Wed Mar 2
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Friends of History Lecture Series (Online)
The Wisdom Archive: Preserving and Celebrating the Traditions of New Mexico
Please join Scott Andrews, Founder of The Wisdom Archive as he shares his video portrait of the work of Northern New Mexican Elders, as part of our Friends of History Lecture Series. Since 2014, The Wisdom Archive has been producing video portraits of masters of traditional culture for a YouTube archive. Primarily focusing on the work of Northern New Mexican elders, the Archive now includes 51 short films. Ranging from the traditional music of Antonia Apodaca and Cipriano Vigil, to “year in the life” depictions of long-time sheepherders and farmers, ...
Fri Mar 18
10:00 - 7:00 pm
Exhibition Opening: Free Admission 5-7pm
Curative Powers: New Mexico's Hot Springs
Please join us for our exhibition opening of Curative Powers: New Mexico’s Hot Springs. Admission is free today from 5pm-7pm, and Lite Refreshments will be served from 5pm-6pm. This exhibition explores well-known resorts as well as lesser-known hot springs. Ponce de Leon, Montezuma, and Faywood are a few among many areas whose history will be addressed. The nearly 90 photographs range from the late 19th century through the 1980s and document the evolution of how many of these springs were used and developed. Museum visitors will also see the stark change in how ...