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  1. 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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  2. Free Summer Lunch For Kids and Teens (Excluding July 4th)

    May 31, 2018, 12:00 PM - August 8, 2018, 12:30 PM @ Boys and Girls of Sierra County Poe Corn Center

    It is almost summer and you know what that means...FREE summer meals at the Boys & Girls Club! Staring May 29 and running through August 8 (except July 4) every Monday thru Friday the Club provides a free lunch and afternoon snack to all kids 18 and under. No strings, no nothing, other than a nutritious USDA approved meal. Lunch is served from 12:00 to 12:30pm and an afternoon snack is served from 3:00-3:15pm.

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  3. Free Summer Snack with the boys and girls of Sierra County (Excluding July 4th)

    May 31, 2018, 3:00 PM - August 8, 2018, 3:15 PM @ Poe Corn center

    It is almost summer and you know what that means...FREE summer meals at the Boys & Girls Club! Staring May 29 and running through August 8 (except July 4) every Monday thru Friday the Club provides a free lunch and afternoon snack to all kids 18 and under. No strings, no nothing, other than a nutritious USDA approved meal. Lunch is served from 12:00 to 12:30pm and an afternoon snack is served from 3:00-3:15pm.

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  4. Hurd & Wyeth: Picturing the Hondo Valley

    June 15, 2018, 9:00 AM - September 16, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Roswell Museum and Art Center

    Magical & Real: Henriette and Peter Hurd, A Retrospective, is the first exhibition to explore all aspects of the careers of this artist couple-from their earliest successes in the 1920s to their late career works- and to place their work within the larger context of the 20th century American art. Co-organized with the Roswell Museum and Art Center in New Mexico, the exhibition is also the first scholarly project to probe private collections and family archives highlighting their relationships to other family members, particularly N.C. and Andrew Wyeth- and the first to evaluate their work within the broad context of the 20th century American Art. The exhibit will be on display June 15 to September 16, 2018. For more information, call the Roswell Museum and Art Center at 575-624-6744.

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  5. Space Camp - Grades 5 & 6

    July 26, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Roswell Museum and Art Center

    Space Camp with Jeremy Howe Come get your “space brain” on while we cover the Big Bang, how the universe works, mapping the universe, astronomy basics, exoplanets and rocketry. Live interactive planetarium programs included, as well as hands-on activities in the classroom and outdoors. Space Camp t-shirt include! Section I: Age: Grades 3 & 4 July 17-19 | 9 am - 12 pm $40 members; $50 non-members Section II: Age: Grades 5 & 6 July 24 - 26 | 9 am - 12 pm $40 members; $50 non-members

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  6. Wee Ones Wild Art

    July 26, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Roswell Museum and Art Center

    Students will learn about nature through play and exploration. This week long class will engage students to look closer at nature through reading and hands on research. Students will have the opportunity to use their senses to study insects, plants and animals that exist in the natural world. Children will then become active learners and record their discoveries through the use of watercolor, clay, finger paint, print and mixed media. They will use creativity to express themselves and will be exposed to ideas of color form pattern and texture.

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  7. Phantom of the Universe

    July 26, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Dr. Robert H. Goddard Planetarium

    Phantom of the Universe - Summer 2018 Schedule – planetarium films. Showing in July Thursdays at 2 pm Fridays at 3:30 pm Saturdays at 2 pm Tuesdays July 3 and July 10 at 7 pm Go on the hunt for dark matter and get immersed into the high-energy world of physics with fantastic visuals covering everything from the Big Bang to a deep underground experiment. Shows include a full-dome film accompanied by a star presentation. Shows last approximately 40 minutes. For more information or to schedule a group, please call Jeremy Howe at 575-624-6744 x 23.

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  8. Universe

    July 26, 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Dr. Robert H. Goddard Planetarium

    Universe - Summer 2018 Schedule – planetarium films. Showing in July Saturdays at 2 pm Wednesdays at 2 pm Thursdays at 3:30 pm and Tuesdays July 17 and July 24 at 7 pm Take an historical look at how we have envisioned the universe then look through the eyes of today’s science and space explorers. Shows include a full-dome film accompanied by a star presentation. Shows last approximately 40 minutes. For more information or to schedule a group, please call Jeremy Howe at 575-624-6744 x 23.

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