May 202016
Those Who Served: Honoring D-Day

Share It! Those who served: Honoring D-Day A lecture by author and historian Jeff Lowdermilk Saturday June 4, 2016 2 pm New Mexico History Museum Auditorium 113 Lincoln Avenue FREE with admission On June 6, 1944, nearly 160,000 American and allied forces stormed a 50 mile stretch of beaches in the Normandy region of France. This WWII invasion was one of the largest amphibious military assaults in history with more than 9000 soldiers were killed or injured that day. The Cemetery at Normandy marks 48 New Mexicans who lost their [Read More]

Sep 092015
Flamenco: From Spain to New Mexico

Share It! (Santa Fe, NM – Sept. 9, 2015) – The Museum of International Folk Art will present Flamenco: From Spain to New Mexico, the most comprehensive exhibition to celebrate and study this living tradition as an art form. The exhibition opens November 22, 2015 and runs through September 11, 2016. More than 150 objects will be featured. Among them, items once used by renowned artists Encarnación López y Júlvez “La Argentinita”, José Greco, and Vicente Romero and María Benítez (both from New Mexico). In addition to other stunning loans [Read More]

Aug 282015
Real Housewives of the Santa Fe Trail

Share It! Real Housewives of the Santa Fe Trail When: Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 2pm Who: Alice Anne Thompson, PhD, noted speaker and author Synopsys: Dr. Thompson, who recently authored The Women of the Santa Fe Trail calling them, “The most tenacious and resilient women,” will dispel the myth that the West was tamed by cowboys, ranchers, explorers, the US Cavalry, and gold miners, not to mention women of questionable “character.” Enjoy her talk about the colorful and diverse women who came west along the Santa Fe Trail, stayed, [Read More]

Aug 272015
Celebrate "Christmas in August " Millicent Rogers Museum, Taos

Share It! Celebrate “Christmas in August “and the printing of Susan Topp Weber’s beautiful new book, “Nativities of the Southwest.” Susan will make a presentation on the topic at 2 PM on Sunday, August 30 at the museum, and will be around to sign her books until 4 PM. Susan will also be bringing some wonderful Southwest nativities with her that will be for sale in the store that day only. Susan has owned Susan’s Christmas Shop in Santa Fe for more than 30 years. She’s previously written the popular [Read More]

Nov 192014
Silver City Museum’s Victorian Christmas Open House

Share It!Ring in the Holiday Season at the Silver City Museum’s Victorian Christmas Open House on Thursday, December 11, 2014, from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm The halls are decked, spiced cider is warming, the traditional cookies are baked and musicians are tuning up for the Silver City Museum’s 30th Annual Victorian Christmas Open House on Thursday, December 11, 2014 from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Presented in the sharing spirit of early community celebrations, the event is set in the museum’s historic H. B. Ailman House at 312 West [Read More]

Nov 182014
Indian Country, The Art of David Bradley

Share It!Indian Country, The Art of David Bradley To be an artist from the Indian world carries with it certain responsibilities… which I do not take lightly.—David Bradley (SANTA FE—NOVEMBER 17, 2014)—David Bradley (b. 1954), Minnesota Chippewa, creates narrative artworks which tell stories and histories not often heard by non-Native people nor understood from a Native American perspective. Saturated with a powerful Native voice and evocative visual descriptions of Indian experience, Bradley’s artworks depict historical, social, and political truths, personal narrative, and cultural critique. In Bradley’s narratives of Indian Country, [Read More]

Mar 042014
Focus on Photography at NM Museum of Art

Share It!FOCUS ON PHOTOGRAPHY YEAR-LONG CYCLE OPENS IN MARCH WITH THREE PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITIONS AT NM MUSEUM OF ART Joan Myers. Guadalupe, New Mexico (Coca-Cola Sign). 2013. Pigment print. Courtesy of the artist.   (SANTA FE, March 3, 2014)— Focus on Photography is a year-long series of exhibitions opening March 7, 2014 at the New Mexico Museum of Art. Three simultaneous exhibitions kick off the series: the solo show Beneath our Feet: Photographs by Joan Myers; the group show of landscape photographs titled Grounded; and the Photo Lab, an evolving interactive [Read More]

Sep 052013
Divined from the spirits – passed down through generations

Share It!Heartbeat: Music of the Native Southwest Divined from the spirits – passed down through generations September 29, 2013 – Spring 2015 Pueblo Drum with Cloud Designs. Wood, animal hide and paint. Gift of Drs. Norman C. & Gilda M. Greenberg, Museum of Indian Arts & Culture/Laboratory of Anthropology, Santa Fe. Photo by Blair Clark   (Santa Fe, September 3, 2013)—A celebration of sight, sound, and activity for visitors of all ages, Heartbeat: Music of the Native Southwest, opens Sunday, September 29, 2013 at the Museum of Indian Arts and [Read More]

Jun 062013
The Real Abiquiu - Review

Share It!The Real Abiquiu – Review Countless times we have “driven through” Abiquiu, New Mexico, on highway 84. Either heading to the lake or up to Chama, but never had we visited the “real” Abiquiu. Not until our most recent trip to actually camp at Riana Campground at Abiquiu Lake, where the camp hosts told us about the “real” village of Abiquiu. Topping a small hill just above the Abiquiu Post Office on 84, up a bumpy dirt road, lies the old Abiquiu. Most adjectives that come to mind are [Read More]

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