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New Mexico MainStreet Partners Receive Town Program Funding From National Endowment For Arts

on August 30, 2017 - 7:20am
SANTA FE  Aug. 23, New Mexico MainStreet (NMMS), a program of the New Mexico Economic Development Department, announced that more than $300,000 has been awarded to MainStreet partners to support the arts in New Mexico.
The City of Albuquerque, the City of Gallup and Creative Startups partnering with Zuni Pueblo have received funding to support their work as centers of arts and innovation and build on their cultural assets to activate their downtown economies.
"This funding will support place making and arts programming in New Mexico Arts & Cultural Districts and

Daily Postcard: Colorful Clouds

on August 30, 2017 - 6:30am

Daily Postcard: Colorful clouds spotted Monday from Pajarito Acres. Photo by Jaret McDonald

Daily Postcard: Colorful clouds spotted Monday from Pajarito Acres. Photo by Jaret McDonald

County Dedicates New Public Art Sept. 7

on August 29, 2017 - 11:01am

Albuquerque artist Doug Czor carries in one of the Plexiglass panels that is part of his sculpture, 'Carry the Light', which is installed at the Los Alamos County Golf Course Community Building. Courtesy/


Albuquerque artist Doug Czor's sculpture, 'Carry the Light', hangs from the ceiling in the Los Alamos County Golf Course Community Building. Courtesy/




Los Alamos Daily Post


One of the most recent additions to Los Alamos County’s public art collection is Albuquerque artist Doug Czor’s sculpture, “Carry the Light.”

Mexican Brass To Play At The Pond Sept. 8

on August 29, 2017 - 7:46am

Metales M5, The Mexican Brass, performs Sept. 8 at Ashley Pond Park. Courtesy photo


LACA News:

Metales M5, The Mexican Brass, will perform beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8 at Ashley Pond Park in the final “Gordon’s Concert” of the season.

The free concert is a joint presentation the Los Alamos County Summer Concert Series and the Los Alamos Concert Association.

“Russ Gordon, the summer concert impresario and I have been trying to figure out how to collaborate for several years,” LACA Artistic Director Ann McLaughlin said.

Serena Birnbaum Earns Girl Scout Gold Award

on August 29, 2017 - 6:49am
Serena Birnbaum earned her Girl Scout Gold Award and her project was to build risers in the choir room at LAHS. Courtesy photo

Serena Birnbaum
Los Alamos High School graduate Serena Birnbaum has received her Girl Scout Gold Award, which is equivalent to a Boy Scout Eagle achievement.
Her project envolved building a new set of permanent risers in the choir room at Los Alamos High School, which will benefit choir students for many years to come.

NMSA Receives Sixth ‘A’ From PED

on August 28, 2017 - 2:16pm
NMSA News:
SANTA FE  New Mexico School for the Arts (NMSA) is proud to announce that it has received its sixth consecutive “A” grade from the New Mexico Public Education Department for school year 2016-2017.
Eric Crites, NMSA Head of School, congratulated the dedication and skill of the school’s faculty, and the motivation and diligence of its students, citing both as primary factors in the ongoing academic success that has characterized the school since it opened in 2010.
“NMSA students demonstrate every day that hard work in a dual-curriculum, rigorous academic and mastery arts

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Announces New Visitor Center In Abiquiú

on August 28, 2017 - 2:14pm
Georgia O’Keeffe Hitching a Ride to Abiquiu with Maurice Grosser, 1944. Photo by Maria Chabot. Gift of The Georgia O’Keeffe Foundation. ©Georgia O’Keeffe Museum
ART News:
ABIQUIU — The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum announced that it will occupy an enhanced visitor center at Abiquiú Inn in Abiquiú.
The new center will be at the site where the Museum’s tour office presently operates.
“We are very excited about this opportunity,” said Robert A. Kret, director of the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum.

Final Summer Drawing Class Of 2017 With Local Artist Lisa Coddington Sept. 7

on August 28, 2017 - 8:44am
Hummingbird and Wild Four O'clocks by Lisa Coddington. Courtesy/PEEC
PEEC News:
Artist and instructor Lisa Coddington is returning to teach a one-day workshop on drawing using botanical and natural subjects at the Los Alamos Nature Center.
This class, made possible by Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC), is great for all skill levels. The workshop runs 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 7. Register to learn techniques for creating realistic, still life and nature-inspired art.
Participants will explore pencil techniques that portray plants and animals.