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January 2019

LIFELONG LEARNING SERIES: Pueblo Cultures

January 29 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Indigenous Cultures of the Southwest: Pueblo Cultures Saturday, January 29 1:30-3:30 p.m. $35; $30 for members Led by anthropologist Dr. Gabrielle Vail, this workshop focuses on the Hopi and other Pueblo cultures of the Southwestern U.S. Join her for a discussion of topics such as history, worldview, origins, the importance of the natural world and the world of spirits, and contemporary issues facing Hopi peoples. Guided by Dr. Vail, participants explore these themes as represented in artworks in the James…

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$10 TUESDAY: Film

January 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

True Grit (1969) Tuesday, January 29 6 p.m. Included with admission; free for members John Wayne corralled an Academy Award as U.S. Marshall Rooster Cogburn, a boozy, one-eyed lawman hired by a young girl (Kim Darby) to find her father's killer. Music legend Glenn Campbell makes his mark as a cocky Texas Ranger, and sings the Oscar nominated title song. And bad guys don't get any worse than Robert Duvall and Dennis Hopper in this movie. Directed by Wayne's frequent…

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February 2019

LIFELONG LEARNING SERIES: Cultures of the Southwest- The Navajo

February 5 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Indigenous Cultures of the Southwest: Pueblo Cultures Tuesday, February 5 1:30-3:30 p.m. This event is SOLD OUT Led by anthropologist Dr. Gabrielle Vail, this workshop focuses on the Navajo (Dine) culture of the Southwestern U.S. Join her for a discussion of topics such as history, worldview, origins, contemporary issues, and the importance of the landscape or. Gabrielle Vail and sky world to Dine peoples. Guided by Dr. Vail, participants explore these themes as represented in artworks in the James Museum's…

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$10 TUESDAY: Guided Tours

February 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

$10 TUESDAY: Guided Tours Tuesday, February 5 6:00, 6:30 & 7:00 p.m. Included with admission; free for members Mosey along with a docent on a 30-minute tour of the museum. Enjoy lively conversation about some of our favorite works in the collection. Space is limited; reservations accepted at the admissions desk on the day of your visit.

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FAMILY DAY: Pueblo Pottery

February 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

FAMILY DAY: Pueblo Pottery Saturday, February 9 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Included with admission; free for members Bring the kids every second Saturday for fun with an artsy, western, or wildlife twist! Enjoy themed activities, including storytelling, a kid-friendly tour, and a hands-on art workshop. Examine pottery and sculpture made by Native American artists, such as Tammy Garcia, and then transform clay into a unique creation of your own. Best for ages 3-10; children must be accompanied by an…

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GALLERY TALK: Emily Kapes, Curator of Art

February 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

GALLERY TALK: Emily Kapes, Curator of Art Sunday, February 10 2 p.m. Included with admission; free for members The James Museum's Curator of Art Emily Kapes leads a highlights tour of the special exhibition James Michaels: An American Pop Life, sharing insights about the fascinating work and life of the artist. Space is limited.

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LIFELONG LEARNING SERIES: Indigenous Cultures of the Southwest- The Apache

February 12 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Indigenous Cultures of the Southwest: The Apache Tuesday, February 12 1:30-3:30 p.m. $35; $30 for members Led by anthropologist Dr. Gabrielle Vail, this workshop focuses on Apache cultures of the Southwestern U.S. Join her for a discussion of topics such as history, worldview, origins, and the coming-of-age ceremony for girls passing into puberty. Guided by Dr. Vail, participants explore these themes as represented in artworks in the James Museum's collection, and in creation stories related by Mescalero Apache elders. Space…

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$10 TUESDAY: Gallery Sketching

February 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

John Banovich, Partners Sketching in the Galleries: Love is in the Art Tuesday, February 12 5:30-7:30 p.m. Included with admission; free for members Surprise your sweetheart with a serene evening of sketching in the galleries. This month's session focuses on works of art that depict love of all kinds. Artist Douglas Land demonstrates drawing techniques and answers questions. Open to artists of all ages and abilities. Drawing supplies and gallery stools provided. 

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$10 TUESDAY: Live Music

February 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Gypsy Wind Tuesday, February 19 5:30-7:30 p.m. Included with admission; free for members Gypsy Wind's style carries its listeners across borders and through time. A musical journey from the Kentucky bluegrass of Bill Monroe to the gypsy swing of Django Reinhardt. Working in a medium of acoustic instruments, Gypsy Wind embodies a new take on an old blend of jazz, swing, bluegrass and folk.

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READ ‘EM & EAT: BOOK CLUB

February 21 @ 11:45 am - 1:15 pm

The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey, by Rinker Buck Thursday, February 21 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Included with admission; free for members The 400,000 pioneers traveling the Oregon Trail in the years before the Civil War accounted for the largest land migration in U.S. history. Rinker Buck followed their wagon ruts with a covered wagon and mule team for 2,000 miles to tell us what it was like, then and now. Come along for the ride, laugh at Rinker's mule…

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