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

Featured Events

Art in the Afternoon: Bobbie and All Around Mota

Art in the Afternoon: Bobbie and All Around Mota

Jul 4, 2015
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join us for live music, food and Art in the Afternoon!

Enjoy live music at the Albuquerque Museum! Come by from 2-5 p.m. to take advantage of free parking and admission during this energetic performance. There will be food and drink specials provided by Slate at the Museum.

About the Band

Bobbie has performed since childhood in solo and ensemble musical theatre and band projects. She provided vocals in Boston Spanish radio jingles for Geraldo's Transportation and Terrabus (2002). She also recorded her original Spanish rock piece, Despierta Mujer (2007). After moving to Albuquerque, she focused her training in Latin Jazz. She then founded, managed, and provided lead vocals for the Salsa band Ciudad de la Salsa (2008-2010). Bobbie's piano skills now accompany her vocals in All Around Mota, her variety music trio project.

Bobbie is honored to work with Ray Avila (bass, vocals) and Steve Staton (conga), two professional musicians in Albuquerque. Ray and Steve are both lifelong musicians who have performed with many groups. In addition, in 2010, Ray was inducted into the New Mexico Music Hall of Fame.

Price; Free

Art Start

Art Start

Jul 8, 2015
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

One-hour tours of the Museum’s galleries and sculpture garden for preschoolers and their caregivers

These one-hour tours of the Museum’s galleries and sculpture garden are designed to introduce preschoolers to the enjoyment of art through observation, stories, songs and play. This week's theme is "Looking for Forms in Art." Contact Theresa Sedillo at 243-7255 to make a reservation.

Price; Free with Museum Admission
 

Art in the Afternoon: Merlettes

Art in the Afternoon: Merlettes

Jul 11, 2015
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM


Join us for live music, food and Art in the Afternoon!

Enjoy live music at the Albuquerque Museum! Come by from 2-5 p.m. to take advantage of free parking and admission during this energetic performance. There will be food and drink specials provided by Slate at the Museum.

About the Band

New Mexico based singer-songwriter Kristina Bia (pronounced BUY-ah) combines elements of honky tonk, Americana and roots music to create soulful, place-based songs. Inspired by time spent in Norway, Italy and the Navajo Nation, she performs on both acoustic and lapsteel guitars, joining expansive, yodeling melodies to lyrics delving into the beauty and pain of human experience.

Price; Free

Contemporary Issues Series: Creating a Multicultural Community

Contemporary Issues Series: Creating a Multicultural Community

Jul 12, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Beverly Singer will address the challenges of living in an urban city with people from many cultural backgrounds.

Beverly Singer will address the challenges of living in an urban city with people from many cultural backgrounds. In response to the murders of two homeless Native American men in Albuquerque last year, she will focus on the current perceptions of Native Americans in Albuquerque and provide insight into the ways our community can strive to create an authentic multicultural community.

Beverly Singer holds a Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of New Mexico. Singer is an associate professor in the departments of anthropology and Native American studies at the University of New Mexico. She is currently director of the Alfonso Ortiz Center for Intercultural Studies whose mission is to collaborate with communities to promote understanding and respect of all cultures. This program is made possible by a grant from the New Mexico Humanities Council.

Price; Free

Third Thursday

Third Thursday

Jul 16, 2015
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

July’s Third Thursday features Everything Backwards…And, in Heels: The Artistry of Ginger Rogers, a multi-media production showcasing the theatrical life of Ginger Rogers, an icon of dance, film and fashion. The play is produced by Fusion Theatre. This is a free event.

A second performance will take place on Saturday July 18.
Price; Free