THE ALBUQUERQUE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
& THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF NM
Encourage your participation in the following history & cultural events:
ALBUQUERQUE HISTORICAL SOCIETY. August 18, Note later time of 3 pm. Jacqueline Loring discusses her new book: KiMo Theater: Fact & Folklore. Albuquerque Museum, free parking south of the Museum and free admission to the Museum and the program. www.albuqhistsoc.org.
AUGUST 2-10 HERITAGE WEEK IN LAS VEGAS, NEW MEXICO a detailed lists of events is on the website of the Las Vegas Citizens Committee for Historic Preservation,www.lvcchp.org.
FREE SATURDAY GUIDED WALKING TOURS OF DOWNTOWN CENTRAL AVE. 10 am, MEET YOUR GUIDE AT SW CORNER OF 1ST & CENTRAL IN FRONT OF THEATER. You must PAY City meters. Tours can also be arranged for other days and times. Call 289-0586 to leave a message or reserve for a group more than five. Sponsored by the ABQ Historical Society & Historic ABQ. www.albuqhistsoc.org
HISTORIC KIMO THEATRE FREE DOCENT LED TOURS – 12 NOON, August 4, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28. You must reserve a ticket at www.KimoTickets.com.
***ALL YEAR FREE RAILRUNNER RIDES FOR SENIORS AGE 62 PLUS —WEDNESDAY ONLY, www.riometro.org ***
Free Saturday concerts, 7 pm, outdoors at the Elena Gallegos Open Space. More info at cabq.gov/openspace.
FREE Thursday night concerts in August presented by Chatter, 6-7 pm at the ABQ Museum. More info at www.chatterabq.org/chatter-at-
AUGUST 1, 10:30 am-1:30 pm, Free. ABQ Gen. Society DNA Research Group, , Main Library, 2nd floor. Call the library at 768-5141 or Lynda at 898-5592 or Marianne at 833-3991.
AUGUST 1, and other Thursdays 8, 15, 22, 29, 5:30-8 pm, free. Food Truck Fest at Alvarado Park, Alvarado & Hannett NE near San Mateo & Indian School Rd. Music & kids activities.
AUGUST 1, 3-4 pm, free. Santa Fe Public Library southside branch on Jaguar Dr. Walt Whitman’s America. Sponsored by the NM Humanities Council.
AUGUST 1, 5:30-7;30 pm. Happy Art Hour. National Hispanic Cultural Center. free but $5 donation accepted. (Beer & wine for sale). www.nhccnm.org.
AUGUST 2, 6:30-8 pm, Admission price $5. Back-to-school night for kids, enjoy the volcano exhibit and the animated Bisti Beast. DynaTheater showing of Super Power Dogs. NM Museum of Natural History & Science, 1801 Mountain Rd. NW. www.NMnaturalhistory.org.
AUGUST 2, first Friday free admission to the Balloon Museum.
AUGUST 2, 7-9 pm, free. Showing of the Wizard of Oz on Civic Plaza, Chairs provided and the Plaza is in the shade by 6:30 pm.
AUGUST 2, 8 pm, free. Multi-media three-location performance of A Living Archive of Urban Indians. A walking tour of the historic legacy of downtown architectural landmarks about Urban Indians. Begins at the KiMo at 8 pm then walk to the Alvarado Transportation Center then the Tricklock Theater.
AUGUST 3, 5-7 pm, free. 400 years of Freedom and Restrictions, An exhibition celebrating the 400th anniversary of the arrival and Survival of Africans in this country. 6 pm Sherri Burr speaks, author of Complicated Lives: Free Blacks in Virginia, 1619-1865. African American Performing Arts Center, 310 San Pedro SE. Featuring African Food, tours and music by Johnny Alston at 8 pm.
AUGUST 3, 2-3 pm, free. Feature films from PBS Colores at Special Collections Library. With each turn of the wheel: The Santa Fe Trail 1821-1866. Film reexamines the Trails’s impact on hispanic and native american residents of New Mexico. America’s Changing West – How southwest communities are rapidly undergoing change in lifestyle and Identity. Special Collections Library. Edith & Central NE.
