• January 16, 2021

Tags : Centennial Museum

UTEP to Hold Opening Reception for ‘Rebirth of Duranguito,’ ‘Border

The Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens will host an opening reception for two exhibitions that highlight border culture. “Border Street” is a photography exhibition celebrating our border culture through the lens of four photography enthusiasts. “Rebirth of Duranguito” is a community-generated plan for the preservation and restoration of Duranguito, one of El Paso’s oldest neighborhoods. The […]Read More

UTEP’s Centennial Museum Presents Two New Exhibits

The Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens will host an opening reception for the exhibits, “Bracero Memories” and “La Frontera: A Century of Division and Resistance.” Bracero Memories explores the complex history of the Bracero Program, which brought Mexican laborers to work in the United States from 1942 to 1964. While considered a success, few […]Read More

UTEP Faculty Member Named New Centennial Museum Director

Daniel J. Carey-Whalen has been selected as the new director of The University of Texas at El Paso’s Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens. Carey-Whalen, a Kansas native, first came to UTEP in 2012 as an adjunct lecturer in museum studies in UTEP’s Department of Art. In 2015, he was promoted to coordinator of museum studies and public culture […]Read More