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New Mexico State University events April 12-18

NMSU MUSEUM HOSTS FAMILY WORKSHOP


The New Mexico State University Museum will host a children and family workshop, with craft projects that reflect a 1930s theme, April 12, from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

During "Bouquets Part II: Paper Flowers," participants will construct a tissue paper flower bouquet to go with the glass vase made the previous week.

The workshop is free and the materials are provided. Sign up is not required, but large groups should call ahead to make reservations. The University Museum is located at University Avenue and Solano Drive.

For more information call (575) 646-5161.

NMSU MUSEUM HOSTS CHAUTAUQUA EVENT

The New Mexico State University Museum and the Historical Society of New Mexico will host a Chautauqua presentation titled "The Impact of the New Deal on the United States and New Mexico" at 7 p.m. April 12, at the Kent Hall Patio.

A Chautauqua presentation brings history to life with a performance by a scholar posing as a historical figure. Richard Marold, an experienced Chautauquan, will perform as Franklin D. Roosevelt. He has appeared as Roosevelt more than 100 times since 2002 and has performed for groups around the U.S.

The University Museum is located at Kent Hall, at University Avenue and Solano Drive.

For more information call (575) 646-4056 or visit nmhum.org.

NMSU THEATRE ARTS AND ASTC PRESENT READING OF 'ON CLARION'

The New Mexico State University Department of Theatre Arts and the American Southwest Theatre Company will present a reading of a new play "On Clarion" at 8 p.m. April 12, in the Hershel Zohn Theatre.

The readings are part of the new High Desert Play Development program, which was created two years ago. The program solicits scripts from emerging playwrights of national renown.

Tom Smith, NMSU theatre arts director and ASTC resident director, will direct the reading with dramaturgy by William Storm. The cast will include Seleena Hoban, Rebecca MacCallum, Sean Dolan, Chris Rambicure, Kari Bahmer, Josh Tafoya and Stephen Markham Jr.

For more information call (575) 646-4515 or 800-525-ASTC.

READING HOSTED BY LA SOCIEDAD PARA LAS ARTES

La Sociedad Para Las Artes, a graduate student organization at New Mexico State University, will host a reading by Kevin McIlvoy, an NMSU English professor, at 7:30 p.m. April 18 in Hardman Hall Room 106.

Master of Fine Arts candidate Sara Thomas also will be reading.

For more information call (575) 646-3931.

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH AND CREATIVE ARTS SYMPOSIUM HELD IN CORBETT

The 13th annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Arts Symposium sponsored by the New Mexico State University Honors College will be held April 18 on the third floor of Corbett Center Student Union.

The symposium recognizes outstanding undergraduate research and creative projects, and the faculty that has mentored students. Undergraduate students will display their work and several will give oral presentations.

Several of the students will showcase their completed honors thesis, while others will showcase work completed in labs and other research and art settings through sponsors such as the Honors College, the Ronald C. McNair Program, MARC, AMP, RISE, WRRI, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the College of Engineering.

There will also be a luncheon for the student participants and their mentors as well as a presentation by A. Salim Bawazir, an NMSU civil and geological engineering professor.

For more information call (575) 646-2005.

NMSU ART GALLERY HOSTS MFA EXHIBITION

The New Mexico State University Art Gallery will host an opening reception for its MFA Exhibition from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 18 at the university gallery.

The exhibition allows students graduating with a Master of Fine Arts to exhibit their thesis work. This year, students include Zoe Spiliotis, Svala Ottesen, Jean Wilkey, Nicholas Naughton and Cindy Wiseman. The exhibition will run through May 9.

Gallery hours are from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The gallery is located in D.W. Williams Art Center, University Avenue at Solano Drive. For more information call the gallery at (575) 646-2545.

NMSU GOSPEL CHOIR HELD AT NMSU

The New Mexico State University Gospel Choir, conducted by Bobbie Green, will perform at 7:30 p.m. April 12, at the Music Recital Hall. The Gospel Choir has performed in several local churches and venues throughout the region.

Admission is free.

For more information call (575) 646-2421.

PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE HELD AT NMSU

The New Mexico State University Percussion Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. April 17 at the Music Recital Hall.

The Percussion Ensemble is coordinated by Fred Bugbee, the director of percussion studies at NMSU.

Admission is free.

For more information call (575) 646-2421.

TUBA STUDIO RECITAL HELD AT NMSU

Tuba students will showcase their work at the Tuba Studio Recital at 7:30 p.m. April 18 at the Music Recital Hall. Coordinator of the recital is James Shearer.

For more information call (575) 646-2421.