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Watercolor Exhibit to Open at Branigan

June 5, 2014

Branigan Cultural Center LogoThe Branigan Cultural Center presents the Southern Chapter of the New Mexico Watercolor Society’s new exhibit New Canvases and Textures of my Mind. It will open Friday, June 6 at 5pm during the Downtown Arts Ramble. Watercolorist will be on hand to answer questions. Viewers will be asked to choose their favorite painting for a special award to be presented that night. The exhibit will be on display through Saturday, June 28.

The New Mexico Watercolor Society was founded as a statewide chapter of the Southwestern Watercolor Society of Dallas, Texas in 1969. In 1975, the NMWS became an independent entity. Founded in 2001, the Southern Chapter is located in Las Cruces and serves the state’s southern counties.

The New Mexico Watercolor Society promotes watercolor as an art medium and educates the public as to the significance of watercolor as an important painting medium. Its goal is to make New Mexico known nationally for its watercolorists.

The Branigan Cultural Center is located at 501 North Main Street. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 9am to 4:30pm. For more information, contact the Branigan Cultural Center at (575) 541-2154 or visit the Center’s website at las-cruces.org/museums.

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