The Top Five Museums in Texas: August 25, 2016

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Thursday,  9.15.16


Community Through Action

Thursday,  9.15.16   |   5–7:30 pm
"Community Through Action features the work of a variety of local transborder agents in the binational region of El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua while documenting three main community-based art practices: community through site, service, and subject."

Jason DeMarte: Second Nature

July 22 through September 17, 2016
An exhibition of works by Michigan-based artist Jason DeMarte. In his work, DeMarte "explores the veneer of material desire and constructed natural beauty by composing fictional tableaux that speak to our obsession with beauty, perfection and excess."

Woody Gwyn: A Sense of Scale

July 8 through September 18, 2016
An exhibition of works by Midland-raised, New Mexico-based painter Woody Gwyn. Works in the show come from the museum's permanent collection and from local collectors.

Intimate Figures: French and American Prints from the Goodman Gift

June 12 through October 16, 2016
An exhibition of works gifted to the museum by El Paso community leader and philanthropist Gertrude Amelia “Sugar” Goodman. The show includes works by Mary Cassatt, Edgar Degas, Camille Pissarro, Jean-Louis Forain, Barbara Latham, Marion Greenwood, John Sloan, and Fritz Eichenberg, among others.
El Paso |  El Paso Museum of Art

Female Saints and Heroes

May 15 through November 6, 2016
An exhibition of retablos depicting female saints. The show "celebrates the piety, wisdom, and physical suffering of female saints and also highlights their influence on the lives of 19th-century Mexican women."
El Paso |  El Paso Museum of Art
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