“From Fire and Earth: Pueblo Pottery Traditions of the Southwest” Lecture at the Branigan Cultural C

Please join us for the lecture “From Fire and Earth: Pueblo Pottery Traditions of the Southwest” on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 1:00pm by archaeologist Jeffrey Romney.

Jeff Romney received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Anthropology from Brigham Young University with an emphasis in Southwest Archaeology and Native American Studies. While at BYU he served as Co-Curator of Exhibitions at the Museum of People’s and Cultures. Jeff also served as Museum Specialist at Wheeler Historic Farm in Salt Lake City, Utah. He currently works as Director of Development at the El Paso Museum of Art.   

After the lecture, attendees are encouraged to visit the featured exhibit Pueblo to Pueblo: The Legacy of Southwest Pottery. The exhibit features selections from the Collection of the Kansas City Museum and Union Station Kansas City. Curated by Bill Mercer, the exhibit highlights work from many Native American tribes, including Acoma, Laguna, Zuni and more.

The Branigan Cultural Center is located downtown next to the Museum of Art at 501 N. Main Street.  Admission to the program and galleries is free.  Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 9 am to 4:30 pm. For more information, contact the Branigan Cultural Center at (575) 541-2154 or visit las-cruces.org/museums.

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