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RECYCLED ART – Since the first Earth Day in 1970, 22 million Americans celebrated clean air, land, and water. April is Earth Month!  Join the celebration and enjoy the creativity and inspiration local artists find in recycling.
CALL          MOU         FLYER


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2018 National Veterans Day Poster Contest
Information HERE
Submission Deadline April 1, 2018




Qweird – Art that is weird, unusual, peculiar, bizarre, unexpected
at Gallery 140, 
140 Bridge St
Tuesdays though Saturdays 1:00 – 4:00 pm
through 2/27.
Click HERE for more info.

Membership, Donors, Volunteers Appreciation Event
5:30 – 7:30 pm at Gallery 140, Tuesday, 2/20/18
All current members, donors and volunteers SHOULD have received an invitation to be loved and appreciated.
If not, blame the post office, Susie Tsyitee, or maybe you haven’t connected with us in the last 12 months.
IT’S NEVER TOO LATE!  Click HERE! to donate!  Email office with questions.

Art Exhibit and Reception at United World College in Montezuma
Featuring UWC teacher Colin Lanham and E. Audrey Kagan, a visual artist, poet, musician and professional performer.
Reception 5 pm on Feb. 23 in the Atrium at Kluge Auditorium, daily through March 11 during daytime hours. Visitors must check in with security upon arriving on campus.


Buffalo Soldiers at Fort Union:
African-American soldiers sent to the West to serve as peacekeepers
between the Native Americans and the settlers, see flyer here,
Presentation by Ranger  James Shephard
11 AM Saturday, 2/24


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Las Vegas Arts Council Sunday Salon
“Art Explorer” and Author Fred R. Kline
speaking and signing his book…
Leonardo’s Holy Child,
The Discovery of a Leonardo da Vinci Masterpiece
A Connoisseur’s Search for Lost Art in America
Click for details  2:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Sunday, 2/25


Social Mobility in the 21st Century:
A Reading and Discussion Group with Dr. Rebecca Álvarez
at Donnelly Library
Beginning February 27.  Click here for details.

Blind Curve,
the newest release from local author,
Sharon Vander Meer,
Excerpt here:



Social Mobility in the 21st Century: A Reading and Discussion Group with Dr. Rebecca Álvarez
at Donnelly Library
6:00 pm, February 27.  Click here for details.

Cabaret at Indigo Theater
Two shows on the big screen!
Benefit for Meadow City Academy of Music
Tickets only $10.00
8 pm Wednesday, 2/28
8 pm Thursday, 3/1





at the Plaza Ballroom
5:30 – 7:30 pm, Thursday 3/1
Dinner, entertainment, silent auction
Click here for details and ticket information


Celebrating the 21st Century Woman Artist

Curator:  Shereen Lobdell
Opening Friday, Reception March 2, 2018 5-7 pm

NMHU Mishler Student Recital | Saturday, March 3, 2018| Kennedy Lounge| 3:00 p.m.

St. Patrick’s Day Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner
at the SKILLET!  Music by the Mild Rovers
Sponsored by Las Vegas First Independent Business Alliance
Thursday, March 15, 4:30 – 7:00 pm


Nat Gold Players – Vagina Monologues
Friday, March 23 and Saturday, March 24

Saturdays @ the Museum presents
Captain Luna by Richard Melzer
11 am City Museum

Private Music Concert
Roberto Capocchi – Classical Guitarist
3:00 pm, Sunday, March 25
For information, call Ronald Maltais 505-718-6597

Social Mobility in the 21st Century: A Reading and Discussion Group with Dr. Rebecca Álvarez
at Donnelly Library
6 pm, March 27   Click here for details.


City Museum Easter Egg Hunt

Carnegie Library Park
10 am






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Opening April 3, 1:00 pm
Reception: Friday, April 6, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Curators: Denise Fox, Kallie Willbourn, Linda Anderle


NMHU Original Music Concert| Friday, April 6, 2018| Sub Ballroom

NMHU Concert Choir Ilfeld Auditorium
George Gershwin and Cole Porter

Sunday, April 8 at 3:00 pm

NMHU Madrigal Choir|Saturday, April 14, 2018 |First United Methodist Church Corner 715 National Ave Corner of 8th St.| 3:00 p.m.

Saturdays @ the Museum presents
Urraca Man and Forensic Anthropology
by Victoria Evans 11am City Museum


Castañeda Concert Series
featuring Mary Kay Robinson, flute; Ronald Maltais, piano
Plaza Hotel Ballroom
7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 25

Social Mobility in the 21st Century: A Reading and Discussion Group with Dr. Rebecca Álvarez
at Donnelly Library
6 pm, April 27   Click here for details.

