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Events & Activities
The following Events and Hands-on Activities are free, unless otherwise noted, although a $5 donation is suggested to support museum activities. Weather permitting, hands-on activities may take place in the Silver City Museum Courtyard, so please dress accordingly. Materials for hands-on activities are provided.

MUSEUM CLOSED FOR EXHIBIT INSTALLATION
JANUARY 1 - 12, 2018
The staff of the Silver City Museum is excited and proud to bring you the exhibit Flamenco: From Spain to New Mexico and apologize for any inconvenience the closure while installing may cause. Regular visiting hours resume on the 13th.

GRAND RE-OPENING AND EXHIBITION RECEPTION - FLAMENCO: FROM SPAIN TO NEW MEXICO
Friday, January 12, 5:00 - 7:00 pm
at the Silver City Museum, 312 W. Broadway
Join the staff and volunteers of the Silver City Museum to celebrate the grand re-opening of the museum and the installation of the newest exhibit Flamenco: From Spain to New Mexico. Nicholasa Chávez, curator of Spanish Colonial & Contemporary Hispano/Latino Collections at the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, New Mexico, will perform Flamenco accompanied by a live guitar performance. The entire community is invited to join this event, which is free, though a $5 donation is suggested. See Exhibit listing . . .

EXHIBIT TOUR: SPECIAL GUEST, CURATOR NICOLASA CHAVEZ TO GIVE GUIDED TOUR OF FLAMENCO: FROM SPAIN TO NEW MEXICO
Saturday, January 13, 10:00 AM - English tour; 2:00 PM - Bilingual tour
at the Silver City Museum, 312 W. Broadway
For one very special day only, Nicholasa Chávez, curator of Spanish Colonial & Contemporary Hispano/Latino Collections at the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, New Mexico, will offer tours of the exhibition Flamenco: From Spain to New Mexico. The exhibition, which Chávez curated, is the first ever to show the history and development of flamenco and its treasured role within the cultural environment of New Mexico. The tours will take place on Saturday, January 13 at 10:00 AM and a second, bilingual tour at 2:00 PM. The tours are $10 to participate, but are free as a benefit of patron or benefactor level members of the Silver City Museum Society. To RSVP for your place in these special tours, please call Amanda at 575-538-5921 or info@silvercitymuseum.org.

EVENING IN SPAIN DINNER - MUSEUM FUNDRAISER
Wednesday, January 24, 5:30 - 8:00 pm
begin at the Silver City Museum, dinner at 1zero6 Café
Join us in celebrating the new installation of the exhibit Flamenco: From Spain to New Mexico with an Evening in Spain Dinner. The evening will begin with a VIP tour of the museum at 5:30 PM, followed by musical entertainment by Farhad Arasteh and wine at Café 1zero6. Dinner at Café 1zero6 will begin at 7:00 PM; the menu includes: Gambas al Ajillo, Paella de Carne, Ensalada de Invierno, Pequeños Pasteles y Café. Tickets are limited and available for purchase at the Silver City Museum Society Store for $150. All proceeds go to benefit your museum!

TERRITORIAL CHARTER DAY CELEBRATION
Saturday, February 17,
Location: TBA
Join Silver City residents as they celebrate their territorial charter with reenactments, foot races, music, scavenger hunts, and lectures.