May 2018

At the Museum

See also: Southwest Art Scene

History Lessons

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Centennial Museum — University at Wiggins, UTEP. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 Monday through Saturday. Admission is free. Information: 747-6667 or museum.utep.edu.
  Showing through May 19: “Aliento a Tequila,” an art exhibition by El Paso-born and Austin-based photographer Joel Salcido. Salcido, a borderland native, revels in capturing “tales of conquest and defeat.” His previous media work as a staff photographer for the El Paso Times, as well as a correspondent for USA Today, has allowed him to strikingly document subjects such as the 1985 Mexico City earthquake and the Tarahumara Indians of Mexico. His new book, “The Spirit of Tequila,” was released in fall 2017.
  Permanent exhibits on the third floor focus on the history of the Chihuahuan Desert. The Chihuahuan Desert Gardens on the museum grounds have more than 800 species of plants native to the region.
  The Lhakhang Cultural Exhibit is open to the public for viewing 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Wednesday, and 1 to 4:30 p.m. the first Sunday of the month. A museum representative will be on hand to answer questions.

El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center — 715 N. Oregon. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Closed Monday. Admission is free unless listed otherwise; donations welcome. Information: 351-0048 or elpasoholocaustmuseum.org.
A Power to Protest creative activism youth workshop is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 5, for high school students. Call to sign up.
  The museum depicts Jewish life in Europe before World War II, Hitler’s rise to power, the expulsion of Jews into ghettoes, life in concentration camps, prisoner resistance to the Nazis and liberation of the camps. Also featured is a local survivors exhibit. Docents available for guided tours.

El Paso Museum of Archaeology — 4301 Transmountain in Northeast El Paso (west of U.S. 54). Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Tours are 10:30 to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Closed Sundays, Mondays and city holidays. Admission is free. Information: 755-4332 or elpasotexas.gov/arch_museum/.
  Showing through June 23: “Casas Grandes Resurgence: The Early Potters of Mata Ortiz,” portraits of many of the early potters and antiquities traders, taken from the work of Fabiola Silva, archaeologist, and Sterling Trantham, documentary photographer.
  Showing through Aug. 31: “Children of the Hisatsinom: The Artistic Tradition of the Hopi,” a look at the ancient times of the Hopi people.
  Museum lecture series presentations are at 2 p.m. on the following Saturdays:
April 28: “Archaeology of White Sands Missile Range” with archaeologist Alexander Kurota.
May 5: “Museum Exhibit Planning and Native American Involvement at Gila Cliff Dwellings” with cultural anthropologist Mark Calamia.
  El Paso Archaeological Society’s monthly meeting is 2 p.m. Saturday, May 19. Jornada Research Institute President David Greenwald Speaks on “The Rio Tularosa Project: Current Research and Latest Discoveries,” concerning Creekside Village in Tularosa, N.M. Admission is free; the public is invited. Seating is limited.

El Paso Museum of Art — One Arts Festival Plaza, downtown El Paso. For exhibit information, see “Southwest Art Scene.”

El Paso Museum of History — 510 N. Santa Fe. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday (open until 9 p.m. Thursdays), and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Closed Mondays and city holidays. Museum admission is free, except for selected exhibits. Information: 212-0320, elpasotexas.gov/history or on Facebook.
  Showing through Aug. 5: “Full Speed Ahead: El Paso Streetcars.”
  International Day of Dance activities are 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 28.
  The museum’s DIGIE (Digital Information Gateway in El Paso) is a first-in-the-nation interactive digital wall that examines El Paso’s people and cultures on giant 3-D touch-sensitive TV screens. Guests can upload photos at digie.org. The wall is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free.
  The museum offers “Free the Yoga” summer classes noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays May 3-Aug. 30. Evening sessions are 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 3 and June 7. All levels welcome. Information: hello@freetheyoga.com; register at 212-3163.

Los Portales Museum and Visitor Center — 1521 San Elizario Road. The museum is operated by the San Elizario Genealogy and Historical Society, and is housed in an 1850s Territorial-style building across from the San Elizario church. It offers gifts, family trees, historical artifacts as well as information on the “First Thanksgiving” and the Salt War of 1877. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. Information: 851-1682.

