Upcoming Exhibitions + Events


 

 

HERE AND NOW
University Art Gallery

Exhibit: May 24 – July 14, 2018

Joint Opening Reception:  Friday, June 1, 2018, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 AM – 4 PM

New Mexico State University Art Gallery, in collaboration with The Las Cruces Museum of Art presents Here and Now, a regional, juried exhibition featuring works in all media. Here and Now includes works created by artists living and working within a 150 mile of Las Cruces. Paintings, prints, photographs, video, ceramics, and sculpture highlight the diverse approaches to creative expression found in Southern New Mexico and West Texas. 

Read more about the exhibition here. 

Read more about Community Quilt- A new project facilitated by the artist John Garrett.


OutsmART: TODAY’S KIDS / TOMORROW’S ARTISTS: SATURDAY ART WORKSHOPS FOR CHILDREN AT THE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY AT NMSU

OutsmART is a series of free Saturday interactive children’s art workshops exploring the power of art in their everyday lives. Each workshop will be related to artwork exhibited in the University Art Gallery.  

Upcoming Dates:

June 23, Monochromatic prints (based on the work of Susan A. Christie)

July 14, Art from Photography (based on the work of Karen S. Conley)

August 4, Subtracted from Figurative Portraits (based on the work of Jenny Morgan) 

August 11, A Sticky Situation-Creating Tape People Sculptures (based on the work of Jenny Morgan) 

Read more about OutsmART here. 


Jenny Morgan: A HIGHER GROUND
University Art Gallery

Jenny Morgan: A HIGHER GROUND, tracks the development of Morgan’s body of work starting from graduate school at the School of Visual Arts to her more recent paintings exploring the individual through high-def glimmering layered portraits that tackle the real and surreal.  

Exhibit: July 26 – September 21, 2018

Opening Reception:  Thursday, July 26, 2018, 6:00 PM

Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 AM – 4 PM

Read more about Jenny Morgan. 

 

 


Superbloom
University Art Gallery
Superbloom is a solo exhibition by NYC-based artist Eric LoPresti at the New Mexico State University Art Gallery opening in September of 2018. Sited a mere 97 miles from Trinity, location of the first atomic bomb, the exhibition outlines an expansive framework within which viewers can meditate on two increasingly relevant antipodes of human experience: the quest for aesthetic expression, and the threat of global apocalypse.
Exhibit: October 4 – January 5, 2018

Opening Reception:  Thursday, October 4, 2018, 5:30 PM

Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 AM – 4 PM

Read more about the exhibition here. 


Location + Hours

University Art Gallery, D.W. Williams Hall, New Mexico State University, 1390 E. University Ave., Las Cruces.
Tues. – Sat., 10 am – 4 pm, free admission.

 

Contact:

575.646.2545

artglry@nmsu.edu