Basic Weaving Workshop

9:00 am – 4:00 pm each day Space is very limited in these workshops and a wait list is available for future classes. This three-day weaving workshop teaches students how to warp their looms on Wednesday and weave basic twill patterns Thursday and Saturday. First-time weavers are welcome. The class is offered to adults and...

The Museum Rocks! Gem & Mineral Show

9:00 am – 5:00 pm each day This seventh-annual event is hosted by the Friends of the Museum and features more than 60 vendors from throughout the Southwest. The event is sponsored by Frank Parrish. The Museum ROCKS! brings together wholesale and resale dealers of both cut and uncut gemstones, rocks, minerals, fossils, meteorites, jewelry,...

The Museum Rocks! Gem & Mineral Show

10:00 am – 5:00 pm This seventh-annual event is hosted by the Friends of the Museum and features more than 60 vendors from throughout the Southwest. The event is sponsored by Frank Parrish. The Museum ROCKS! brings together wholesale and resale dealers of both cut and uncut gemstones, rocks, minerals, fossils, meteorites, jewelry, jewelry-making supplies...

Cowboy Days March 7th

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The Museum’s big spring event pays tribute to the state’s ranching traditions. Enjoy two days of cowboy demonstrations, charreada demos, and trick roping, horse training, chuckwagon cooking, children’s activities, cowboy music, stagecoach and pony rides, living history, Western authors, food vendors, arts and crafts vendors, and more. Our family-friendly admission this year is $10 per...

$10.00

Cowboy Days – March 8

Cowboy Days 10:00 am – 4:00 pm * Update: Because of the rain, we have moved our craft vendors, children's games and crafts, and our musical performances indoors. The rain might affect some of our other outdoor activities. Please call (575) 522-4100.* The Museum’s big spring event pays tribute to the state’s ranching traditions. Enjoy...

$10.00

Culture Series: Paquimé and the Casas Grandes Culture

Culture Series: Paquimé and the Casas Grandes Culture 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Jeff Romney, the director of the El Paso Museum of Archaeology, will discuss Paquimé as a ceremonial and trade center within the greater Casas Grandes region. The discussion will also include the cliff dwelling sites at Cuesta Blanca, Cave Valley, and Cuarenta...

Local Color: Landscapes & Architecture

A beautiful show of 27 woven works of art is the result of a collaborative effort by members of the Mesilla Valley Weavers Guild. “Local Color: Landscapes and Architecture” is in the Arts Corridor through April 5, 2020. The highlight of the show is an 84-inch x 93-inch community collaborative piece called “Blue.” Members of...

Reading Roundup

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Join us for Reading Roundup in the Museum lobby. Children of all ages are welcome to listen and learn. This activity is free with regular admission ($5 for adults, $4 for senior citizens, $3 for children 4-17). Children 3 and under are admitted free.

Annual Buffalo Roast Fundraiser

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Museum Director Mark Santiago will be the speaker at Human Systems Research's 9th Annual Buffalo Roast Fundraiser at the Museum. A cash bar and silent auction begin at 5 p.m., the dinner is at 6 p.m., and the presentation is at 7 p.m. Tickets are $50 and there are advance...

Crafts for Kids

10:00 am – 12:00 pm Children are invited to come make a spring craft. Materials will be provided This activity is free with regular admission ($5 for adults, $4 for senior citizens, $3 for children 4-17). Children 3 and under are admitted free.

Discovery Morning: Making Sun Prints

10:00 am – 12:00 pm Students are welcome to learn how to make a sun print in celebration of spring. Items such as flowers and leaves will be used to make a print on cotton fabric. Recommended for students ages 8-12. Class fee is $3 and all materials will be provided. Contact LuAnn Kilday at...

Culture Series: The New Mexico Cattle Frontier

CANCELLED - 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm In this Culture Series presentation in the Museum's theater, range historian Stephen Zimmer of Cimarron, N.M., will survey the rise of New Mexico’s cattle frontier of the 1880s and ’90s. Admission is free. Sheep grazed the mountains and plains along the Rio Grande for more than two centuries...

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