Events

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Kate Turner: Somewhere That's Green 

Meditative Performance

Saturday, June 4, 11 am 

 
join us for a meditative sound performance within the exhibition Kate Turner: Somewhere That's Green. Sound artist Althea Baird will curate a relaxing score using digital sounds, resonating crystal instruments, field recordings, voice, and story to get the listener out of their element and into a calm and receptive space. The performance is shaped by the visible June 2022 planetary movements in the morning sky. It will be approximately 30 minutes long with visitors encouraged to bring a mat for lying under the rotating sparkling corn, or sit or lay on the grass.

Admittance to this event is included in the cost of museum admission. As always, Roswell Museum members receive complimentary admission. 


Second Saturday events

Second Saturdays

Free Family Activities, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Free Planetarium Special Screening, 11:00 a.m.

Free museum admission for Roswell residents, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


June 11: Pew! Pew!
Join us for some out of this world fun and make your own Claylien! The 75th Anniversary of the Roswell incident is right around the corner; we need to be prepared! Help us build an army of Clayliens (air-dry clay, aliens) to stave off any future attacks. Bring your best creature making ideas and build your own.

Second Saturdays offer free museum admission to Roswell residents along with an art or science activity from 10 am to 1 pm. A free, kid-friendly planetarium show is offered at 11 am. Non-Residents may participate with museum admission. Second Saturdays are generously supported by the RMAC Foundation.


Spring Film Series
Circular Time: Documentary Futurisms

Thursday May 26, 2022, 6 pm-8 pm


Marie Alarcón, 2021-2022 Roswell Artist-in-Residence, curated this series of genre- and time-bending films focused on the simultaneous past and future. This series will take place in the Roswell Museum’s auditorium 6:00 pm-8:00 pm for all four Thursdays in May and it features work by global filmmakers responding to the repetitious “now” with creativity and resistance. Free Admission, courtesy of the RMAC Foundation. 

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Hannah Jayanti, Truth or Consequences, 2021, 103 minutes, Courtesy of Sentient.Art.Film

Truth or Consequences is a speculative documentary about time and how we weave the past into the present and our possible future. Set in the small desert town of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, the film takes place in the shadow of the world's first commercial Spaceport. Subtly set in a near future when space travel has begun, the film follows five residents in the town - Yvonne, Olin, Katie, Philip and George. Anchored in observational documentary footage filmed over three years, the film weaves together archival, virtual reality worlds, an improvised score by Bill Frisell and a speculative premise based on the very real spaceport located just outside of town. These intertwine to create a lyrical meditation on progress, history, and how we navigate a sense of loss within ourselves and a changing world.”  


2022 UFO Festival Laser Shows and Retro Sci Fi Movies

Robert H. Goddard Planetarium

July 1-3, 2022


Join us during the UFO Festival in the Goddard Planetarium as we combine legendary music with laser light visuals. Enjoy music hits from Queen, Grateful Dead, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, and more, all under the Planetarium’s 40-foot dome. New this year, relax and take in a retro sci-fi movie projected on the dome at 1 pm on Friday and Saturday. Click for more information and tickets.

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