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 viewed online and are free to the public. Click on "Learn More" below to register for the next lecture. Donations to support the lecture series and the New Mexico History Museum are greatly appreciated.

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

Speaker at podium

Upcoming Lectures

August 7 @ 12:00 pm

A Nuclear Family: Coming of Age in Oppenheimer’s Secret City

Ellen Wilder Bradbury-Reid Author, Nuclear History;  Art Historian Ellen will draw on her memories of growing up as a child in Los Alamos during the Manhattan Project, and the early…

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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.