2018 Southwest Print Fiesta! - SAVE THE DATE
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.
Visit us at Silver City Dia de los Muertos - October 29 12:30-5:00 pm
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.
Volunteer Service Celebrated at MRAC 2017 Annual Meeting
Visit us at Silver City Dia de los Muertos, We are making art buttons! Come color a Marigold or a Calavera (sugar skull) ALL AGES ! FREE! ARTE PARA TODOS!
MRAC RECEIVES GRANT
The Mimbres Region Arts Council could not accomplish the numerous events, programs and activities without the vital help of volunteers! At the our 2017 Annual Meeting, three volunteers were recognized for their exceptional and invaluable service to our community.
2nd Annual Southwest Print Fiesta Profiled in NewMexi.co
The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded MRAC with a grant to create four pop up arts centers in Grant County. These temporary Casa De Artes run two weeks and include an exhibition of art works, adult/teen workshops and a Saturday Arts camp for children.
We were thrilled to have the 2nd Annual Southwest Print Fiesta profiled in New Mexi.co blog! The post features great photography by Silver City's own, Jay Hemphill. Thanks to writer Joanna Russell for visiting us in Silver City.