The Southwest’s Premiere Living History Museum

Organization Name: 
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Number of Volunteers Needed: 
40
Areas of Interest: 
Arts and Culture
Description of the Volunteer Opportunity: 
Greet and interact with visitors (approx. 55,000 each year). Interpret historic museum exhibits by serving as your time allows Live and Learn the Village Life of Colonial New Mexico Assist visitors with hands-on craft and food activities, such as candle making and bread baking. Weaving Program Learn the skills of the loom in the tradition of the Rio Grande Valley.
Who Will Be Impacted Through This Project: 
We are a living history museum dedicated to fostering an understanding of, respect for and pride in the culture, arts, traditions and history of the Spanish Colonial, Mexican and Territorial periods in New Mexico.
Nonprofit Will Provide: 
Extensive training programs are provided on history, culture and arts & crafts. Snacks, Refreshments and lunches on major program weekends
Additional Requirements: 
At Las Golondrinas guides and volunteer greeters (docents) need to wear period clothing. We focus on 1700 - 1912 for costuming purposes.
Great for: 
Kids
Teens
Adults
55+
Groups
Minimum Age of Volunteers: 
18
Is this an ongoing opportunity?: 
Yes
Dates Volunteer is Needed: 
Feb 19 2013 (All day) - Feb 19 2014 (All day)
Address of Project Site
334 Los Pinos Road
Santa Fe
New Mexico
87507
Contact Info
Contact Name: 
Joe Maes
Email Address: 
[email protected]
Phone: 
(505) 471-2261

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