AUGUST 3, 10:30 am-12 noon, $5 per family. Vamos al Museo-art projects for children & youth with Sean Wells explaining acryllic paint. National Hispanic Cultural Center. Contact Elena Baca at 246-2261 or elenaD.Baca@state.nm.us.
AUGUST 3, 10:30 am, free. Dr. Joseph Sanchez speaks on “Revolt and Reconquest: New Mexico, the Camino Real”. Historical Dialogues: New Mexicans and the Camino Real de Tierra Adentro 1598-1692″. Sponsored by the Hispanic Genealogical Resource Center, National Hispanic Cultural Center. 1701 4th SW.
AUGUST 3, 2-3 pm, free. Nationally famous NM musician Cipriano Vigil presents Ritual & Tradition, Folk Music and Songs of Northern NM. Petroglyph National Monument Visitor Center, 6001 Unser NW. 898-0205 X 332.
AUGUST 3, 2 pm, free. Taos County Historical Society presents Jeff Boyer speaking on Helen Blumenschein: Archaeology & History Advocate. Different location at the Blumenschein Home & Museum, 222 Ledoux St. Taos.
AUGUST 3, 7 pm, free. Reading of all three plays about the Barelas neighborhood written this summer. Orpheum Art Space. 500 2nd SW.
AUGUST 3, 11-11:30 am, free. Patio Talk-Animals of the Monument. Family Friendly program. Petroglyph National Monument Visitor Center, 6001 Unser NW, 899-0205.
AUGUST 3, 5-10 pm, free. Summerfest Downtown on Civic Plaza. Arts & crafts, food trucks, beer garden, kids activities, entertainment. Main act at 8:30 pm . More info at 311 or cabq.gov.
AUGUST 3, all day, $5. Prickly Pear Festival – celebrating prickly pear with food, art, musics, demos, vendors. Three Sisters Kitchen, 109 Gold SW.
AUGUST 3/4 (repeats every Saturday and Sunday), 12 noon – 5 pm, free. Mundos de Mestizaje, tours of the colossal fresco mural about the Hispanic world in the Torreon at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. 1701 4th SW.
AUGUST 3/4, 8:30 – 10 am, $3 per car. (Repeats every Saturday / Sunday in August). Bird Walk guided tour at the Rio Grande Nature Center, 2901 Candelaria NW, 344-7240.
AUGUST 4. Anne Frank Remembrance Day. 75th anniversary of the arrest of Anne Frank and her family by the Gestapo.
AUGUST 4, 3 pm, $18/20. Santa Fe Distinguished Lecture series presents Deborah Lipstadt speaking on “United against Anti-Semitism”, James Little Theater, 1060 Cerrillos Rd. in Santa Fe.
AUGUST 4, 2-5 pm, free. Que Chola Farewell Party. Fashion show, vendors, music, food trucks. National Hispanic Cultural Center.
AUGUST 4, 1st Sunday always free admission to the National Hispanic Cultural Center Art Museum.
AUGUST 4, free. Santa Domingo Pueblo Feast Day. 505-465-2214.
AUGUST 4, 8-10 am, free but limited space, must pre-register with Kent Swanson, 897-8831. Bosque Wild Guided nature walk. Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors NW. www.cabq.gov/openspace.
AUGUST 4 and every Sunday in AUGUST, 12 noon-5 pm, free. Family Fun Days at the Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW.
AUGUST 4, 9-11 AM, free but must register with Kyle Bality, 452-5205. moderately strenuous hike of the Juan Tomas Open Space in the East Mountains. www.cabq.gov/openspace.
AUGUST 4 – First Sunday Free admission for NM Residents to the New Mexico Natural History Museum.
AUGUST 4, 11 am & repeats at 1 pm, free. My Generation RX-safe Medication Practices for LiRelated to the Museum’s The Brain exhibit. NM Museum of Natural History & Science, 1801 Mountain Rd. NW. www.NMnaturalhistory.org.
