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Upcoming Events at the Museum of New Mexico

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

9/10/15, Thursday
2:00pm — 4:00pm
How Lithography Shaped Our Memory of the Civil War
An exclusive event for Los Compadres and the Palace Guard

Curator and Palace Press Director Tom Leech leads a members-only visit to see the Landfall Press and its Marinoni Voirin printing press (ca.1860). Master lithographers Jack Lemon and Steve Campbell will produce prints from a litho stone bearing a historic image of abolitionist Frederick Douglass. Part of the programming series for the museum’s exhibit, Fading Memories: Echoes of the Civil War, which is a collaboration with the Santa Fe Opera’s debut of Cold Mountain this August. Free to members of the Palace Guard and Los Compadres. Not a member? Join: http://www.museumfoundation.org/palace-guard

New Mexico History Museum

9/10/15, Thursday
5:00pm — 7:00pm
Opening Reception
Looking Forward Looking Back

Public Reception, Thursday, September 10, 5 – 7 

New Mexico Museum of Art

9/17/15, Thursday
What’s Hiding in the Basement???
Behind the Scenes Tour at MIAC

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A FRIENDS OF INDIAN ART EVENT AND MEMBERSHIP IN FIA IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND. CALL 505-982-6366 OR VISIT THE FIA SITE FOR MORE INFO. FIA members are in for a rare treat with this event, which will take attendees behind the scenes to view a treasure trove of Native American art, culture, and history hiding in MIAC basement. Participants will meet with museum curators for coffee and croissants and then break into intimate groups to "go where few have gone before." Some great surprises await attendees in museum storage!

Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

9/17/15, Thursday
A Cultural Tour of Peru: The Inca Legacy and Spanish Colonial Treasures
An exclusive Palace Guard journey

Enrich your appreciation of Painting the Divine: Images of Mary in the New World by exploring Peru. Let the country’s rich mix of Spanish colonial and Inca art and architecture dazzle you. Visit colonial towns, Inca ruins, museums and private art collections. Dine on local gourmet cuisine. Highlights include visits to Lima, Arequipa, Cuzco, Sacred Valley, and Machu Picchu. Tax-deductible portion helps fund the upcoming exhibit, Expressions of Complex Identities: Sephardic Jews, Conversos and Crypto-Jews. $7,524 dougle occupancy, $9,349 single. Reserve a spot by calling 505.982.6366, ext. 4. 

New Mexico History Museum

9/20/15, Sunday
2:00pm — 4:00pm
Empire and Liberty: The Civil War in the West

Author and historian Virginia Scharff leads a panel discussion featuring Carolyn Brucken, curator at the Autry Museum; Durwood Ball, editor of the New Mexico Historical Review; and Jennifer Denetdale, a professor of American Studies at the University of New Mexico. Part of the programming series for the museum’s exhibit, Fading Memories: Echoes of the Civil War, a collaboration with the Santa Fe Opera’s debut of Cold Mountain this August. Free with admission; admission free on Sundays to NM residents.

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 State Monuments
www.nmmonuments.org/

Office of Archaeological Studies
www.nmarchaeology.org

New Mexico History Museum
www.nmhistorymuseum.org