Magoffin Home State Historic Site — 1120 Magoffin. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Visitors can begin their tour at the Visitor Center across the street (1117 Magoffin, a restored 1901 home); closed Sunday. Tours on the hour; last tour at 4 p.m. Spanish language tours offered Thursday through Saturday; call for availability. Cost: $7 ($6 seniors 65 and older; $4 ages 6-18; free ages 5 and younger). Family and group rates available. Admission is free to Visitor Center. Information: 533-5147, visitmagoffinhome.com or Facebook.
  Admission is free all day Sunday, May 6, for Historic Sites Day.
• Strawberry Ice Cream Cooking Class is 10 a.m. Saturday, May 5. $5.
• Yoga with Rebecca Hendricks is 10 a.m. Saturday, May 12 and 26. Free.
• Victorian Sci-Fi Book and Tea Club is 2 p.m. Saturday, May 19. $5.
  The 1875 Magoffin Home is a prime example of Territorial style architecture. The Historic Site explores the stories of a multicultural family who actively participated in U.S. expansion and settlement, military service, trade on the Santa Fe–Chihuahua Trail, Civil War turmoil and U.S./Mexico relations.

National Border Patrol Museum and Memorial Library — 4315 Transmountain Drive. The museum, in Northeast El Paso just west of U.S. 54, features the history of the Border Patrol with uniforms, equipment, photographs, guns, motor vehicles, airplanes, boats and other items, including hands-on exhibits for kids. The Border Patrol was founded in 1924 in El Paso. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Closed Sunday, Monday and major holidays. Admission is free. Information: 759-6060 or borderpatrolmuseum.com.

Rafael García’s Boxing Museum — The boxing museum named for “The Legend” Rafael García is now open at 6519 N. Mesa. The museum shows his achievements, as well as those of boxing and Lucha Libre’s greats, along with art and other exhibits. Information, hours: 346-5085.
  Having worked with the greatest legendary fighters such as Roberto Durán, Alexis Arguello, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and more than a dozen other champions, García is considered the best cut-man in the history of the sport of boxing.

San Elizario Veterans Museum and Memorial Walk — 1501-B Main Street in San Elizario. Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. Information: Ann Lara, 345-3741 or Ray Borrego, 383-8529.

Tigua Indian Cultural Center — 305 Yaya Lane, at Socorro Road east of the Ysleta Mission. The center features a museum on the Tigua tribe, offering a glimpse of five centuries of Pueblo history and tradition. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Free children’s activities daily. Admission is free. Information: 859-7700, ysletadelsurpueblo.org.

U.S. Army Heritage Center of the NCO — Building 11331, Staff Sergeant Simms St., Biggs Army Airfield. Equipment and uniforms used by sergeants and other NCO’s through the years are displayed. Admission: free. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Information: 744-8646.

War Eagles Air Museum — 8012 Airport Road, Doña Ana County Airport, Santa Teresa. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Admission: $5; $4 senior citizens and military; free for children under 12. Information: (575) 589-2000 or war-eagles-air-museum.com.
  The warbirds of World War II and Korea, and other historic military aircraft, are displayed in a 54,000-square-foot building and surrounding area. The collection of more than 30 aircraft and 40 automobiles includes the P-51 Mustang, P-38 Lightning, A-26 Invader and the German Fieseler-Storch. Among later aircraft are the F-86 Sabre and MiG-15s.
  To get there: Take the Artcraft exit off Interstate 10, head west past the Rio Grande to Santa Teresa and follow signs to the airport and museum.


Las Cruces area


Branigan Cultural Center — Branigan Building, 501 N. Main, (Downtown Mall) Las Cruces. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday (until 8 p.m. Thursday); 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Closed May 28. Information: (575) 541-2154, las-cruces.org/museums or on Facebook.
  The 5th annual Pictograff street art festival, “The Art of War Prayer” is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 5.
  Showing through May 19:“Vision/Revision: New Mexico Poets on the Page.” The collaboration with the NMSU Archives and the Creative Writing Program at NMSU, presents a glimpse into the works of New Mexico poets Lorenzo Torrez, Margaret Page Hood, Eugene Manlove Rhodes, and Keith Wilson. The four poets wrote about southern New Mexico’s people, ranching life, cultural identities, and the Chihuahuan desert environment.
  Showing through June 2: Storyland: A Trip through Childhood: Favorites from Minnesota Children's Museum” transforms beloved award-winning books “The Tale of Peter Rabbit” by Beatrix Potter, “The Snowy Day” by Ezra Jack Keats, and “Where’s Spot?” by Eric Hill into three-dimensional play and learning environments.
  Scavenger hunt for families are 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays during the exhibit.
  Showing through June 9: “Life Along the Rio Grande,” works by the Studio Art Quilt Association. Artists in Western states were asked to create work representing the Rio Grande.
• In conjunction with the exhibit are free screenings of nine-part documentary series on the history, art and politics of quilts at 3 p.m. every other Tuesday, through May 22, at the Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main in the Las Cruces Downtown Mall.
• A Natural Pigments Workshop is 1 p.m. Saturday, May 19.
• Creating a War Quilt discussions with Linnea Edgbert are 10 a.m. Thursday, May 10, and 1 p.m. Saturday, May 26.
• A Kids Quilting Workshop is 9 a.m. Saturday, June 9.
  Culture Club arts and crafts events are 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays, focusing on a different culture each month. April’s events look at Australia and the Aboriginal culture.
  Geography Club meets 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays staring May 12, to learn about the U.S. through arts and crafts.

Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science — 411 N. Main in the Las Cruces Downtown Mall. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday (until 8 p.m. Thursday); 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday. Information: (575) 522-3120 or las-cruces.org/museums.
  STEAMpunk lecture stories behind science’s greatest rebels are 11:45 Saturday, May 26 on Alfred Nobel, and June 16 on Eleanor Ormerod.
  Night Creatures museum tours are 4:30 to 7 p.m. the first Friday of the month as part of the Downtown Ramble.
  Animal Encounters are 10:30 a.m. Saturdays.
  Endangered species talks are 1:30 p.m. the Third Wednesday of the month.
  Pre-K Programs for ages 3-5 offered at 9 to 10 a.m. Thursdays
  Science Cafe round table discussions are 5:30 p.m. the last Thursday of the month; Teen Science Cafe is 5:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month. Use Water Street entrance after 5 p.m.
  Saturday Family Science is 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Saturday, May 12, on “Food Science 1: Energy and Glucose.”

Las Cruces Railroad Museum — The museum is in the Santa Fe train depot, 351 N. Mesilla (at Las Cruces avenue west of the Downtown Mall). Hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday (until 8 p.m. Thursday); 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, plus 5 to 7 p.m. during the First Friday Ramble. Closed Sunday and Monday. Closed May 28. Admission is free; donations encouraged. Information: (575) 647-4480 or museums.las-cruces.org.
  The 11th annual Train Day celebrating the anniversary of the first train coming to Las Cruces is Saturday, April 28 with re-enactors, model railroad displays and more.
  Mrs. Prickett and her puppets will engage pre-school children with a book and activity at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 10.
  Brown Bag Lectures are noon the second Tuesday of each month.
  Adults coloring group meets 10 a.m. to noon Friday, May 11 and 25.
  Rail Readers Book Club meets at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 16, to discuss “Night Journal” by Elizabeth Cook.

NM Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum — 4100 Dripping Springs, Las Cruces. The 47-acre museum chronicles the 3,000-year history of agriculture and rural life in New Mexico. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $5 for adults, $4 seniors 60 and older; $3 children age 4-17; free for museum members, veterans and children age 3 and under. Information: (575) 522-4100 or nmfarmandranchmuseum.org.
  The museum will celebrate its 20th Anniversary with a week of events and presentations starting with the Blessing of the fields 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 15, and ending with the 20th Anniversary Celebration Day 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 19.
  Showing through July 8 in the Legacy Gallery: “Form & Function: Objects with Flair” featuring more than 40 objects from the museum collections that combine usefulness and beauty, including woven items ranging from Navajo rugs to Apache and Pima baskets, to vases, pots and bowls, as well as saddles, guns and furniture.
  Showing through Aug. 5: “How Does Your Garden Grow?” works by the New Mexico region of Studio Art Quilt Associates. Each artist chose a flower or vegetable, real or imagined, and created its image in a 16” x 16” quilt, which was then mounted to resemble a traditional seed packet. Opening reception is 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, April 6, refreshments served. Admission is free to reception.
  Showing through Sept. 16: “NM Farm & Livestock Bureau: 100 Years Strong.”
  Showing through March 9, 2019: “Dressed for the Occasion,” featuring women’s clothing from the pioneer days of the 1870s to the Depression Era of the 1930s. The exhibit focuses on everyday clothing as well as clothing worn for special events like weddings, funerals, and baptism.
  Meet the Producer exhibit in the Horse & Cattle Barn currently features Jinglebob Land & Cattle LLC of Anthony, N.M.
  Crafts for kids 4 to 17 and their parents are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. selected Saturdays. free with museum admission. No registration needed.
May 5: Something For Mom.
  Discovery Afternoon programs for third through fifth grade and their parents or chaperones are 1 to 3 p.m. selected Wednesdays. Fee: $3 per parent/child. Reservations: LuAnn Kilday, (575) 522-4100.
  The museum also features domestic animals on site, including cattle, burros and occasionally horses. Milking demonstrations are at 10 a.m. Monday through Saturday. Blacksmith shop open Tuesday through Sunday. Sewing and weaving demonstrations are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays.
  Pony rides for children offered 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays, near the Horse and Cattle Barn. Tickets: $5 per ride (available in the lobby or near the barn).
  Cart rides to see livestock also offered (call for schedule).
  Walking tours of the South 20 are 10:15 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
  Gallery talks are 2 p.m. Wednesdays in the Main Gallery.
  Registration for the 2018 Summer Camps, which run in June and July, begins May 7. Information: Education Coordinator LuAnn Kilday, (575) 522-4100 or luannr.kilday@state.nm.us.

