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PUBLIC EVENTS

April 1, 2015 
5:30 p.m.
- (EPMA) A Young Associates Event with artist Yoshua Okon - EPMA thanks all those who brought their energy to the February reception introducing EPMA Young Associates, and we encourage everyone to return with friends to the next event on Wednesday April 1st. Beginning at 5:30 PM you can chat with Yoshua Okón, one of Mexico’s leading video performance artists who currently divides his time between Los Angeles and his studio in Mexico City. Okón’s 4-channel video installation Octopus (PULPO), premiering at LA’s Hammer Museum in 2011, is showcased at the EPMA through June 14th.

April 2, 2015
7:00 p.m.
- Panel Discussion with video artist Yoshua Okón - Can (or should) artists’ work change the world?  Internationally known Mexican video artist Yoshua Okón joins a panel of El Paso artists to discuss the role of art in addressing social and political issues.  El Paso artists will include Margarita Cabrera, Angel Cabrales, and Adrian Aguirre whose work is directly informed by issues of border culture and immigration.  Audience members will be invited to be part of this important conversation.  The discussion is free and open to the public; however space in the El Paso Energy Auditorium is limited to 220 people.  Enjoy free admission to Don Coen: The Migrant Series and Pulpo by Yoshua Okón.  This program is a collaboration between the Consulate General of Mexico, El Paso, University of Texas at El Paso Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts and EPMA. 

April 9, 16, 23, and 30, 2015
7:00 p.m. - UTEP Focus Talks - Organized by Education Intern and Art History Major, Carolina Franco, UTEP students are focusing and thinking carefully about works of art on view at EPMA. A series of twenty minute talks bring students to discuss works of art from their personal perspective. This event is free and open to the public. Enjoy free admission to Don Coen: The Migrant Series and Pulpo by Yoshua Okón.

April 11, 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.

April 11-May 30, 2015
Spring Museum School Classes. Adults can join us for painting and ceramics classes. Please visit the Classes page on this website for more information. 

April 16, 2015
4:00 p.m.
- Reading the Easel Book Club.  Join the always lively conversations about books on art and artists.  The discussion this month will focus on The Story of Black in which critic John Harvey explores the cultural and artistic history of the color black.  Light refreshments will be served.  The program is free for members, and $10 for non-members.  Call (915) 532-1707 ext. 65 to register.

April 21, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Impressions. In partnership with the El Paso Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, Impressions offers an opportunity for people in the early stages of dementia and their care partners to socialize and participate in conversations about works of art on view at the EPMA. To inquire about participating in the program, please contact the Education Department at 915-532-1707.

April 26, 2015 
5:00 p.m. - Body Art: Contemporary El Paso Jewelry closes to the public.   

April 30, 2015
5:00 p.m. -  8:00 p.m. - EPISD High School Art Night Exhibition and Reception. Explore works of art created by junior and seniors from the El Paso Independent School District and inspired by works from the EPMA permanent collection. Free

May 3, 2015 
2:00 p.m. - Public reception for Checkpoints and Stations: Adrian Esparza. Come meet the artist in person!  Refreshments will be provided. Free. Dede Rogers Special Events Gallery. 

May 9, 2015
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 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.

May 16, 2015 
5:00 p.m. - El Paso Opera Performance of Der Gelbe Klang or The Yellow Sound. In conjunction with the Modern Masters series from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Art Museum and funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, the El Paso Opera will perform Vasily Kandinsky’s experimental theater piece. Free. Dede Rogers Special Events Gallery and C2 Gallery.

May 19, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Impressions. In partnership with the El Paso Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, Impressions offers an opportunity for people in the early stages of dementia and their care partners to socialize and participate in conversations about works of art on view at the EPMA. To inquire about participating in the program, please contact the Education Department at 915-532-1707.

May 19, 2015 
5:00 p.m. - El Paso Opera Performance of Der Gelbe Klang or The Yellow Sound. In conjunction with the Modern Masters series from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Art Museum and funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, the El Paso Opera will perform Vasily Kandinsky’s experimental theater piece. Free. Dede Rogers Special Events Gallery and C2 Gallery.

May 20, 2015
5:00 p.m. - Participants in Art Beats, the Museum’s partnership program with The Tocando Music Project, will present a recital demonstrating some of what they have learned. Free. El Paso Energy Auditorium. Seating is limited to 220 people and is on a first come, first served basis. 

June 5, 2015 
9:00 a.m. - Robert Delaunay and Albert Gleizes: Orphism and the School of Paris - Modern Masters Series: Highlights from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, organized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation opens to the public. Free. Peter and Margaret de Wetter Gallery  

June 11, 2015 
5:30 p.m. - Artists on Art with Fausto Fernandez.  Free. Isha Rogers Sculpture Gallery

June 11, 2015 
6:30 p.m. - Lecture on Delaunay and Orphism by Gordon Hughes. Free. El Paso Energy Auditorium.  Seating is limited to 220 people and is on a first come, first served basis. 

June 13, 2015
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 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.

June 16, 2015
10:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m. - Impressions. Meet in the Patricia and Jonathan Rogers Grand Lobby. In partnership with the El Paso Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, Impressions offers an opportunity for people in the early stages of dementia and their care partners to socialize and participate in conversations about works of art on view at the EPMA. To inquire about participating in the program, please contact the Education Department at 915-532-1707.

June 21, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Impressions. In partnership with the El Paso Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, Impressions offers an opportunity for people in the early stages of dementia and their care partners to socialize and participate in conversations about works of art on view at the EPMA. To inquire about participating in the program, please contact the Education Department at 915-532-1707.

June 30-July 3, 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.

July 4, 2015
The Museum will be closed in observance of Independence Day. 

July 7-July 10, 2015
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 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.

July 11, 2015
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 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.

July 12, 2015
12:00 p.m. - Amplified Abstraction opens to the public. EPMA Members, children age 11 and under and Active Military personnel and their family with ID are Free. Non-member adults age 12+ are $5 per person. Woody and Gayle Hunt Family Gallery 

July 14-July 17, 2015
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 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.

July 21, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Impressions. In partnership with the El Paso Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, Impressions offers an opportunity for people in the early stages of dementia and their care partners to socialize and participate in conversations about works of art on view at the EPMA. To inquire about participating in the program, please contact the Education Department at 915-532-1707.

July 21-July 24, 2015

9:30 a.m. - 3:30 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.

July 28-July 31, 2015
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 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 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 8, 2015
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 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.

August 18, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Impressions. In partnership with the El Paso Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, Impressions offers an opportunity for people in the early stages of dementia and their care partners to socialize and participate in conversations about works of art on view at the EPMA. To inquire about participating in the program, please contact the Education Department at 915-532-1707.

August 24, 2015 
11:30 a.m. - Private Docent Brunch. C2 Gallery

September 12, 2015
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 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. - 12:00 p.m. - Impressions. In partnership with the El Paso Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, Impressions offers an opportunity for people in the early stages of dementia and their care partners to socialize and participate in conversations about works of art on view at the EPMA. To inquire about participating in the program, please contact the Education Department at 915-532-1707.

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: Orphism and the School of Paris - Modern Masters Series: Highlights from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, organized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation 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. - 5:30 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) 532-1701 extension 65 to register.

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 Foundation, organized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation 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) 532-1707 x 13. 

October 15, 2015
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 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) 532-1701 extension 65 to register.

October 20, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Impressions. In partnership with the El Paso Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, Impressions offers an opportunity for people in the early stages of dementia and their care partners to socialize and participate in conversations about works of art on view at the EPMA. To inquire about participating in the program, please contact the Education Department at 915-532-1707.

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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