The Lea County Museum is a non-profit organization that depends on donations from the community to operate. We have been fortunate to have great support from people and organizations around the area. This has allowed us to expand considerably and introduce a concert series as well. There is still a lot to do and more we'd like to bring to the community of Lea, but we need your help to make our goals a reality. Here is a look at…
Lea County Museum Seeks Full-Time Executive Director
The Lea County Museum seeks a full time Executive Director to provide dynamic leadership and to direct planning, organization, staffing, and operations for the museum located in Lovington. Salary commensurate with skills and/or experience. Range is $32,000 to $48,000. Full job description available below. Open until filled. Applicants may apply by emailing resume and references to: LeaCoMuseum@leaco.net. Job Description: The Lea County Museum seeks an Executive Director to provide dynamic leadership and to direct planning, organization, staffing, and operations. The Executive…
The Lea County Museum will be continuing its concert series with Steve Smith & Tim May coming up in September. Smith and May are a musical duo from Texas who perform a variety of acoustic music across many styles and genres. The duo will be performing on the night of September 25th, a Saturday, at 8:00 PM at the Lea County Museum pavilion located outside east of the old commercial hotel. Bring your own lawn chairs for the best seats.…
“Jim Harris has written a telling piece of literature that encompasses the 50s and 60s, sometimes before those dates and sometimes after, in a low key/high interest method I’ve not encountered before….The story is not linear through the years. It zig zags. One time, he is a child remembering; at another he is a teen and at another he is grown. He is a reader beginning with the reference to Poe. By the end he is a college man familiar…
With antidotes, newspaper articles, association minutes, advertisements and photographs Harris and Minton provide a timeline in Lea County, New Mexico; from the late 1800’s when buffalo hunters settled at Monument Spring and the first ranches were established, through the first rodeos held at local ranches to the establishment of the Lea County Fair and Rodeo and the Open Range Cowboy Association in the 1900’s, and into the new 21st century sharing the stories of the men and women who have…
"This book is intended as a tribute and is gratefully dedicated to the authors of the following articles and stories. These are the men and women who took the time to write down their experiences and the experiences of their families and neighbors. It is through them that we know our past. A past unrecorded is soon erased by time. Thanks to these writers, significant fragments of our history have been recorded and are preserved. Through their writings, we can,…
The Lea County Museum in Lovington, New Mexico is open Tue-Sat from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is FREE to all exhibits and most programs! Arrangements can be made for other times (except Sunday) by calling 575-396-4805. Closed on New Year's Day, 4th of July, Memorial Day, MLK Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day (and Friday after), and Christmas Day.
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