AUGUST 4, 3-5 pm free but only 100 seats. Insight & Sounds: Earth, Moon, Sun. This is a planetarium show followed by a panel discussion then concert by the Santa Fe Desert Chorale. NM Museum of Natural History & Science, 1801 Mountain Rd. NW. www.NMnaturalhistory.org.
AUGUST 6, National Neighborhood Night Out.
AUGUST 6 and 9. Remembrance Day of the 1945 Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombs.
AUGUST Summertime in Old Town Music weekends: Fridays & Saturdays, 7-9 pm; Sundays, 1-3 pm. Go to cabq.gov/oldtown to see the lineup of performers.
Summer Break for:
Albuquerque Press Women and Friends monthly luncheon. Mimi’s Cafe on 4316 The 25 Way.
Friends of Coronado Historic Site Lecture series, www.kuaua.com
Corrales Historical Society, www.corraleshistory.org
Friends of Tijeras Pueblo Sandia Ranger Station in Tijeras Canyon. More info at FriendsofTijerasPueblo.org.
Bach Lunch series at the First United Methodist Church, 315 Coal SW, Free parking. kaempermusic.com.
Bernalillo County lunch speakers series
ABQ Gen. Society military Research group. Main Library, Contact email@example.com for more info.
Sandoval County Historical Society. www.sandovalhistory.o
AUGUST 6, 10:30-2:30 pm. ABQ Gen. Society military Research group, Main Library, Contact Stuart Murray, firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
AUGUST TUESDAYS 6, 13, 20, 27. Salsa classes for beginners, 6-7 pm and intermediates, 7-8 pm. More info from email@example.com, 246-2261 X 34744. Pay what you can. National Hispanic Cultural Center. www.nhccnm.org
AUGUST 7, free. First Wednesday free admission all day at the ABQ Museum.
AUGUST 7, 12 noon, free. Dr. William Kiser speaks on Coast-to-Coast Empire: Manifest Destiny & New Mexico Borderlands. New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe.
AUGUST 7, 1-2 pm, free. Mitchell Maki, President of “Go for Broke Education Center” discusses how Japanese American citizens obtained WW II redress for incarceration. ABQ Museum.
AUGUST 9. Various pueblo feast days. Picuris Pueblo, 575-587-2519; Acoma, San Lorenzo Feast Day, 800-747-0181; Laguna Pueblo, 552-6654.
AUGUST 10, 7:30 am-4 pm, $3 per car. Summer Wings Festival. Storytelling, talks, live birds, demos about bees and more. Rio Grande Nature Center, 2901 Candelaria NW.
AUGUST 10, 5-9 pm, free. Kids Rock Festival on Civic Plaza. Animal show, rock climbing wall, acrobats, magic, crafts, jumpers, games. Sponsored by the City.
AUGUST 10, 11:30 am-2:30 pm, free. Salud y Sabor Celebrates Venezuela. Cooking demos, art/movement activities for adults, entertainment. National Hispanic Cultural Center.
AUGUST 10, 10:30 am-12 noon, free. Filmmakers Tony DellaFlora and Charles ‘Bazz” McClain present Neighborhoods at a Crossroads. The film describes several ABQ neighborhoods and how they’ve changed over the years. Special Collections Library, 423 Central NE.
AUGUST 10, 2-4 pm, free. Who We are Together: NM Families Project. (several generations of seven NM families are tested for DNA and dsdiscuss their Lineage. Aug. 10 is the Torres & Urioste families. National Hispanic Cultural Center. www.nhccnm.org.
AUGUST 10, 2nd Saturday free admission, 10 am-4 pm, Casa San Ysidro, Traditional Foods of New Mexico presented by Little Dirt Farms and Rachel Hillier. Food and wine traditions in New Mexico. Casa San Ysidro in Corrales. Contact 987-8828, Aaron Gardner, firstname.lastname@example.org.
AUGUST 10, 5-9 pm, free. Moonrise Concert of CW Ayon playing Mississippi Blues. Open Space Visitor Center on Coors NW. www.cabq.gov/openspace.