NMSU Art Gallery — D.W. Williams Art Center, 1390 E. University Ave, NMSU. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is free. Designated gallery parking free on weekends and after 5 p.m. on weekdays. Information: (575) 646-2545 or uag.nmsu.edu.
  Showing April 26-May 12: 2018 MFA Thesis Exhibition, “Not Only, But Also,” with artwork by seven MFA candidates: Fahimeh Foudazi, Joshua Flores, Madison Manning, Mónica Martínez-Díaz, Tiago Finato, Patrick Shaffer and Jeffrey Erwin. Opening reception is 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 27.

NMSU Museum — Kent Hall, University at Solano, Las Cruces. Hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Admission is free. Information: (575) 646-5161 or nmsu.edu/museum/.
A panel discussion on pictographs, “Ancient Graffiti or Future Rock Art?” is 5 p.m. Friday, May 4.
  The museum’s permanent exhibit is “Pottery from the Americas,” featuring nearly 600 pottery vessels representing Southwestern and Mesoamerican ceramics.

White Sands Missile Range Museum and Missile Park — Exhibits feature the history of the Trinity Site (site of the first atomic bomb test), the V-2 rocket, ranchers on the range and missile optics. An outdoor Missile Park displays rockets and missiles tested on the range. Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Closed on federal holidays. Free admission.
  To get there: take U.S. 54, and after the freeway ends, keep going north on Martin Luther King, which leads directly to the range. Or enter from the north off U.S. 70 east of Las Cruces. Visitors must provide a current license, car registration and proof of insurance. Information: (575) 678-8824 (local call) or wsmr-history.org.

Zuhl Museum — NMSU Alumni Visitors’ Center, 775 College Dr. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and noon to 5 p.m. the second Saturday of each month. Admission is free. Information: (575) 646-3616 (visitor center), zuhl@nmsu.edu or nmsu.edu/zuhl.
  The center features a collection of more than 1,800 pieces of petrified wood, fossils and minerals.


Also

Deming Luna Mimbres Museum — 301 S. Silver, Deming, N.M. An actual chuckwagon, gems and minerals, turn-of-the-century fashions, military mementos and Mimbres Indian art are among the exhibits at the museum. Other attractions in the former National Guard Armory include a doll room, transportation annex and quilt room. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Admission is free. Information: (575) 546-2382, 1-800-848-4955 or lunacountyhistoricalsociety.com

Geronimo Springs Museum — 211 Main in Truth or Consequences, N.M. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Features prehistoric, historic and military exhibits about the area. Admission: $5 ($2.50 students 6 to 18; free for ages 5 and younger). Family rates: $15. Information: (575) 894-6600 or geronimospringsmuseum.com.

Hubbard Museum of the American West — 841 U.S. Hwy 70 West, next to Ruidoso Downs (N.M.) Race Track. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday (closed Tuesday and Wednesday). Docent-led tours of permanent exhibits are 10 a.m. Fridays. Admission: $7 ($5 for seniors, military; $2 children 6-16; $1 Ruidoso Downs residents; free for children 5 and younger and museum members). Information: (575) 378-4142, hubbardmuseum.org or on Facebook.

Museum of the Big Bend — Sul Ross State University (Entrance 3), Hwy 90 in Alpine, Texas. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Guided tours available. Admission is free, donations accepted. Information: (432) 837-8143, museum@sulross.edu or museumofthebigbend.com.
  The 32nd Annual Trappings of Texas exhibit and sale of Traditional Western Art & Custom Cowboy Gear runs through May 27.

