Upcoming Lectures

Seating at Albuquerque Museum lectures is limited to 80. We encourage you to register in advance.

“The History of Chocolate: Food of Gods Transformed into Food of Lovers?”  Nicolasa Chavez

Nicolasa Chavez, Museum of International Folk Art
February 14, 2016 (Sun), 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
ABQ Museum of Art & History

This lecture traces the history and journey of chocolate from the Americas, through the Spanish Colonial Southwest, transported to Europe and now enjoyed around the globe. +More Info

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“Interesting Pages of Recent US-Russia History and the Current Status of Russia’s Nuclear Program”  

Siegfried Hecker

Dr. Siegfried Hecker, Stanford University
February 19, 2016 (Fri) 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
UNM Continuing Education Conference Center

Dr. Hecker’s talk will cover the US-Russia nuclear weapons cooperation in the 1990’s – how it flourished, diminished, and then collapsed as a result of the current political crises in Ukraine and Syria. He will also comment on how Russia views nuclear threats today and what it is doing to combat them, as well as what options Washington may have to respond.  Dr. Hecker will also briefly comment on technical issues in North Korea’s nuclear program and on his interactions with their scientists and citizens. +More Info

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