El Paso Museum of Art
March 11 - June 25, 2017
"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 translucent resin minarets atop colorful versions of the rahle, the traditional bookrest for the Quran, Iristay’s work asks us to re-read the Quran for the peaceful wisdom it can bestow."
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...Read More
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,...Read More
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.
Celebrating Picasso is an exhibition of photographs by American photojournalist David Douglas Duncan. Duncan photographed Picasso from 1956 to 1973, creating an “unparalleled visual record of...Read More
An exhibition of works by Mexican artist Sebastian. The show features fifty-five works, focusing on the artist’s “quest for new knowledge discovered through his synthesis of...Read More
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...Read More
An exhibition of two paintings by French modernists Robert Delaunay and Albert Gleizes–the third installment of the museum’s Modern Masters series featuring works from the...Read More
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.
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.
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...Read More
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...Read More
The second of EPMA’s “Modern Masters” series features paintings by two leaders of German Expressionism–Kandinsky and Marc–from the collection of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
A selection of retablos from Northwestern Mexico, collected over decades by Sara and Frank McKnight and later gifted to the El Paso Museum of Art....Read More
Lake Flato Architects specializes in designs that evolve from an appreciation for the pragmatic solutions of vernacular architecture, the honesty of modernism, and the context...Read More
In honor of Tom Lea Month, Senior Curator Dr. Patrick Shaw Cable will speak on the ways in which El Paso artist Tom Lea was...Read More
This is the first of six installments in a two-year-long collaboration between the EPMA and the Guggenheim. Each “masterpiece-in-focus” installation of the meta-exhibition Modern Masters...Read More
Members of the reenactment group Historic Interpretations Inc. of North Carolina will bring to life four artworks from the EPMA. The Reverend Shannon Collis will...Read More
What impact did French Impressionism have on the direction of art of the American Southwest? Juxtapose French Impressionist and pre-Impressionist loaner works from the Tacoma...Read More
Landscape paintings by the El Paso-based, Siberian native artist.
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...Read More
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...Read More
With works in a variety of media by artists including Ansel Adams, Gustave Doré, Alexis Rockman and Spencer Tunick, Vanishing Ice considers diverse and stunning...Read More
The latest in the series of themed exhibitions from the Museum’s growing collection of retablos is Saint Francis of Assisi and Saint Francis of Paola.
Chavarria’s acrylic abstractions combine color-field painting and sand mandalas with contemporary LED color and industrial surfaces.
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.
Artists on Art provides local artists an opportunity to exhibit one work of art in any media accompanied by a 30 minute discussion on their...Read More
Gathered gradually over twenty-some years Shelton has focused on late Modernist works and the responses to Modernism often referred to as Post-modernism.
Local art collector Juan A. Sandoval II has called El Paso home for more than thirty years; during this time he has developed a diverse...Read More
Discovering the American Modern 1907-1936: The King Collection is the premiere public presentation of a private collection featuring American Modernist masterworks from the early twentieth...Read More