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Events & Activities — JULY 2017

ICE CREAM SOCIAL & CAKE WALK - 50TH YEAR CELEBRATION - JULY 4TH!
Tuesday, July 20, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
in the Museum Courtyard
The annual event is held in conjunction with the Silver City 4th of July parade. Thanks to our corporate sponsor, Western Bank, admission is free so the public can enjoy live musical entertainment and various children's activities. The ever popular CAKE WALK tickets can be purchased at the museum, as well as ice cream cones, root beer floats, beverages, and popcorn.

There are several Volunteer opportunities still available so contact us on how to earn free tickets.

Be sure to visit the exhibit Fifty Years Ago in Silver City, currently on display inside the Museum.

Press Release

FROM FIREHOUSE TO MUSEUM, Community Panel
Thursday, July 20, 12:00 - 1:00 pm
at the Silver City Museum Annex, 302 W. Broadway
In conjunction with the Silver City Museum's exhibition 50 Years Ago in Silver City, the Museum will host a series of community panels. Former Museum Director Susan Berry, museum founder Cecil Howard, and former Fire Chief Daniel Vasquez will sit on this panel. They will discuss the formation and the first years of the museum.

VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION DAY
Thursday, July 20, 1:00 - 3:00 pm
at the Silver City Museum, 312 W. Broadway
Open to all current and former volunteers. There will be door gifts and periodic prize drawings throughout the event, along with light refreshments.

CLAY FESTIVAL EVENTS
Saturday, July 22, 12:30 - 4:30 pm
at the Silver City Museum Courtyard, 312 W. Broadway
Gold Panning and Wire Wrapping demonstrations.

Thursday, July 27, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
at the Silver City Museum Annex, 302 W. Broadway
Virginia McLemore presents a lecture
The Geology and Mining History of Mining Districts in Grant County, New Mexico. $5.00.

Friday, July 28, 3:00 am - 6:00 pm
at the Silver City Museum, 312 W. Broadway
Ann McMahon Photographs
Join us for a reception for Ann McMahon's The Disappearing Mining Landscape of Grant County. Light refreshments will be served.

ORALIA LOPEZ, MATA ORTIZ ARTIST & DR. JOHN BEZY
Saturday, July 29, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
at the Silver City Museum, 312 W. Broadway
Oralia López, Master Artist from Mata Ortiz, Chihuahua demonstrates the technique used to paint pottery, including elegant forms, designs, and colors. López will have a selection of work available for purchase.

Dr. John Bezy, author of The Artistry and History of Mata Ortiz will talk about prehistoric roots of modern Mata Ortiz ceramics - at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm.