“Casa Cantina” Fiesta at Casa de la Guerra

Celebrate “Casa Cantina” in the courtyard of the historic Casa de la Guerra in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara. August 1-4, 2018, noon to midnight, for a small fee locals and visitors alike are invited to enjoy music and cold drinks as part of the...

“Walking in Hernan Cortes’ Footsteps” Lecture

On Saturday, July 7, 2018, noted researcher Henrietta Martinez Christmas will present “Walking in Hernan Cortes’ Footsteps from Vera Cruz to Mexico City 1519-2019”. This free lecture will be held at 10:30 am at the National Hispanic Cultural Center,...

“Materiality: Making Spanish America”

The 18th Annual Mayer Center Symposium “Materiality: Making Spanish America” will be held on November 1-2, 2018 at the Denver Art Museum (Sharp Auditorium – Hamilton Building). During the early modern period in Spanish America, artists and...

“The Missions of Sonora and Southern Arizona”

Western National Parks Association presents “The Missions of Sonora and Southern Arizona.” On Saturday, July 14, 2018, SMRC board members Dr. Dale Brenneman and Wendy Lotze will discuss these Spanish missions that continue to stand today after many...

New Mexico History Museum Lecture Series

The New Mexico History Museum’s “Friends of History Lecture Series” presents Spanish Colonial Women and the Law: Complaints, Lawsuits and Criminal Behavior by author Dr. Linda Tigges. This free lecture will be held on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 from...

Mesa Prieta Petroglyph Project Presentation

Mesa Prieta Petroglyph Talks presents “Re-thinking 17th century New Mexico” on June 26, 2018. Scott Ortman will review archaeological, ethnographic, and linguistic evidence to examine why certain elements of Spanish culture were incorporated into Pueblo...

Annual Fiesta Historical Parade in Santa Barbara

The Santa Barbara Trust for Historical Preservation and El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park will partner with the California Missions Foundation in participating in the Fiesta Historical Parade on Friday August 3, 2018. Considered to be one of the largest...