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October 2019

First Friday: Volunteer Education and Conversation

9 am – 11 am

On the first Friday of each month, NHCC docents and core volunteers meet for coffee and conversation along with monthly presentations on topics that build the knowledge and skills of the docent core to give tours, educate the NHCC visitors and share the NHCC mission and programs.
For location and more information on the NHCC Docent and Volunteer program, Please call Annette Lujan at 505-383-4783 or email her at Annette.Lujan@state.nm.us for more information.
Free event

Book Reading and Signing: Refugees, Rivers and Rebels with Renny Golden

October 19

6 pm

This presentation will feature poets Sen. Bill O’Neill, Margaret Randall, Damien Flores and Renny Golden.

Renny Golden’s The Music of Her Rivers pays homage to the Rio Grande and Illinois Rivers. Sharp-eyed and empathetic, Golden serves as a witness, documenting place, history, and people, especially those left voiceless due to violence or discrimination—from the refugee border crossers of the Rio Grande to the Irish immigrants and former slaves struggling to build lives in Chicago in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

This event is free and open to the public. 

Día de Los Muertos Lecture and Book Signing with Ann Murdy

1:30 – 3:00 pm

Free

You are invited to a special lecture and book signing!

Join artist and author, Ann Murdy, for a discussion of her book, On the Path of Marigolds: Living Traditions of Mexico’s Day of the Dead / En el camino de los cempasúchitles: Tradiciones vivas del Día de Los Muertos de México with Dr. Tey Marianna Nunn, Director of the NHCC Art Museum. The discussion will be followed by a book signing with the author.

 

About the Author

Ann Murdy is an award-winning photographer who has been taking pictures of México’s Day of the Dead and other celebrations since 1991. Her photographs are in the permanent collections of the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago, the photo archives of the New Mexico History Museum in Santa Fe, and the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York City. She has a B.A. from Chapman University in Orange County, and also B.F.A. from the San Francisco Art Institute.

Her images have been featured in solo exhibitions at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, and the Hubbard Museum of the American West in Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico, as well as at the California Heritage Museum in Santa Monica, California, Museo Chicano in Phoenix, other venues throughout the West, and in Oaxaca, México.  She has built Day of the Dead altars at Self-Help Graphics and Olvera Street, a Mexican marketplace in Los Angeles, The California Heritage Museum, the Museum of Latin American Art, the Laguna Art Museum in Laguna Beach, California, and the Museum of International Folk Art and the International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe.

Her pictures have been published in The Santa Fean Magazine, and New Mexico Magazine, and in the books Christmas in Santa Fe, by Susan Weber (Gibbs Smith, 2011), The Santa Fe Fiesta Reinvented: Staking Ethno-Nationalist Claims to a Disappearing Homeland, by Sarah Bronwen Horton (School of Advanced Research Press, 2010), Visions of Santa Fe: Photographers See the City Different, edited by Baron Wolman (Squarebooks, 2005), Southwest Art Defined: An Illustrated Guide, by Margaret Moore Booker (Rio Nuevo Publishers, 2016), and Contemporary Chicano and Chicana Art: Artists, Work, Culture, and Education (Bilingual Press, 2002), among others. A native of Los Angeles, she has lived in Santa Fe for more than fifteen years.

November 2019

First Friday: Volunteer Education and Conversation

9 am – 11 am

On the first Friday of each month, NHCC docents and core volunteers meet for coffee and conversation along with monthly presentations on topics that build the knowledge and skills of the docent core to give tours, educate the NHCC visitors and share the NHCC mission and programs.
For location and more information on the NHCC Docent and Volunteer program, Please call Annette Lujan at 505-383-4783 or email her at Annette.Lujan@state.nm.us for more information.
Free event

Book Reading and Signing: Norma Elia Cantú, Cabañuelas

November 17

2 pm

Norma Elia Cantú will read from her new novel, Cabañuelas (University of New Mexico Press, 2019), the successor to her award-winning Canícula: Snapshots of a Girlhood en la Frontera, which chronicles her childhood experiences on the border. Nena leaves Laredo, Texas, and moves to Madrid, Spain, to research the historical roots of traditional fiestas in Laredo. Immersing herself in post-Franco Spain and its rich history, its food, music, and fiestas, Nena finds herself falling for Paco, a Spaniard. Nena’s research and experiences teach her about who she is, where she comes from, and what is important to her. As her work comes to a close, Nena must decide where she can best be true to her entire self: in Spain with Paco or in Laredo, her home, where her job and family await her return. After reading, Cantú will talk about the craft of writing a novel—in celebration of National Novel Writing Month (November).

This event is free and open to the public

Presented in conjunction with the University of New Mexico Press

December 2019

First Friday: Volunteer Education and Conversation

9 am – 11 am

On the first Friday of each month, NHCC docents and core volunteers meet for coffee and conversation along with monthly presentations on topics that build the knowledge and skills of the docent core to give tours, educate the NHCC visitors and share the NHCC mission and programs.
For location and more information on the NHCC Docent and Volunteer program, Please call Annette Lujan at 505-383-4783 or email her at Annette.Lujan@state.nm.us for more information.
Free event

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