El Paso Museum of Art

El Paso Museum of Art


(915) 532-1707

One Arts Festival Plaza

El Paso, TX 79901


Early West Texas: Waypoint and Home

El Paso Museum of Art

July 1 - November 4, 2018

"Through rarely exhibited paintings, prints, drawings, and photographs, Early West Texas begins with an overarching view of the region’s landscape, continually narrowing its focus to scenes of daily life and portraits of those who, at one point or another, have called El Paso home."

Transborder Biennial 2018 / Bienal Transfronteriza 2018

El Paso Museum of Art

June 1 - September 16, 2018

This exhibition is the fifth such collaboration between EPMA and the Museo de Arte de Ciudad Juárez (MACJ). The show features 32 artists or collectives living along the U.S.-Mexico boundary whose work addresses border conditions. Artwork by each artist or collective is exhibited at both museums simultaneously, and thus visiting the entire exhibition requires crossing the border.


Ethics Excess Extinction

Ethics Excess Extinction explores the crucial theme of endangered animal species and humanity’s connections and responsibilities to these animals.


“OKU | READ is a new installation by Beliz Iristay that develops the artist’s focus on exploring cultural assumptions and mixing techniques. Featuring hundreds of...

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Female Saints and Heroes

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...

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Ray Parish: Humpbacks and Warheads

A solo exhibition by artist Ray Parish. The work in the show is mostly abstract, but draws on issues of environmental tension and military power-struggles.

Amplified Abstraction

An exhibition exploring the arresting power of abstraction, featuring a variety of works made between the 1960s and 2000s by artists including Sam Francis, Karel...

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The Immaculate Conception

An exhibition featuring Francisco de Zurbarán’s 17th century painting of the Immaculate Conception and various depictions of Virgin Mary in nearly 19th century Mexican retablos.

Modern Stone Totems

An exhibition assembling four totem-like modernist stone sculptures made between 1971 and 1990 by artists Leonardo Nierman, Ben Woitena, Jill Sablosky, and Jesús Moroles.

Don Coen: The Migrant Series

A series of large-scale, realistic portraits of migrant farmers in California, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Texas and Florida, created over ten years by Colorado-based artist Don...

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Yoshua Okón: Pulpo (Octopus)

Mexico City artist Yoshua Okón’s video piece Pulpo (Octopus) offers an alternative presentation of the Guatemalan Civil War–enacted in a Los Angeles Home Depot parking...

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Double Vision

An panel discussion on the intersections of art and science. Featuring artists Rachelle Theiwes and Suzi Davidoff along with Nicole Ferrini, founder of the architecture...

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Permaculture Principles

El Paso Water Utilities presents a discussion about permaculture, or “permanent agriculture” and “permanent culture.” Robert Leal, President and Co-Founder of El Paso Permaculture group...

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Luis Jiménez: Native Son

In conjunction with the museum’s Gaspar Enríquez retrospective, a smaller exhibition features work by Jiménez, who served as an important role model to Enriquez, from the permanent collection.

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