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PUBLIC EVENTS


July 18 - September 5, 2015
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Adult Classes, ages 15 and up.  Advanced Ceramics.  Check our website for more details.

August 4-August 7, 2015
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Summer Camps, ages 6-12. Camps take place in morning and afternoon sessions. A wide variety of media such as painting, drawing, and comics will be offered. Check our website for more details.

August 5, 2015
9:00 a.m.  Warhol's World Art Installation opens to the public in the C2 Gallery.  

August 7, 2015
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Film Festival.  For the fifth consecutive year, the El Paso Museum of Art is collaborating with the El Paso Community Foundation during the Plaza Classic Film Festival.  This year’s collaboration, titled Warhol’s World: Film Screenings and an Art Installation includes eight films, twenty Polaroids and nine screenprints by the renowned Pop artist/underground filmmaker Andy Warhol.  Films: Mario Banana #2 - 4 min., The Velvet Underground and Nico - 67 min., and Lonesome Cowboys - 111 min.

August 7, 2015
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - The Factory Dance Party with DJ MONARCH.  Join us in the C2 Gallery for a dance party inspired by The Factory, Warhol’s studio once famous for  lively parties, art making, filming, and other happenings. Dance to a funky all-vinyl set provided by DJ MONARCH and enjoy socializing with like-minded people! Cash bar. Refreshments served.  Admission is free!  Age 21 and over.

August 7, 2015
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, August 8, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Screen Printing Demonstrations.  Visit the Ginger Francis Seminar Room and join Proper Printshop in hands-on screen printing demonstrations. Professionals from the Proper Printshop will demonstrate the screen printing technique as it would have been done in Warhol’s Factory. Visitors are invited to assist in the pulling process to create the final prints. The first 100 visitors will receive a free print commemorative print. 

August 8, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Film Festival.  For the fifth consecutive year, the El Paso Museum of Art is collaborating with the El Paso Community Foundation during the Plaza Classic Film Festival.  This year’s collaboration, titled Warhol’s World: Film Screenings and an Art Installation includes eight films, twenty Polaroids and nine screenprints by the renowned Pop artist/underground filmmaker Andy Warhol.  Films: Elvis at Ferus - 3.7 min., Salvador Dali - 22 min., and Life of Juanita Castro - 66 min.

August 8, 2015
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Creation Lab.  This month, Spark Saturday is devoted to Andy Warhol. The Creation Lab will move out in front of the Museum. Visitors are invited to explore how a camera works from the inside out. Step into a life-size camera obscura then build your own miniature one.

August 8, 2015
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. - Panel Discussion.  After lunch on Saturday, August 8, from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., the El Paso Museum of Art will host a panel discussion about Andy Warhol’s films which will include the following distinguished panelists- Prof. Stephanie Taylor from New Mexico State University's Department of Art, Prof. Melissa Warak from University of Texas at El Paso's Art Department and Prof. Brian Rourke from New Mexico State University’s English Department.

August 8, 2015
2:00 p.m.- Storytime.  Join the Pre-K Book Club! This month we will learn about Andy Warhol from the perspective of his nephew, James Warhola, in the children’s book Uncle Andy’s

August 8, 2015
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Film Festival. For the fifth consecutive year, the El Paso Museum of Art is collaborating with the El Paso Community Foundation during the Plaza Classic Film Festival.  This year’s collaboration, titled Warhol’s World: Film Screenings and an Art Installation includes eight films, twenty Polaroids and nine screenprints by the renowned Pop artist/underground filmmaker Andy Warhol. Each film and artwork included testifies to the important role of photography in Warhol’s World and body of work. Films: Screen Test Reel #16 - 40 min. and Sunset - 33 min.

August 18, 2015
10:00 a.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.

August 29, 2015
2:00 p.m. - Dance Performance.  Experience dance inspired by art when Eden Enterprises presents dancers from the El Paso Youth Ballet in Modern Art in Motion.  In support of The Modern Masters Series: Highlights from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum this new work responds to the artwork by Robert Delaunay and Albert Gleizes, currently on display in the Peter and Margaret de Wetter Gallery.  Join us and see art in motion.  The performance is free and open to the public. However space in the El Paso Energy Auditorium is limited to 220 people.  This performance is made possible in part by a generous gift of Kirk and Judy Robison.

September 10, 2015
5:30 p.m. - Artists on Art with Ivan Tarin.  Free.  Isha Rogers Sculpture Gallery.

September 12, 2015
10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Spark Saturday. Join us on the second Saturday of each month and experience programs for multiple generations. Discovery workshops, Art Explorations, and PreK Book Club all take place to provide new opportunities for engaging with artwork. Also, join us in the Ginger Frances Seminar Room for the Creation Lab and let the materials spark your creativity.

September 15, 2015
10:00 a.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.

September 17, 2015 
12:00 p.m. - El Paso Symphony Orchestra and the El Paso Museum of Art present The French Connection. This performing arts collaboration in conjunction with Robert Delaunay and Albert Gleizes: The School of Paris - Modern Masters Series: Highlights from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum , organized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York was made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Free. Dede Rogers Special Events Gallery and C2 Gallery.

4:00 p.m. - Reading the Easel Book Club in the Robert Hilary Hoy III Memorial Conference Room.  Explore the world of art without having to renew your passport! Free to EPMA Members, $10 for non-members. Call (915) 212-3069.

September 18 & 19, 2015 
6:00 p.m. - Art Inspired pre-concert talk with the El Paso Symphony Orchestra. Free.  Join us for a discussion with EPMA Curator Patrick Shaw Cable, Ph.D., and EPSO Music Director Bohuslav Rattay and Resident Conductor Andy Moran. Dede Rogers Special Events Gallery. The Symphony is offering a 10% discount on tickets for that evening’s performance at the Plaza for EPMA Members. To purchase tickets please call (915) 532-3776.

September 24, 2015 
5:30 p.m. - Public reception for Hal Marcus/Lyric Modern. Come meet the artist in person!  Free. Dede Rogers Special Events Gallery. This reception was generously sponsored by Morgan Stanley and Teresa E. Bustamante & Jorge Vergen-Rich. 

October 2, 2015
9:00 a.m. - Marc Chagall: The Green Violinist - Modern Masters Series: Highlights from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, organized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York opens to the public. Free. Peter and Margaret de Wetter Gallery  

October 6-11, 2015 
Collectors’ Club (CClub) trip to Seattle, Washington. All EPMA Members’ at the $250+ membership levels qualify for at-cost travel with the CClub.  For more information please contact Jeff Romney, Director of Development at (915) 212-3053. 

October 15, 2015
4:00 p.m. - Reading the Easel Book Club in the Robert Hilary Hoy III Memorial Conference Room.  Explore the world of art without having to renew your passport! Free to EPMA Members, $10 for non-members. Call (915) 212-3069.

October 20, 2015
10:00 a.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 29, 2015
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Members’ Open House. Come and meet EPMA Staff and have a behind-the-scenes tour of the Museum.

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