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Posted on: February 22, 2021

March Activities from the Branigan Cultural Center

Photo of Lucia Carmona of Raices del Saber Xinachtli Community School

Enjoy the museum from home through these online programs from the Branigan Cultural Center.

“Culture of Empowerment: Community Roundtable on Multicultural Programing in the Classroom”

Wednesday, March 3, 5:30 - 7 p.m. (MST)

Hear perspectives and give input on the strategies for putting culture into classrooms across New Mexico. The presentation features Dr. Georgina Badoni of New Mexico State University, Lucia Carmona of Raices del Saber Xinachtli Community School, Ramon Padilla of Alma de Arte High School, and Dr. Sabrina Zamora of Las Cruces Public Schools. You can tune in at https://rebrand.ly/SchoolCulture.

Culture of Empowerment is a series designed around the idea that people are powerful when learning together. Each quarter’s topics revolve around a single theme, with chances to dig deeper, learn how to activate community impact, and connect with each other.

“History Notes: Armijo House”

Thursday, March 11, 1 - 2 p.m. (MST)

Discover history and culture through a monthly informal discussion series on the second Thursday of each month at 1pm. From January through March, the theme is “If these walls could talk.” In this presentation, Eric Liefield

explores the history of the Armijo House. You can tune into the Zoom webinar with the link https://rebrand.ly/ArmijoHouse.

“What’s the Word: Arabic - A Trip to Kuwait”

Thursday, March 11, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. (MST)

Learn language through culture! Dive into the history and traditions of Kuwait, while learning and practicing Arabic language skills. These are not formal classes but provide opportunity for learning and conversation between beginner and more experienced participants. Register to attend by emailing Kayla at kmyers@las-cruces.org. The Branigan Cultural Center is located at 501 N. Main Street and is accessible from RoadRUNNER Transit Route 1 Stop 36. The Branigan Cultural Center is closed for construction through June 2021. For up-to-date information on museum reopening, virtual programming, and more, visit the website at: http://las-cruces.org/museums or follow us on Facebook and Instagram @LCMuseums.

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