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The Albuquerque Museum of Art & History in Old Town opened two NM Statehood Centennial exhibits July 31. The exhibits are:
Faces from our Past / Facing the Future—This exhibit features some 80 photographs of Albuquerque in the early 1900’s as the 1912 statehood was approaching. These photographs have never been seen before at the Museum. There are also 800 digital images.

The second exhibit is Albuquerque Celebrates 2012. This exhibit tells the story of major events taking place in Albuquerque around the 1912 statehood. A continuing exhibit is Albuquerque’s New Town, covering Albuquerque history in the 1900’s. For more information go to the City of Albuquerque web site and select museum, www.cabq.gov.

“Remember in Albuquerque when” This is a Facebook page where people are sharing Albuquerue memories.

Listed below are the web sites of some but not all local historical groups. Check them for more information about upcoming programs.

Albuquerque Historical Society www.albuqhistsoc.org
Historic Albuquerque Inc. www.historicabq.org
East Mountain Historical Society www.eastmountainhistory.org
Sandoval County Historical Soc. www.sandovalhistory.org
Corrales Historical Society www.corraleshistory.org
Hubbell House Alliance www.hubbellhousealliance.org
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center www.indianpueblo.org
Coronado State Monument in Bernalillo www.nmmonuments.org
New Mexico Jewish Historical Society www.nmjhs.org