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New Mexico State University events May 18-28

NMSU MUSEUM DISPLAYS CHIRICAHUA APACHE PHOTOS


aphs detailing the history of the Chiricahua Apache from 1872 to the present will be housed in the New Mexico State University Museum lobby through Aug. 28.

The historical photographs feature Cochise and Naiche family descendants.

The museum is free and open to the public. Hours of operation are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

For more information call (505) 646-3739.

NMSU MUSEUM PRESENTS TWO AFRICAN EXHIBITS
Two exhibits that celebrate the diversity of African lives - the result of ancient traditions blending with the modern world - are on display in the New Mexico State University Museum galleries through June 23.

The exhibits are "The Pasternack Collection of African Art" and "Africa: From Eritrea with Love, the Paintings of Betty LaDuke."

For more information call (505) 646-3739.

SUMMER WORKSHOPS TO BE HELD AT NMSU MUSEUM
The first in a series of summer workshops will be held at the New Mexico State University Museum from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 26.

Participators will be taught to make Split Twig Animal Figurines. Children accompanied by an adult are welcome.

The event is free and supplies will be provided.

For more information call (505) 646-3739.

NMSU MUSEUM TO HOLD CANDELABRA CONSERVATION DEMONSTRATION
Native New Mexican Santera artist Tomasita Rodriguez will be working on conserving a pair of tin candelabras for the public to observe from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 19, on the second floor of the New Mexico State University Museum.

Rodriguez will demonstrate the removal of rust from delicate, intricate objects belonging to the NMSU Museum. Her work is funded by the Spanish Colonial Art Society in Santa Fe.

The public is invited to watch the process and to talk with her about museum conservation.

For more information call (505) 646-3739

NMSU SUMMER CHILDREN'S THEATRE OPEN FOR REGISTRATION
New Mexico State University theater director and author Ruth Cantrell will lead a Summer Children's Theatre Workshop June 11-29 based on the classic story "Puss in Boots".

The program runs 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. with a performance on June 29 at 5:30 p.m.

Registration is on a first come, first served basis. Students between the first and eighth grades are recommended to apply at the theater office in the Hershel Zohn Theatre.

The workshop costs $150.

For more information call (505) 646-5766.