Spring into history with these great events
Decorate the Divine: A family art-making event
SUNDAY, MAY 3, 1:30–3:30 PM Get inspired by the exhibit Painting the Divine, then create art with author and illustrator Amy Córdova, who reads from her children’s book about Our Lady of Guadalupe and Juan Diego. Free.
“Weaving a Legend: Elle of Ganado Promotes Fred Harvey’s Indian Southwest”
SUNDAY, MAY 17, 2 PM Historian Kathleen Howard speaks about the famed Navajo weaver whose clientele ranged from Harvey tourists to President Theodore Roosevelt. Free with admission; Sundays free to NM residents.
“Echoes of Mary,” a Schola Cantorum performance
SUNDAY, MAY 31, 1 PM Enjoy sacred music from Mexico City, Cuba and northern New Mexico, part of Painting the Divine: Images of Mary in the New World. Free with admission; Sundays free to NM residents.
“Restoring the 1785 Roque Lobato House in Santa Fe”
SUNDAY, MAY 31, 2 PM Author Christopher Wilson, writer Pen La Farge and architect Beverley Spears sign books and discuss this storied home. An “Adobe Summer” event, part of the Santa Fe Summer of Color. Free with admission; Sundays free to NM residents.
Historical Downtown Walking Tours
MONDAY–SATURDAY, 10:15 AM–NOON Museum-trained guides lead walks to Santa Fe’s historical highlights. Meet at the Blue Gate on Lincoln Avenue. $10; children 16 and under free. (No tours on Saturdays when large events are held on the plaza.)