Cruceño Calendar

history

Exhibit: Greetings from Las Cruces Postcard Views of the Mesilla Valley

Postcards courtesy of Leslie Coburn Hudson continues through January 25. This exhibit highlights he remarkable record of Las Cruces and surrounding area as chronicled through postcards from the early 1900s to the 1960’s. It examines the stylized tastes and romantic views presented in postcards that were used to appeal to tourists, and addresses themes like …

Exhibit: Greetings from Las Cruces Postcard Views of the Mesilla Valley Read More »

STEAMpunk–Amelia Earhart, Aviator

Discover the stories behind science’s greatest rebels and explore the modern-day applications of their research through hands-on explorations and discussions. Recommended for ages 7-12.

Listen to Your Art–Frida Kahlo

The Museum of Art will be hosting its very own art history lecture series called “Listen to Your Art”. Lectures will be held monthly. This year the series will focus on influential women artists, past and present. Delve into their contributions and revolutions in the arts. The lectures will be tailored for an adult audience, …

Listen to Your Art–Frida Kahlo Read More »

Artventurous

Explore art as a family! Artventurous delves into art history, featuring an individual artist, or highlighting the current artwork in the gallery. Come by and learn with a hands-on art-making experience every Saturday from 10am-noon.

Las Noches de Las Luminarias

Las Noches de Las Luminarias Fort Selden Historic Site 12/14/19, Saturday Join us for this Southwest tradition as over eight hundred glowing candles surround the Fort ruins. Enjoy holiday music, a cozy campfire, and a warm cup of cheer as you tour the grounds. Make your own holiday decorations while you enjoy the sights and …

Las Noches de Las Luminarias Read More »

Culture Series: Tracking Telescopes & the Forgotten Legacy of Clyde Tombaugh at White Sands Missile Range

Bill Godby, an archaeologist at White Sands Missile Range, discusses the history and significance of astronomer Dr. Clyde Tombaugh’s efforts at WSMR from 1946-1955, during the very beginnings of America’s missile and space exploration activities. This free presentation includes many rare photographs, illustrating various evolutions of the tracking telescopes developed during Tombaugh’s tenure. Godby’s talk …

Culture Series: Tracking Telescopes & the Forgotten Legacy of Clyde Tombaugh at White Sands Missile Range Read More »

Scroll to Top