El Paso Museum of Art

El Paso Museum of Art


(915) 532-1707

One Arts Festival Plaza

El Paso, TX 79901



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."


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.

Artists on Art: Peter Svarzbein

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...

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