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  1. Pennsylvania Impressionists

    March 30, 2018, 9:00 AM - May 31, 2018, 5:00 PM

    Founders Gallery In keeping with its mission, the Roswell Museum and Art Center concentrates primarily on the art and history of the American Southwest, but occasionally we present work from different regions. One of these opportunities is Pennsylvania Impressionists, curated by the James A. Michener Art Museum in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. T

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  2. Peter Hurd on Paper

    March 30, 2018, 9:00 AM - August 12, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Roswell Museum and Art Center

    During his tenure as a war art correspondent in the 1940s, Hurd began painting larger, finished works with watercolor, using the medium as a portable alternative to egg tempera. After World War II, Hurd continued creating larger watercolor paintings, and continued producing sketches and studies for later works. With their fluid, informal lines and energetic brushwork, Hurd’s works on paper offer an intimate, gestural foil to his egg tempera paintings. Drawn from the permanent collection, Peter Hurd on Paper invites viewers to explore the Roswell Museum and Art Center’s holdings of studies and finished watercolor paintings. Scheduled to be on view during the exhibition Magical and Real: Henriette Wyeth and Peter Hurd, A Retrospective, this installation is both a continuation of that show and an independent exhibition that can be enjoyed on its own. Learn more about Hurd’s working methods while exploring a range of his works. for more information call 575-624-6744.

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  3. Pickleball Class

    April 2, 2018, 9:00 AM - May 23, 2018, 11:00 AM

    The Roswell Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a Pickleball Class as part of the Roswell Adult and Recreation Center spring offerings. U.S. Professional Tennis Association Professional Chad Mann will be conducting the eight-week course at the Cahoon Park Tennis Courts. Registration is now open through March 31 at the Adult and Recreation Center at 807 N Missouri Ave. The cost is $31.50. The program will begin April 2. Classes will be held Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 to 11 AM.

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  4. Free health-minded program offered

    May 3, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

    The Chaves County Extension Service will offer a free program call "Healthy You" every Thursday until May 25th at the Chaves County Extension Auditorium, 200 E Chisum St. Enter at the auditorium entrance on the south end of the building. The program begins at 10:30 AM and ends at 11:45 AM. This is a six week program that encourages a non-dieting approach to loosing weight, and maintaining your current weight by being more mindful of your food choices and snacking habits. Registration is required. For more information call Shannon Wooton, Family and Consumer Science agent, at the Chaves County Extension Office at 575-622-3210.

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  5. The National Day of Prayer

    May 3, 2018, 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM @ Chaves County Court House Lawn

    For over 30 years , different ministries have sponsored the Roswell event as our participation in the national day of prayer. Proclamations from the president, governor, county and city will be read and prayers offered for our nation, state, city, first respondents , social needs and ministries.

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  6. Family STEAM Night

    May 3, 2018, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Families are invited to come explore concepts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) in this engaging art- and science-filled evening. All ages can appreciate and gain a broader understanding of science concepts through hands-on activities throughout the Museum with materials and information provided by The National Informal STEM Education Network. This event is sponsored in part by the RMAC Foundation and the Science Festival Alliance through funding provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation in support of new science festival initiatives. Be on the look out in the coming months for more information as we partner with community organizations and schools to present an art and science festival spectacular this fall!

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