Cruceño Calendar

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Exhibit: Greetings from Las Cruces Postcard Views of the Mesilla Valley

Postcards courtesy of Leslie Coburn Hudson continues through January 25. This exhibit highlights he remarkable record of Las Cruces and surrounding area as chronicled through postcards from the early 1900s to the 1960’s. It examines the stylized tastes and romantic views presented in postcards that were used to appeal to tourists, and addresses themes like …

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Winnie the Pooh Day

Celebrate Winnie the Pooh Day with the Museum of Art and the Thomas Branigan Memorial Library! Enjoy story time and hands-on crafts featuring the world’s most adorable, honey-loving yellow bear and his pals. It’s not an “oh bother” kind of day, but a “oh boy!” kind of day for the whole family! All materials are …

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STEAMpunk–Amelia Earhart, Aviator

Discover the stories behind science’s greatest rebels and explore the modern-day applications of their research through hands-on explorations and discussions. Recommended for ages 7-12.

Animal Feedings–Snakes

It’s brunch time! Watch and learn how different species of animals eat, and what they eat, with a live animal feeding.

Listen to Your Art–Frida Kahlo

The Museum of Art will be hosting its very own art history lecture series called “Listen to Your Art”. Lectures will be held monthly. This year the series will focus on influential women artists, past and present. Delve into their contributions and revolutions in the arts. The lectures will be tailored for an adult audience, …

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Explore art as a family! Artventurous delves into art history, featuring an individual artist, or highlighting the current artwork in the gallery. Come by and learn with a hands-on art-making experience every Saturday from 10am-noon.

Education Station–Vegetable Prints

Ages 17 and under. Join the education staff for a presentation featuring a topic from a current museum exhibition followed by a hands-on activity. All materials provided by the museum.

Coloring Club

It’s OK to color outside the lines! Coloring is a fun way to recapture one of the joys of childhood in a safe and relaxing environment. Bring your own favorite coloring book, or try something new with an assortment of coloring pages and colored pencils provided by the museum.

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