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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

9/9/15, Wednesday
12:00pm — 1:00pm
Islands in the Sky: Photographers View the Llano Estacado
Brainpower & Brownbags Lecture

Bill Tydeman speaks on “Islands in the Sky: Photographers View the Llano Estacado,” part of the 2015 Brainpower & Brownbags Lecture Series in the Meem Community Room. Enter for free through the History Museum’s Washington Avenue doors. Tydeman is a historian at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library at Texas Tech University. With Stephen Bogener, he edited the 2011 book, Llano Estacado: An Island in the Sky (Texas Tech University Press).

New Mexico History Museum

9/10/15, Thursday
10:00am — 3:00pm
Introduction to Stone Carving Workshop
with Master Sculptor Rollie Grandbois

Thursday - Saturday • September 10 - 12 • 10am - 3pm $125 fee includes limestone and instruction; students must bring gloves, safety glasses, earplugs, respirator, and photos/sketches/model for inspiration. Grandbois will have tools for sale and student use. To register and for more information, call Angela at (505) 476-1247. Limited space available. Students should bring bag lunch or plan to order from Museum Café. A sculptor for more than 30 years, Grandbois’s work was featured in MIAC’s recent Allan Houser exhibit. He is a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa of North Dakota.

Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

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. Reservations: (505) 982-7799, ext. 4. 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 and O’Keeffe in Process

Public Reception, Thursday, September 10, 5 – 7pm

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

9/18/15, Friday
3:30pm — 4:30pm
Governor’s Awards Honoree’s Exhibition
Public Reception

3:30-4:30pm on 4th Floor of State Capital

New Mexico Museum of Art

9/18/15, Friday
5:15pm — 7:00pm
Annual Governor’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts
Public Awards Ceremony

St. Francis Auditorium 5:15-7pm

New Mexico Museum of Art

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

9/27/15, Sunday
1:00pm — 4:00pm
Family Fun Day
Here and There: Modernism Everywhere!

1:00 pm  to 4:00 pm here and the O’Keeffe Museum

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