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Summer 2

Summer 2013 Classes are Open for Registration

UNM Continuing Education Summer 2013 The UNM Continuing Education Summer Semester classes are now open for registration! We are featuring a variety of new and exciting classes for all areas of interest. Whether you are looking to expand your creative potential, get in shape or advance your career, there are classes for you! Free Information...

New Mexico Lectures, Trips and Tours

New Mexico Lectures, Trips and Tours

Few places on earth offer the rich history, blend of cultures and wide variety of beautiful landscapes that you will find in New Mexico. Experience all that New Mexico has to offer first-hand from local storytellers, writers, adventurers, scientists, geologists and cultural anthropologists through the UNM Department of Continuing Education’s Story of New Mexico Program....

It’s Spring! Take a Day Trip With Us!

It’s Spring! Take a Day Trip With Us!

A Visit to the Classroom of a Violin Maker There is substantial evidence that the European violin was crafted first in America by the Pueblo peoples and the Hispanic settlers in early 17th century New Mexico. The Franciscan priests and artisans of Mexico in all probability taught Native Americans and New Mexican colonists how to...

Gustave Baumann’s Marionettes

Gustave Baumann’s Marionettes

Gustave Baumann’s Marionettes German-born printmaker, Gustave Baumann is best known for his color woodcut prints of scenes of landscapes in Brown County, Indiana, as well as his adopted New Mexico. Less well known is the extraordinary body of wooden marionettes he began carving in 1931. Not only did he craft the sixty-five marionettes, but wrote...