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New Mexico State University events June 8-18

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 WORKSHOP TO BE HELD AT NMSU MUSEUM

A family-oriented summer workshop will be held at the New Mexico State University Museum from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 9.

Participators will be taught to make their own unique Father's Day card with African design rubbings. Children accompanied by an adult are welcome.

The event is free and supplies will be provided.

For more information call (505) 646-3739.


NMSU ZUHL MUSEUM TO PRESENT "SECOND SUNDAYS"

New Mexico State University's Zuhl Museum, 775 College Drive, will be open the second Sunday of each month from 2 to 5 p.m. to showcase world-class fossils for children. The next Second Sunday event will be June 10.

Second Sundays are in addition to the museum's regular hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

The museum showcases outstanding fossils of petrified wood of many colors, species, shapes and sizes; ammonites; turtles; a dragonfly; a bat; and beautiful minerals such as amethyst, rhodochrosite, garnet, and malachite.

Second Sundays are free and open to the public.

For more information call Museum Curator Marilyn Huff at (505) 650-1884.