Officials with the El Paso Museum of History announced that they will join the “Last Thursdays El Paso: Art Walk and Gallery Crawl” beginning next Thursday.
“Last Thursdays El Paso” is a community grown monthly event that highlights downtown arts, culture, and entertainment.
The cultural event takes place every Last Thursday of the month beginning in March and runs through November, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. beginning on March 28.
“The Museum of History is proud to support a local organization driven to share the rich history and arts culture present in Downtown El Paso,” said El Paso Museum of History Director Vladimir von Tsurikov.
“This is an opportunity to extend our facilities to the greater arts community within the city. The narrative of El Paso’s cultural history is currently included in Last Thursdays and we are pleased to enhance the story further.
For this year’s first session of “Last Thursdays El Paso,” guests who visit the Museum of History may participate in any of the following:
- Film Screening, “The Century of Immigration”: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. as a part of six-week “Becoming American” documentary and lecture series.
- Three-Minute Thesis competition: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. UTEP Graduate School students present research thesis in three minutes.
- DIGIE Demo: (Hourly 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.) Learn how to navigate and submit your El Paso story to the nation’s only Digital Wall. The Museum staff encourages residents to share their story by uploading their files to www.digie.org
- “From Fire and Earth: Pottery Traditions of the Casas Grandes Medio Period.” The free exhibit features many examples of Casas Grandes and Mata Ortiz ceramics from the permanent collections of the El Paso Museum of Archaeology and the El Paso Museum of Art.
The museum will host programming on “Last Thursdays El Paso” throughout the year with artist pop-up shops, “Becoming American” lecture series, gallery openings and tours.