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In addition to these events, The Museum offers daily docent tours of the current and permanent collections.

Featured Events

Outdoor Science: 2nd Saturday at Casa San Ysidro

Outdoor Science: 2nd Saturday at Casa San Ysidro

Apr 8, 2017
1 - 4 PM

Casa San Ysidro invites our neighbors, partners, and the public to a fun day of science -- indoors and out!

Free admission and programming at Casa San Ysidro from 1-4 p.m. on the second Saturday of every month. Visitors are invited to take self-paced tours of this historic property.

Casa San Ysidro
973 Old Church Road
Albuquerque, NM 87048
505-898-3915
 

Gallery Docent Orientation

Gallery Docent Orientation

Apr 10, 2017
9:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Albuquerque Museum is holding an orientation for people interested in becoming a docent in the Gallery Program. Docents in the Gallery Program provide guided experiences in the Museum’s permanent and changing exhibitions. Tours are provided to visitors from varied backgrounds, age levels and abilities.

Join us at 9:45 am for a docent presentation on the Museum’s collection. After the presentation, Elizabeth Becker, Curator of Education will provide a short overview of the program, followed by brief docent-led tours of the Museum’s art and history exhibitions. The day will conclude with a light lunch.

RSVP by April 5 to Theresa Sedillo at 764-6502 or tasedillo@cabq.gov.

Wild West: 3rd Thursday at Albuquerque Museum

Wild West: 3rd Thursday at Albuquerque Museum

Apr 20, 2017
5 - 8:30 PM

Explore the myth and enduring legacy of the Western in the New Mexico.

  • Free admission from 5 - 8:30 PM
  • Live music and performances
  • Hands-on art activities for kids and adults
  • Select gallery exhibits open for viewing
  • Food and adult drink specials at the cafe, Slate at the Museum
  • Extended hours for evening shopping at the Museum Store
Trolleywood (Tour)

Trolleywood (Tour)

Apr 29, 2017
3 - 5 PM

Climb on board a completely-custom, uniquely-Albuquerque, open-air Trolley as we embark on a two-hour tour of locations from movies made in Albuquerque. You will gain an understanding of the New Mexico film industry and why we make movies here, tax incentives, behind-the-scenes stories and more. Featuring locations from such productions as Breaking Bad, The Avengers, No Country for Old Men, Transformers, Crazy Heart, Preacher, Beerfest, Wild Hogs, Observe and Report, Terminator Salvation and more. Tour provided by ABQ Trolley Co.

Funding to support educational programs for "Hollywood Southwest" provided by: The Albuquerque Chapter of the Links, Incorporated

Price

Tickets $50
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Heritage Day at Casa San Ysidro: El Dia de la Madre

Heritage Day at Casa San Ysidro: El Dia de la Madre

May 13, 2017
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Heritage Day: El Dia de la Madre

Saturday May 13, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Everyone is invited to the historic heart of the Village for this fun, free annual event.

Performances

11 a.m.
Puppet Show: Floppo, The Frog Prince

Floppo is a 30 minute hand-puppet show, performed from a colorful stage worn by the puppeteer. The stage is reminiscent of those used by traveling puppeteers at Renaissance fairs. Floppo is broad and humorous version of Grimm’s classic fairy tale, The Frog Prince, with some Spanish dialogue and live music. Performed by Loren Kahn Puppet and Object Theatre.

Using puppets and/or object theater as a bridge between theater, visual art and puppetry, Loren Kahn Puppet and Object Theater brings to life a hilarious and magical world, which delights tiny children and provokes reflection in teenagers and grownups. Lauren Kahn is a puppeteer who has worked with several puppet companies as well performed solo before forming her own puppet theater in Albuquerque.

12 p.m. & 2 p.m.
Demonstration: Arriera, the ancient craft of burro packing and droving

Ron and Pat Rundstrom will provide a demonstration of the Old Spanish Aparejo Saddle Packing System with their pack burros, Freighter and Amiga. The demonstration will include insights into the arriería, the highly organized craft institution that moved cargo on the great trail system of the Southwest.

Ron and Pat Rundstrom are educators who live on a small family ranch in the village of Chamita. They live with two burros, two cats, assorted wild birds, and a colony of hummingbirds. Ron and Pat have spent decades hiking the mesas and canyons with their pack burros;often with student groups as walking companions.

1 - 3 p.m.
Music: Lone Piñon

Lone Piñon is an acoustic trio from Santa Fe, New Mexico whose music celebrates the diversity of their region's cultural roots. Using violin, accordion, guitar, guitarrón, upright bass and harmony vocals in Spanish, English, and Nahuatl, the group has revived and updated the Chicano stringband style that once flourished in New Mexico, bringing a devoted and explosive musicianship to Northern New Mexican polkas and chotes, virtuosic Mexican huapango and son calentano, and classic borderlands conjunto.

Casa San Ysidro
973 Old Church Road
Corrales, NM 87048
505-898-3915

Price: Free