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Visiting with Children
Ongoing Activities

new toy loungeThe book and toy area has been newly renovated into a Tree of Life theme. We have new toys that encourage imaginative play, as well as a wonderful selection of children's books.

The galleries have special appeal to children of all ages. Several cases in the Girard exhibition Multiple Visions: A Common Bond have special appeal to children, and are noted in the Gallery Guide. Families can also pick up an Ipod touch and take a Multimedia tour of the Girard Wing.. Wooden Menagerie: Made in New Mexico offers mask making as well as a station to listen to animal stories, Try your hand at puppet making and literature on a string in Brasil & Arte Popular. Parents, teachers and artists are encouraged to use our all age hands-on art making projects on-line» and programs are offered seasonally, see Events below.
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atrium in winterSunday December 7
Winter Celebration
1-4 pm

Celebrate winter holidays with hands on art making for ages 3 to 103 refreshments and more! Make festival headdresses and beaded animal ornaments. Enjoy live music by Jazz Brasileiro and refreshments. Program support provided by the International Folk Art Foundation. By Museum admission, New Mexico Residents with I.D. FREE on Sundays, youth 16 and under and Museum of New Mexico Foundation members always free!

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