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

August 4 @ 12:00 pm

Palace Seen and Unseen: A Convergence of History and Archaeology

Stephen Post  Research Associate, New Mexico Office of Archaeological Studies The talk will provide an overview of the Palace Seen and Unseen exhibit, which integrates documentary records with the material…

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September 1 @ 12:00 pm

The Apache Treaty of 1852

Jeffrey P. Shepherd, Ph.D. Professor of History, University of Texas El Paso  

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October 6 @ 12:00 pm

Ghost Towns of the Southwest

Robert L. Spude, Ph.D.

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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.