November is looking great at the Silver City Museum. Join them on their virtual series of bedtime stories in both English and Spanish!
Sunday, November 1, 7PM – Bilingual Storytime: The Spirit of Tio Fernando/El espiritu de tio Fernando by Janice Levy, hosted by the Silver City Museum. Read in English and Spanish by local artist, youth leader, and shop owner Diana Ingalls-Leyba, and spiritual medium and Día de los Muertos expert Nena Benavidez. In the story, young Nando meets the spirit of his deceased Tio Fernando, for whom he is named. Sign up at www.silvercitymuseum.org or click here to register and attend: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rdcKS-__Q3m4Aqwqev9OYA. All Silver City Museum programs are free with a suggested donation of $5.
Sunday, November 18, 7PM – Bilingual Storytime: Thunderboy, Jr. by Sherman Alexie, hosted by the Silver City Museum. Read by Ted Pressler (English) and Xochitl Hernandez-Moctezuma (Spanish). From New York Times bestselling author Sherman Alexie and Caldecott Honor winning Yuyi Morales comes a striking and beautifully illustrated picture book celebrating the special relationship between father and son. Sign up at www.silvercitymuseum.org or click here to register and attend: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vpWPTRQnSvSc-d1JtWc5hg. All Silver City Museum programs are free with a suggested donation of $5.
Tuesday, November 20 — 5th Annual Arte Chicano Exhibit at the Silver City Museum. The exhibition series is a chance for the museum to support and celebrate Chicano artists working in the area. Arte Chicano 2020 will feature the work of Chris Alvarez and Buck Burns as curated by Diana Leyba-Ingalls. The exhibit will be installed in the Dodge Gallery and will be viewable at www.silvercitymuseum.org in the form of a video tour with commentary by the artists. It will be waiting for in-person viewing when the museum is able reopen to the public.
Sunday, November 29, 7PM – Bilingual Storytime: How Hollyhocks Came to New Mexico. by Rudolfo Anaya, hosted by the Silver City Museum. Read by State Senate candidate from Bayard Siah Correa Hemphill (English), and District 2 County Commissioner Javier Salas (Spanish). Late great New Mexican author Rudolfo Anaya weaves a fanciful folk tale that helps explain the beautiful flowers that can be seen in all parts of the Southwest in the summer and fall. Escaping Herod’s wrath, Sueño, a near-sighted angel, takes the Holy Family to New Mexico by mistake. The story blends history in this tale that shows how different cultures can work together peacefully and respect the land we all need. Sign up at www.silvercitymuseum.org or click here to register and attend: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_HC5CuMuyRGy-t8NcYomemQ. All Silver City Museum programs are free with a suggested donation of $5.