Family and Public Programs

Workshops, Performances, and lectures

Each month, the El Paso Museum of Art offers a wide variety programs to the public. Check back often for upcoming programs.

    


Educator Evening
Thursday, October 26
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Relax and mingle with other educators as you learn about EPMA's programs and resources. Explore our galleries with EPMA docents and Art School with hands-on demonstrations from EPMA teaching artists. Enjoy wine and light bites. Earn 2.5 CPEs.

For more information, contact EPMAEDUCATION@elpasotexas.gov.


EPMA ON THE ROAD
Art á La Carte
EPMA at The Fountains at Farah

Eat, drink, and make art! EPMA and the Fountains at Farah are offering monthly workshops facilitated by EPMA’s teaching artists. Enjoy an evening of art making with special menu offerings and drink pairings.

Sunsets, Mountains, + Tumbleweeds: Jewelry Workshop
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Monday, November 6
Crave

Design statement jewelry pieces inspired by El Paso’s desert and stunning sunsets. Learn to form sculptural patterns with leather to create pendants, necklaces, and earrings. To register, contact The Fountains at Farah at 225-3625.

Journal + Sketchbook Design: Bookbinding Workshop
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Monday, December 4
Bricktown

Discover the art of bookbinding. Learn hand-sewn book binding techniques using natural materials. Create your own unique journal or sketchbook. To register, contact The Fountains at Farah at 225-3625.


HOLIDAY FAMILY WORKSHOPS

Escape holiday shopping with an EPMA family art-making workshop at the Fountains at Farah. Offered on Saturdays, workshops begin November 25 and run through December 16, Suite 1902 on the promenade. Drop in anytime. Designed for ages 4 and up. Free and open to the public.

DRAWING + ILLUSTRATION
Saturday, November 25
Corina Bualle
10 AM - 1 PM


Study the watercolors and washes of El Paso artist Tom Lea and hone your illustration skills. Be inspired by Lea’s life, art, and incomparable ability to tell a story.

PRINTMAKING
Cynthia Evans
Saturday, December 2
10 AM - 1 PM


Discover the art of printmaking. Learn the process by designing a single colored image inspired by the season and produce an original limited-edition print.

CURIOUS LANDSCAPES
Diego Martinez
Saturday, December 9
10 AM - 1 PM


Allow your imagination to transport you to a new world. Learn fundamentals of landscape painting as you discover a dream-like world. Explore space and form and learn basics of color and light using acrylic paint.

RETABLOS
Meylen Pang
Saturday, December 16
10 AM - 1 PM


Emboss and paint on tin to create folk-art inspired “retablos.” Learn original techniques from reproductions of works of art from EPMA’s Retablo Collection.



The El Paso Museum of Art Museum School and Educational Programs are generously supported by 

The Marian Meaker Apteckar Foundation, Teresa E. Bustamante and Jorge A. Vergen, Wilma D. Moleen Foundation, Kirk and Judy Robison, W.L. and Louise E. Seymour Foundation, Shiloff Family Foundation, Texas Commission on the Arts, United Bank of El Paso del Norte, The El Paso Museum of Art Foundation, and The City of El Paso.

for more information

Call (915) 212-0300