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.

    

BACH’S LUNCH
Thursdays in January, 12:00 p.m. 
C2 Gallery - FREE

The El Paso Museum of Art is pleased to present the annual chamber music lunchtime concert series in partnership with El Paso Pro-Musica.  Seating is limited and is on a first come, first served basis in the C2 Gallery.

• January 19 - Jason Vieaux, guitar - performing works by Fernando Sor, Francisco Tárrega, and Isaac Albéniz.
• January 26 - Zuill Bailey, Cello, Natasha Paremski, piano - performing works by Friedrich Chopin, Johannes Brahms and Sergei Prokofiev.


WINTER FAMILY WORKSHOP
Saturday, January 14, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Workshop Fee: Free (Space is limited)
From “Trash” to Jewels - Creating Jewelry from Recycled Materials.

TEXAS TECH ARCHITECTURE

FILM SERIES
Saturday, January 14, 2:00 PM

El Paso Energy Auditorium - FREE
Ballad of Greenwich Village, 70 minutes.  
Actor/director Tim Robbins, Allen Ginsberg, Edward Albee, Norman Mailer, Woody Allen, Maya Angelou, Judy Collins and Richie Havens all appear in this lovely film about village life in what was considered America’s first bohemia.


SPARK SATURDAY
Saturday, January 14, 1:00 – 4:00 PM

Ignite your creativity throughout the museum on Spark Saturday! On every second Saturday of every month, participants of all ages and abilities explore their creativity by joining programs which are free and open to the public.


JOIN THE ADVENTURE!
EPMA’S ALGUR H. MEADOWS LIBRARY
Saturday, January 14, 1:00 – 4:00 PM

Join us for a Family Adventure! Come to the Algur H. Meadows Library for drop-in readings and explore the museum with one of our Paseo al Arte Interactive Kits. Each set of materials will lead you and your family on an interactive journey through the museum.


IMPRESSIONS
Tuesday, January 17, 10:00 AM

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 15 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. This program is made possible in part by a grant from the W.L. and Louise E. Seymour Foundation.


WINTER ADULT AND TEEN
ART CLASSES
January 25 – March 4 - 6 Sessions

Art Class Fee: $47 - Members, $59 - Non-Members
Ceramic Class Fee: $60 - Members, $75 - Non-Members
Wednesdays, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Painting Botanicals
Thursdays, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Ceramic Tableware
Identity & Brand Design
Creative Quilting
Saturdays, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Ceramic Tableware
Explore Encaustic Painting!
Dynamic Pet Portraits!
Saturdays, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Relief Printing

Register today for 2017 Museum School offerings at the Museum Store or online at: legacy.elpasotexas.gov/art/classes.asp.  For more information please contact David Hernandez, Museum School Coordinator at EPMAEDUCATION@elpasotexas.gov.

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, Moor Foundation, Richard Moore, Kirk and Judy Robison, Shiloff Family Foundation, Texas Commission on the Arts, United Bank of El Paso del Norte, The Institute of Museum and Library Services, The El Paso Museum of Art Foundation, and The City of El Paso.

for more information

Call (915) 212-0300