2019 Chocolate Fantasia - Calling all Chocolatiers and Host Sites for
Share The Gift of Music!
Interested in being a Host Site or Chocolatier? You’re invited to join Chocolate Fantasia 2019!
Please contact us by December 15th to register at firstname.lastname@example.org or (575) 538.2505. There are many other opportunities to get involved.
Proceeds from the event support MRAC educational programs for students and events like the Silver City Blues Festival.
Youth Mural Map Update in Progress
A great anytime present for someone special or yourself. Save $ and reserve (1) ticket for all three upcoming 2019 performances, including Abbie Gardner (Red Molly), Monica Rizzio and the Bus Tapes.
FREE PROGRAMS FOR K-12 STUDENTS
While we are working on the an update for the Youth Murals in Grant County, here is a link to the previous brochure containing the Youth Murals map.
CALL FOR WORKS - Power of Print 2018
THIS IS WHERE YOU CAN HELP!
If you are a parent please consider asking your child's teacher or principal about their participation in these FREE programs. Below is a link to download information about MRAC's programs that can be printed or emailed to school officials.
2018 Southwest Print Fiesta! - SAVE THE DATE
POWER OF PRINT 2018 - Oct 5-31 A Juried Exhibition of Political Prints and Posters. This exhibition will address a wide variety of political and social issues of our current climate and will act as a vision for the possibility of political art predicated upon broad visions of hope, justice, and freedom.
- DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION - SEPT 15 -
Power and Light Press for the Southwest Print Fiesta
YOUTH MURALS CAMP 2018 AT SILVER CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Now in its third year, the Southwest Print Fiesta is a celebration of all things printed! Join us October 5-7, 2018.
New in 2018: in addition to our deep-dive Sunday workshops, we will be offering several more casual drop-in sessions for those with limited time or budgets, or if you just want to sample a few different print techniques without getting your hands too dirty.
Raffle Fundraiser - Be a Blues Fest Hero!
This is the 12th year of The Mimbres Region Arts Council's Youth Mural Camp. The Mural Camp will run from Monday, July 9 through Friday, July 20. This year’s mural camp takes place at the Silver City Public Library: campers will also work upstairs at Leyba & Ingalls ARTS.
Inspire Generations! Support the Blues in Silver
$5 Raffle Tickets. Tickets available online and at the Mimbres Region Arts Council booth (adjacent to stage) during the festival. Drawings for the 6 prizes will be held Saturday evening and Sunday. You need not be present to win. Support the Blues Festival and Blues in the Schools!
CALL FOR VISUAL ARTISTS
GIVE GRANDLY! GIVE LOCAL!
The Mimbres Region Arts Council wants to make sure everyone can continue to enjoy the Blues in Silver City.
Contribute at https://givegrandly.civicore.com/mrac
Paint Out Silver! Returns Blues Festival Weekend
Be a part of the 23rd Annual Silver City Blues Festival! Seeking Visual Artists…
2018 Silver City Blues Festival Lineup Announced
CALL TO PLEIN AIR ARTISTS
The Silver City Art Association (SCAA) and Mimbres Regional Arts Council (MRAC) invites Plein Air artists to “Paint Out Silver!” in conjunction with the Silver City Blues Festiva
Bonus Show Announced! Hard Road Trio comes to Buckhorn Opera House
Here is the 2018 lineup for the Silver City Blues Festival! We think it's a good mix of local, regional and national level talent. Enjoy!
THANK YOU TO ALL CHOCOLATE FANTASIA VOLUNTEERS
Steve Smith, Anne Luna and Chris Sanders are The Hard Road Trio, original southwestern acoustic music at the crossroads of Roots and Bluegrass. Where The Trio sound is even greater than the sum of these parts:
PERFECT HARMONIES, STUNNING MANDOLIN PLAYING AND AWARD WINNING SONG WRITING.
2018 Chocolate Fantasia Site Map Available Now!
The board of directors and staff of the Mimbres Region Arts Council would like to thank the Silver City community for their support of Chocolate Fantasia 2018. The funds raised from this event benefit MRAC’s mission to nurture a creative community through art education programs for youth.
Youth Murals Gets a Facebook Page
Visit www.chocolatefantasia.org for all the latest info!
2018 Silver City Blues Festival Vendor Applications Available
Now you can follow MRAC's Youth Murals program on it's own Facebook page. Get the latest news and photos. along with an impressive archive of photo albums from past completed murals.
2017 INSPIRE / ASPIRE Fund for Student Outreach Seeking Support
NOTE: All space reservations are on a first come, first served basis and a location is not confirmed until a completed application is accepted and payment is received. For questions, please feel free to call the MRAC office at 575 538-2505 during regular business hours. Deadline: 3/15/18
MRAC 2017 Annual Meeting - In The News
Help us match a challenge grant from the NEA! Your tax-deductible contribution will leverage a $10,000 grant to bring pop up art centers to Grant County.
"The Art of Resistance" comes to MRAC Gallery
Read about MRAC's 2017 Annual Meeting in the local news outlets.
Coming up at the MRAC gallery in the Wells Fargo Bank, 1201 N. Pope Street in Silver City. Reception is this Thursday afternoon, 2:30-4:30 p.m. The show will run through Dec. 14, each Tuesday through Friday, 9-5.