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Thursday Night Lecture Series featuring Lynn Riggs film A Day in Santa Fe (1931)
June 23, 2022, 7 p.m.–8:40 p.m.
On Thursday, June 23, the Will Rogers Memorial Museum will show a digitally restored print of the Lynn Riggs 16mm film A Day in Santa Fe.
Lynn Riggs (1899–1954) was an American author, poet, playwright, and screenwriter born on a farm near Claremore, Oklahoma. He is best known for his play Green Grow the Lilacs which was adapted into the landmark musical Oklahoma!
As a student, Riggs traveled to Santa Fe in the 1920s and 30s. There he filmed A Day in Santa Fe which documented Pueblo art and religion and the activities of daily life in the city.