November 2018

Southwest Art Scene

El Paso
Las Cruces
Other Southern New Mexico

Menu of this month's listings, stories and columns

Agave Rosa Gallery — The gallery and studio of Manuel Piña is at 905 Noble (next to the International Museum of Art). Hours are noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Information: 533-8011.

Ballroom Marfa — 108 E. San Antonio Street in Marfa. Hours are noon to 6 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Information: (432) 729-3700, ballroommarfa.org or Facebook.
  Showing through Nov. 4: “Hyperobjects,” a group exhibition engaging ideas on confronting ecological issues.
  Showing Nov. 16-Feb. 18: ”The Way You Make Me Feel: Artists’ Film International 2018,” featuring work by Jibade-Khalil Huffman, including “First Person Shooter.” Huffman’s film will be complemented by newly commissioned sculptural work, paintings, and video. Opening reception is 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16.

Bert Saldana Art Gallery — The gallery featuring Southwestern Art is at 1501 Main Street in the San Elizario Arts District. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Information: 479-2926 or bertsaldana.com.

Celebration of Our Mountains Art Exhibit — The 18th annual exhibit is on display at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing, One Ardovino Drive in Sunland Park, featuring artwork depicting the region’s mountains by area artists. Information: (575) 589-0653, ext. 3, or ardovinos.com.

Chinati Foundation — Marfa, Texas. Created by artist Donald Judd, the Chinati Foundation houses one of the world’s largest collections of permanently installed contemporary art. Grounds close at 5 p.m. Admission is $10 ($5 for students, seniors). Full tour is $25 ($10 students). Information: (432) 729-4362 or chinati.org.

Crossland Gallery — The El Paso Art Association’s gallery is at 500 W. Paisano (in the Art Junction of El Paso). Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Admission is free. Information: 534-7377, office@elpasoartassociation.com, CrosslandArtGallery.com, or on Facebook.
  Showing Nov. 3-Dec. 14: “Celebration ... Wonderful You,” honoring artists who gave works of art to brighten the lives of veterans. Opening reception is 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3.
  Call to artists: Entry deadline is Jan. 9 for “con.FIGURE.ation.five.2019” figure and portrait award show. See website for prospectus.

Dozal Art Gallery — The gallery of award-winning artist Robert Dozal is at 1445 Main Street in the San Elizario Art District. Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, or by appointment. Information: 777-5237 or robertdozalartwork.weebly.com.
  Dozal’s portraits and landscapes range from very realistic to expressionistic in style. He specializes in oil, watercolor and acrylics.

El Paso Museum of Art — One Arts Festival Plaza, downtown El Paso. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday. Closed Mondays and holidays. Admission is free unless noted otherwise. Information: 212-0300 or epma.art.
  Showing through Nov. 4: “Early West Texas: Waypoint and Home,” featuring paintings, prints, drawings and photographs by more than 20 El Paso artists from the EPMA’s permanent collection, including José Cisneros, Manuel Acosta and Tom Lea.
  Showing through Jan. 20: “After Posada: Revolution,” works by Mexican printmaker José Guadalupe Posada (1852-1913). The exhibition, drawn from the collection of Lineaus Hooper Lorette, recontextualizes Posada’s influential work.
  Showing Oct. 31-Feb. 27: Jacob Lawrence’s “Toussaint L’Ouverture Series: The Haitian Revolution.” In 1937 Lawrence, a 20-year-old graduate of the American Artist School in New York, began a group of tempera panels about the Haitian Revolution. His first series tells the story of Haiti’s struggle for independence from France through the life of Toussaint L’Ouverture (1742–1803), a slave turned revolutionary leader.
  Showing Nov. 16-April 7: “Julie Speed: East of the Sun and West of the Moon.” The exhibition features the Marfa artist’s production from the last five years.
  An Arts Talk on Contemporary Art with Curator Dr. Kate Green is 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, focusing on works by Jeff Koons, Robert Gober and Richard Prince.
  Altar de Muertos featuring Jose Guadalupe Posada is 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, to kick off Día de los Muertos, with the Mexican Consulate in El Paso. Mariachi and ballet folklorico will accompany the festivities; hot chocolate and pan de muerto served. Altar on view through Nov. 4.
  The Noche de Calaveras Procession and Concert is 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3,with mariachis, dancers, marching bands, catrinas, calavera masks and large-scale marionettes designed by Mexico City artist collective Colectivo Ultima Hora.
  A Bach’s Lunch Jr. performance is noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, hosted by El Paso Pro-Musica.
  Sarah Whiting of Rice University will host a talk at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, as part of the Texas Tech College of Architecture’s Design Lecture series. Next month’s talk is Dec. 13 featuring Luis Carranza of Roger Williams University.
  A free artful Prelude with El Paso Symphony Orchestra is noon Thursday, Nov. 15, at El Paso Museum of Art, celebrating the symphony’s Nov. 16-17 performance, “The Music of the Night.
  The museum houses a permanent collection of more than 7,000 works of art with strengths in American and Mexican art and European art, including a collection of 13th to 18th century paintings and sculptures donated by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.

