El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe's Calendar
Saturdays 8AM-3PM and Sundays 9AM-4PM
- El Museo Cultural Winter Market Art, antiques, textiles, jewelry, books, and much more from around the corner and around the world on exhibit and for sale.
- Every weekend until April 26th, 2015.
- For further information or to inquire about a space, please email:
- Friday February 20th, 7PM
- A reading of Liz Randol's screenplay GRACE AND THE GRAIL, with 20 talented local actors. A historical story of a time in Southern France, a Gnostic civilization that worshipped Jesus and the Goddess, where women and men worked together and supported each other, in harmony with the earth. Interwoven is a story of present day women and men in Santa Fe.
Suggested Donation $5–10
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- Saturday February 21st, 5PM
- Annual SF Youth Symphony
Friday, March 13 7PM and Saturday, March 14th 7:30PM
- Two great films "Prom Night in Mississippi" and "The Last White Night"
- Santa Fe – It’s a rare opportunity to be invited to see two award-winning documentaries free of charge and with free refreshments, but that’s exactly what is being offered in March. Both films will be shown at El Museo Cultural, 555 Camino de la Familia (in the Railyard between W. Manhatten and Paseo de Peralta), Santa Fe. Director, Paul Saltzman, will speak at both films. Trailers for films at: movingbeyondprejudice.com
- On Friday, March 13, 7pm, PROM NIGHT IN MISSISSIPPI.
Academy Award–winning actor Morgan Freeman lives in Charleston, Mississippi. In 1997, he offered to pay for the Senior Prom at Charleston’s one high school under the condition that the prom had to be racially integrated. His offer was ignored. In 2008, Freeman offered again. This time the school board accepted, and history was made. Charleston High had its first-ever integrated prom—in 2008. Until then, blacks and whites had had separate proms even though their classrooms have been integrated for decades. Canadian filmmaker Paul Saltzman follows students, teachers, and parents in the lead-up to the big day. PROM NIGHT IN MISSISSIPPI captures a big moment in a small town, where hope finally blossoms in black, white, and a whole lot of taffeta.
- On Saturday, March 14, 7:30pm, THE LAST WHITE KNIGHT
Paul Saltzman’s courageous film was inspired by an incident during the early 1960s when he journeyed to the Deep South as a civil rights worker to help with voter registration in Mississippi. One of the first days he was there, he was assaulted by a group of young men led by Byron “Delay” De La Beckwith, the son of the man convicted of killing civil rights activist Medgar Evers. Decades later, Saltzman returns to the south to meet with Beckwith and see what, if anything, has changed in the New South. He interviews a wide variety of people from Harry Belafonte, the celebrated singer and civil rights activist, who recounts his own experiences during the voter registration drive; actor Morgan Freeman (who was born, and now lives, in Mississippi); a top FBI official, who discuss the close links between the police and the Klan during the period; to a group of kids from different races who are best friends; and (chillingly) a trio of dedicated, unregenerate Klansmen. Saltzman’s talks with Beckwith form the backbone of the film.
- PROM NIGHT IN MISSISSIPPI earned several Film Festival awards, including Audience Awards, and Sundance Film Festival Official Selection, 2009. The Wall Street Journal called it “True Magic.”
- THE LAST WHITE KNIGHT has received more than 20 Film Festival Awards, including Napa Valley Film Festival Special Jury Prize for “The Most Thought Provoking Film,” and Crossroad Film Festival, Jackson, MS, for The Most Transformative Film Award Citation “Given to the film that has the ability to transform opinions, lives, and ultimately, history."
- FREE ADMISSION, FREE REFRESHMENTS
Sunday March 22nd All Day
- World Water Day Please join us to celebrate this special day with music and dance, presentations, information and product tables , ceremony, an art exhibit, and a special first showing of the documentary movie "Last Call at the Oasis", a movie about the global water crisis directed by Jessica Yu followed by discussion.
- The Art exhibit and the Information/product tables will be open from Noon to catch walk in traffic to the Antique Market in the adjoining rooms at El Museo. We may organize additional spontaneous activities and discussions before the Opening Ceremony at 4 PM as we are getting calls from people who want to offer their special talents and expertise - so come early and check it out! THE EVENT IS ENTIRELY BY DONATION _ PLEASE BE GENEROUS
- The event is partially sponsored by Green Fire Times and The Printers, NA, LLC and Paper Tiger
- A Special Exhibit at El Museo to accompany the Object of Art show.
Cost: Entrance is included with show admission
- For further information: objectsofartsantafe.com/events.php
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