The El Paso Museum of Art officials are inviting the public to view and create art at La Sala de Arte Community Studio that opens June 8 at the museum.
The unique studio offers visitors of any age the opportunity to make or see art and visit with the museum’s artist-in-residence, Luminarias de Arte. Visitors will be able to discover something new each week.
An array of free events including live art demonstrations, workshops with guest artists, live musical performances, and more will launch the programming.
The following events are scheduled during the length of the studio that runs through September:
June 8, 2 p.m.
La Sala de Arte Celebration
Visitors can participate in art-making activities and enjoy a music performance by Los Soneros del Valle Bajo.
June 12 to July 3, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Printmaker and storyteller, Marco Sanchez, will be at the museum every Wednesday through Saturday. Visitors can discover printmaking through the magic of reversed images and can create multiple prints of their own.
July 6, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday Art Days: Red, White, & Azul
Be inspired by artist-in-residence, Laura Turón. See how she uses red, white, and blue to create optical illusions and participate in self-guided art making.
July 10 to July 31, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Multi-media artist Laura Turón will be at the museum every Wednesday through Saturday. Visitors can learn how Turón explores objects through science and technology to make art, and will discover optical illusions though drawing.
August 3, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday Art Days: Mi Musica, My Music
Bring your rhythm and make your own instruments using non-traditional materials. Visitors can also take part in self-guided art making.
Support provided by WestStar team member contributions and matching funds from WestStar Bank. Additional funding received by the Wells Fargo Foundation, Texas Gas Service, and the El Paso Museum of Art Foundation’s El Paso Giving Day fund.
For more information on the La Sala de Arte Community Studio, visit the El Paso Museum of Art at online.