What's Happening at the FRHM

Events for the Month of April 2019

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April 3, 2019

Discovery Afternoon: Elementary School age
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
What crops were originally grown in New Mexico? What do plants need to grow? Where do plants get their food from? What were corn, beans, and squash used for in the past and how do we use them today? Learn all about these important crops during our th. . .
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April 6, 2019

Crafts for Kids: Coffee Filter Butterflies
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Children of all ages are welcome to come to the Museum and create their own craft to take home. Create and decorate your own butterfly, and learn about these beautiful pollinators. This activity is free with regular admission ($5 for adults, $4 for s. . .
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April 11, 2019

Culture Series: Satellites, Water & New Mexicoís Agricultural Future
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
New Mexico State University Professors Dr. Zohrab Samani and Dr. Hatim Geli will each give presentations in the Museumís Theater about how satellites are being used to gather information to aid water management in New Mexico.

This special evening . . .
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April 13, 2019

Crafts for Kids: Cardboard Satellite
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Children of all ages are welcome to come to the Museum and create their own craft to take home. In honor of the Las Cruces Space Festival, learn all about how satellites are used in agriculture and then make your own model satellite to take home. Thi. . .
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April 13, 2019

Felting Workshop
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Participants are invited to create their own piece of felted artwork out of wool. The felting process includes matting, condensing and pressing fibers together by using soap, warm water, and agitation. All materials will be provided and artwork can b. . .
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April 14, 2019

Exhibit Opening: Animals of the Southwest
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Dinah Swan's deep appreciation of animals is reflected in her beautiful artwork.

Thirty-four of the artist's pastel paintings are featured in the show, "Animals of the Southwest," opening April 12 at the Museum. A free artist's reception, includin. . .
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April 16, 2019

Story Time
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Bring your little ones to the indoor Adventure Corral for story time and a craft! Ages 3-6. Free with regular admission.

April 17, 2019

Discovery Afternoon: Middle School age
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
What crops were originally grown in New Mexico? What do plants need to grow? Where do plants get their food from? What were corn, beans, and squash used for in the past and how do we use them today? Learn all about these important crops during our th. . .
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April 20, 2019

Crafts for Kids: Woven Magazine Coasters
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Children of all ages are welcome to come to the Museum and create their own craft to take home. Celebrate Earth Day by learning how to recycle old magazines into coasters. This activity is free with regular admission ($5 for adults, $4 for senior cit. . .
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April 27, 2019

Crafts for Kids: 3-D Bumble Bees
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Children of all ages are welcome to come to the Museum and create their own craft to take home. Celebrate spring by making a paper bee and learning about why these creatures are so important. This activity is free with regular admission ($5 for adult. . .
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April 27, 2019

Spinning Workshop
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Museum will be teaching a basic spinning wheel class in the Education Classroom on two afternoons: The second session is from 1-4 p.m. on May 4. Participants will learn how to card, use a drop spindle, and try various kinds of spinning wheels. Fi. . .
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