• January 16, 2021

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Tom Lea in National Spotlight as Adair Margo Honored with

First Lady of El Paso Adair Margo received the prestigious Historic Preservation Medal for her efforts to preserve the work of El Paso artist Tom Lea. According to the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, their organization presents fewer than 30 of these awards each year. “This is the most prestigious award the National […]Read More

Eight El Paso ISD Schools Named to National Honor Roll

On Friday, EPISD announced that eight schools have been named to the 2017 – 2018 Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll for their high achievement and student success. Green, Hawkins, Lamar, Polk, Tom Lea, Western Hills and Zavala Elementary Schools, as well as Transmountain Early College High School were named to the Honor Roll based on […]Read More

Tom Lea Elementary Celebrates Namesake with Art Contest

Tom Lea is world-renown El Paso artist, novelist and historian whose work still graces the walls of federal buildings and art museums. But to students at the school that bears his name, Tom Lea can often times just be a name on marquee. That’s why, during the local celebration of October as Tom Lea Month, […]Read More

El Paso Museum of Art Presents Tom Lea Watercolors and

In celebration of Tom Lea Month, the El Paso Museum of Art (EPMA) will present the Tom Lea Watercolors and Washes exhibit featuring Lea’s portraiture, landscapes, and illustrations during the month of October. Presented in EPMA’s Peter and Margaret de Wetter Gallery, the exhibition includes works from EPMA’s permanent collection, one of the largest collections […]Read More

Tom Lea Month Lecture on Landscapes and Preservation Set for

Through his artwork and writing, El Paso’s native son, Tom Lea created a timeless vision of Texas that lives on today. In celebration of Tom Lea Month Shannon Harris, Program Director for Texan by Nature, will present a lecture on the need to conserve these incredible landscapes for the generations to come and provide a […]Read More

Video+Story: El Paso ISD Students Present TED Ed Talks

Several EPISD campuses delved into the TED-Ed Clubs this school year, exploring and learning to express their passion through talks. The campuses came together last week for a district-wide TED-Ed Club talk and community presentation at CCTE. “TED-Ed helps kids develop their confidence in speaking to an audience, develop their ideas and express their ideas,” […]Read More

Tom Lea Play Returns to the Sun City

The popular play based on El Paso native Tom Lea’s early life, returns to the Borderland by popular demand. Tom Lea: Grace Note in a Hard World is a one-act play by Camilla Carr, starring Ray Baker and Morgana Shaw. There will be two performances at the Philanthropy Theater on Saturday, October 29 at 7 […]Read More