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Nov 5, 2022
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Fred Harvey History Weekend
November 4-5, 2022

New Mexico History Museum

Talks Schedule

Friday 11/4 12:30: Welcome from Billy Garrett, Executive Director NMHM

12:40: “Roughing It Deluxe: How a Counterintuitive Idea Helped Bring the World to the        American West” author Stephen Fried, director of FH Weekend

1:40: “Fred, Mary, Lamy & Santa Fe: the Untold Story of La Fonda, El Ortiz and the Branch Line that Changed New Mexico” with architect & historian Matt Kluge, includes newly discovered ATSF/FH documents

2:45: break

3:00: “Mary Blumenschein & Female Artists of the ‘20s” Marcy Bostwick, winner of the first Steve Wimmer SW History Research Prize

3:45: "The Harvey Houses that Got Away, the Last One We Can Save, and Why Restoring Them Matters," Allan Affeldt--civic entrepreneur & architectural restorian best known for saving La Posada in Winslow, Castaneda in Las Vegas--on the joys and challenges of his work, and his latest obsession

5:00: End of first day talks.

6:00: Fred Harvey Foodie Dinner at La Fonda

Saturday 11/5

1:00: (planned start time, based on return of Lamy breakfast excursion train) “Food, Travel & the American Experience: From Fred to Today, a Chef’s Perspective” John Sedlar, father of SW cuisine, former Esquire chef of the year, and founder/director of the upcoming MAIZE: Food Museum of the Americas

2:15: A Conversation with Beverly & Bernette, the Fabulous Identical Twin La Fonda Harvey Girls

3:00: break

3:15: “A Celebration of Hopi Potter Nampeyo: How She (and Fred Harvey) Brought Native Art to the World” including a talk by Lea McChesney from UNM and a live pottery-making demonstration by Darlene Nampeyo, the great-great-granddaughter of Nampeyo

5:00: end of second day

In-person tickets, $80 (includes both days); online only $40. All ticket holders will have exclusive access to recordings of talks. 

Please register for all talks, which can be experienced in-person or on-line via zoom, and see full schedules for all additional weekend events and registration options here:

 Fred Harvey History Weekend 2022 Tickets, Fri, Nov 4, 2022 at 12:00 PM | Eventbrite


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