AUGUST 10/11 (repeats every Saturday and Sunday), 12 noon – 5 pm, free. Mundos de Mestizaje, tours of the colossal fresco mural about the Hispanic world in the Torreon at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.
AUGUST 11, 10 am-2pm, free – first come, first served. Cruzin’ into the School Year. Free haircuts, back packs with school supplies, music, info tables on family services. Alamosa Community Center, 6900 Gonzales Rd. SW.
AUGUST 12 — BACK TO SCHOOL FOR ALBUQUERQUE PUBLIC SCHOOLS
AUGUST 12, 7 pm, entry fee for state park. Astronomy Night at Manzano Mountains State Park sponsored by Abo / Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument. More info from Bethany Burnett, 847-2770, 847-2585 X 220.
AUGUST 13, 2-4 pm or 6-8 pm, free. A monthly discussion of books written about or by Native Americans. This month’s book is Indian Uprising on the Rio Grande: the Pueblo Revolt of 1680 by Franklin Folsom. Meets in the Pueblo House of the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center. www.indianpueblo.org.
AUGUST 13, 10am-10 pm, free but limited seating. Native American Cinema Showcase-best of Native American filmmaking. NM History Museum and Santa Fe Railyard.www.nmhistorymuseum.org.
AUGUST 14, 12 noon, free. Thomas Schumaker describes “Presbyterian Missions, Health Care and Schools in NM-1880s to the Present”. Bring your lunch. Yucca Room of the State Records and Archives, 1205 Camino Carlos Rey, just east of Cerillos Rd. 505-476-9782. Santa Fe.
AUGUST 14, 6-8 pm, free. ABQ Concert Band performs at Balloon Museum. Free admission to the Museum beginning at 5 pm. More information www.abqband.org.
AUGUST 14, 6:30-8 pm, $8. Voices in Science Lecture — Addiction, Treatment and Challenges in New Mexico by Dr. Daniel Duhigg, director of behavorial health, Presbyterian Medical Group . NM Museum of Natural History & Science, 1801 Mountain Rd. NW. www.NMnaturalhistory.org. More info from email@example.com.
AUGUST 14, 10:30 am, free ABQ Gen. Soc. SUMMER STORIES – AGS members tell about their recent genealogical adventures. Main Library lower level. Free two hour parking in City garage across the street.
AUGUST 15, 5-8 pm, free. Third Thursday at the ABQ Museum. Chatter brings 15 musicians for Song of the Earth performance. ABQ Poet Laureate Michelle Otero reads poetry. Yoga on the roof, . Music, food and beverage for sale. ABQ Museum.
AUGUST 17, 10 am-6 pm, $5. Bosque Chile Festival. Food, art, music. National Hispanic Cultural Center. nhccnm.org.
AUGUST 17, 2 pm, free. Physicist and mathematician Dave Thomas speaks on “The Flying Saucers of New Mexico: an illustrated History. Los Lunas Transportation Center next to the Railrunner station. sponsored by Friends of the Los Lunas Museum and Library.
AUGUST 17, 5-10 pm, free. Summerfest Westside at Ventana Ranch Community Park. Arts & crafts, food trucks, beer garden, kids activities, entertainment. Main act at 8:30 pm . More info at 311 or cabq.gov.
AUGUST 17, 11-1 pm, free. Opening of art exhibit “Dog Days of Summer” free Hot dogs. Get your dog washed by the Watermelon Dog Rescue. Placitas Community Library.www.placitaslibrary.com.
AUGUST 17/18. Mundos de Mestizaje, tours of the colossal fresco mural about the Hispanic world in the Torreon at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.
AUGUST 16, 9:30 am-12 noon, free. Colcha embroidery stitch along, bring your project or just come watch. . Contact elenaD.firstname.lastname@example.org or call 246-2261. National Hispanic Cultural Center, 1701 Bridge SW, www.nhccnm.org.
AUGUST 17, 2-3 pm, free. Leap into Science-All about Water. (ages 6-9) Hillerman Library, 8205 Apache NE, 291-6264.
