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Events & Activities — FEBRUARY 2017

silver city museum, silver city nmThe Universality of the New Mexico Colcha Stitch with Monique Durham
Thursday, February 9, 12 - 2:00 pm
in the Silver City Museum Annex, 302 W. Broadway
Co-Sponsored by WILL in a series of programs for our exhibit Stories of Southwestern New Mexico Women. Monique Durham will explore the simple and elegant New Mexico colcha stitch and learn the provenance of the designs. A colcha stitching workshop will follow. Registration encouraged with a class capacity of 10. Call 575-538-5921 or email education@silvercitymuseum.org to register.

silver city museum, silver city nmChocolate Fantasia
Saturday, February 11, 12 - 5:00 pm
in the Silver City Museum, 312 W. Broadway
Stop by the museum for some chocolate confectionery during Chocolate Fantasia! Chocolates are made by members of our wonderful Silver City Museum Society. Chocolate Fantasia is a fundraising event benefitting the Mimbres Region Arts Council (MRAC). Tasting tickets are $25 for 20 samples of different chocolates, available at www.mimbresarts.org.

silver city museum, silver city nmTerritorial Charter Day
Saturday, February 18, 10:30 am
in the Silver City Museum Courtyard, 312 W. Broadway
Celebrate the anniversary of the enactment of the Territorial Charter of 1878 at the Silver City Museum. Opening remarks will be made by Mayor Ken Ladner. Come hear "O, Fair New Mexico" New Mexico's state song and traditional 1870s music. The museum will have its copy of the charter on view.
Come dressed in your best 1870s wear!

silver city museum, silver city nmMini-Retablo Workshop, with Pamela Enriquez-Courts
Saturday, February 18, 1:30 - 3:30 pm
in the Silver City Museum Annex, 302 W. Broadway
Join Las Cruces-based artist Pamela Enriquez-Courts to make your own miniature retablo. Enriquez-Courts will discuss the history and contemporary takes on retablos. Adults and children welcome. Workshop is free with suggestion $5 donation. Registration required. Call 575-538-5921 or email education@silvercitymuseum.org to register.