Escamilla Fine Art Gallery, Studio and Gift Shop — The gallery of impressionist painter Alberto Escamilla is at 1445 Main Street in San Elizario. Hours are 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday and by appointment. Information: 851-0742 or 474-1800, or albertoescamilla.com.

Hal Marcus Gallery — 1308 N. Oregon. The gallery specializes in local and early El Paso art. Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; noon to 7 p.m. Thursday or by appointment. Information: 533-9090 or halmarcus.com.
  Showing Nov. 1-16: K-12 Student Art Exhibit “Veteran’s Table: American Stories,” in honor of Veterans Day. Public opening reception is 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday Nov. 1.
  Showing Dec. 6-Feb. 28, 2019: “Latina Arte,” with works by Latina artists Teresa Fernandez, Carmen Navar, Romy Hawkins, Martha Arzabala, Leticia Luevanos, Lillian Sandoval, Erica Zamora and Isabel Olivares
  Opening reception is 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, with an ARTalk set for Thursday, Jan. 31.
  Marcus’s home and studio, located across the street, are available for personal tours.
  The 48th annual Happy Hippie Holidaze Open House and Craft Fair is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15-16, with local arts and crafts vendors, snacks, and entertainment.

Ho Baron Sculpture Garden and Studio – Baron’s surreal outdoor sculpture garden at 2830 Aurora (at Piedras) is visible from the street, featuring several of his large-scale works. His indoor studio hours are noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays, or by appointment. The indoor studio features his sculpture, drawings, and art assemblages as well as access to a second private sculpture garden. Information: 915-562-7820 or hobaron.com

International Museum of Art — 1211 Montana. The museum is operated by the International Association for the Visual Arts in the historic Turney Home. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday Thursday and Friday, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Free guided tours available on a walk-in basis. Admission is free. Information: 543-6747, internationalmuseumofart.net or on Facebook.
  Showing through Oct. 28: “Then and Now,” a 1978-2018 Retrospective by Alberto Escamilla.
  Showing through Oct. 31: “Photography Unleashed, the Photo Artistry of R. L. Palmer.
  Opening reception and awards ceremony for the Sun Bowl Art Exhibit is 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8. Show runs until January.
  The Art of the Arts Society hosts a presentation in the museum parlor at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, with El Paso artist Lyuba Titovets. Admission is free; donations and membership encouraged. Information: 543-6747.

La Galeria de la Misíon de Senecú — The Ysleta Independent School District’s gallery is at 8455 Alameda. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Admission is free. Information: 434-9703, 434-9711, or on Facebook at YISDFineArts.

Nina Cobb Walker Pop up Art Show — The El Paso artist will host a pop up show and sale featuring recent works “From Where I Stand” 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Woman's Club of El Paso, 1400 N. Mesa, as well as a special collection "Tapestry" to hang in the club the month of November. Portion of the sales go to the Alzheimer’s Association. Admission is free. Information: 755-7554 or ninacobbwalker.com.

