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February 2020

Smithsonian Movie Screening The Green Book: Guide to Freedom

February 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Hubbard Museum of the American West (Cope Learning Center), 26301 US 70
Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346 United States

The Green Book: Guide to Freedom In the 1930s, a black postal carrier from Harlem named Victor Green published a book that was part travel guide and part survival guide. It was called The Negro Motorist Green Book, and it helped African-Americans navigate safe passage across America well into the 1960s. Explore some of the segregated nation's safe havens and notorious "sundown towns" and witness stories of struggle and indignity as well as opportunity and triumph. This event is included…

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Dr. Cynthia E. Orozco “Adela Sloss-Vento”

February 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hubbard Museum of the American West (Cope Learning Center), 26301 US 70
Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346 United States

Join us for a talk and book signing presented by Dr. Cynthia E. Orozco for her new release “Adela Sloss-Vento: Mexican American Civil Rights Activist and Texas Feminist”. Dr. Orozco is Professor of History and Humanities at Eastern New Mexico University in Ruidoso and a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and UCLA. She has also authored the book “No Mexicans, Women or Dogs Allowed: The Rise of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement” This event is included…

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March 2020

Smithsonian Movie Screening Aerial America: the Wild West

March 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Hubbard Museum of the American West (Cope Learning Center), 26301 US 70
Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346 United States

Aerial America: the Wild West The American West has fascinated people for generations and it's no wonder. It's a region of tall tales and larger-than-life characters, intermingling cultures and powerful industries, and stunning landscapes best enjoyed from breathtaking heights. Aerial America: The Wild West whisks you across the western frontier, from the St. Louis Arch to the Pacific shores to the Alaskan wilderness. Watch as we capture its many visual wonders and celebrate the men, women, and children who made…

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Life Along the Rio Grande

March 21 @ 9:00 am - July 31 @ 5:00 pm
Hubbard Museum of the American West, 26301 US 70
Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346 United States

Life Along The Rio Grande An exhibit of contemporary fiber art presented by Studio Art Quilt Associates of New Mexico. Life Along the Rio Grande was conceived as an opportunity for artists along the river’s route to express their feelings and thoughts about whatever aspect of the river sparked their creativity. The response ranged from representational to abstract, including historical, scientific and geographical references, all while working within given size parameters. A wide variety of techniques was used, from traditional…

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May 2020

Randy Granger “Music and Stories of the Southwest”

May 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Hubbard Museum of the American West, 26301 US 70
Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346 United States

Native American flute player, storyteller and musician, Randy Granger, brings his southwest style of entertainment to the museum. Randy is a headliner at many Native American music festivals as well as a Native flute teacher at schools around the US. He weaves acoustic instruments like the flute, drums, and voice with stories from many tribes. He is an award-winning recording artist and is heard on stations and podcasts around the world. Randy is a native of New Mexico and has…

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