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Upcoming Events at the Museum of New Mexico

11/27/14, Thursday
Closed for Thanksgiving

Please accept our warmest Thanksgiving greetings. We hope you enjoy time with friends and family as our staff enjoys time with theirs. The museum will be closed Nov. 27, reopening at 10 am Nov. 28.

New Mexico History Museum

12/1/14, Monday
3:00pm — 5:00pm
Folk Art in Color
Santos: Innovations Within Tradition

The first in a series of four free lectures exclusively for current friends to get together, enjoy some snacks and stimulating conversations about folk art from New Mexico and beyond.  All celebrating the 2015 #SummerofColorinSantaFeNM, each speaker is uniquely qualified, the planning committee is very excited and has the RSVP line all set up for the first lecture in December.

Museum of International Folk Art

12/5/14, Friday
6:00pm — 7:00pm
Mapping New Mexico
A Free First Friday Gallery Talk

As New Mexico morphed into the state we know today, its paper outlines changed the lives of those who called it home. Gather in the exhibition Telling New Mexico: Stories from Then and Now, where Librarian Tomas Jaehn will speak on "Mapping New Mexico," using three maps that demonstrate those changes—along with a cartographic error that determined who was American and who was Mexican. Free museum admission to everyone from 5 to 8 pm.

New Mexico History Museum

12/7/14, Sunday
1:00pm — 4:00pm
Winter Traditions
A Community Holiday Celebration

A special community holiday celebration featuring Native American storytelling, dance performance, and hands-on activities. Free admission for New Mexico residents on Sundays with ID.

Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

12/7/14, Sunday
1:00pm — 4:00pm
Winter Celebration
Fun for all ages

Annual celebration of the Winter season with hands on art activities for ages 3 to 103

Museum of International Folk Art

12/7/14, Sunday
2:00pm — 4:00pm
Opening event for Setting the Standard: The Fred Harvey Company and its Legacy
Exhibit opening

Be among the first to see this Mezzanine-area addition to the museum’s main exhibit, Telling New Mexico: Stories from Then and Now. Curated by Meredith Davidson, Setting the Standard: The Fred Harvey Company and its Legacy focuses on the rise of the Fred Harvey Company as a family business and events that transpired specifically in the Land of Enchantment, including the invention of the Harvey Girls in Raton. Opening events: 10 am–5 pm, on the hour, see The Harvey Girls: Opportunity Bound, a 57-minute documentary, in the museum auditorium 2 pm, gather in the auditorium for a conversation with curator Meredith Davidson, documentary producer Katrina Parks, and Stephen Fried, author of the acclaimed biography Appetite for America 3–4 pm, refreshments in the lobby Free with admission; Sundays free to NM residents; children 16 and under free daily  

New Mexico History Museum

12/7/14, Sunday
5:00pm — 8:30pm
Christmas at Kuaua

Get into the holiday spirit with an evening of family fun!

Coronado Historic Site

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 State Monuments
www.nmmonuments.org/

Office of Archaeological Studies
www.nmarchaeology.org

New Mexico History Museum
www.nmhistorymuseum.org