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Upcoming Events at the Museum of New Mexico

9/4/15, Friday
10:00am — 5:00pm
Early closing for Zozobra

Kick off Santa Fe Fiesta with the annual burning of Zozobra. We’ll close at 5 pm to make it easy for you, instead of our usual Free Friday Evening. See you at the show.

New Mexico History Museum

9/7/15, Monday
10:00am — 5:00pm
Open on Labor Day

You bet, we’re open our regular working hours today, 10 am to 5 pm. Bring your out-of-town guests and introduce them to New Mexico history!

New Mexico History Museum

9/9/15, Wednesday
10:30am — 11:30am
Community-in-Residence at the Santa Fe Opera
An Alzheimer’s Poetry Project event

People with memory illnesses, their loved ones and care partners are invited to participate in this free, fun-filled hour creating poetry set to music inspired by the stories, costumes, and grounds of The Santa Fe Opera. To participate, contact alysha@aloveoflearning.org, or call 505-913-2186. The Community-in-Residence series are supported by a number of Santa Fe-based arts and cultural institutions, including the New Mexico History Museum; the Alzheimer’s Creativity Project; Alzheimer’s Poetry Project; Georgia O’Keeffe Museum; Lifesongs: a program of the Academy for the Love of Learning; Museum of International Folk Art; Vista Living; and the Santa Fe Opera.

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

9/9/15, Wednesday
6:30pm — 8:00pm
Georgia O'Keeffe in Process and Looking Forward Looking Back
Member Preview

Foundation members are invited to preview Georgia O’Keeffe in Process and Looking Forward Looking Back. 6 to 8 p.m. Premier Early Access for Patron, Benefactor and Ambassador members 6:30 to 8 p.m. All members welcome. Student, Individual/Dual, Family/Grandparents and Sponsor members and above Georgia O’Keeffe in Process reveals the steps in O’Keeffe’s creative process and technique that span her career, while Looking Forward Looking Back showcases historic works by significant women artists from the museum’s collection while looking forward at new projects by contemporary women artists. Enjoy wine Hors d’oeuvres by Walter Burke Catering  Live music by the Shriner’s Club Band Participate in Looking Forward Looking Back exhibition artist Ligia Bouton’s Understudy for Animal Farm by posing for photographs from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. For questions, please call 505.982.6366. ext. 100

New Mexico Museum of Art

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. Workshop will take place at the Museum.

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

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Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
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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
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