Join us for the next stop in our new FAC happy hour series celebrating the "liquid arts." No formal programming involved, just a casual gathering of FAC supporters getting out to socialize in new and different venues across our beautiful city. Highlighting local bars and restaurants in town, we hope to see you at Rico's […]
Join teacher Amanda Smolinski from Soulshines Yoga for a one-hour yoga class in our beautiful glass-walled Smith Family gallery. Participants are invited to stay and enjoy the museum for free after class. All experience levels welcome. Please bring your own mat. Water is allowed during class, but not in the museum galleries. Suggested donation of […]
Join us for an afternoon artist talk with Delilah Montoya, Chicana Photographer and featured artist in Where the Saint Lives. Event is free with museum admission and open to the public. Delilah Montoya is a self-identified Chicana artist, works and lives in the U.S. Southwest of New Mexico and Texas. As an activist artist, she […]
Unearthing Ancestral Knowledge: natural elements narrate the past and present Coincides with with Breathing into the past: Crosscurrents in the Caribbean, on view in the museum from Sept. 9–Jan. 29. Fabrics, corals, fruits and herbs connect the physical world with ancestral spirituality. Learn some of the ways we can look to natural materials to understand our current […]
Class for ages 12-16. This course is all about perspective. Through indoor and outdoor exercises each week and two unique final projects (like a city block of haunted houses), you will develop the skills to create depth in any piece of art. Students with previous experience are welcome to join and hone their skills. We will cover 1-, […]
Classes for ages 16-adult. Get square! Explore the exciting possibilities of building square plates and mugs. Learn to handbuild with soft pre-textured clay slabs using flat patterns that fold up into 3-dimensional forms to create dynamic and self-expressive plate and mug sets. Glazing for textured surfaces will be taught. Supplies will be provided.
Taos’ light, color, and culture have inspired modern artists for over 125 years to create inspirational and memorable paintings. Taos is especially stunning in the autumn with glorious textures and colors. Professional artist and instructor Martha Mans will concentrate on watercolor and gouache painting with a special small presentation about how she creates her casein […]
Join Katja Rivera, Curator of Contemporary Art, for a tour of our newest exhibition, Breathe into the Past: Crosscurrents in the Caribbean. The twelve featured artists in this exhibition hail from the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Cuba, Haiti, Puerto Rico, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, coastal Colombia, and beyond. Their artworks offer insights into the complex histories […]
Ages 9-12. Enjoy creating your favorite landscapes with oil pastels. Learn to draw the various elements found in landscapes while discovering the importance of the direction of strokes and blending of colors. Study the concept of background and foreground, as well as light and shadow effects to create vibrant landscapes. Supplies will be provided.