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24th Cowboy Days Festival saddles up

The New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum is gearing up to welcome the public to the 24th annual Cowboy Days event. The event celebrates and showcases New Mexico ranching traditions with …

New Mexico State University’s theatre arts department is welcoming playwrights Maiya Corral and Benjamin Benne, who will develop new works at the university and work with students of the …
Frank Parrish grew up in El Paso. A self-identified rockhound by the age of 7, he scoured the Franklin Mountains for rocks and fossils as he grew up, ultimately picking up degrees at the University …

Gila Symposium Begins Feb. 28

The 10th Natural History of the Gila Symposium  takes place Feb. 28-March 1 at the Western New Mexico University Global Resource Center. 
Barbara Chamberlin and Matheus Cezarotto of New Mexico State University’s Innovative Media Research and Extension department are seen in the testing room of the Learning Games Lab.

A visit to NMSU’s Learning Games Lab

New Mexico State University’s Learning Games Lab mostly does its work quietly, with a team of professional illustrators and animators at work over screens in a darkened room on the Las Cruces …
Science teacher Lauren Apodaca is seen in their classroom at Vista Middle School in Las Cruces on Feb. 13, 2024.

Classroom hops away from dissecting frogs

New Mexico has been a "dissection choice" state since 2005. The alternatives to dissecting real animals are getting more sophisticated.
Virtual Gallery
Arts Scene/Gallery Guide
Please join us in visiting southern New Mexico artists in their web-based galleries. While we can’t yet go to these galleries and studios and spend our time perusing the amazing work of …
Lisa Alden
Lisa Alden has always loved art and has been creating since childhood. Before formal training in art she worked in hospitality and medical career fields and in 2000 earned a B.S. in chemistry from …
Maria Aragon
Maria Aragon is a self-taught artist working mainly in oil paint on either canvas, artist's board or paper. She is a symbolist who combines figures from the West, including the Americas, with symbols …
Jean-Robert P. Béffort
Jean-Robert P. Béffort is a mixed-media assemblage sculpture and collage artist who lives in Silver City and operates a 4,000 square-foot contemporary studio and art gallery called …
Mary Beagle
Mary Beagle has primarily worked with oil on canvas; her paintings reflect her love of native and Latino cultures and celebrations. She incorporates geometric or native designs into her compositions …
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