The winter landscape at Kuaua: dark rust willows and tall black-lace cottonwoods line the river, and behind the bosque, snow is scattered on the cloud-shrouded Sandia Mountains. The cold Rio Grande sluggishly flows through the bosque, its eastern shore lined with Canada geese huddled together to find warmth. How different life must have been here for the ancient residents of this pueblo, a life based on fires, fur, and blankets made of feathers.
Come and see Native American and many kinds of traditional arts and crafts! Eat some delicious food and spend some time on Saturday, October 15, at Coronado Historic Site, as we celebrate our New Mexico diversity and uniqueness!
The haunting sound of flute music will once again echo down the Rio Grande on June 25, as Coronado Historic Site and the Friends of Coronado welcome Marlon Magdalena, a Jemez Pueblo flute player, to demonstrate the techniques of making and playing Native American flutes.
We received a surprise package from the students at American Sign Language Academy yesterday, filled with sweet notes about what they loved the best at Coronado Historic Site. Children, you made our day! 🙂
John Turrietta’s fifth graders from Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School in Rio Rancho have learned a lot about agriculture this year. John was the recipient of the the 2015 N.M. Ag in the Classroom Educator of the Year award from the New Mexico Farm & Livestock Bureau. His class started the year learning to grow …
The Friends of Coronado Historic Site host many exciting activities every month including lectures, field trips, workshops, and special events. With this large variety there is sure to be something for everyone!
Colorist Rhett Lynch will host a landscape painting workshop at Coronado on April 2nd – April 3rd (Sat. and Sun.) at Coronado Historic Site. There’s a fee involved, and you need to register ahead! Nature offers everything needed to create strong, interesting and compelling, abstract and representational paintings. The workshop begins with a short tour …