Upcoming Lectures

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

“Iron Camel: A Trans-national Look at Building, Maintaining and Operating the New Silk Roads”  John Betak-image

Dr. John Betak, Collaborative Solutions LLC
July 12, 2015 (Sun) 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
ABQ Museum of Art & History

The “China Dream” of the “great rejuvenation of the nation” has been the hallmark of Xi Jinping’s presidency since he became the party chief in late 2012. The proposed revival of a great trade route that two thousand years ago bridged Eastern and Western cultures across the Eurasian continent is front and center in the idea of a new “Silk Road economic belt”. +More Info

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“Morocco: Arts, Culture, History and Daily Life”  Nancy Brady-image

Nancy Brady, UNM
August 9, 2015 (Sun) 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
ABQ Museum of Art & History

Nancy Brady will take you on a virtual tour of Moroccan culture with a stunning slide show that showcases visual arts, music, dance, spiritual practices of the Sufi and Gnawa and life among the earliest people, the Berbers (Amazigh). She will present a brief history of the Berbers in Morocco and focus on Islamic art and architecture, as well as ancient traditional arts. +More Info

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