February 2018

At the Museum

See also: Southwest Art Scene

History Lessons

Menu of this month's listings, stories and columns

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. weekdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free unless listed otherwise; donations welcome. Information: 351-0048 or elpasoholocaustmuseum.org.
  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.
  The museum and the El Paso Jewish Federation film series hosts a screening of “The People vs. Fritz Bauer” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28, at Alamo Drafthouse, 250 Montecillo. Tickets: $10 ($6 seniors, students and military). Information: Brenda Ehrlich, 203-3334.

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 Feb. 24:
• “Pensamientos: Visions on Canvas,” showcases the art of Maria Ibarra. Ibarra, a descendant of the Rarámuri (Tarahumara) people, will show ten paintings representing scenes from Rarámuri daily life in the Sierra Madre Mountains of southwestern Chihuahua, Mexico.
• “Railroad Era Pottery: The Tourist Trade Comes to Isleta Pueblo,” from the collection of Albert Alvidrez. Alvidrez, the former governor of the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo and an avid collector of Railroad Era Isleta Pottery, is a skilled potter himself.
  A free lecture on “Chilies and Cuisines in the Ancient Southwest and Northwest Mexico” by Dr. Paul Minnis is 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, as part of the museum’s 2018 lecture series.
  El Paso Archaeological Society’s monthly meeting is 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17. LeRoy Unglaub will speak on Prehistoric Scotland. Admission is free; the public is invited. Seating is limited.
  A nature trail takes visitors through 17 acres of Chihuahuan Desert with 200 varieties of desert plants.
  The 12th annual Poppies Fest is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 31, with free shuttle parking service provided to and from Cohen Stadium.

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 or elpasotexas.gov/history.
  A free demonstration of basket weaving is 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25.
  Showing through Feb. 18 in the Wall of Giants series is “First Steps: A Commemoration of St. Patrick Cathedral and Cathedral High School.”
  “History on the Run: A Walking Tour following the Motorist Green Book of El Paso, Tx" is 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11.
  The museum will take part in a “Heart Bomb” event all day Wednesday, Feb. 14, in which people leave “heart bombs,” love letters to historic places at their favorite safe or threatened historic site in the city. Participation is free.
  A “Personal Past: Most Embarrassing Confessions” event, where five local celebrities recount their most embarrassing moments, is 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15. Attendees can vote on favorite confession by leaving a donation in each confessor’s box. Proceeds benefit the museum.
  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 Young” classes noon Tuesdays through April 24, and at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1. All levels welcome. Information: hello@freetheyoga.com or knoedlerjm@elpasotexas.gov.

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.
• Fudge Cooking Class is 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3.
• Yoga with Rebecca Hendricks is 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17.
• Victorian Sci-Fi Book and Tea Club is 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17.
  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 Feb. 19 for Presidents’ Day. Information: (575) 541-2154, las-cruces.org/museums or on Facebook.
  Showing through March 10: “MakeShift” by Lxs Dos, consisting of Ramon and Christian Cardena. The husband-and-wife artists’ works are ethnographic in nature, illustrating the border region through a series of photographs, paintings, posters, and an installation.
  Showing through March 17: “What’s Your Las Cruces?” an interactive community engagement exhibit. Visitors may share Las Cruces photos, stories, and more through questions posed at different stations. Selected images and stories will be shared and posted within the exhibit and on the museums social media sites for public viewing and comment.

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. Closed Feb. 19 for Presidents’ Day. Information: (575) 522-3120 or las-cruces.org/museums.
  Dr. Eric Magrane will read from and discuss his book “The Sonoran Desert: A Literary Field Guide” 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, as part of the museum’s Active Galaxy Lecture Series.
  Saturday Family Science is 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3. This month’s program in on “Rivers and Waterways.”
  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.

