Events

Roswell Artist-in-Residence
Claudia Bitran: Titanic, a Deep Emotion


February 10 - March 26, 2017
Opening Reception and Lecture:
Friday, February 10, 5-7 pm
Marshall and Winston Gallery



For the past two years, Claudia Bitran, New York-based artist and filmmaker has been remaking James Cameron’s Titanic (1997) with practically no budget. She has already shot three-quarters of the film, using recycled materials from her immediate surroundings, collaborating with 400 artists, actors, and a variety of communities in public spaces in twelve different cities across the United States. Read more.

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Light refreshments will be served.
This event is free and open to the public. 


Second Saturday:
Fuzzy Landscapes


with Sunday Doyle & Rhonda Pharis
Saturday, February 11, 10 am - noon 



In this fiber arts workshop, we will learn felting techniques with wool. Artists will explore techniques of wet felting wool into flat felt sheets, rolling it into balls, and forming multi-color felt beads. We will create a felt landscape through layering colors and textures of wool.
felted landscape
Second Saturday is a nine-month program of gallery experiences and hands-on art activities for students in grades 3-12 held on the second Saturday of the month. 

To register a student for the upcoming session, please call Amanda Nicholson at 575-624-6744, ext. 22. Participation is free and space is limited. 


This program is sponsored by the Roswell Museum and Art Center Foundation.

Second Saturday:
Basic Tin Punching


with Julie Murphy & Tabatha Hudson

Saturday, March 11, 10 am - noon


 

Tin punching is diminishing in the modern world, but is kept alive in the Southwest, especially in New Mexico. Tin punching has strong Hispanic roots as seen in several outstanding examples at the Museum including our historic tin chandeliers in the Founders Gallery. Basic Tin Punching will include proper use of tools, design, and practice. All materials will be provided.
tin-punching
Second Saturday is a nine-month program of gallery experiences and hands-on art activities for students in grades 3-12 held on the second Saturday of the month. 

To register a student for the upcoming session, please call Amanda Nicholson at 575-624-6744, ext. 22. Participation is free and space is limited. 


This program is sponsored by the Roswell Museum and Art Center Foundation.