AUGUST 18 , NEW TIME 3 pm, free. Author Jacqueline Loring presents KiMo Theatre: Fact & Folklore. The book will be for sale. Albuquerque Historical Society. Albuquerque Museum. Free parking south of the Museum; Free admission to the Museum and the program. albuqhistsoc.org/prog
AUGUST 18, 1-2 pm, admission. Author Jack Loeffler speaks on How the NM landscape and Native American cultures affected the counter-culture movement of the 60s and the so-called “hippies”. Albuquerque Museum. 764-6515.
AUGUST 18, 2-8 pm, $35. New Mexico Distillers Guild Festival of Bartending. Hyatt Regency Hotel, 330 Tijeras NW. Ticket covers parking and tasting of 16 spirits.
AUGUST 21, 12 noon, free(bring your lunch). Ralph Fernandez from the Metro Detention Center and Pam Acosa of the County ReEntry Program speak.McKinley Recreation Center., 3401 Monroe NE, east of McKinley Mid School. Sponsored by Commissioner Maggie Hart Stebbins.
AUGUST 21, 5:30-7 pm, suggested donation $10. Counter Narrative, Warrior Women-Women fighting to reduce violence against Native Women. Indian Pueblo Cultural Center.
AUGUST 23, 6:30-8 pm, $8. Voices in Science Lecture- Never Enough –the Neuroscience and Experience of Addiction in New Mexico presented by Judith Grisel, Ph.D. NM Museum of Natural History & Science, 1801 Mountain Rd. NW. www.NMnaturalhistory.org. More information from email@example.com.
AUGUST 23, 4-7 pm, free. Fall opening of the UNM Art Museum. “To survive on this Shore: photographs and interviews with transgender and gender non-conforming older adults.
AUGUST 23, 7-9 pm, $5 per car. Twilight Hike at Cerrillos Hills State Park, Cerrillos, NM.
AUGUST 24, 10am-4 pm, free. Mountainair Sunflower Festival. (more info on Facebook)
AUGUST 24, 10 am-12 noon, free. Stephanie Mercado speaks on “Dietary Approaches to stop Hypertension – Improve your Blood Press & Live Longer. (Program includes cooking demo). Ta Lin World Market Louisiana at Central SE. Chinese American Speaker Series. More information by calling Fay Yao at 934-3941.
AUGUST 24, 1:30-2:30, free. Icons and Symbols of our Regional Heritage by Diana Molina. Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and Arts. 251 Main Street at the Water Tower. More info at 352-7720.Sponsored by the NM Humanities Council. Call 352-7720 for more info.
AUGUST 24, 4:30-8 pm, free. Humble Coffee 5th Birthday Bash block party at 4200 Lomas NE. Music, vendors, food trucks, beer vendors.
AUGUST 24/25 (repeats every Saturday and Sunday), 12 noon – 5 pm, free. Mundos de Mestizaje, tours of the colossal fresco mural about the Hispanic world in the torreon at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.
AUGUST 25, 2-4 pm, free. Who We are Together: NM Families Project. (several generations of seven NM families are tested for DNA and discuss their Lineage. The Sanchez, Martinez, Tovar,and Begley families. National Hispanic Cultural Center.<
AUGUST 27, 1:15-2:15 pm, free. Judith Avila discusses Chester Nez, WW II Navajo Code Talker. Meadowlark Senior Center, 4330 Meadowlark Lane SE, Rio Rancho, NM. Contact Crystal Sanchez for more info,firstname.lastname@example.org.
AUGUST 28, 5:30-7 pm, free. Part of the UNM People & Places series. Filming Bernalillo: Dan Lyon’s Visual Entradas in New Mexico. Presented by professor A. Gabriel Melendez. Zimmerman Library Waters Room. Contact Tomas Jaehn for more info, email@example.com or 277-7107.
AUGUST 31, 10am-12 noon, free. Citizen Science program, Laurel Ludwig Master Naturalist – How you can be a citizen Scientist. Bachechi Open space, 9521 Rio Grande NW. www.bernco.gov/openspace.
