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March 2020

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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July 2020

Dan Jones “The Angus V V Ranch”

July 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hubbard Museum of the American West (Cope Learning Center), 26301 US 70
Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346 United States

Angus V V Ranch cattle once ranged over the lushest pastures of Lincoln County, from Salado Creek in the north to the Ruidoso River in the south; from the slopes of the Sierra Blanca in the west to Glencoe in the east; close to 300 square miles; including the present- day communities of Ruidoso, Ruidoso Downs, Alto, Angus, Bonito, Capitan, Glencoe, Nogal, Sierra Vista, Sun Valley, and Villa Madonna. Dan Jones tells the story of the "V V", from its…

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August 2020

Beauty & Strength: the Horse in Art – reopening

August 10
Hubbard Museum of the American West, 26301 US 70
Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346 United States

Horses have captivated our ancestors for thousands of years and we continue to hold that fascination to this day. Beauty & Strength: the Horse in Art features objects from the museum's permanent collection; traditional art, household items, children's toys, and fashionable accessories, all from various cultures that feature this beloved beast of burden. From paintings to sculptures and handkerchiefs to hitching posts, come and learn why horses were, and still are, a very popular subject matter in art. The exhibit…

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September 2020

David Greenwald “Investigating Tularosa Canyon”

September 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hubbard Museum of the American West (Cope Learning Center), 26301 US 70
Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346 United States

During the past six years, archaeologists and volunteers of Jornada Research Institute have discovered archaeological remains in Tularosa Canyon that require reconsidering the previous 70 years of archaeological interpretations of the early Jornada Mogollon. Discoveries have included great kivas, irrigation systems, terraced agricultural features, reservoirs, and villages ranging between AD 600 and 850. David Greenwald is the President of Jornada Research Institute and Director of the Tularosa Canyon Research Program. This event is included with regular museum admission. As always,…

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