• Sit for a spell under a cottonwood tree and view the Franklin Mountains, seemingly nestled between the U.S. and Mexico flags in front of the visitor center. The two flags reflect our heritage; this land once belonging to Mexico and now to the U.S.

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Santa Fe Opera @ the Memorial

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Scene from 2007 Santa Fe Opera Apprentice Spring Tour Program - from the production "Trinity"
Santa Fe Opera
 

Each spring, the Memorial works with the Santa Fe Opera to present a new production to local school groups. For information on upcoming productions, contact our education technician at (915) 532-7273 ext 112.

Visit the Santa Fe Opera website to learn more about the company and their community programs.

Did You Know?

U.S President Lyndon B. Johnson and Mexican President Lopez Mateos

During the talks that led up to the Chamizal Convention, instead of rendering handshakes, both Presidents Kennedy and Johnson were encouraged to greet their Mexican counterparts with an Abrazo – a customary embrace that is still widely practiced in the Southwest.