New Deal Artwork in New Mexico. Art will hang through August and may be viewed Monday – Thursday 10am-3 pm and Sundays from 10am-1 pm. First United Methodist Church parlor, 4th & Coal SW downtown.
The Wheels Museum is located in the Barelas steam locomotive repair shops at 1100 2nd St. SW. It is open for small group tours but you must call Leba Freed at 243-6269 to schedule a tour. The Museum showcases the history of area transportation including rail, Route 66, and Camino Real. It has photos and archives of men who worked in the Barelas facility.
Articles about New Mexico people, places & events. READ OVER 100 ISSUES OF LA CRONICA, the publication of the Historical Society of New Mexico. https://ejournals.unm.
OASIS PROGRAMS – Call 884-4529 to register and for more information. Must be age 55 and up. Location at American Square Shopping Center, 3301 Menaul Blvd. NE, Suite 18 (near Menaul & Carlisle) www.oasisabq.org. Fe
OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING – $20 Annual Registration Fee. Each class has a fee. More classes in the catalog. Call 277-0077 to register or on line at ce.unm.edu/Osher.
NEW MEXICO DIGITAL NEWSPAPERS Over 200,000 pages of historical state newspapers have been digitized and may be viewed. http://elibrary.unm.ed
anapachecosantafe.com website about NM history & culture.
Unser Racing Museum www.unserracingmuseum.o
NM Veterans Memorial (Albuquerque) www.nmv
1100 Lousiana NE, 256-2042. The Memorial is dedicated to the men and women who gave their youth, hopes and dreams in the name of freedom. The website includes a section on nine periods of military history and how it affected those living in NM. Go to the events section and click on History of NM Vets.
NM STEAM LOCOMOTIVE & RAILROAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY www.nmslrhs.org
NM Genealogical Society, Main Library, nmgs.org/index.php.
Holocaust & Intolerance Museum, 616 Central SW.
UNM Zimmerman Library Center for Southwest Research
Contact CSWR – http://elibrary.unm.edu/
Albuquerque Museum of Art & History
Courage and Compassion: Our Shared story of the Japanese American WW II
Focus on youth high school photography and Film exhibit. photo exhibit Everyday People-photos of people in Albuquerque in the 1940s & 50s.
Opening of A Past Rediscovered. NM History Museum.
Maxwell Museum of Anthropology at UNM. Opening of the exhibit “The Last Supper” calling attention to the negative effects of contemporary diets and diabetes on native nations. UNM.www.maxwellmuseum.unm.edu.
Belen Harvey House, 104 North 1st St. 861-0581. open Tuesday – Saturday 12:30-3:30 pm, Closed Sunday & Monday.
The Struggle for Human Dignity, Social Justice and Civil Rights in NM, ten panels from the African-American Museum & Cultural Center. Displayed at the Holocaust Museum, 616 Central SW.
Gutierrez Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta SW. 244-0507, www.
Los Lunas Museum of Heritage & Arts. Call 352-7720 for more information.
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, 2401 12th St. NW – www.indianpueblo.org.
Opening of exhibit Zia Sun – different ways the symbol has been used on merchandise and its impact on Zia Pueblo
40th anniversary exhibit “We are of this Place: the Pueblo Story”.
National Hispanic Cultural Center, 4th & Bridge NW. www.nhccnm.org.
Que Chola exhibit continues through Aug. 4.
“Cholas & home girls” in art and pop culture. National Hispanic Cultural Center, 1701 4th SW, 246-2261, www.nhccnm.org.
Braceros Photo exhibit of 30 black & white photos describing the use of Mexican labor in the US during WW II.
“Unraveling Race and Place in New Mexico“.
New Mexico Hometown Heroes: Hispanic Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients photo exhibit.
National Museum of Nuclear Science & History – 601 Eubank SE, 245-2137, www.nuclearmuseum.org. Consider yearly memberships: Family $75; adult $40; Senior $35, Youth under 13, $25 ).
NM Humanities Council Office, 4115 Silver SE.
