Around the Area

Check out these amazing opportunities at NMSU and around the area to get involved!

 
NMSU ART WALKING TOUR
ART IN PUBLIC PLACES PROGRAM
New Mexico State University has selected, purchased and placed public art on campus, funded by the Art in Public
Places (AIPP) program of the New Mexico Arts Division (NMAD). The AIPP Act directs one percent of the total
state appropriation of new construction or renovation of any building to be expended for the acquisition of art.
The intent of this brochure is to provide a map of artwork installed through the AIPP direct purchase initiatives and
commissioned projects, for a self-guided tour around the university grounds. Take the walking tour and explore
amazing artwork.


 

The New Mexico State University Photojournalism Club is open to people of all majors who are interested in sharpening their skills in photography.  There mission is to help students become well-rounded by providing workshops, sharing opinions on pictures and raising money to travel for photo opportunities (including opportunities to show your portfolio).  Every year, they also display their photography at the Corbett Center Art Gallery.Meetings are every other Tuesday at 5:00 pm in Milton Hall room 153. For more information visit the hyperlink above or e-mail them at photojourclub@yahoo.com


 

NMSU Figure Drawing Club (Las Cruces, NM)

Communal figure drawing club for aspiring artists. A (currently) model-less figure drawing meet and greet where the artists draw each other. To draw, you must be drawn! This NMSU Club meets every other  Friday at 6:30-8:30pm. Please visit the Facebook page by clicking the above hyperlink to get more information


New Mexico Museum of Art (Santa Fe, NM):

The New Mexico Museum of Art offers a number of volunteer opportunities annually.  Please visit their website for more information by clicking the above hyperlink.


The Chinati Foundation (Marfa, TX):

The Chinati Foundation offers a number of internship programs, ranging from conservation to management experience opportunities.  Please visit their website for more information by clicking the above hyperlink.


SITE Santa Fe:

Numerous volunteer opportunities in addition to some unpaid internship opportunities are available through SITE Santa Fe.  Please visit their website for more information by clicking the above hyperlink.