New Mexico Museum of Space History — 3198 SR 2001, Alamogordo. The museum features the International Space Hall of Fame and the Tombaugh IMAX Dome Theater and Planetarium.
  Space center hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission: $6 ($5 for seniors and military, $4 ages 4-12, children 3 and younger free). Call for school tours and group ticket arrangements. Information: (877) 333-6589, (575) 437-2840 or nmspacemuseum.org.
  The Launch Pad Lecture Series is 9 to 11 a.m. the first Friday of each month. The May 4 lecture is “Lucky Lindy: The Man Behind the Mystique” with Museum Educator Michael Shinabery. Admission is free; coffee and donuts provided.
  Science Saturday events for kids and their parents are 9 a.m. to noon the second Saturday of the month (May 12) with hands on activities, planetarium programs and more.
  See “Film Scene” for the IMAX schedule. Combo tickets available (included museum entrance and one IMAX ticket): $12 ($10 seniors and military, $8 children.
  The Museum’s 2018 ‘Rocketeer Academy’ Summer Camps run June 4-July 27 for kids in grades K-9. Registration forms online at nmspacemuseum.org.

Overland Trail Museum — Exhibits at the Fort Davis, Texas, museum include a replica of a barbershop that was once on the site, historic surveying equipment, early medical paraphernalia, a restored pioneer kitchen and early ranching tools. Hours are 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Information: (915) 426-3161.

Sacramento Mountains Historical Museum — 1000 U.S. 82, across from the Chamber of Commerce in Cloudcroft, N.M. Operated by the Sacramento Mountains Historical Society, the museum features historical buildings from the turn of the century, antique farming and ranching tools, other business and home antiques, historical exhibits and other artifacts.
  Winter hours (weather permitting): 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Admission: $5 ($3 ages 6 to 12); $1 military discount with valid ID. Group rates and tours available with prior notice. Information: (575) 682-2932 or cloudcroftmuseum.com.

Silver City Museum — 312 W. Broadway, Silver City, in the historic H.B. Ailman House. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Open until 7 p.m. the first Friday of the month. The museum covers the settlement of southwest New Mexico, the two centuries of mining in the region and early commerce in Silver City. Group tours offered with advance notice. Admission: $3 suggested donation. Information: (575) 538-5921, 1-877-777-7947 (out of town), or silvercitymuseum.org.
  Showing through May 28: “Flamenco: From Spain to New Mexico.” The exhibit traces flamenco to its arrival in the United States and its rise as an international art form now enjoyed by millions. It includes costumes (both historic and contemporary), musical instruments, costume and set design sketches, playbills, sheet music, posters, and more.
  “An American Dialogue: Latin Ballads, Cumbia and Nueva Canción” with Chuy Martinez is noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 26.

Toy Train Depot — Alameda Park, 1991 N. White Sands Blvd., Alamogordo. An actual train depot built in 1898, the building now houses a gift shop and model shop, with more than 1,200 feet of model railroad track and hundreds of model and toy trains on display. Hours are noon to 4:40 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Admission: $4. Information: (575) 437-2855.
  The 1/5 scale train track offers rides around Alameda Park 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Cost: $4.

Tularosa Basin Historical Society Museum — The museum, featuring collections, photos and archives relating to the history of Otero County and the Tularosa Basin, is next door to the Alamogordo Chamber of Commerce, 1301 White Sands Blvd. (U.S. 54/70). Open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free. Information: (575) 436-4438.
  Exhibits include “Franciscan Missions of Otero County, New Mexico,” “New Mexico School of the Blind and Visually Impaired,” and “The El Paso & Northeastern Railway Across the Tularosa Basin: with the Alamogordo & Sacramento Mountains Railway: A Branch Line.”

Volunteer Open House — The Las Cruces Museum System will host a “Volunteer Open House” 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 4, at the Branigan Cultural Center. Anyone interested in learning more about volunteering within the Branigan Cultural Center, Museum of Art, Museum of Nature & Science, and Railroad Museum is invited to attend for casual refreshments and Q&A. Information: las-cruces.org/volunteernetwork.

WNMU Museum — 1000 West College Ave., Silver City, N.M. (575) 538-6386. The museum features pottery, rugs and other artifacts of Southwestern Cultures; historic photographs of the Silver City area; and traveling exhibits. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 1 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.



 
 
 

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