Santa Fe Museum of Indian Arts –Turquoise Water Sky: the stone and its Meaning. www.indianartsandcult
New Mexico History Museum – The Land that Enchants Me, picturing sheet music covers 1840-1960 with NM themes. The Great War opens Nov. 11; The Fred Harvey Company and Its Legacy, 47 Stars; Santa Fe Found: Fragments of Time; Telling NM Stories,Then & Now. www.nmhistorymuseum.org.
UNM CONTINUING EDUCATION & OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE Maralie BeLonge, 277-6179, program supervisor for Osher. For course info go to dce.unm.edu/culture or call 277-0077. UNM CE & Osher provide travel, lectures and classes. Osher requires a $20 membership fee. Go to dce.unm.edu/osher for course descriptions.
New Mexico Historic Preservation Division, NM Cultural Affairs Dept. www.nmhistoricpreservati
Placitas Public Library, 453 Hy 165, 5 miles east of the I-25 exit. www.placitaslibrary.com, 867-3355.
INDIAN PUEBLO CULTURAL CENTER – NATIVE DANCES EVERY FRIDAY, 2 PM, SATURDAY & SUNDAY AT 11 AM & 2 PM, 2401 12TH ST. NW, www.indianpueblo.org
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARY LOCAL HISTORY & ARCHIVES 423 Central SE, 848-1377. Come see the beautifully renovated library and browse through many one of a kind books about Albuquerque. Open Tuesday – Sat. 9am-6pm.
MENAUL HISTORICAL LIBRARY OF THE SOUTHWEST, 301 Menaul NE on campus of Menaul School. View artifacts of 100 year old Menaul School and archives of Presbyterian Church history of NM & Southwest. www.menaulhistorica
NATIONAL HISPANIC CULTURAL CENTER highlights of dance, film, workshops, music, theatre and exhibits. www.nhccnm.org. 1701 4TH ST. SW, 246-2261.
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF NUCLEAR SCIENCE & HISTORY www.nuclearmuseum.org
FRIENDS OF THE VALLE de ORO NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE www.FriendsofValledeOro.org
WEBSITES OF NOTE
Celebrating New Mexico Statehood site, nmstatehood.un
Celebrating New Mexico Statehood provides access to materials about New Mexico’s history and culture. Designed to facilitate research about New Mexico’s past, cultural heritage materials from 12 New Mexico institutions are available here for study and research. Materials include photographs, documents, maps, posters, art, music and video. Managed by the University of New Mexico, University Libraries and funded by UNM’s Center for Regional Studies, this project is intended to help all New Mexicans learn about and appreciate our past. Enjoy!
The 12 institutions participating in the Celebrating New Mexico site are:
- The Albuquerque Museum
- Farmington Museum
- Hubbard Museum of the American West
- Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
- National Hispanic Cultural Center
- New Mexico History Museum, Chavez History Library
- New Mexico History Museum, Photo Archives
- New Mexico State University Library
- Roswell Museum and Art Center
- Silver City Museum
- University of New Mexico, Art Museum
- University of New Mexico, Center for Southwest Research
1910 New Mexico Constitution www.newmexicohist
This is from the State Historian’s office and it deals specifically with the 1910 New Mexico Constitution. It has photos & bios of all the delegates to the 1910 constitutional convention along with the text of the 1910 constitution, the 2012 amended NM constitution and an essay by the Legislative Council Services describing all the changes to the Constitution over the last 100 years. There is also info on president Taft and much more.
The ABQ Public Library has a huge web site devoted to the Centennial and NM History. There are links to all sorts of material. www.cabq.gov/library
CENTENNIAL TEACHERS RESOURCE GUIDE
Visit the web sites of the Albuquerque Historical Society, www.albuqhistsoc.org, to see the free Centennial Teachers Resource Guide. The Guide has four sections on New Mexico History and 4th & 7th grade lesson plans. The sections are:
- New Mexico’s Long Road to Statehood
- New Mexico’s County Courthouses
- The Boundaries of New Mexico
- New Mexico’s Governors since 1912
Compiled by Janet Saiers.- firstname.lastname@example.org