El Paso Museum of Art

El Paso Museum of Art The Mission Statement for the El Paso Museum of Art is:
To collect, interpret, preserve and exhibit works of art that maintain and support the strengths of the Museum’s permanent collections of American, European, and Mexican art.
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The Museum recognizes the region’s diverse cultures through exhibitions, acquisitions, educational programs and staff and board representation and is an education institution dedicated to scholarship and training while providing a stimulating aesthetic environment and resource of all audiences.

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#VisitElPasoMuseumofArt New Exhibition on View: Brett Weston in the 1940s  Brett Weston, ranked one of the top ten photo...
04/16/2021

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New Exhibition on View: Brett Weston in the 1940s

Brett Weston, ranked one of the top ten photographers collected by American museums. At 13 he studied as his father’s apprentice in Mexico, he was exposed and influenced by artists such as Frida Khalo, Diego Rivera, and Jose Clemente Orozco. His photos reveal a sophisticated sense of abstractions, credited with being the first photographer to make negative space the subject matter.

Visit EPMA today and enjoy Brett Weston’s photographs now on view.

April 8 – July 18, 2021
Dede Rogers Gallery
Hours of operation: Thu-Sat 10am-6pm

Exhibition support provided by Texas Comission on the Arts and the El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department.
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Images: Installation view, Brett Weston in the 1940s. El Paso Museum of Art, April 8- December 19, 2021. Gift from the Christian Keesee Collection, 2019.2.1-.50. Photos Courtesy of El Paso Museum of Art.

Second image: Brett Weston, Untitled (Dune, detail). Silver gelatin print, 14 x 11 in. El Paso Museum of Art, Gift from the Christian Keesee Collection, 2019.2.22. Photography courtesy of El Paso Museum of Art.

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04/15/2021

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Watch this short tour video on our new exhibition on view: Cercle et Carré and the International Spirit of Abstract Art.

Don't miss out! Come an experience this exhibition in person. New hours of operation: Thu-Sat 10am - 6pm, FREE Admission.
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Organized by the Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia. This program is supported in part by the Georgia Council for the Arts through the appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly. The Council is a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. Generous support for this exhibition provided by the Daura Foundation.

Additional support provided by the El Paso Museum of Art Foundation, and El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department.

Generous support for this film project provided by Art Bridges.

Video by @doublescopefilms
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04/15/2021

#VisitElPasoMuseumofArt

Take a sneak peak and watch this short tour video on our new exhibition on view: Cercle et Carré and the International Spirit of Abstract Art. Don't miss out! Come an experience this exhibition in person. New hours of operation: Thu-Sat 10am - 6pm, FREE Admission.
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Organized by the Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia. This program is supported in part by the Georgia Council for the Arts through the appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly. The Council is a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. Generous support for this exhibition provided by the Daura Foundation.

Additional support provided by the El Paso Museum of Art Foundation, and El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department.

Generous support for this film project provided by Art Bridges.
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#EPMA #MyEPMA #ExploreEPMA #CercleEtCarre

#VisitElPasoMuseumofArt  New exhibition on view! Cercle et Carré and the International Spirit of Abstract Art brings tog...
04/14/2021

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New exhibition on view! Cercle et Carré and the International Spirit of Abstract Art brings together nearly fifty artworks by more than thirty artists who were part of the Cercle et Carré group dedicated to abstract art, pairing original artwork from the seminal 1930 exhibition with earlier and later work by the same artists. This exhibition features works by Wassily Kandinsky, Le Corbusier, Fernand Leger, Alexandra Exter, Sonia Delaunay and Pierre Daura, on view at the Mithoff and Roderick Gallery on EPMA’s second floor.
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New hours of operation: Thursday – Saturday, 10 am – 6pm.
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Images: Installation View, Cercle et Carré and the International Spirit of Abstract Art. El Paso Museum of Art, April 8 - August 15, 2021. Collection of Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, Museum purchase with funds provided by the Georgia Museum of Art Docent Corps of 2012 and the W. Newton Morris Charitable Foundation in memory of Hannah P. Harvey. Photograph courtesy El Paso Museum of Art.
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Register for a FREE virtual printmaking class with El Paso Museum of Art!Explore different modern printing techniques wi...
04/13/2021

Register for a FREE virtual printmaking class with El Paso Museum of Art!

