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Centennial Journeys

Taos Wagon Wheel

A broken wagon wheel during Ernest Blumenshein and Bert Philip's western painting expedition in 1898 brings them and other artists to Taos.

Ansel Adams—Moonrise Hernandez

Did you know that Ansel Adams' iconic photograph was taken on Halloween, 1941?

Puccini in New Mexico

There has been a persistent rumor over the years that Puccini composed his famous Opera "Girl of the Golden West" during a brief stay in Albuquerque. Alas, they are just rumors. The Puccini who came to Albuquerque was a distant cousin; but he left a mark in his own right.

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Department of Cultural Affairs 2012-2013 Statewide Community Engagement Gatherings