Museum Store Volunteers
have a lot of fun!
Interested in Volunteering?
[ More Info . . . ]
Events & Activities — MARCH 2015
Events and Activities are held at either the Silver City Museum Annex, 302 W. Broadway, or the Museum Annex at 302 W. Broadway in downtown Silver City, New Mexico, and are free unless noted otherwise (donations always welcome). More information: 575.538.5921 or

Our Gifts from Spain: How Mediterranean Plants and Foods Came to New Mexico
with Bill Dunmire, Chautauqua speaker
Thursday, May 7, 12 noon - 1:00pm
Silver City Museum Annex, 302 W. Broadway
This slide-illustrated talk relates the story of how Old World cultivated plants and foods made their way from pre-Colombian Spain to the colonial frontier of New Mexico and the greater Southwest. It focuses on the positive contributions of the Spanish colonizers and missionaries and tells of how Puebloans and other native peoples in New Mexico integrated some of the crops and foods into their own cultures. [ Press Release ]

Silver City Museum Music in the ParlorSaturday Afternoon Music in the Parlor
with Farhad Arasteh
Saturday, May 9, 1:00 - 2:00pm
Silver City Museum, 312 W. Broadway
Relax in Victorian elegance while enjoying Spanish guitar music. This program is free and open to the public.

Book Signing and Presentation
Saturday, May 16, 2:00am - 3:00pm
Silver City Museum Annex, 302 W. Broadway
From Fort Marion to Fort Sill, A Documentary History of the Chiricahua Apache Prisoners of War, 1886-1913
by Alicia Delgadillo, with Miriam Perrett

Exhibit Opening and Activities
Saturday, May 23, 1:00 - 3:00pm
Silver City Museum, 312 W. Broadway
Exhibit: Open Drawers, Fashion Plates, and Late Night Dates: High Fashion from the Wheaton-Smith Collection