Events Page


May 7, 2016
11:00 a.m.
- Texas Tech University, College of Architecture, Film Series.  Moonrise Kingdom, Rated PG-13.  94 minutes. Through license issued by Swank Motion Pictures, INC, St. Louis, MO.  Free.

May 12, 2016
5:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.
- EPISD Senior High School Art Exhibit Reception.  Please join us for a reception celebrating Deconstructing Identity, and exhibition celebrating artwork created by EPISD High School Students.  This exhibition project was a collaboration between the El Paso Museum of Art and the El Paso Independent School District.  Free.

May 12, 2016
5:30 p.m. - Artists on Art with Tom Birkner.  Please join us in the Isha Rogers Sculpture Gallery for Artists on Art with Tom Birkner as the artist discusses his artwork.  This program is free and open to the public.  

May 12, 2016
6:00 p.m. - Texas Tech University, of Architecture, College of Architecture Series.  Barry Bergdoll is the Meyer Schapiro Professor of Modern Architectural History at Columbia University and Curator in the Department of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art, where from 2007-2013 he served as The Philip Johnson Chief Curator of Architecture and Design.  The program is free and open to the public.  

May 14, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
- Spark Saturday.  Creative sparks will fly throughout the museum on Spark Saturday! The second Saturday of every month participants, of all ages and abilities, ignite their creativity by joining programs which are free and open to the public.

May 15, 2016
12:00 p.m.
- Female Saints and Heroes opens to the public in the Dorrance and Olga Roderick Gallery.  Free.

May 17, 2016
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 visually engage 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.

May 19, 2016
4:00 p.m. - Reading the Easel Book Club.  Gather with other readers and art lovers for a lively conversation on books about the world of art.  This month’s book, The Forgery of Venus, by novelist Michael Gruber, will take attendees into a fictional but fascinating world of art forgery, identity, and madness.  Light refreshments will be served.  This program is free to Members and $10 for Non-Members.

May 19, 2016
5:30 p.m. -
Art Beats Concert.  Students in EPMA’s Art Beats partnership with the Tocando Music Project make a joyful noise as they perform a work based on their improvised responses to the art of the Mexican sculptor Sebastian.  The program is free and open to the public.

May 21, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
- EPMA Teacher Fellowship Exhibition.  In collaboration with the El Paso Community Foundation and Philosophic Systems Institute, the El Paso Museum of Art offered a unique fellowship opportunity to teams of teachers at three area schools (Burnet, Coldwell, and Hillside) involved in the Active Learning through the Fine Arts Initiative. Collaborative teams explored the mathematics and construction of Sebastian's sculptures through an integrated educational experience culminating in the creation and exhibition of the student’s abstract response to his work.  The program is free and open to the public.

May 29, 2016
12:00 p.m.
- Ray Parish Humpbacks and Warheads opens to the public in the Dede Rogers Special Events Gallery.  Free.

June 12, 2016
12:00 p.m.
- Intimate Figures: French and American Prints from the Goodman Gift opens to the public in the Peter and Margaret de Wetter Gallery.  Free.

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