San Juan County Museum Association

Board Meetings

4th Tuesday of Each Month, 5:30pm​

​Salmon Ruins Museum

2017 Dates:

December 13, 2016
January 24
​February 28

March 28
​April 25

May 23
June 27​​​
July 25
August 29 (Changed from 22nd)​
September 26
October 24​​

​November - To Be Announced  (Annual Dinner & Election of Officers) 

December - To Be Announced



Journey Into the Past 
Year around professionally guided tours

CHACO CANYON

NAVAJO DEFENSIVE SITES (DINETAH)

BISTI WILDERNESS

CUSTOM TOURS


PLAN EARLY - AVAILABLE DATES ARE
FILLING FAST!!


Click on the TOURS tab above

for more information.




Now Available for Viewing


from above

​images from a storied land


Photographs by

​ADRIEL HEISEY



Developed by

The Albuquerque Museum,
Albuquerque

and

Archaeology Southwest,
​Tucson

(formerly Center for Desert Archaeology)



THE POTTERY OF

MATA ORTIZ

​INFLUENCE OF THE CASAS GRANDES REGION ON
MATA ORTIZ

​View the Exhibit Today

​in the G. Alton James Gallery!



​Learn How Pottery Construction of an Ancient Culture Influences the Work of Master Potters Today in the Village of Mata Ortiz, Chihuahua, Mexico.  All Courtesty the Vision, Ceramic Arts, and Generosity of Mata Ortiz' own Internationally Known Artist,

Juan Quezada.

SALMON RUINS'

​Annual

Arts and ​Crafts Fair




December  2017 brings our 29th annual ​Fair!

​Up to 96 Vendors offer their handmade items while your $1 admission benefits educational initiatives at Salmon Ruins -  and provides you a drawing ticket for
​Door Prizes!

9am - 5pm, ​McGee Park

(Behind SunRay Park & Casino)

Farmington, New Mexico



Upcoming Events




 HERITAGE PRESERVATION MONTH

​Free Annual Guided Dinétah Tour

​Saturday - Early May

​(Tour Date Varies.  Please Call.)


​2017 TOUR DATE:

​MAY 13, 9am-4:30pm


​Provided in celebration of Heritage Preservation Month, Salmon Ruins Museum presents a Director's Tour of the Navajo Defensive Sites and Rock Art of the Dinétah.

Experience our JOURNEY INTO THE PAST program caravan style - for free!

​Contact us to make your reservation!



​2017 ​​​​SUMMER FUNDRAISER













RAFFLE!

​Pendleton Blanket
2006 Mesa Verde Centennial Commemorative, Queen Size

Drawing: September 20th

Tickets on Sale Now

$2 each, or 6 for $10

Credit Card and Phone Purchases Welcome - We Will Ship to Winner

Raffle Not Open to Employees


BUY YOUR BOOTH SPACES NOW!!

Salmon Ruins and the San Juan County Museum Association are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Salmon Ruins Museum

Annual Open House

​FREE ADMISSION!

Saturday - Mid May

​(Event Date Varies.  Please Call.)

​Celebrate Preservation and New Mexico Heritage Preservation Month by visiting Salmon Ruins - and 
​get free admission

ALL DAY!


2017 EVENT DATE:
​MAY 20, 9am-5pm

​11am New Exhibit Reception

​SALMON RUINS
Summer Solstice Observation

​7am, Salmon Parking Area

​(Please Confirm Presentation Date at the Museum)


2017 EVENT DATE:

​WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21

​7am-8:30am

Gather at the upper parking area with fellow participants for a short discussion of the event, then visit the Pueblo Observatory to
​see the event first hand.  FREE


​​​​​Salmon Ruins Museum 

Events


Annual Presentations




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Dec. 2, 2017