Lecture Series

First Wednesday Lecture Series

Hear stories about the amazing diversity of people and events that make up New Mexico. On the first Wednesday of each month, a leading expert shares experiences and insights about some fascinating aspect of New Mexico’s history.

Lectures are free to the public with museum admission. Donations to support the lecture series and the New Mexico History Museumare greatly appreciated.

Past lectures can be viewed online via Facebook and YouTube in our archive below.

Speaker at podium

Upcoming Lectures

April 5 @ 12:00 pm

Hispano Bastion: New Mexican Power in the Age of Manifest Destiny, 1837-1860

Michael J. Alarid, Ph.D Assistant Professor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas   Donations Welcome   In this groundbreaking study, historian Michael J. Alarid examines New Mexico’s transition from Spanish to…

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Friends of History thanks our Lecture Series Sponsor:

Lecture Volunteering

Interested in providing volunteer support for these monthly lectures? There are opportunities assisting in recruiting speakers, sending out monthly electronic invitations, managing our ever-expanding email lists, and as greeters/ticket managers at each lecture when we once again host live presentations at the Museum.