NMHU Jazz Ensemble | Friday, April 27 at 7 p.m.|Sub Theatre

NMHU HU Singers |Saturday, April 28 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 3 p.m. |Ilfeld Auditorium

More April News! 
Anticipated Release Date for
Las Vegas, New Mexico – 1835-1935,
a collaborative effort sponsored by the Friends of the City of Las Vegas Museum.
Q&A with Edwina P. Romero (Patti), editor/author
Click HERE for One Roof Publishing interview

Keep scrolling past the ongoing events for May, June and beyond!

Email us to reserve the date for your event…
Non-profit, arts-related and ALL community events welcome!


Shop Local LVFIBA gift cards for sale
Available at Semilla and at Paper Trail
The perfect gift for eveyone
Available in $10.00 and $20.00 values
Use at any LVF IBA business
Read more here!

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Leyendo with Lisa

Bi-Lingual Story Time
at Tome on the Range Bookstore
247 Plaza Street
1st and 3rd Saturdays of every month
Kids of all ages are welcome
11:00 am


Sweetie Pie Initiative Animal Rescue  NEWS!!!
215 dogs received low cost spay/neuter services this year!
Now providing information, sign-ups at PLAZA DRUGS
178 Bridge St (Thank you Eloy Aragon!)
Saturdays 9 am – 12 noon
Help prevent unwanted litters and spread the word.
$60 covers transport, surgery, shots, & microchipping!
No income verification required.

CINEFLIX at Ilfeld Auditorium
NMHU Campus
Free movies for the community!
Click here for schedule

Astronomy! astrooctober2016FREE Open Observatory
Days AND Nights!
Free Solar Observation Hours

1-4 pm Fridays, when the sky is clear
Free Night Sky Observation Hours
8 pm until late, Friday nights, when the sky is clear
Check out this video!

TriCountyTri-county Farmers Market
Saturdays at Plaza Drug Store
Double Up Food Bucks program continues
EBT machine for SNAP cards or debit
9am- noon, or sellout

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Be a featured interview on the One Roof Publishing website
Click HERE for more information

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 at the Old Mission Church
For youth on the corner of Socorro and Chavez
Great programs incl tutoring, dances, theater, choir,  just hang out…
Click HERE for their Calendar of Activities.
For more info, contact Pat Leahan, 505-652-8190

LasOpera House Cropped Vegas Opera Guild
A member of The Guilds of the Santa Fe Opera. Inc.
Educational, social programs to encourage appreciation of opera
Now on Facebook, click HERE
visit their web page HERE.
For membership information, contact Alan Wicks.

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Post pictures and memories on our FB page
Missoula Boosters
Missoula Facebook Page

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Theatre for middle school, high school, and college students
Old Town Mission Church
Contact Cyn Riley 505-426-6889

Help us honor Hubble’s memory!
License your dog(s), it’s the law!

kid-parkDID YOU KNOW???   EVERY KID in a PARK!!!
Fourth graders AND their families get a free pass to all national parks!
Click on the link to get your year-long pass!
Chaco Canyon, Bandelier, Pecos, Ft. Union, Carlsbad and more.

15 State Museums and Historic Sites – FREE
Available at NM public libraries for checkout
Borrow the pass for up to one week
Available at Carnegie Public Library

LVAC_ACD_BWWe hope you enjoy celebrating our arts and culture with us.
Join the Las Vegas Arts Council.
Your membership makes a difference


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Bolivia to New Mexico and many places in between…David Pascale, Photographer
Curator:  David Pascale
Reception and Opening May 4

Image result for GraduationNMHU Graduation Saturday, 5/12/18
Luna CC Graduation Saturday, 5/12/18

MOTHER’S DAY 5/13/18


West Las Vegas Graduation Saturday, 5/19/18
Robertson Graduation Friday, 5/25/18
Memorial Day Monday, 5/28/18


“Au Naturel”
Kathryn Lenihan, Mary Crow Clevenger, Peter Wait, and Carol Macomber



curated by Mark James Martinez
Motorcycles and MORE!


Auditions – July 16
Performance – Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 6:00 pm
Ilfeld Auditorium




Heritage Week August 3 through 12
Theme:  “New Adventures Down Old Trails”


Johanna Keenan, Nancy Leippe, and Charlotte Plantz


Art Walk Event for 2018  
has been postponed until further notice.
If you are interested in planning, steering, or volunteering, email us.

Event Planners!  This is FOR YOU!
ALL Arts-related, cultural, non-profit and community events
We will place your event on our calendar as receive it.  Don’t wait for a poster or flyer or details.  SAVE THE DATES!

Click HERE for the 2019 Events Listings