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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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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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June 2020

Diana Molina “Raramuri: the Foot Runners of the Sierra Madre”

June 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hubbard Museum of the American West (Cope Learning Center), 26301 US 70
Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346 United States

Raramuri, Uto-Aztecan for Tarahumara, are among the world's best runners from lives spent traversing the canyon walls and plateaus of the Sierra Madre Occidental in northern Mexico. In a personal narrative complimented by anthropological, ethnographic and scientific research, Diana Molina will feature the exceptional Raramuri culture, discuss the impact of modern society on their lifestyle and highlight the amazing expanse of the canyon environment with stunning photographs taken while living among the tribe for extended periods of time. This event…

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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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