Here & Now


Here & Now Regional Juried Exhibition

New Mexico State University Art Gallery, in collaboration with The Las Cruces Museum of Art presents Here and Now, a regional, juried exhibition featuring works in all media. The exhibition opens in the University Art Gallery on Thursday, May 24, and continues through Saturday, July 14, 2018. An artists’ reception will be held on Friday, June 1, from 5pm to 8pm at both the Museum of Art and the University Art Gallery venues. 

Here and Now includes works created by artists living and working within a 150 mile of Las Cruces. Paintings, prints, photographs, video, ceramics, and sculpture highlight the diverse approaches to creative expression found in Southern New Mexico and West Texas. The show continues in the Gallery through July 14, and in the Museum of Art through July 21. The Las Cruces Museum of Art opens Here and Now on Friday, May 11. The show continues in the LMOA through July 21.

A shuttle from between the Las Cruces Museum of Art and the University Art Gallery will be provided from 5-7:30PM on the night of the joint opening, June, 1. The service will begin at 5PM at the Museum and end with a last trip at 7:30PM from the University Art Gallery.  


Full Schedule of events:

Artist Panels: A conversation and Q & A with six artists featured in Here & Now. 
Saturday, June 9, 3pm
Diane Alire, Angel Cabrales, Ruth Drayer, Kerry Forsythe, Jackie Mitchell, Andrew Nagem, and Isadora Stowe
Thursday, June 14, 5:30pm

 Victor Beckman, Bonnie Mandoe, Susan McNeill, Storm Sermay, David Sorensen, Lynn Wiley, and Nolan Winkler
Thursday, July 5, 5:30pm
Karen Conley, Bob Diven, Jackie Mitchell Edwards, Meg Freyermuth, Jason Lucero, Robert Moore, Glenn Schwaiger, and Mel Stone

All panels will take place in the University Art Gallery.
1390 E. University Avenue. Las Cruces, NM, 88003
Community Day #1 in the University Art Gallery with a special design workshop for kids with John Garrett, Saturday, June 9, 1-2PM, with normal operating hours 10-4PM.
Community Day #2 at the Las Cruces Museum of Art during the farmers market with John Garrett, 10AM-1PM.

Joy Miller, Las Cruces Museum of Art; or 575-541-2221.

Marisa Sage, University Art Gallery; or 575-646-2545