Reception & art show with live music & art demos.
Who: Tarnoff Art Center and Pecos National Historical Park
What: Art show and reception celebrating the National Parks Service Centennial and the 50th anniversary of the National Endowment for the Arts
When: Saturday, November 19, 2016 1-3 PM
Where: The Pecos National Historical Park Visitor’s Center, NM-63, Pecos New Mexico 87552
Why: A celebration of “Imagine Your Parks,” a grant initiative of the National Endowment of the Arts in partnership with the National Park Service to support projects using the arts to engage people with memorable places and landscapes of the National Park System. The Tarnoff Art Center provided 4 full weeks of children’s arts programing at the Pecos National Historical Park during the summer of 2016 and 4 adult weekend art workshop this fall.
How: The art show features Anasazi pottery, tin work and native basketry created by children and adults at the Pecos National Historical Park during the summer and fall of 2016.
Music by “Native Spirits of Santa Fe.”Live Art Demos by the summer 2016 and fall 2016 art instructors.
The National Endowment for the Arts awarded $10,000 to The Tarnoff Art Center to provide 4 full weeks of kids arts programing (summer 2016) and 4 adult weekend art workshops (fall 2016), in Anasazi pottery making, tin working and native basketry. Imagine Your Parks is a grant initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts created in partnership with the National Park Service to support projects that use the arts to engage people with memorable places and landscapes of the National Park System.
“As part of the NEA’s 50th anniversary, this year we are celebrating the magnificence of America’s national cultural treasures through art,” said NEA Chairman Jane Chu. “The Imagine Your Parks grant program unites our mission with the National Park Service by connecting art projects with the natural, historic and cultural settings of the National Park System and will inspire a new generation to discover these special places and experience our great heritage.”