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“Visions of Our Monument” an artist talk with Meg G. Freyermuth, May 14

May 3, 2016

Join us on Saturday, May 14, at 1:00pm at the Branigan Cultural Center for an artist talk with Meg G. Freyermuth entitled, “Visions of Our Monument.” Freyermuth will discuss the inspirations for her work and some of her artistic process, guiding visitors through her works on display in the gallery.

Meg G. Freyermuth is an artist from Las Cruces, New Mexico, who paints portraits of wilderness areas, particularly in the southwestern United States. Freyermuth has been a serious artist since 2003, and received her BFA in Painting from New Mexico State University in 2009. One of Freyermuth’s most recent accomplishments was being chosen as the first Artist-In-Residence for the Organ Mountains Desert Peaks National Monument, a residency she completed in September 2015. Freyermuth works to highlight the importance of environmental conservation, historical preservation, and access to art in the modern age.

This lecture is part of the Latino Americans: 500 years of history programming series. Latino Americans: 500 Years of History has been made possible through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association.

History Notes, monthly lectures on historical topics, take place on the second Thursday of each month at 1pm. Lectures are free and open to the public. The 2016 History Notes lecture series features topics related to Hispanic American Histories and Cultures of the Southwest. Please check our webpage or Facebook for a full listing of these and other Branigan Cultural Center public programs.

The Branigan Cultural Center is located at 501 North Main Street and is open Tuesday through Friday from 10am to 4:30pm, Thursday from 10am to 8pm, and Saturday from 9am to 4:30pm.  For additional information, visit the website at: http://las-cruces.org/museums or call 575.541.2154.

If you need an accommodation for a disability to enable you to fully participate in this event please contact the museum 48 hours prior to the event.

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