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El Agua es Vida: Acequias in New Mexico
Start Date: 5/20/2014Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Date: 5/30/2015End Time: 4:00 PM

Event Description:
Acequias, from the Arabic as-sāqiya, have been channeling water and sustaining life in New Mexico for over 400 years. Hand crafted, gravity fed ditches and the cultural landscape that surrounds them are the subject of an ambitious new exhibition at the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology.

El Agua es Vida: Acequias in New Mexico, merges art, science and cultural tradition to explore the fundamental role acequias play in the environment and the community in northern New Mexico.
The Maxwell is Free and Open to all Tuesday - Saturday 10a.m. - 4p.m.
Location Information:
Main Campus - Maxwell Museum of Anthropology
Contact Information:
Name: Mary Beth Hermans
Phone: 505 277-1400
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Attachments For This Event:
    > Acequia Press Release
Location Details:
The Maxwell Museum is located just west of the Alumni Chapel on Redondo Boulevard.
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