Contemporary Issues Series: Features Jessica Helen Lopez Albuquerque's Poet Laureate to Express Her Spirit

6 Nov 2015

Free Event with Museum Admission

Her poems explore themes of place and identity, Culled from experiences as a transplant from California and life as a woman, mother, poet, and educator in Albuquerque's Barelas community.

Where: The Albuquerque Museum 19th and Mountain Rd NW (historic old town)

When: Sunday November 8 at 1:00 pm

For more info call: 505-243-7255 or call 311 locally or visit:


People Create Cities Speakers Series: Special Presentation Japanese American Prison Camps of World War II

1 Nov 2016

Special Collections Library * 423 Central Ave NE * 848-1376

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 1-3 pm

The presentation compares and contrasts the WRA "family" camps of WWII and DOJ Camps of NM. Live readings, discussions and photographic images will take place.

This presentation is a special arrangement travels to Lordsburg, Silver City, Las Cruces and Gallup Nov. 16 -19.

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Imprisonment of Japanese in U.S. Prison Camps during World War II & Comparison of Camps in Wyoming and New Mexico by Sam Mihara

1 Nov 2015

Presentation includes: live speakers, video, panel discussion and a

Q&A session.

Hibben Auditorium, Maxwell Museum, University of New Mexico

7:30 pm Wednesday, November 18, 2015

For more information contact:

Fall 2015 New Mexico Humanities Council Newsletter!

23 Sep 2015

Stay informed and read about our latest programs and activities taking place around the state.

Nice article featuring one of our grant supported programs in the Silver City Sun-News.

12 Aug 2015

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