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50th Birthday Bash: 3rd Thursday at Albuquerque Museum

50th Birthday Bash: 3rd Thursday at Albuquerque Museum

Sep 21, 2017
5 - 8:30 PM

Albuquerque Museum turns 50 this month. Come to our birthday party and celebrate with us!

The Museum is celebrating its milestone 50th anniversary! Former poet laureate Jessica Helen Lopez performs her birthday poem to the Museum. Curators Andrew Connors and Deb Slaney present 50 collection faves in 50 minutes. Take tours of the collections vault, the Museum's sculpture garden and the adjoining Old Town historic district.

  • Featuring live music in the amphitheater with Chris Dracup & Funk of the West.
  • Visit the exhibition "The Leekya Family: Master Carvers of Zuni Pueblo"
     

Make 3rd Thursdays a regular event on your family's calendar!

  • 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