El Rancho de Las Golondrinas, along with the New Mexico Museum of Art, presents their “Winter Lecture Series” that will include some great presentations! On January 30, 2024, Jayne Aubele will talk about “New Mexico’s Geological Landscape and Its Effect on Our Culture and Social History.” On February 27, 2024, Dr. Stephen Lekson will speak “Of Noble Kings Descended: Colonial Documents and the Ancient Southwest.” Then, on March 26, 2024, you can hear Dr. Thomas Chavez lecture about “The Diplomacy of Independence: Benjamin Franklin and Spain.” These lectures will be held at 6:00 pm in the St. Francis Auditorium at the New Mexico Museum of Art. Tickets are $10, free for members of Las Golondrinas and Museums of New Mexico Foundation. You can reserve your tickets online at golondrinas.org.