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.

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

Speaker at podium

Upcoming Lectures

February 3 @ 12:00 pm

The 1779 Smallpox Outbreak: Up the Camino Real

Colin G. Calloway 
John Kimball Jr. 1943 Professor of History
Professor of Native American Studies
Dartmouth College

Learn more >
Smallpox Lecture Map

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.