Located in the Turney Mansion, circa 1910, the International Museum of Art is operated by The International Association for the Visual Arts. The museum features artwork by local and national artists. Exhibits include artifacts from Africa and Asia. Also in the museum is the Mexican Revolution exhibit. A casita reproduction from the Mexican Revolution era is part of this exhibt.
WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 9th
5:30 to 8:00 pm.
Each year, the International Museum of Art sponsors the Sun Bowl Art Exhibit, a juried competition featuring the top artists from all over the country. The exhibit is held in conjunction with the Sun Bowl festivities, and typically runs from November to December. Since the International Museum of Art is along the Sun Bowl parade route and houses the Sun Bowl sponsor parade viewing party, this exhibit provides an opportunity for all involved in the Sun Bowl festivities to see this yearly show. There is free general admission while the Sun Bowl Art Exhibit is on display, the public is welcome to come and view. All items on display in the exhibit are available for purchase. Appetizers and refreshments will be served. Please join us for an exciting event.
MR. PHILIP BEHYMER
“ITS JUST PAINT”
The Behymer Trust is pleased to announce a comprehensive exhibition entitled “It’s Just Paint, The Art of Philip Behymer.” The exhibition, a gift from the Behymer Trust to the City of El Paso, will be open to the public, free of charge, from October 1st through October 30th. An opening reception will be held on October 1st from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the International Museum of Art, 1211 Montana Avenue, El Paso, Texas
INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM OF ART AND
International Museum of Art presents Mr. Steve Hastings.The Summer of Love, shows in the Turney Gallery. Opening reception,Saturday June 4th from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Exhibit will be June 4th thru June 26th.
International Museum of Art presents the pastel society of El Paso. Opening reception Saturday June 4th from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Exhibit will be June 4th thru June 26th. Shows in the South Gallery.
The show will feature new works by their members, which include Bob Adams, Nancy Bissell, Marji Carrasco, Dorian Clouser, Ruthanna Droke, Melinda Etzold, Judy Hampton, Winfrey Hearst, William Koon, Candy Mayer, Barbara McClain, Tom Meidinger, Mitzi Quirarte, Krystyna Robbins,Ramy Sculli and others.
ARQUETIPOS Y ARTEFACTOS
PAINTINGS BY MR. JORGE ARMANDO SIAS
MR. SIAS WILL EXHIBIT 42 PAINTINGS IN THE NORTH GALLERY
Reception will be Saturday June 4th from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Exhibit will be June 4th thru June 26th.
A DIVERSE PERSPECTIVE
A TWO MAN SHOW
Bert Saldaña and Rob Mack
Bert Saldaña and Rob Mack will exhibit their paintings in the Turney gallery from April 2nd thru May 29th. Opening reception will be April 2nd from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Please join us for an exciting event.
An exhibit of art and sculptures by our awesome children from EPISD will be shown throughout the month of March. Please come and join in the excitement featuring our future artists from this wonderful city!
Opening reception will be Friday, March 5th from 6:00 to 8:00.pm. Show will be up from March 5th until March 30th.
IS BACK FOR 2016
Kermezaar is an annual, juried art festival held in the spring. The 2016 Kermezaar Arts Fest will take place on April 9th & 10th and will be hosted by the International Museum of Art at 1211 Montana Ave. For more information or questions please feel free to contact us at 915-543-6747 or visit kermezaar.org
Retablos, better know as ‘laminas’ in Mexico,are small oil paintings on tin,wood or copper which were used in home alters to venerate the almost infinite number of Catholic saints. The literal translation for ‘retablo’ is ‘ behind the alter.’
The International Museum of Art is excited to exhibit over 30, 18th century Retablos found deep in our vaults, and six busts sculpted by Mr. Urbici Soler,Hall of Fame Member. Reception will be Saturday 13th, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and will show thru March 20th. Please join us for this very special show.
2016 Fine Arts faculty and staff Art Exhibit
Come join the excitement of faculty and staff of EPISD, as they exhibit their wonderful paintings. Let’s show our support to these Great Teachers that educate our loving children. Opening reception will be Friday February 5th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Show will be up February 5th thru February 28th.
WONDERFUL WORLD OF WATERCOLOR 2016
Come join us at The International Museum of Art to celebrate the Rio Bravo Watercolorist Annual Juried Exhibition. Opening reception, Sunday January 31st 2016, from 2:00 to 5:00 pm, with award ceremony beginning at 3:00 pm. Meet the best water colorists in El Paso. Mingle,eat and enjoy the show. Show will be up from January 31st thru February 28th. Live Piano Music by Mr. Juan Romero.
RBW will offer the public free demonstrations at the Museum’s foyer beginning at 2:00 pm
Feb 7th-Robert Dozal
Feb 14th-Krystyna Robbins
Feb 21st-Sandy Lenderman
THE SUN ALSO RISES
Saturday, January 23rd, The International Museum Of Art, in conjunction with El Paso Pro-Musica, will host a free movie-The Sun Also Rises-The film based on the 1926 novel by Ernest Hemingway about a group of expatriates living in1920’s Paris, in a search for self-identity. Movie starts at 2:00 pm.
Please join us, in our 168 seat beautiful theater. Popcorn, beverages, candy and snacks, available for purchase
“Texas Before the Alamo”
Saturday, January 16, 2016: In conjunction with Sociedad Cultural De España, The International Museum of Art presents, “Texas before the Alamo.” The saga of Texas in the period of new Spain. Admission is free, movie starts at 2:00 pm. Popcorn, beverages, candy and snacks available for purchase.
Please join us at our beautiful 168 seat theater.
Thank All, Hope to see you soon at the People’s Museum.
A CRY FOR PEACE
Saturday January 9th, 2016: In conjuction with El Paso Pro-Musica, A documentary about the life and vision of the great cellist Pablo Casals.
Winter Wonderland at Museum
December 27th 2015
Gingerbread Contest & Awards
December 19th 2015. Total success! Everyone had a great time constructing and decorating their gingerbread house.
Santa Claus Photo Shoot!
Santa will visit on Sunday Dec 20th 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. Bring the whole family and 4 legged friends to share in the Holiday Fun! Don’t be left out!
Christmas Tree Event!!
Nine Christmas trees decorated with traditional Christmas decorations of nine different countries will be on display from Dec. 12th 2015 through January 3rd 2016 during normal hours.
Murder at the Museum Party!
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The International Museum of Art in El Paso will be hosting it’s first Halloween Murder Mystery fundraiser on Saturday, October 24th at 7:00P.M. This is a great event for networking with local businesses, entrepreneurs, and young professionals. Enjoy the atmosphere and refreshments but remember…you could become the leading suspect! We encourage everyone to come dressed in their Halloween costumes!
The event will feature:
- Hors d’oeuvres
- Alcoholic beverages
- Silent Auction
- Fortune Teller
- Dance music
- Costume Contest
- Photo Booth
- Door prizes
Do you like acting? After you select your tickets, you will have the opportunity to select a main character for an extra $5.
To learn more about the museum, visit www.internationalmuseumofart.net or call 915-543-6747. For information about event sponsorship, please contact event committee at firstname.lastname@example.org .
OPENING RECEPTION APRIL 4, 2015 2 PM TO 4 PM
EPISD ANNUAL STUDENT AND FACULTY ART SHOW
September 5- October 7
Wed-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sat-Sun 1-5 p.m.
John W. Mackenzie “Color of Woman”
September 3- October 7