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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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ofrendaSaturday November 1, 2014
Dia de Muertos
5:00-7:00 pm

The public is cordially invited to join us in making the Community altar "Ofrenda" in the Outdoor classroom, enjoy music by Mariachi Buenaventura and refreshments. The FREE event is for all ages.



day of the dead 2008Sunday November 2, 2014

Dia de Los Muertos
Day of the Dead

1 to 4pm

Decorate Sugar skulls, make memory boxes/muertos nichos, enjoy live music and Aztec dance performance by Danza MeXiKa and sample pan de muerto. All by Museum admission, New Mexico residents FREE every Sunday.


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