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Upcoming Events at the Museum of New Mexico

2/28/17, Tuesday
OAS Brown Bag Talks: A Southwest Archaeologist’s Adventure on the Island of Yap
Stephen S. Post, Deputy Director Emeritus, Office of Archaeological Studies



Office of Archaeological Studies

2/28/17, Tuesday
6:00pm — 7:00pm
Winter Lecture Series
Nancy Bartlit

Free lecture on “The Santa Fe Japanese Internment Camp in the Shadow of Los Alamos 1942–1946” 6pm St. Francis Auditorium.

New Mexico Museum of Art

3/3/17, Friday
5:30pm — 7:30pm
Music at the Museum
Ethran Chkhiro

Ethran Chkhiro plays music rooted in classical guitar and profoundly inspired by the Moroccan sounds he grew up with as well as the environment he now inhabits. Free 5:30 - 7:30 PM

New Mexico Museum of Art

3/3/17, Friday
5:30pm — 6:30pm
Gallery Talk
Alcoves 16/17 #7

Meet the artists of Alcoves 16/17 #7 and discuss their work on view in the gallery 5:30 - 6:30PM

New Mexico Museum of Art

3/5/17, Sunday
10:00am — 5:00pm
First Sunday- NM residents Free
New Mexico resident free day

The first Sunday of each month, New Mexico residents are admitted free.

Museum of International Folk Art

3/5/17, Sunday
1:00pm — 3:00pm
Aerial Photography and the 1929 Chaco Canyon Field School Session
Lecture with Frances Joan Mathien, Ph.D.

A retired National Park Service archaeologist, Mathien proposed researching the field schools and asked that her colleague, Joyce Raab, and she be afforded space and use of UNM facilities during the project. She sits on the Chaco Culture National Historic Park Museum Collection Committee as a volunteer researcher and considers "this [project] part of the cooperative relationship between the two institutions," UNM and Chaco Culture NHP. Though officially retired, Mathien is Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico and Research Associate with the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, UNM. Major career interests have been on socio-economics of Chaco Canyon and turquoise as a pre-Columbian item of exchange        

Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

3/9/17, Thursday
5:30pm — 7:00pm
The Circles First Look: No Idle Hands: The Myths & Meanings of Tramp Art
Museum of International Folk Art

The Circles members will be first to see No Idle Hands: The Myths & Meanings of Tramp Art, which presents 150 examples of this art form, characterized by notched and layered wood to create various household objects. Made in the US and Europe (1870s-1940s), tramp art was an art of working class family men—despite what its name suggests.

Museum of New Mexico Foundation

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

Museum of New Mexico Foundation
www.museumfoundation.org

El Palacio Magazine
elpalacio.org