Pastel Society of El Paso — The society’s next meeting is 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at the International Museum of Art, 1211 Montana. Artist France Levesque Peters will teach a technique called “garabato” or “scribble.” The program is free and open to the public. Information: 490-3978.
  Participants are asked to be prepared with a drawing of a single subject with a basic background to work with her in creating a final effect that will look something like a Monet Impressionism. Bring pastels.

Rio Bravo Watercolorists — The group monthly meets at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, at International Museum of Art, 1211 Montana. Abstract painter Noel Sandino will focus on “Expressive Drawing and Learning to Loosen Up.” Those attending will be encouraged to bring drawing materials. The public is invited. Information: Linda Parsons, 549-2950.
  Sandino has been painting for more than 20 years and was a professional decorative painter and muralist for 12 years.

Rubin Center — UTEP’s Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts is off Dawson Drive next to the Sun Bowl. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday (open until 7 p.m. Thursday) and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. Information: 747-6151, rubincenter.utep.edu or on Facebook at RubinCenter.
  Showing through Dec. 14:
• “Iconográfika Oaxaca: Contemporary Prints, Photos and Works on Paper” in the L Gallery. The exhibit takes a look at a new generation of artists who blend their indigenous roots with iconic imagery from contemporary life. Artists include Pablo Cotama, Demián Flores, Claudia Lopez Terroso, Baldomero Robles and Emilia Sandoval. Part of a multi-site collaboration with the NMSU Museum of Art and El Paso Museum of Art, which will present complementary exhibitions in 2019.
• “Yana Payusova: “Revolutions” in the Project Space. The exhibit explores the dynamics of power and gender through vivid imagery painted onto large ceramic vessels.
• “Tu Huella es el Camino (Your Footprint is the Path)” solo exhibition from Mexican artist Betsabeé Romero in the Rubin Gallery. Romero addresses themes of migration and belonging through large-scale sculptures, prints and installations.

San Elizario Art District — Several galleries and artist studios are located 1445 to 1501 Main Street near the San Elizario Plaza on the Mission Trail. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Information: 474-1800 or 851-0093.
  To get there, take Loop 375 South from I-10, exit Socorro Rd., then drive 7 miles east to Main Street.
  Featured gallery artists include Albert Escamilla, Robert Dozal, Rob Mack, Palmira Lopez, Manuel Alvarado, Maria Branch, Bert Saldaña, Joanna Franco, Melissa Himes, M. Concepcion, Robert Lichlyter, Amado Pena Jr. and Arturo Avalos.

Star City Studio — The music studio and gallery is at 120 W. Castellano. Information: starcitystudioproductions.com, or 240-5756.
  Showing Nov. 1-15: “"Windows on West Marin” works by Nancy Dunn, featuring a group of oil paintings from Dunn’s years living Tomales Bay, north of San Francisco.
  Reception is 6 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. A concert by guitarist Doug Adamz is 7:30 p.m. that day at the studio. Reception is free; concert tickets are $20 at brownpapertickets.com.

Sun Bowl Art Exhibition — The 19th annual show and art competition, featuring works by regional artists, opens with an awards ceremony 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at the International Museum of Art, 1211 Montana. Exhibit runs until January. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday Thursday and Friday, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Information: 543-6747 and internationalmuseumofart.net.
  The Sun Bowl is the Southwest’s longest running art exhibit, originally dubbed the Sun Carnival Art Exhibit at its inception in 1949.

XII Travelers Exhibition — Lyuba and Sasha Titovets will present an exhibit in support of the fourth monument in the XII Travelers series, “Benito Juarez-Child to Man” by sculptor Ethan Taliesin Houser 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at Peppertree Square (former Charlotte’s). The Titovets will donate a portion of the sales to the project in memory of John Houser. Admission is free. Information: 282-5102, 474-1081 or xiitravelers.org.

