window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'UA-29484371-30');
Thursday , April 25 2019
JustLikeThat728
Bordertown Undergroun Show 728
STEP 728
shark 728×90
Utep_DEC_728
ORDT_728
Amy’s Ambassadorship
GECU FAMILY OF CARDS 728X90
Rugby Phoenix 2019
Home | News | Local News | El Paso Museum of Art to Hold Celebration of Life for Artist John Houser on Wednesday

El Paso Museum of Art to Hold Celebration of Life for Artist John Houser on Wednesday

The XII Travelers board and the El Paso Museum of Art will host a public Celebration of Life for El Paso artist and sculptor John Houser.

Houser is the creator of the XII Travelers Memorial of the Southwest, a project that was inspired by an illustration in a book by fellow El Paso artist Tom Lea. The project was started in 1988 as a way to bring tourism and promote economic development.

The 12 memorials depict a diverse group of figures from the region’s history. Three of these memorials, Fray Garcia de San Francisco, the Equestrian and Susan Magoffin were completed during his lifetime. A fourth sculpture of Benito Juarez is in process and will be completed by Mr. Houser’s son Ethan.

For more information, visit the XII Travelers website.

Who:              The XII Travelers Board and the El Paso Museum of Art

What:             Celebration of Life for John Houser

When:            Wednesday, March 21, 12 p.m.

Where:           1 Arts Festival Plaza   

About Staff Report

Staff Reports are just that, Staff Reporting the news. No skew, no opinion just the news. We pride ourselves on making sure that we bring you the news as soon as it is published, submitted or sent to us. No need to have a reporter rewrite or give their opinion. The facts or information, nothing more.

Check Also

UT System names Heather Wilson next UTEP president, despite objections from Democrats and LGBTQ activists

The University of Texas System Board of Regents has officially selected Air Force Secretary Heather …

ORDT_728
shark 728×90
Rugby Phoenix 2019
GECU FAMILY OF CARDS 728X90
Utep_DEC_728
Amy’s Ambassadorship
Bordertown Undergroun Show 728
JustLikeThat728
STEP 728