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Fall 2009

All events are free and open to the public.

Dr. Robert Bell Fine Art Print  Lecture SeriesRay Drew Gallery ExhibitsLibrary ExhibitsNew Books


Library Events  


  Let's Talk About It – "One Vision, Many Voices:  Latino Literature in the U.S."
This popular book discussion continues this semester.  Books are available at the library.  The program is free and open to the public. For more information, and to register, stop by the library for a brochure or email 
All Discussions will begin at 7 p.m. in the Despertarse Café. 
  Thursday, Sept. 3 In the Time of the Butterflies
  Thursday, Oct. 1 Down These Mean Streets
  Thursday, Nov. 5 Dreaming in Cuban
  Thursday, Dec. 3 The Devil in Texas
Dr. Robert Bell Fine Art Print Lecture Series
  4 p.m., 2nd Floor Art Viewing Room
For additional information, call Bob Read at 505.454.3338
  Wed., Sept. 9 Francisco Goya – Etchings
  Wed., Sept. 16 Wassily Kandinsky and other Expressionists
  Wed., Sept. 30 500 years of Painter Printmakers
Ray Drew Gallery Talk
  Wed., Oct. 7 William Hogarth Original Engravings
  Wed., Nov. 4 Survey of Lithography
  Wed., Nov. 18 The Mezzotints of John Constable & David Lucas

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Ray Drew Gallery Exhibits
  The gallery is located on the first floor and is open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday-Friday, and 1 – 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.
   Ray Drew Gallery - Posada Oct. 20 – Nov. 4
Día de Los Muertos

This show will have two venues (Burris Hall & Donnelly Library). We will have an opening reception with music on Tuesday, October 20, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the coffee shop. 
  Nov. 8 – Dec. 3 Mexico:  Moments of Truth – Photographs by Elaine Querry.  Artist's reception, Sunday, Nov. 8, from 2 – 4 p.m.
  Dec. 6 – Dec. 16  B.F.A. Exhibitions – Erica Hayne
  Jan. 9 – Feb. 10

Humphries – Old West Paintings 
Karl Lumbach Gallery Talk on Friday, Jan. 15, 2010 at 4 p.m.

  Feb. 26 – March 31 Northern New Mexico Devotional Art Show
Artists' Reception on Friday, Feb. 26 from 5 – 7 p.m.
  April 9 – May 7  B.F.A. Exhibitions – Shawna Wangseng and Isaac Sandoval
  June 1 – July 21 Luis Montano – Painter, sculptor, and potter

Past Exhibits

  Sept. 19 – Oct. 18 500 Years of Western Printmaking
Gallery Talk by Dr. Robert Bell
Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009, 4 p.m.
  Aug. 16 – Sept. 16
Luna Community College Quilt Makers
Reception on Sunday, Aug. 16 from 3 – 5 p.m.
  July 31 – Aug. 11 Las Vegas Heritage Exhibition
  June 1 – July 17 "Pottery & Sculpture"
by Paul Volckening and Harry Leippe

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Library Exhibits
  Current Entrance Case Exhibits Frida Kahlo/Dia de los Muertos from the collection of local artist Bambi Doe Blake.

National Parks of New Mexico – East Library Entrance Exhibit Case.   New Mexico, the Land of Enchantment, is indeed a haunting and fascinating state, with a great diversity of landscapes and a rich cultural history. Please come to enjoy the display and take some free handouts.

  Past Exhibits  
  Sept. 1 – Oct. 19 ARMAS in Education – West Library Entrance Exhibit Case. Introducing the ARMAS (Achieving in Research, Mathematics and Science) in Education Center. Supported by a Department of Education HSI/CCRAA grant, the ARMAS Center provides support services to faculty and students in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines.
  Sept. 1 – Oct. 5 Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month – Hispanic Heritage Month is the period to recognize the contributions of Hispanic Americans to the United States and to celebrate Hispanic heritage and culture.
  Aug. 1 – Sept. 15 Yoga— the body between science and philosophy – East Library Entrance Exhibit Case.  Are you suffering from Stress? Take a Yoga Class. Yoga is a 5,000 year old health maintenance system. 
  June 1 – Aug. 1 Traditional Indian Dress and Jewelry” – India is known for its rich culture and unique people. Come to enjoy the ethnic and traditional Indian dress and jewelry. The traditional Indian dresses are provided by the Indian students at Highlands University.

"Water Conservation & Xeriscaping" – Welcome to Xeriscaping. Xeriscaping is the practice of landscaping using drought tolerant plants. Find the reasons why you should consider Xeriscaping and Learn tips on plant watering in dry climates.

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New Books
  November 2, 2009 September 21, 2009 August 5, 2009
  October 21, 2009 August 21, 2009 July 15, 2009

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