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 Feb. 19 for Presidents’ Day. Admission is free; donations encouraged. Information: (575) 647-4480 or museums.las-cruces.org.
  Story times for children of all ages begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3 and 17. Mrs. Prickett and her puppets will engage pre-school children with a book and activity at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 8.
  The monthly Brown Bag Lecture presents a talk by Bob Dockendorf, director of the War Eagles Museum in Santa Teresa, at noon Tuesday, Feb. 13.
  Rail Readers Book Club meets at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, to discuss “Peril on the Royal Train” by Edward Marston. Copies of the book available for loan from the museum.
  The Doña Ana Modular Railroad Club will have their H-O scale model trains running all day Feb. 15-17.
  Adults coloring group meets 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Feb. 9 and 23.
  Family Game Day is 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Feb. 10.

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.
  Archaeologist David Greenwald will speak about his current project, “Creekside Village,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, as part of the museum’s Cultural Series. Creekside Village is a mid-7th to mid-9th century pit house village (AD 650-850) located in Tularosa Canyon between Tularosa and Mescalero. Admission is free.
  The annual Museum Rocks! Gem & Mineral Show is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17-18, with wholesale and resale dealers of both cut and uncut gemstones, rocks, minerals, fossils, meteorites, jewelry, jewelry-making supplies and educational displays on the art and science of rocks and gems. Sponsored by Friends of the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum. Admission: $7 for age 7 and older (includes museum admission). Information: lcmuseumrocks.com.
  The 19th annual Cowboy Days which pays tribute to the state's ranching traditions Saturday and Sunday, March 3-4, cowboy demonstrations, chuck wagon cooking, children's activities, mounted shooting, the CASI Chili Cook-Off, cowboy music, pony rides, gunfight re-enactments, and a special concert to be announced.
  Showing through April 1 in the museum corridor: “Connie Garcia: A Lifetime of Art,” showcasing works by the Las Cruces artist.
  Showing through July 8 in the Legacy Gallery: “Form & Function: Objects with Flair” featuring more than 40 objects from its 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 Sept. 16: “NM Farm & Livestock Bureau: 100 Years Strong.”
  Meet the Producer exhibit in the Horse & Cattle Barn currently features Jones Debouillet Sheep, a breed developed in New Mexico.
  Crafts for kids and their parents are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. selected Saturdays. free with museum admission. No registration needed.
Feb. 3: Valentine’s Day
Feb. 24: Learning to Weave
  Discovery Afternoon programs for third through fifth grade and their parents or chaperones are 1 to 3 p.m. selected Wednesdays. The Feb. 14 event is “A New Coat for Anna,” exploring economic history through the story of a girl and her winter coat. 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.

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 through March 16: "Wendy Red Star: The Maniacs (We’re not the Best, but We’re Better than the Rest).” This site-specific exhibition will visually materialize and mesh memories of the past and present in Red Star’s investigation of her Apsáalooke (Crow) Indian father’s life in rock music. The exhibit includes photography, sound, sculpture, interviews, and a visual timeline. Opening reception is 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26.
  A Q & A with Wendy Red Star and exhibit curator Michelle Lanteri is 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25.
  A free all-ages Community Art Workshop, "Visual Journaling: Paste up! My Family Tribute in Collage” is 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27. Bring copies of family photos (regular paper is fine) to the gallery to create a family tribute in collage. No reservations required.

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/.
  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.
  Showing through March 25: “Echoes of the Cordillera: Attitudes and Latitudes Along the Great Divide,” photographs by Jim Bones.

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. Admission is free; coffee and donuts provided.
  The New Horizons Theater is closed through March 9 for renovations.
  The New Mexico Museum of Space History will host a motorcoach tour to the semiannual tour of the Trinity site at White Sands Missile Range Saturday, April 7, with on-coach talks by museum volunteer and renowned local historian Pete Eidenbach and a guided tour of the museum and after returning, followed by reserve exclusive showing of “Trinity: The Atomic Bomb Movie” in the Tombaugh Theater. Cost: $75 ($65 museum members). Reservations: (575) 437-2840 ext. 41132 or online 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: “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.
  A Territorial Charter Day celebration is planned for Saturday, Feb. 17. Details to be announced.

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.”

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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