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New Mexico State University events for the month of July

NMSU MUSEUM PRESENTS JULY EVENTS AND EXHIBITS


"New Mexico State University Memories: The First 30 Years" will open July 5. It will feature artifacts and photographs that provide a glimpse into the first 30 years at NMSU, when it was called the New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanical Arts. This exhibit will provide a unique look into the history of NMSU.
"Peru Mestizo: Life and Art in a Colonial Kingdom" is on display until August 12. The exhibit looks at the development of colonial life in Peru through photographs of paintings and architecture of the time. It focuses on the unique style of art produced by the Cuzco school of Peruvian-born mestizo and Indian painters in the 17th and 18th centuries. Worldwide acclaimed artist Jose Higinio Perea will be featured.
"Pottery From the Americas" is a permanent exhibit of over 600 prehistoric and historical Southwestern and Mesoamerican ceramics.
Saturday family workshops are offered from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. to teach children about cultures through arts and crafts. The workshops are free and do not require registration.
Call (505) 646-3739 for more information on museum events.

NMSU ART GALLERY PRESENTS A "MYSTERIOUS JOURNEY"

"Mysterious Journey: Art & Enigma From the Permanent Collection" is currently on display at the New Mexico State University Art Gallery. The exhibit will run through August 6.

For more information call (505) 646-2545.


Lacey E. Daniell
June 14, 2006