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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. A kite making station for all ages is part of Tako Kichi: Kite Crazy in Japan. 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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Joe HayesSunday May 4

Join Santa Fe's own celebrated Storyteller Joe Hayes for an afternoon of tales (play on words!) inspired by the exhibition Wooden Menagerie: Made in New Mexico. 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!

Arts Alive!
FREE hands on art making for ages 3 to 103, in the Outdoor classroom on Milner Plaza, inside the atrium when it rains! To schedule groups, call Patricia at (505) 476-1212.

10am to 2pm
Tuesdays & Thursdays

July 22 & 24- Make Japanese Kites

July 29 & 31- Make Brazilian Dolls

August 5 & 7- Make Animal Masks

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