Las Cruces/Mesilla


10-10 ArtsHop — Doña Ana Arts Council hosts “12 Hours of Art in Las Cruces” with events 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. the second Saturday of every month (Nov. 10). Participating galleries are University Art Gallery, Cutter Gallery, DAAC Arts & Cultural Center, Rokoko Gallery, Four Points Perspective and Art Obscura. Hours vary per location. Information: (575) 523-6403. Schedule: daarts.org.

“Alternate Endings, Activist Risings’ — The program featuring short videos from community organizations and collectives highlighting the impact of art in AIDS activism and advocacy is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at NMSU’s CMI Theatre, 2915 McFie Circle. Presented by University Art Gallery, Department of Art, Creative Media Institute, and Gender and Sexuality Studies at New Mexico State University. Admission is free. Information: uag.nmsu.edu.

Art Obscura Gallery — The fine arts, antiques and collectibles shop and gallery is at 3206 Harrelson in Las Cruces (Mesilla Park area). Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Information: (575) 494-7256, Artobscuragallery.com or on Facebook.
  Showing through Nov. 4 is “Death Struck,” new works by Juan Crook Gonzalez in the Main Gallery, and “Primary Passing,” new works by Matt Garza and Anne Q in the Tiny Room Gallery.

ArtRageous — Doña Ana Arts Council offers community art classes 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, unless listed otherwise, at DAAC Arts & Cultural Center, in Bulletin Plaza, 1740 Calle de Mercado, Suite D. Classes include materials, light refreshments and a glass of wine. No experience is necessary; all levels welcome. Wear old clothes or smock. Cost $30 per class (includes materials and light refreshments). Class size limited. Proceeds support the non-profit’s community art programs for children. Registration: (575) 523-6403 or daarts.org.
Oct. 31: Alcohol ink with Sally Quillin. Offered 2 to 4 p.m. only.
Nov. 7: Pastel Portraits with Carolyn Bunch.
Nov. 14: Needle felting with Mary Smith.
Nov. 28: Poinsettia Watercolor with Sally Quillin.
Dec. 5: Shibori Silk Scarf with Linda Elkins.
Jan. 9, 2019: Pour Painting with Barbara Armstrong.

Colorful Trails Second Saturday Open Studios — Several Las Cruces artists will host studio open houses noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10.
• John Schooley, watercolorist. and Ali (Keyes) Schooley, photography and sculpts, at 2287 Evening Star. Information: (214) 906-6086.
• Dunklee’s Art Studio, 1201 2nd. Artist Penny Duncklee, plein aire watercolors on paper and canvas. Information: (575) 523-1889 or pennyduncklee.com.
• Debra Vance studio at 2200 W. Union Ave, west of Hwy. 28. Look for the Blue Flag. Vance will host a Holiday Open House with guests Beverly Pertle, Carilista Harvey, Jean Melvin,Linda Haven and Paul Vakselisoy. Music by Alison Reynolds. Refreshments served. Information: 970-405-5784.
• Roy Van der AA acrylic and mixed media, 2645 Dona Ana Road. Also featured is the Michael Ponce exhibit “Depressing ... Landscapes,” There will be a special event Dec. 2, when Ponce will destroy and work that has not sold. Information: (575) 520-8752.
  Artists wanting to participate in future events should notify Kathleen Deasy one month prior: (828) 467-9060 or kdarts2u@gmail.com.

Cutter Gallery — 2640 El Paseo (at University), Las Cruces. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Information: (575) 541-0658 or thecuttergallery.com.
  Showing through Nov. 3 in cooperation with the Border Artists is the group’s “What We Love.” Each member of the Border Artists, a Southern New Mexico group formed in the late 1980s, will select works special to them or their favorite pieces in various media.
  Border Artists Dialogues are 11 a.m. Saturdays during the show:
Oct. 27: Cassandra Lockwood, Suzanne Kane, Jeanne Rundell and Amanda Jaffe
Nov. 3: Winfrey Hearst, Rosemary McLoughlin, Storm Sermay and Jo-an Smith.

