Family Fun Day at Casa San Ysidro: Harvest Festival
Join us for this annual two day event in partnership with the village of Corrales. At Casa San Ysidro, enjoy music, family performances, animals and a traditional arts mercado. Investigate the rooms of this historic home to learn more about how people lived in the past. For more information on parking and other events happening in Corrales, go to corralesharvestfestival.com
If you would like to sponsor these or future programs at Casa San Ysidro contact Christie Ross, Development Director, at 505-338-8730 for more information.
Art in the Afternoon
Enjoy live music every Saturday. Free admission to the Museum between 2 and 5 p.m. Fantastic food and drink specials are offered!
Band: Cuicani Sin Fronteras (Folklore music from Latin America)
Public Opening: Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris
Learn about the École de Beaux-Arts and its connections to the United States in a talk by Emmanuel Schwartz, curator at École de Beaux-Arts. Get creative with drop in activities inspired by the exhibition and enjoy music in the main lobby.
Second Saturday at Casa San Ysidro
Learn about the fiber of New Mexican history in this free afternoon event. Meet Tim Wilson who demonstrates making cordage from the yucca plant and rope from horse hair as the early New Mexicans did. Fiber specialists from Las Aranas and other demonstrators will help us see how the fibers of wool, cotton and other plants helped hold not only our clothing, but also our communities together.
OPERA SOUTHWEST “AMLETO” SEMINAR
Opera Southwest Artistic Director Anthony Barrese will lead a round-table discussion, “Resurrection of a Lost Masterwork” about the previously lost opera “Amleto” by Franco Faccio, prior to the New World Premiere of the opera October 26 at NHCC. Executive Director Anthony Zancanella will moderate the discussion, including Barrese, Stage Director David Bartholomew, accompanist Maestro Michael Dauphinais and tenor Alex Richardson in examining how they approach an unheard opera for the first time.
Joining them will be two members of OSW’s Apprentice Artist Program, mezzo-soprano Ashley Nicole Johnson and baritone Matthan Ring Black. With Maestro Michael Dauphinais at the keyboard they will share an aria or two or perhaps a duet from the opera.
The public is invited to join, but attendance is by advance reservation only at www.operasouthwest.org, click on Guild; or send your check for
$10.00 to OSWGuild, P.O. Box 37167, Abq 87176-7167, no later than Monday, October 6. Members of the Museum Foundatoin are welcome to reserve at a 10% discount. Light refreshments will be served and a brief Q&A will follow.