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Events for the Month of May 2016

Demonstrations are part of what makes our museum unique. Click here for our demonstration schedule.

May 7, 2016

Basic Dowsing Class
1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Learn the basics of dowsing (questing, divining, water witching), how to use the four basic dowsing tools and the benefits associated with dowsing. The cost is $15 and dowsing tools will be available. Museum Friends members pay only $10. Cash or chec. . .
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May 12, 2016

Culture Series: Kit Carson & Lucien Maxwell: Ranchers on the New Mexico Territorial Frontier
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Mountain men Kit Carson and Lucien Maxwell established a ranch on the Santa Fe Trail in the northern part of New Mexico Territory in 1848-49. In his talk, Stephen Zimmer will recount their exploits while on the frontier ranch, plus delve into the cir. . .
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May 13, 2016

Blessing of the Fields
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum will celebrate an old tradition with the annual Blessing of the Fields procession on Friday, May 13.

Beginning at 10 a.m., Fr. Alejandro Reyes, Administrator of Our Lord of Mercy Catholic Church in Hatch. . .
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May 14, 2016

Heritage Cooking Series
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
An historical presentation called the Heritage Cooking Series continues on May 14 and will take place one Saturday each month through July.

Dave Harkness, Interpretive Ranger Emeritus at Fort Selden State Monument, will do outdoor cooking demonstr. . .
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May 21, 2016

Exhibit Opening: Weaving in New Mexico: The Ancestral Puebloan and Rio Grande Traditions
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Everyone is invited to the free, opening reception for this beautiful, informative show. Discover the ancient textile creations of the Ancestral Puebloans and the jewels of Rio Grande weaving from 1850 to the present. The exhibit includes 48 artifact. . .
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Exhibitions On Display in May 2016

Weaving in New Mexico

5/23/16 - 7/9/17

Wheels & Gears

On long-term display

Slim Green: Master Saddle Maker

On long-term display

Sheep and Goat Barn

On long-term display

Historic Green Bridge

On long-term display

Skaggs Dairy Barn

On long-term display


On long-term display

Witte Cabin

On long-term display

Peter Hurd's charcoal studies

On long-term display

Antique Equipment Park

On long-term display

Watering Place

On long-term display

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