Edwina & Charles Milner Women in the Arts

CRT Revisited: Edwina and Charles Milner Women in the Arts Lecture Series presents: CRT Revisited 18 unique glass sculptures inspired by the hospital armatures used as supports for women’s bodies during radiation therapy created by Artist-activist Shirley Klinghoffer who has explored contemporary social issues, particularly feminism, through sculptural works. Lecture: 6pm 10/20/2022 at Light Hall Theater Opening reception: 7pm at the McCray Gallery The exhibit closes November 17, 2022. Free admission for this...

Dia De Los Muertos – Day of the Dead Ofrenda

Our WNMU Community is invited to celebrate the lives of loved ones who have passed. Craft an Ofrenda at Miller Library for display. Dia De Los Muertos - Day of the Dead, Ofrenda, November 1st thru Nov. 12th Questions about this can go to Barbara Flores  Barbara.Flores@wnmu.edu, Primary contact -...

Dia de los Muertos- Deming

WNMU-Deming Learning Center will host the 2nd Dia de los Muertos Event at Voiers "Pit" Park in Deming. Free event but tickets will be available for the community to be picked up at the WNMU Deming Learning Center and Cultural Affairs Office on Monday, October 24, 2022, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. The agenda is as follows: 5:00 pm- gates open 5:30 to 7:00 pm- Ballet Folklorico Quetzales Performance (Professional Dancers from El Paso) 7:00:00 pm to 9:00 pm -Altares de Muertos Exhibition There will be food, arts and crafts, and vendors at the park's facilities. For more information contact Olivia Newell at (575) 546-6556 or...

Stories, Lies and Disinformation, Part 2

Stories, Lies and Disinformation: A Series with Western New Mexico University Distinguished Visitor Nina Burleigh” is a set of two public lectures by the journalist and author, who has spent 30 years inside the national media bubble. Part one, “Mass media and US politics from the printing press to Facebook,” was an overview of Burleigh’s career in journalism, covering events from the dirty politics of Chicago, to the White House and Congress in Washington, D.C, a few wars, a few crimes and two presidential campaigns. Part one was held on Thursday, October 27, at 7 p.m. in WNMU Light Hall Auditorium. Part two, “Storytelling versus disinformation,” will focus on Burleigh’s most recent book, “VIRUS: Vaccinations, The CDC, and the Hijacking of America’s Response to the Pandemic.” The book is six essays on the pandemic, including the political and policy response to Covid, the history of vaccines, the creation of the mRNA vaccine, and her investigations into the...