Programs & Events

April Events

Wed Apr 5, 2023
12:00 - 1:00 pm

Friends of History Wednesday Lecture Series

Hispano Bastion: New Mexican Power in the Age of Manifest Destiny, 1837-1860

Please join Michael J. Alarid, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and scholar of the Latino experience in the Southwest, as he shares this groundbreaking study, as part of our Friends of History (ON-LINE) Lecture Series. Historian Michael J. Alarid examines New Mexico’s transition from Spanish to Mexican to US control during the nineteenth century and illuminates how emerging class differences played a crucial role in the regime change. After Mexico won independence from Spain in 1821, trade between Mexico and the United States attracted ...

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Fri Apr 7, 2023
5:00 - 7:00 pm

Palace Avenue First Friday Art Walk

Silver and Stones: Collaborations in Southwest Jewelry

Please join us with FREE Admission to all as we celebrate Art and History every first Friday evening of every month with some of our additional museum and gallery friends located along Palace Avenue in the heart of the historic Santa Fe Plaza. Each month we will highlight something new and wonderful to share. Together, we hope to educate, inspire, and encourage a love and appreciation of history and the diversity of art that the city different is so well known for. For this month, the History Museum invites you to enjoy an unusual jewelry collection from the 1940s and ...

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Sat Apr 8, 2023
2:00 - 4:00 pm

Indian Market Lecture Series

Art from the Soul: The work of Marla Allison (Laguna)

Please join us for a talk with Marla Allison, visual artist, who will share her art and experiences with Indian Market over the years.  Lecture is Free WITH Admission. About the speaker: Marla Allison is a visual artist producing artwork inspired by traditions, cultural displacement and the human experience. Originally from Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico, she is committed to participating in artist residencies that facilitate collaborations with artists from around the world. In her words, “Through the collaboration of artists, free thinkers and open-minded ...

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Sun Apr 16, 2023
10:00 - 5:00 pm

Exhibition Opening-Free Admission

Enchantorama! New Mexico Magazine Turns 100

Please join the New Mexico History Museum with FREE ADMISSION from 10-5pm, along with a free public reception from 1-3pm courtesy of the Women’s Board to celebrate our newest exhibition opening, Enchantorama! New Mexico Magazine Turns 100. Learn why and how the publication began, view a selection from over one thousand magazine covers, and enjoy seeing over two hundred photographs published in the magazine since 1923. Visitors will enjoy a mid-century office space—replete with a rotary telephone—as they peruse previous editions of the magazine or ...

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