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New Mexico State University events May 25-June 4

NMSU MUSEUM DISPLAYS CHIRICAHUA APACHE PHOTOS


Photographs 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

Two family-oriented workshops will be held at the New Mexico State University Museum from 2 to 3:30 p.m. May 26 and June 2.

On May 26, participants will be taught to make split twig animal figurines. On June 2, they will make their own "Mancala," an African board game, and learn how to play it.

Children accompanied by an adult are welcome. The workshops are free and supplies will be provided.

For more information call (505) 646-3739.


NMSU MUSEUM TO DEMONSTRATE CANDELABRA CONSERVATION

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, June 2, 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.