Explore different modern printing techniques with an emphasis on creativity and self-expression. Learn about the numerous possibilities associated with print media and production of multiple images, or editions while developing your personal concept.

Free art kits, with all materials needed to complete the class, will be made available upon registration for curbside pick-up or mail delivery. Follow this link to register https://epma.art/art-school/classes-and-registration/printmaking-virtual-class-2021-04-26

Teaching Artist: Marco Sanchez
Ages (14+)
April 26th - 29th (4 sessions)
5:30pm - 6:30pm

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Register for a FREE virtual printmaking class with El Paso Museum of Art!

Explore different modern printing techniques with an emphasis on creativity and self-expression. Learn about the numerous possibilities associated with print media and production of multiple images, or editions while developing your personal concept.

Free art kits, with all materials needed to complete the class, will be made available upon registration for curbside pick-up or mail delivery. Follow this link to register https://epma.art/art-school/classes-and-registration/printmaking-virtual-class-2021-04-26

Teaching Artist: Marco Sanchez
Ages (14+)
April 26th - 29th (4 sessions)
5:30pm - 6:30pm

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EPMA is now open! New Museum Hours:Thursday - Saturday | 10 AM - 6 PMFREE ADMISSIONExplore our exhibitions on view:• Cer...
04/08/2021

EPMA is now open!

New Museum Hours:
Thursday - Saturday | 10 AM - 6 PM
FREE ADMISSION

Explore our exhibitions on view:

• Cercle et Carré and the International Spirit of Abstract Art -Richard and Frances Mithoff Gallery, Dorrance and Olga Roderick Gallery

• Brett Weston in the 1940s - Dede Rogers Gallery

• Expressions in Clay: Pre-Columbian Pottery Types from the Southwest - Ginger Francis Seminar Room

• Elegy - Hoy Seminar Room

• Refresh - Tom Lea Gallery, Dorrance and Olga Roderick Gallery, Richard and Frances Mithoff Gallery

• Papel Latinx - Mac Rogers Gallery and Art School Hallway

• The Kress Collection - Permanent Galleries
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Visitors and staff will be required to wear face covering and attendance will be monitored to ensure social distancing guidelines are followed.

At this time, the museum will not offer in-person events, classes, camps or tours.

All Quality of Life facilities will operate at 50% CAPACITY

For more information on each Quality of Life service and facility, visit: EPStrong.org

El Paso Museum of Art, the Consulate General of Mexico in El Paso and the Paso del Norte Mexican Cultural Center will be...
04/06/2021

El Paso Museum of Art, the Consulate General of Mexico in El Paso and the Paso del Norte Mexican Cultural Center will be partnering up to offer a FREE at-home virtual painting workshop led by Mexican artist Adriana Peraldi.

The workshop will be Bilingual (English and Spanish), Friday, April 16th at 6pm. Free art kits will be offered to the first 48 registrants. Click this link to register: https://epma.art/art-school/classes-and-registration/teens-and-adults
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04/03/2021
The Consulate General of Mexico in El Paso, The Paso del Norte Mexican Cultural Center and El Paso Museum of Art present Mexican pianist and composer Aaron Mendoza. Enjoy this virtual concert live from the Kress Gallery at EPMA.

Enjoy this virtual concert at EPMA's Kress Gallery with Mexican pianist and composer Aaron Mendoza.

In collaboration with the Consulate General of Mexico in El Paso and The Paso del Norte Mexican Cultural Center.

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Enjoy a virtual concert with Mexican pianist and composer Aaron Mendoza! Live from EPMA’s Kress Gallery, tomorrow Friday...
04/01/2021

Enjoy a virtual concert with Mexican pianist and composer Aaron Mendoza!

