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New Mexico State University events, June 25-July 4

NMSU SUMMER BAND CAMP TO PERFORM


ico State University will host a jazz concert and a concert band concert June 25 and 26 as part of the university's 2004 Summer Band Camp activities.

The camp's Jazz Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 25, and the Concert Band will perform at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 26, in the Music Center Recital Hall.

The concerts are free and open to the public. For more information call (505) 646-2304.

THEATRE DEPARTMENT TO HOST PERFORMANCE

A free public performance of "The Snow Queen" will be presented at 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 25, in the Hershel Zohn Theatre on the New Mexico State University campus.

The performance is the product of a summer workshop for elementary and middle school students taught by Ruth Cantrell, theater department head.

For more information call the Hershel Zohn Theatre Box Office at (505) 646-4515.

UNIVERSITY MUSEUM TO HOLD SATURDAY FAMILY WORKSHOPS

The New Mexico State University Museum invites families to spend Saturday afternoons at the museum to participate in arts and crafts activities and view current exhibits this week.

Children and their families can make Mexican folk art masks on June 26 and patriotic bugs on July 3. The workshops, from 2 to 3:30 p.m., are free and no sign-up is necessary. All supplies are provided.

The University Museum Gallery is located in Kent Hall at the corner of University Avenue and Solano Drive. For more information call (505) 646-5161 or (505) 646-3739.

UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY TO HOST LECTURE

New Mexico State University's Art Gallery will present a lecture by Glenn Cutter titled "Appraising your Collection" at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 27.

Tickets are $5 and a reception with refreshments will follow the lecture. This is the final lecture in the series "Art Matters: On Collectors and Collecting."

The gallery is in Williams Hall near the intersection of University Avenue and Solano Drive. Parking is free. For more information call (505) 646-2545.

ART GALLERY FEATURES PERMANENT COLLECTION

In celebration of the New Mexico State University Art Gallery's 30th anniversary, several pieces of artwork from previously featured artists will be showcased in the gallery's "Permanent Collection Exhibition" through July 31.

Works by Robert Rauschenberg, Larry Rivers, Luis Jimenez, Robert Frank, Linda Conner, Betty Hahn, Claes Oldenburg and Jo Rango are among those featured.

The University Art Gallery is located in Williams Hall near the intersection of Solano Drive and University Avenue. During the summer the gallery will be open Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. and Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will be closed Thursday, Friday and university holidays. For more information call (505) 646-2545.

UNIVERSITY MUSEUM TO HOST THREE EXHIBITS

Three exhibits are on display at the New Mexico State University Museum:

"Bypassed Places: Route 66" by photographer Cy Lehrer, will run through Aug. 28. Lehrer works in black-and-white "fine print" mode.

Former NMSU President Gerald W. Thomas' exhibit, "Torpedo Squadron Four," will run through Aug. 15. It contains photographs, text and memorabilia related to the actions and contributions of the squadron during World War II. As a carrier-based naval torpedo pilot, Thomas was awarded three Distinguished Flying Crosses, two Air Medals and the Presidential Unit Citation.

"Folk Art Treasures," which includes a collection of New Mexican and Mexican folk art from Mary and J. Paul Taylor's home in Mesilla, will run through Aug. 28.

For more information call (505) 646-3739.