Doña Ana Arts & Cultural Center — The gallery at the DAAC Arts Council Arts & Culture Center, 1740 Calle de Mercado. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Information: (575) 523-6403 or daarts.org.
  Showing in November: Works by Abel Garcia, who grew up in Las Cruces, studied art at NMSU and is now based in Dallas. His work ranges from murals to tattoo design and graphic design. To see his work, go to abelgarciadesigns.squarespace.com.
  A homecoming reception for Garcia is 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10. He will demonstrate his dramatic painting style for about an hour starting at 3:45 p.m.

Downtown Ramble — The City of Las Cruces hosts an evening of music and art 5 to 7 p.m. the first Friday of the month at art venues of in a seven-block stretch of Las Cruces Downtown Mall. Information: (575) 647-0508.

‘Feed Your Mind’ seminar series — Doña Ana Arts Council brings speakers on a wide range of topics at DAAC Arts & Cultural Center, in Bulletin Plaza, 1740 Avenida de Mercado, Suites B–D. Evenings begin with social hour and light refreshments 5 p.m., with seminars 5:30 to 7 p.m. Information: (575) 523-6403 or
daarts.org.
  A six-part course “Post-Impressionism” course with Kathleen Key is Mondays, through Dec. 3 (no class Nov. 26), exploring the art and artists who followed Impressionism and preceded Modernism: Paul Cezanne, Paul Gauguin, Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, Gustave Caillebotte, Gustave Klimt, Gustave Moreau, Odilon Redon, Puvis de Chavannes, Arnold Bocklin, Vincent van Gogh, and Georges Seurat. Cost: $70 for all four courses; $20 drop-in per seminar.
Oct. 29: Cezanne & Caillebotte
Nov. 5: Gauguin & Followers
Nov. 12: Vincent van Gogh
Nov. 19: George Seurat/Followers
Dec. 3: Pre-Raphaelites and end-of-course party.

Holly Day House -
The Artists of Picacho Hills host a holiday shopping event 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 16-17, at Saint Paul’s Methodist Church, 225 West Griggs, Las Cruces. Admission is free. A raffle of donated artwork will benefit Mesilla Valley Hospice. Information: 575-523-1740, artistsofpicachohills.com or on Facebook.

Jan B. Showcase — Works by the flat-clay potter and repujado artist are featured 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Las Cruces’ Frame and Art Center, 1100 S. Main. Information: Ron, (575) 526-2808 or frame@zianet.com.

Las Cruces Arts Fair call for artists — Doña Ana Arts Council is seeking fine artists to apply for the 9th annual regional juried fine arts event March 1-3, in the Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E University. Artists may apply through Nov. 30 on-line at Zapplication.org. Application fee: $35. Information: 575) 523-6403, admin@daarts.org or daarts.org
  Categories include fiber arts, jewelry, mixed media including creations made from recycled materials, prints and photography, porcelain, pottery or glass, painting and drawing, woodwork, metalwork and sculpture.

Las Cruces Museum of Art — 491 N. Main (Downtown Mall). Hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, plus 5 to 7 p.m. during the First Friday Ramble. Closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 22-23. Information: (575) 541-2137 or las-cruces.org/museums.
  Showing through Oct. 27: “Light Works: A Century of Photography.”
  Showing Nov. 20-Jan. 12: The annual “Bird in Art: Takes Flight and Soars” exhibit with dynamic and contemplative interpretations of avian marvels via original paintings, sculptures, and graphics created within the last three years.
  Birds in Art presentation with Richard Quick, Curator of Living Collections at the museum, is 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17.
  “Artventurous” free art appreciation activities are 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday. November’s events are on “Birds and Art,” and December’s events are holiday-themed.
  Reading Art Book Club meets at 2:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of every month, next door in the Museum of Nature and Science classroom. The Nov. 14 book is
“50 Women Artists You Should Know” by Christiane Weidemann.
  Open Sketch event is 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13.

Mesilla Valley Fine Arts Gallery — 2470-A Calle de Guadalupe in Mesilla, across from the Fountain Theatre. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. The gallery features more than 30 artists in various media. Information: (575) 522-2933 or mesillavalleyfinearts.com.
  November’s featured artists are Judy Bess, an acrylic painter of the desert Southwest, and Ray Baird, an oil painter with an impressionist style.

