Homecoming September 13 - September 22

 

Spring 2011

All events are free and open to the public.

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

Library Events  

 

  "World Literature Reading Group"
Donnelly Library will be building on the success of last year’s reading group this spring by launching a new reading and discussion group on World literature.
The series will consist of discussions on four books (dates and books are listed below). Program books are available at the library.
Brandon Kempner, assistant professor of English, will lead a discussion of the book at each session. Kempner teaches American Literature at New Mexico Highlands University. He has taught a wide variety of classes on multiethnic literature.

All discussions will begin at 7 p.m. in the Despertarse Café.

  Thursday, March10 The Kite Runner/ Khaled Hosseini
  Thursday, April 14 The God of Small Things/Arundhati Roy
  Thursday, May 12 After the Quake:  Stories/Haruki Murakami
  Thursday, June 9 The Thing Around Your Neck/Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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
 
  February 9 Japanese Wood Block Prints
  March 9 Phyllis Sloane:  Silkscreen Prints
  March 23 German Expressionism
  April 13 Old Masters Religious Fine Art Prints:  Durer, Rembrandt, & Hogarth
  April 27 Color Lithography:  Jules Chéret & Toulouse Lautrec
   

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Ray Drew Gallery Exhibits
  The gallery is located on the first floor and is open 8:00 – 5:00 Monday-Friday and 1:00-5:00 Saturday and Sunday when classes are in session.
  April 8 – May 12 Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibitions
 

Past Exhibits

 
  February 27 – March 30 The Northern New Mexico Devotional Art Exhibition
Artists' Reception ~ Sunday, February 27, from 2 – 4 p.m.
  January 18 – February 17 Wandering Lens
Photography by Sean Weaver & Paul F. Moloney
Opening Reception ~ January 18, from 5 – 7 p.m.
  November 5 – December 10 from here
Aaron Juarros’ Sculptures
Artist’s reception ~ Friday, November 5, from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
  Sept. 30 – Oct. 31 El Bicentenario de La Independencia de México (1810- 2010)
Prints by José Guadalupe Posada, Diego Rivera, Leopoldo Méndez, Ignacio Aguirre & Pablo Higgins.
  August 21 – Sept. 22 Fine Art Works by Luis Montaño
Artist's reception on Saturday, August 21, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  August 1 – August 15 Las Vegas Heritage Exhibit
Historical documents, photographs and art work about Las Vegas and New Mexico Highlands University with highlights from the new Beisman Collection. Reception on Aug. 13 at 2 p.m. on the 3rd floor.
   

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Library Exhibits
 

May-June
 

Mental Health Awareness

This poster board presentation was produced by four RN to BSN students here at Highlands. The display is intended to provide information on some common mental health disorders and available resources.

  Past Exhibits   
  April Celebrate Earth Day & Synergyfest 2011

Sexual Assault Awareness Month
The Highlands Campus Violence Prevention Program (CVPP) has created a display in the library showcasing how common sexual assault is.

 

 

March 6 – April 1

Ladies of Dynasty
Celebrate Women's History Month with this exhibit installed by the Highlands Black Student Association.
 
February 17 – March 1
Remembering N.M.H.U.
Historic Highlands photos from Donnelly Library special collection.
 


January, 2011
 

 

Media Arts Department Students’ Projects II
In the Spring of 2010, Highlands' Media Arts program took on several real world clients. The publication design and color theory classes, for example, provided branding and identity prototypes for not only class assignments, but for real outside clients, as well. The work on display is a small collection from the class.
 
Nov. 15 – Dec. 30

 

“Ceramics and sculpture" by New Mexico Highlands University art students and faculty
We are proud of our newly renovated, state-of-the-art fine arts foundry, where students cast sculpture in iron, aluminum and bronze and learn fine art welding and steel fabrication. Our ceramics studio is fully equipped with electric wheels for throwing pots, ample space for hand-building, and five kilns of various sizes. Ceramics and sculpture classes are offered every semester and are open to non-majors who have the necessary prerequisites or the instructor’s permission
 


Oct. 5 – Nov. 5

 


Sept. 21 – Oct. 30
 

Let your voice be heard
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The display was installed by the Highlands Campus Violence Prevention Program (CVPP).

Printmaking
The display contains works from New Mexico Highlands University printmaking students. There are examples of intaglio, lithography, and relief prints. There are also examples of various printmaking tools and materials. The display was installed by Todd Christensen, the printmaking instructor.

 

August 10 -Sept. 30
 

 

Media Arts Department Students’ Projects
In the Spring of 2010, Highlands' Media Arts program took on several real world clients. The publication design and color theory classes, for example, provided branding and identity prototypes for not only class assignments, but for real outside clients, as well. The work on display is a small collection from the class.
 
August 30 – Sept. 10

 

Come & See What the ARMAS and USDA-FRRRE Interns Did Over the Summer
ARMAS (Achieving in Research, Mathematics and Science) provides integrated student support services for students interested in all the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) fields while the USDA-FRRRE grant focuses on Environmental Geology and Forestry students. Both programs provide opportunities for STEM students to obtain paid Internships with local agencies throughout the year. Additional student services provided by ARMAS include: supplemental Instruction for Gateway STEM courses, academic coaching, access to course textbooks, information on scholarships, mentoring, pre-medical education & development program, workshops and seminars throughout the semester, computer lab and study rooms.

  August 1-29

 

Henry Beisman, Civil Engineer
The descendents of Henry Beisman, local surveyor have donated a collection of his maps and equipment.  Some are highlighted here.  Come to the grand opening on Aug. 13, at 2 p.m., to see more!
   

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New Books
  May 2011 March 2011 January 2011
  April 2011 February 2011 December 2010
 

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