2016

The Sound Of Drums

After four years serving his country in the navy during World War II, Lloyd Kiva New took a spur‑of‑the‑moment drive to Scottsdale, Arizona, to reconnect with leisure and the landscape. This day trip would both change his life—and make history [...]

Party of the People

By painting Fiesta de Santa Fe’s 1926 parade, Gustave Baumann captured the city’s social evolution—in motion—in a singular work recently donated to the New Mexico History Museum. [...]

A Parting Shot

At Lincoln Historic Site, theories have a way of coming out of the woodwork. BY GARY COZZENS On April 28, [...]

State of the Arts

BY TRICIA WARE This year’s Governor’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts honors David Bradley, whose [...]

Dates With History 

Behind The Scenes At The Palace Of The Governors Photo Archives BY LES DALY Like a ghost, the photograph of [...]

Hide and Seek

BY PETER BG SHOEMAKER IN A PLEASANTLY CHAOTIC room near the Stewart L. Udall Center’s maintenance office, [...]

Blood Oaths

Fractured Faiths: Spanish Judaism, the Inquisition, and New World Identities, currently at the New Mexico History Museum, tells the history of the Jews of the Iberian Peninsula, many of whom were forced to convert to Christianity or expelled from the peninsula for rejecting conversion. [...]

Willa on My Mind

BY CANDACE WALSH I’ll begin my editorship with a shameful confession: after fourteen years in Santa Fe, I [...]

Forever Young

A groundbreaking juvenile dinosaur discovery in northwestern New Mexico enlivens the record. BY DR. SPENCER [...]

Sounding the Soul

BY CARMELLA PADILLA In the beginning was el cante—the song. The song was its own instrument. Its notes, [...]
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