JOIN US FOR SECOND SATURDAYS!
Roswell Museum and Art Center is open seven days a week, 10am-6pm daily.
While new admission fees went into effect for the Roswell Museum and Art Center on January 1st, part of the new fee structure includes a monthly free day for Roswell residents on the second Saturday of every month. Beginning in June, the Museum will begin offering free family activities as a part of Second Saturday.
Explora Science Center & Children’s Museum will be stopping by with 4 STEAM activities to choose from. Each of the activities will be packed in individual bags with accompanying instructions that the child/family can make. Summer family activities are supported by the New Mexico Humanities Council and the RMAC Foundation.
- Centrifugal force swing
- Mirror Play and making a kaleidoscope
- Parachute making and testing
- Scribble Bots
GO BIG! Action Drawings, sometimes called "gestural abstraction", is a style of art in which paint or other mediums are spontaneously scribbled, dribbled, splashed or smeared onto the canvas. How can you express emotion in an entirely abstract drawing? Opening of Phillis Ideal’s work. Visit with the artist in the gallery 11-2
Chalk Art Showcase! Chalk art contest to be held outside, the main (south) entrance of the museum. Competitors must sign up ahead of time and will have the morning of the 9th to work on and finish their drawings. A non-competitive, free Draw area will be available for all ages with 2nd Saturday teaching artists around to help budding artists with ideas and techniques.
Recycled Art with Nancy Fleming! BYOJ (bring your own junk) and 2nd Saturday will be ready with assembly tools, like tape, glue, wire and whatever else we can scrounge together. Ideas and prompts will be provided or go Mad Max style and come up with your own creations.
Shrinky Dinks and Pixie Dust! DIY ornaments with all kinds of magical materials. Spice up your holiday decorations game and make something spectacular. As always, 2nd Saturday Teaching Artists will be on hand to guide the process.
RMAC is located at 1011 N. Richardson Ave, just north of the Roswell Convention Center.