Mesquite Art Gallery — 340 N. Mesquite, Las Cruces. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Information: (575) 640-3502 or mesquiteartgallery.com.
  Showing in November is a show by the Ten O’Clock Club, each taking their own interpretations of a single image, the photograph “Tres Hermanas (The Three Sisters)” by Mel Stone.

'O’Keeffe: Close Up and Faraway in 12 Paintings' — Chautauqua performer Deborah Blanche brings performs her one-woman show on the works of Georgia O’Keeffe at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho. Blanche has been creating and performing one-woman shows, storytelling and Chautauqua programs since the mid-1970’s. The show will cover O’Keeffe’s flowers and landscapes, still lifes and abstractions, and the taste and style of the woman who created them. Admission is free. Information: (575) 528-4005 or library.reference@las-cruces.org.

Studio Art Classes — Las Cruces Museum of Art, 491 N Main, offers art classes for children, teens, and adults Oct. 31-Dec. 22. Registration is at the Museum of Nature and Science, 411 N. Main. Students must register in person 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays through Oct. 24. Information: (575)541-2137.
  Options include painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, mixed media, paint pouring, and more for all levels.

‘The Prado in Las Cruces’ — The City of Las Cruces hosts the traveling outdoor exhibition from the Museo Nacional del Prado, with the collaboration of the American Friends of the Prado Museum and the New Mexico Multi-Cultural Foundation, through Nov. 28 at Plaza Place next to the Plaza de Las Cruces in Downtown Las Cruces.
  Museo Nacional del Prado is one of the world’s most prestigious fine art museums. The collection features artwork of Diego Velázquez, Francisco de Goya, Titian, Rubens, and El Greco among others. The exhibit was listed as one of USA Today’s “Top 25 Must-See Exhibits in 2017.”
  Free weekly 30 to 45-minute tours are at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 2:30 p.m. Saturdays. Themes will include Religion, Works of the Spanish Masters, Portraiture, Landscapes/Still Life, the Human Form, Mythology, and Royalty.
  Private tours are 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 2 p.m. Saturdays, for groups of 10 or more. Tours may be booked with Bryan Lee, at (575) 541-2217 or blee@las-cruces.org.

Tombaugh Gallery — First Unitarian Universalist Church of Las Cruces, 2000 S. Solano. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Information: (575) 522-7281, uuchurchlc.org or on Facebook at Tombaugh Gallery.
  Showing Nov. 4-28: “The Language of Tapestry,” works by Tapestry Artists of Las Arañas.
  Opening reception and gallery talk is 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 4. A presentation about tapestry weaving is 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 18.
  Artist are being sought for the juried exhibit of works inspired by the song “What’s That I Hear” by Phil Ochs to run Jan 12-27, 2019. Submission deadline is Nov. 30; no submission fee. Information: gallery@uuchurchlc.org.

Other So. New Mexico

Art Hop — MainStreet Truth or Consequences sponsors the event 6 to 9 p.m. the second Saturday of each month (Nov. 10) in the downtown gallery district. The event features the monthly art opening of new shows throughout the galleries of Truth or Consequences, including fine arts, pottery, and fabric arts. Many shops and restaurants stay open late for this monthly event, with live music in several locations. Information torcmainstreet.org.

Deming Arts Center — The Deming Arts Council gallery and gift shop is at 100 Gold in Deming, N.M. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Admission is free. Information: (575) 546-3663, demingarts.org or on Facebook.
  Showing Oct. 30-Nov. 28: Recycled Art Show, featuring works made from 90 percent recycled materials, crafted by artists of all ages. Hosted by Keep Luna County Beautiful. Artist reception is 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4.
  The center’s bi-annual Guatemalan Mercado is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26-27.
  The Deming Quilting Bees Club teaches beginning sewing classes 10 a.m. to noon the third Saturday of the month. Supplies furnished.

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