Live from EPMA’s Kress Gallery, tomorrow Friday, April 2nd at 6:00pm via EPMA’s YouTube Channel and EPMA’s page. In collaboration with the Consulate General of Mexico in El Paso and The Paso del Norte Mexican Cultural Center.
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The El Paso Museum of Art will reopen: Thursday, April 8th. Hours of Operation: 10 am to 6 pm, Thursday - Saturday. Visi...
03/30/2021

The El Paso Museum of Art will reopen: Thursday, April 8th. Hours of Operation: 10 am to 6 pm, Thursday - Saturday. Visitors will be required to wear a face covering and attendance will be monitored to ensure social distancing guidelines are followed. There will be no events, classes, camps, lectures or tours at this time.

For more information about each Quality of Life service and facility, visit EPStrong.org.

This Spring technology meets nature! El Paso Museum of Art is offering a FREE at-home workshop, for ages 13 and up. Regi...
03/24/2021

This Spring technology meets nature! El Paso Museum of Art is offering a FREE at-home workshop, for ages 13 and up. Register today and learn how to assemble a wooden laser cut birdhouse, from a pattern designed by artist Angel Peña.

The first 30 registrants will receive a free art kit with all materials needed to complete the activity. Follow the link www.epma.art/art-school/virtual-art-workshops to register.
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For further questions please contact us at [email protected]

[Image description: Text reads 'Spring Art Workshop, laser cut birdhouse (ages 13+)’ over a green and white background. Second image is a model of the built wooden birdhouse.]
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Support for this programming is provided by the Wilma D. Moleen Foundation.
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El Paso Museum of Art extends our support and sympathy to Asians, Asian Americans, and all communities of color, in the ...
03/23/2021

El Paso Museum of Art extends our support and sympathy to Asians, Asian Americans, and all communities of color, in the face of increased hate crimes and Xenophobia. We are stronger as one! We stand in solidarity with you!

EPMA continuously works toward advancing racial equity both inwardly and outwardly, and as part of our mission, we will contribute to change, and bring empathy to others through exhibitions and education.

We must advance toward a better future, as divisions of race and color only serve to exploit iniquities. #stophatecrimes
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Leonardo Nierman, Flame of Friendship, 2014. Stainless steel mirror finished, 187 x 84 x 36.25 in. El Paso Museum of Art. Gift from Mexico to the City of El Paso as a symbol of friendship between our peoples. 2014.6
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[Image description: Sculpture Flame of Friendship by Leonardo Nierman, displayed at EPMA's second floor gallery.
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#EPMA #ExploreEPMA #MyEPMA #FlameofFriendship #EPMAfromHome

El Paso Museum of Art extends our support and sympathy to Asians, Asian Americans, and all communities of color, in the face of increased hate crimes and Xenophobia. We are stronger as one! We stand in solidarity with you!

EPMA continuously works toward advancing racial equity both inwardly and outwardly, and as part of our mission, we will contribute to change, and bring empathy to others through exhibitions and education.

We must advance toward a better future, as divisions of race and color only serve to exploit iniquities. #stophatecrimes
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Leonardo Nierman, Flame of Friendship, 2014. Stainless steel mirror finished, 187 x 84 x 36.25 in. El Paso Museum of Art. Gift from Mexico to the City of El Paso as a symbol of friendship between our peoples. 2014.6
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[Image description: Sculpture Flame of Friendship by Leonardo Nierman, displayed at EPMA's second floor gallery.
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#EPMA #ExploreEPMA #MyEPMA #FlameofFriendship #EPMAfromHome

03/17/2021

Unboxing ‘My EPMA art kit’. Halfway through virtual Spring Art Camps! Learning from home has never been so much fun.

Follow the hashtag #EPMAArtSchool for future virtual workshops and more.

Support for this initiative is provided by the Wilma D. Moleen Foundation.

[Video description: Museum art kit, all art materials for painting class appearing one by one. The video finishes with a colorful background and EPMA logo.]

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Spring Camps for Kids at El Paso Museum of Art Introduce your child to the endless possibilities of self-expression, and...
02/25/2021

Spring Camps for Kids at El Paso Museum of Art

Introduce your child to the endless possibilities of self-expression, and let them discover the artist within.

Painting class led by Teaching Artist Criselda Lopez
March 15th-18th, from 10am -11am (Ages 6-9)

Sculpture class led by Teaching Artist Angel Peña
March 15th-18th, from 1pm -2pm (Ages 10-13)

Follow the link https://epma.art/art-school/classes-and-registration/children for registration.

