Visit Casa San Ysidro, the historic house of The Albuquerque Museum, a reconstructed 18th/19th century NM home in the village of Corrales. The adobe house is a prized piece of the past filled with Hispanic folk art, textiles & furniture collections.
Inside Casa San Ysidro, visitors will see one of the most extensive collections of handwoven floor coverings & hand-forged Spanish Colonial iron tools in the United States. Each room is painted with various pigments found in NM's soil, there are 26 inch thick adobe walls & an impressive sala with a church ceiling & a red flagstone floor from Acoma Pueblo. There is no modern heating or cooling.
Casa San Ysidro's free monthly programs offer a range of opportunities to explore the past. During these programs the rooms of this historic home filled with traditional tinwork, furniture and religious art and more are open to view at your own pace.
Watch weaving, blacksmithing, and horno bread making demonstrations. Participate in hands-on art activities for kids and families. Buy local, hand-crafted, traditional arts and crafts. Tour the histo...
This week in Albuquerque, events include Summerfest, biking for beer, and stand-up comedy! Watch our weekly segment on KRQE / Fox New Mexico (Channel 13-2) on Wednesday mornings at 7:35 to stay up to date with events in Albuquerque. Then check out our ABQ365 calendar to find all the event details and use the ……more