• January 24, 2021

Tags : chihuahuan desert gardens

UTEP’s Chihuahuan Desert Gardens in National Competition

The University of Texas at El Paso’s Chihuahuan Desert Gardens is a participant in the Lark Label Loves Gardens Sweepstakes that continues through the end of August. The garden, which boasts more than 700 species of plant life over 1.5 acres, is among nine specialty public gardens from around the country in the competition. The […]Read More

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 Centennial Museum Hosts Photo Exhibition by UTEP Alum Joel

The UTEP Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens is proud to host “Aliento a Tequila,” an art exhibition by El Paso-born and Austin-based photographer Joel Salcido. An opening reception will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. January 20, 2018. The exhibit will be on view Saturday, January 20 through May 19, 2018. Salcido, a borderland […]Read More

UTEP Centennial Museum, Chihuahuan Desert Gardens Now Open Mondays

The Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens has extended its hours and will now be open six days a week beginning Monday, September 25, 2017. The museum’s current exhibits include “Bracero Memories” and “La Frontera: A Century of Division and Resistance.” Both exhibits are free and open to the public through Dec. 16, 2017. The […]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

UTEP’s FloraFEST set for Today, Sunday

FloraFEST is the annual fundraiser for the maintenance and operation of the Chihuahuan Desert Gardens and is the largest sale of its kind in the region. Shoppers can purchase native and desert-adapted plants and visit with local Master Gardeners and other plant experts for advice on how to care for their plants at home. Most […]Read More