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50th Bash: 3rd Thursday at Albuquerque Museum

Albuquerque Museum turns 50 this month. Come to our party and celebrate with us!


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Sep 21, 2017
05:00 PM - 08:30 PM


Albuquerque Museum
2000 Mountain Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104


The Museum is celebrating its milestone 50th anniversary! Former poet laureate Jessica Helen Lopez performs her birthday poem to the Museum. Curators Andrew Connors and Deb Slaney present 50 collection faves in 50 minutes. Take tours of the collections vault, the Museum's sculpture garden and the adjoining Old Town historic district.

  • Featuring live music in the amphitheater with Chris Dracup & Funk of the West.
  • Visit the exhibition "The Leekya Family: Master Carvers of Zuni Pueblo"

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Make 3rd Thursdays a regular event on your family's calendar!

  • Free admission from 5 - 8:30 PM
  • Live music and performances
  • Hands-on art activities for kids and adults
  • Select gallery exhibits open for viewing
  • Food and adult drink specials at the cafe, Slate at the Museum
  • Extended hours for evening shopping at the Museum Store


Support for 3rd Thursdays provided by  the Albert I. Pierce Foundation and the Urban Enhancement Trust Fund.

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