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During the the first 3 weeks of 2017 the Silver City Museum will be closed with the hope of reopening on January 22nd. The front 6 first floor rooms have hardwood floors that will be stripped, oiled and varnished which means everything on the floor will be removed to the back storage and display rooms. But there is more, most rooms will not be used for the same purpose.

Since the photo above is the inner-most room to get work I'll start there and work back to the front door. This gift shop will get it's yellow walls painted another color and new floor finish and will become the Intro Gallery; we'll get to the intro Gallery as we work back to the front door. This gift shop will moved to the Intro Gallery and the Intro Gallery will reside here along with a kids table for kids.

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As we move back from the Gift Shop we are in the small display room currently featuring "Women of the Southwest" with the doorway into the Gift Shop on the left. This will become the Way Finder room that explains how to navigate around the building like where the door on the right leads and whats up the stairway.

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Walking backward we see the stairway to the send floor displays and to its right where we just came from and to the right a doorway into a large display room/kids room and to the right, barely seen, the doorway into the original Allman Family Parlor.

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Entering the first door on the right, the Parlor, we look into the large display room and current kids room that the second door leads into. The Parlor will remain the parlor, the Kids Table shown in the bottom center will moved into the used-to-be Gift Shop and the large room used for expanded displays.

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As we enter the front door of the Museum we see to the left a Greeter and just her her left the doorway into the current Intro Gallery that will become the Gift Shop.

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The current Intro Gallery has local art hanging and a couple of display cases and a rug that will be removed and the hardwood floor refurbished. The Art will be hung in the current Gift Shop that will become the Intro Gallery/Kids Room.

Clear as mud? Pay a visit after January and check out the new director's vision of presenting Silver City and SW New Mexico History and check back often as the vision expands.


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Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Our Paws' Cause Thrift Store
Volunteer at The Bike Works 3-7pm
GMCR & KURU / Fall Pledge Drive
GC Commission Regular Meeting- Agenda
Tai Chi at Lotus Center
GRMC Cancer Center Open House
GC Lodgers Tax Advisory Board Vacancy
The WildWorks Youth Space
Blooming Lotus Meditation
Grant County Search and Rescue
Jayme Stone’s Folklife Project – Performance
Global Sisterhood New Moon Tele-Circle
Pet Central Thrift Store
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Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Our Paws' Cause Thrift Store
Qi Gung for Health at the Lotus Center
fall break family movie
Women's Al-Anon Meeting: Women Embracing Recovery
Gila Native Plant Society meeting
Pet Central Thrift Store
Community Bike Ride @ The Bike Works
Hapkido Class
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Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Our PAws' Cause Thrift Store
Farmer's Market
Tai Chi Chuan
Permaculture Silver City - Monthly Meeting - Aquaponics!
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Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Ecstatic Dance
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Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Laughter Club at 12:15pm
Hapkido Class
Tai Chi Chuan
New Hope Al-Anon Family Group
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Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Silver City Rotary Club Meeting
Hapkido Class
Compassionate Friends Gathering
Tai Chi at Lotus Center
Wine & The Word @The Toad Brewery
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Arte Chicano de San Vicente @ SC Museum
Our Paws' Cause Thrift Store
Hapkido Class
Wednesday Evening Al-Anon Family Group Meeting
Insight Buddhist Meditation
Tai Chi Chuan
Farmer's Market
Gin Rummy
A Community Storytelling Project
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