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In addition to these events, The Museum offers daily docent tours of the current and permanent collections.

Featured Events

1950s / 2nd Saturday at Casa San Ysidro

1950s / 2nd Saturday at Casa San Ysidro

Jul 8, 2017
1 - 4 PM

Casa San Ysidro invites our neighbors, partners, and the public to immerse ourselves in all things 1950s!

Free admission and programming at Casa San Ysidro from 1-4 p.m. on the second Saturday of every month. Visitors are invited to take self-paced tours of this historic property.

Casa San Ysidro
973 Old Church Road
Albuquerque, NM 87048
505-898-3915
 

Made in Native America

Made in Native America

Jul 8, 2017
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Screenings and discussions with Native American filmmakers.

10:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Feature Film
Drunktown’s Finest
Sidney Freeland, Writer/Director (Navajo)
Set on desolate stretch of the Navajo Nation, this coming of age story features the story of three young people: a college-bound, devout Christian; a rebellious and angry father-to-be; and a promiscuous but gorgeous transsexual, in their search for love and acceptance. (95 minutes)

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Break

12:30 - 1 p.m.
Panel
“Telling Our Stories through Film”
Moderator: James Lujan, Institute of American Indian Arts, Department of Cinematic Arts and Technology

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Short Films

Search for the World’s Best Indian Taco
Steven Judd, Writer/Director (Choctaw/Kiowa)
The whimsical story of a Choctaw grandfather who regales his grandson with tall tales about his lifelong quest for true love. (15 minutes) Film courtesy of Southern California Indian Center.

The Blanket
Razelle Benally, Director (Oglala Lakota/Navajo)
In 1863 New Mexico, a settler copes with the death of his wife amid skirmishes with a nearby Indian tribe. Winner of Best Narrative Film and Best Overall Film at the 2016 New Mexico Film Foundation Student Filmmaker Showcase. (9:15 minutes)

Devil's Throne
Echota Killsnight, Director (Northern Cheyenne/Cherokee)
A land owner discovers a suspicious trespasser on his property who claims to have buried a dead dog, but is it really a dog in the grave? Winner of Best Cinematography and Best Editing at the 2016 New Mexico Film Foundation Student Filmmaker Showcase. (14.32 minutes)

Big Sister Rug
Dwayne Joe, Director (Navajo/Hopi)
This documentary looks at the history and future of the world's largest hand-woven rug, the Big Sister Rug, housed on the Navajo reservation. Winner of a 2016 Student Production Award from the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. (15 minutes)
The short films program is presented in collaboration with the Institute of American Indian Arts, Department of Cinematic Arts and Technology.

Event is included with Museum admission.

Funding to support educational programs for "Hollywood Southwest" provided by: The Albuquerque Chapter of the Links, Incorporated.

Page to Stage: 3rd Thursday at Albuquerque Museum

Page to Stage: 3rd Thursday at Albuquerque Museum

Jul 20, 2017
5 - 8:30 p.m.

Make 3rd Thursdays a regular event on your family's calendar!

7 p.m.
FUSION Theatre partners with the Albuquerque Museum to present a staged reading of the first episode of Breaking Bad. This will be a free ticketed event with limited seating; tickets will be available starting on July 5 through the Museum’s website.

5:30 - 8 p.m.
Live music in Ventana Salon.

Free admission from 5 - 8:30 PM
Hands-on art activities for kids and adults
Select gallery exhibits open for viewing
Food and adult drink specials at the cafe, Slate at the Museum
Extended hours for evening shopping at the Museum Store
 

Funding to support educational programs for "Hollywood Southwest" provided by: The Albuquerque Chapter of the Links, Incorporated

Additional support provided by the Albert I. Pierce Foundation and the Urban Enhancement Trust Fund.

Chatter Summer Concert Series: Music in Film

Chatter Summer Concert Series: Music in Film

Aug 3, 2017
6 - 7 p.m.

Albuquerque Museum proudly welcomes chamber music ensemble Chatter presenting a dynamic musical series exploring film in New Mexico.
Aug 03, 10, 17, and 24, 2017

Chatter Summer Concert Series: Music in Film

Chatter Summer Concert Series: Music in Film

Aug 10, 2017
6 - 7 p.m.

Albuquerque Museum proudly welcomes chamber music ensemble Chatter presenting a dynamic musical series exploring film in New Mexico.
Aug 03, 10, 17, and 24, 2017