known Navajo presence, the region was the home to a strong early Puebloan population, but the Chaco people did not seem to venture much east of the Great North Road. Why? The Dinetah extends from Aztec in the north to Dulce in the south and is sandwiched roughly between US 64 on the east and US 550 on the west. The majority of the region is administered by the Bureau of Land Management, and the Dinetah may be the richest federal archaeological land holding in the United States.  However, the archaeological sites are subtle, are not developed for the visiting public, and are effectively unknown to most of the world. Hiking not strenuous but some rock climbing involved.   High clearance vehicles are recommended.  We shall be carpooling to all sites. Spaces are limited. Make reservations beginning Tuesday, May 10 at 7:00 am by calling (505) 982-7799, ext. 5. Trip Cost:  $255 FOA members/$290 non-MNMF members. Two lunches provided. BEST WESTERN TERRITORIAL INN AND SUITES, 415 S. Bloomfield Blvd., Bloomfield NM 87413, 505-632-9100, contact:  Cody Platero, Asst. Mgr., bestwesternterritorial@gmail.com All King rooms on front side of motel, all queens on back. Full breakfast:  6:00-9:00AM, pool, hot tub.  Check in after 1:00PM only No Coke products in vending machines, only Pepsi State Rate:  $85 + tax = $94.50, AARP Rate w/501c3 tax free = $94.80

Office of Archaeological Studies

6/3/16, Friday
5:30pm — 6:30pm
Arthur Lopez
Gallery Talk

Artist Arthur Lopez discusses his work on view in Con Cariño: Artists Inspired by Lowriders 5:30-6:30pm.

New Mexico Museum of Art

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