Second Saturdays

Casa San Ysidro, Albuquerque Museum's historic property in Corrales, New Mexico, brings you free programing for the whole family on the second Saturday of the month. Enjoy these recordings of select events.

Visit our events page to learn about upcoming Second Saturday events

The Unique Legacy of Abraham Lincoln in New Mexico

February 13, 2021 — New Mexico State University Professors Christopher Schurtz and Dr. Dwight Pitcaithley describe Lincoln’s connection to the New Mexico Territory. DOWNLOAD PROGRAM GUIDE

Traditions of the Santero: Bulto Restoration Techniques

Video Pending
PENDING > March 13, 2021 — Conservators Allison Herrera and Keith Bakker discuss bultos and bulto restoration techniques while referencing objects from the Museum's collection and other important examples in New Mexico.

Native American Language Revitalization in New Mexico

Video Pending

PENDING > April 10, 2021 — Dr. Christine Sims discusses language maintenance issues and how the American Indian Language Policy Research Center provides technical assistance to indigenous nations and training for American Indian language teachers.

Native Dye Plants of New Mexico

Video Pending

PENDING > June 12, 2021 — Las Arañas weaver Myra Chang Thompson and Rio Grande Return Conservation Director Cameron Weber describe native dye plants, their uses, and the local practices that people have used in New Mexico for generations.


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