October 15, 2015
3:00 p.m. - UTEP Focus Talks. The Museum kicks off the popular UTEP Focus Talk series with four presentations focusing on Tom Lea. In the month honoring this multi-faceted artists, students will explore in depth one of the artworks in the exhibit Tom Lea as Draftsman and Illustrator. This program is free and open to the public. Look for more focus talks in November and December.
October 22, 2015
5:30 p.m. - Arts Beats Recital. Young musicians from the Art Beats program, and EPMA partnership with The Tocando Music Project, kick off their new year of making music inspired by visual art, with a concert in the Museum. Join the celebration of their accomplishments, and listen to the next generation of music makers as they show off their emerging talent.
October 22, 2015
7:00 p.m. - UTEP Focus Talks. The Museum kicks off the popular UTEP Focus Talk series with four presentations focusing on Tom Lea. In the month honoring this multi-faceted artists, students will explore in depth one of the artworks in the exhibit Tom Lea as Draftsman and Illustrator. This program is free and open to the public. Look for more focus talks in November and December.
October 9 - 11, 2015
Chalk the Block. EPMA joins the creativity and fun of El Paso’s arts festival. During Chalk the Block the Museum will be surrounded by artistic creativity of all types. Come and watch or make your own mark. Artist JAM will be onsite painting a large mural on one of EPMA’s exterior walls.
October 10, 2015
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Spark Saturday. Join us in the October Creation Lab and make your own sidewalk chalk to continue the festival fun at home. Under the awning (in the shade) EPMA invites you to play with chalk outside of the Museum. In celebration of Chalk the Block visitors can chalk up the shady space beside the Museum entrance with Hopscotch, Hangman, Tic Tac Toe, and more. There will also be space to create your own chalk artwork.
October 15, 2015
4:00 p.m. - Reading the Easel Book Club. Join other art lovers in lively conversations based on a monthly book selection. This month attendees will discuss Winslow Homer: Poet of the Sea by Sophie Lévy. Poet of the Sea explores Homer’s fascination with seascapes, and with the relationship between humans and the ocean. Light refreshments will be served. This program is free to members, and $10 for non-members.
October 20, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Impressions. Impressions is an early stage social engagement program in collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Association, offering an opportunity to engage visually with art. During the session, participants view and discuss select works of art in a group conversation facilitated by docents and museum staff. Group size is limited to 14 people. Care partners remain with their loved ones at all times. Pre-screening is required. For more information, call the Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline at 1-800-272-3900.
October 24, 2015
11:00 a.m. - Texas Tech University Film Series. Bladerunner - Final Cut - R. 1 hour 58 mins. Starring Harrison Ford, Sean Young, Rutger Hauer, Edward James Olmos and Darryl Hannah.
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Brown Bag Book Talk-Los de Abajo. El Paso Public Library, Main Branch in the Maud Sullivan Gallery. Pack a lunch and join a bi-lingual book discussion of Mariano Azuela’s iconic Mexican Revolution novel Los de Abajo. The El Paso Public Library will host this discussion facilitated by Bernardo Jauregui and Dane Aguilar. Be reminded of or discover this rich narrative and the main character Demetrio Macias, which prompted the design of the 2015 Dia de los Muertos altar; on view at EPMA in the C2 Gallery.
October 30, 2015
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Dia de los Muertos Reception. The El Paso Museum of Art and the Consulate General of Mexico, El Paso partner annually to present a Dia de los Muertos altar. The 2015 altar (designed by the Chihuahua artist Ernesto Pinedo) will honor Dimetrio Macias, the main character in the novel Los de Abajo, penned by Mariano Azulea in El Paso. The volume is regarded as one of the most iconic novels of the Mexican Revolution. The altar commemorates the 100 anniversary of its publication and celebrates the centenary birth of Demetrio Macias. Pan de Muertos and Chocolate Caliente will be served. The altar will be on view October 27 through November 1 , 2015 in the C2 Gallery. Admission is free.
November 1, 2015
12:00 p.m. - IV Biennial 2015 opens to the public. Woody and Gayle Hunt Family Gallery.
November 14, 2015
11:00 a.m. - Texas Tech University Film Series. Mulholland Drive, R. 2 hours 27 minutes. Starring Naomi Watts, Laura Harring and Justin Theroux.
December 12, 2015
11:00 a.m. - Texas Tech University Film Series. In The Mood For Love, PG. 1 hour 38 minutes. Starring Tony Chiu Wai Leung and Maggie Cheung.
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