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Upcoming Events at the Museum of New Mexico

9/16/14, Tuesday
5:00pm — 7:00pm
Teacher Open House

How can the New Mexico History Museum/Palace of the Governors improve your classroom offerings this year? Find out at our Teacher Open House 5–7 pm on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. Educators of all kinds are invited to this free event to collect resources for the classroom and learn about the programs and exhibition opportunities during the 2014-2015 school year. Enjoy short presentations and meet museum educators who can help support your classroom lessons. Explore our menu of current offerings for students, see the exhibits, plus enjoy a sneak peek at new education initiatives and upcoming exhibitions. Learn how to schedule a group visit and find out about the Hands on History and Routes and Roots programs, as well as online activities for before- and after-school trips. Meet fellow educators from the region, share ideas and get inspired by demonstrations and hands-on activities. We’ll offer light refreshments, door prizes, and free educational materials.

New Mexico History Museum

9/17/14, Wednesday
12:00pm — 2:00pm
Letís Take A Look
Curators Look at Your Treasures

During this time, curators from The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture and The Laboratory of Anthropology are in the lobby of MIAC to look at your treasures. These curators will attempt to identify and explain any artifact or historic object presented to them. The event is always FREE and open to the public. Federal and State regulations prohibit the curators from appraising any artifact.

Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

9/19/14, Friday
3:30pm — 4:30pm
Governorís Awards Honoreeís Exhibition

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

New Mexico Museum of Art

9/19/14, Friday
5:15pm
Annual Governorís Awards for Excellence in the Arts
Public Awards Ceremony

St. Francis Auditorium 5:15-7pm

New Mexico Museum of Art

9/19/14, Friday
5:30pm — 8:00pm
Friends of Folk Art: Anniversary Party

The Folk Art Committee is sponsoring a celebration of 20+ years of fun, friends, and fundraising by the Friends of Folk Art (FOFA). Surprises await you at this event celebrating FOFA’s past, present and future! This is a free event for current FOFA members (and their guests who want to learn more about Friends of Folk Art). Current members (and new members) will receive one copy of The First 20+ Years of Friends of Folk Art: A History, A Tribute and a Memoir 1992-2014. Enjoy the festivities, drinks, and hors d’oeuvres. Advance reservations required for all attendees including guests. R.S.V.P. by calling the Friends of Folk Art hotline 505.476.1201. 

Museum of International Folk Art

9/20/14, Saturday
9:00am — 5:00pm
Native New Mexico: A Celebration of Native People along the Camino Real



El Camino Real Historic Trail Site

9/20/14, Saturday
1:40pm — 3:40pm
Screening of The Great Raid
A special event at the Jean Cocteau Cinema

As part of the exhibit, Before Bataan: New Mexico’s 200th Coast Artillery, the Jean Cocteau Cinema will screen John Dahl’s 2005 film, The Great Raid, at 1:40 pm on Saturday, September 20. Starring Benjamin Bratt and Joseph Fiennes, the film is adapted from William’s Breuer’s The Great Raid on Cabanatuan and Hampton Sides’ Ghost Soldiers, books that dealt with the experience known today as the Bataan Death March. From Sept. 16 through Oct. 12, the Palace of the Governors Photo Archives will mount a special exhibition at the Jean Cocteau featuring 10 of those images. The exhibit represents a collaboration between the theater and the New Mexico History Museum’s Palace of the Governors Photo Archives. Before Bataan: New Mexico’s 200th Coast Artillery is open for viewing between 1 and 8 pm daily. The Jean Cocteau is at 418 Montezuma Avenue, in the Santa Fe Railyard.

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