Registrants will receive a free art kit with all materials needed to complete the activities.

[Image description: Text in in front of a white square on a gray and blue background reads: “Virtual Spring Camps For Kids". Second image, text in front of a gray square on a blue and white background reads 'Virtual Painting Class, March 15th-18th, (Ages 10-13). Third image, text in front of a blue square on a white and gray background reads "Virtual Sculpture Class, March 15th -18th, (Ages 10-13)"]

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The love story behind Tom Lea’s ‘Sarah In The Summertime’ ‘A romantic tale about one of Texas’ greatest artists is expre...
02/16/2021

The love story behind Tom Lea’s ‘Sarah In The Summertime’

‘A romantic tale about one of Texas’ greatest artists is expressed in a painting he toiled over two years after World War II.’

Visit the link https://www.texasstandard.org/stories/artist-tom-leas-sarah-in-the-summertime/?fbclid=IwAR1_eMlgM8jLLC7-52wGgl5iugKqhY9I4X6qa8lt-WGVR5P-iqxXqQIdo_k to listen to the love story behind Tom Lea’s painting, by W.F. Strong.
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[Image description: Three images in front of a pink background, the first one is a photo of Sarah Lea from 1946, the second one is a study drawing of Sarah Lea by Tom Lea, below it reads ‘Study for Sarah In the Summertime, 1947, Graphite on Paper, 71” x 30 ¼”’. The third image is a painting of Sarah Lea by Tom Lea, below it reads ‘Sarah in the Summertime, 1947, oil on canvas 69”x 28”.]
Image courtesy of Tom Lea Institute.
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The love story behind Tom Lea’s ‘Sarah In The Summertime’

‘A romantic tale about one of Texas’ greatest artists is expressed in a painting he toiled over two years after World War II.’

Visit the link https://www.texasstandard.org/stories/artist-tom-leas-sarah-in-the-summertime/?fbclid=IwAR1_eMlgM8jLLC7-52wGgl5iugKqhY9I4X6qa8lt-WGVR5P-iqxXqQIdo_k to listen to the love story behind Tom Lea’s painting, by W.F. Strong.
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[Image description: Three images in front of a pink background, the first one is a photo of Sarah Lea from 1946, the second one is a study drawing of Sarah Lea by Tom Lea, below it reads ‘Study for Sarah In the Summertime, 1947, Graphite on Paper, 71” x 30 ¼”’. The third image is a painting of Sarah Lea by Tom Lea, below it reads ‘Sarah in the Summertime, 1947, oil on canvas 69”x 28”.]
Image courtesy of Tom Lea Institute.
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#ExploreEPMA #MyEPMA #EPMA #TomLea #SaraInTheSummertime #TexasStandard

New activity available on EPMA's website! Crossword puzzle.Visit www.epma.art to learn about EPMA’s current exhibitions,...
02/15/2021

New activity available on EPMA's website! Crossword puzzle.

Visit www.epma.art to learn about EPMA’s current exhibitions, collections, virtual art activities and more. Click the link https://el-paso-museum-of-art-production.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/files/000/000/109/original/EPMA_-_crossword_puzzle1.pdf?1613349574 to complete this downloadable crossword puzzle. Navigate through all sections of EPMA’s website, and watch the tour videos available to find the answers.

Share your answers with us! Tag us @elpasomuseumofart, and use the hashtag #EPMAcrosswordpuzzle.
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New activity available on EPMA's website! Crossword puzzle.

Visit www.epma.art to learn about EPMA’s current exhibitions, collections, virtual art activities and more. Click the link https://el-paso-museum-of-art-production.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/files/000/000/109/original/EPMA_-_crossword_puzzle1.pdf?1613349574 to complete this downloadable crossword puzzle. Navigate through all sections of EPMA’s website, and watch the tour videos available to find the answers.

Share your answers with us! Tag us @elpasomuseumofart, and use the hashtag #EPMAcrosswordpuzzle.
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Image:"EPMA Crossword puzzle" graphic.
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#MyEPMA #ExploreEPMA #VirtualEPMA #EPMAcrosswordpuzzle

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