Community Events!

Greetings!  This is our Community Events page.  We voted to try something new and different, using Constant Contact for our events emails.
We think it looks great, so please decide for your self.  Click here!

We will add ongoing events here for your guide to Las Vegas’ organizations, groups, and weekly or monthly regular meetings.

Shop Local LVFIBA gift cards
Available at Semilla Natural Foods
and Paper Trail
The perfect gift for everyone
Available in $10.00 and $20.00 values
Use at any LVF IBA business
Read more here!.
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Colleagues in Art (CIA)

is a group of art makers with different abilities who support each other in art and other ways. CIA hosts ONLINE classes and events in Las Vegas, NM on the first Friday of most months from 1:30-3:00 PM. Contact us for more information on Facebook or via email.

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Interested in the Las Vegas, NM Music Scene?

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Please check this mobile phone app out… download and explore.
I’ve been working on this app for several months, updating pictures and assembling content as a project for Las Vegas Citizens Committee for Historic Preservation and the City to provide visitors, local residents, and students with a digital guide to some of the incredible buildings and architecture of our city. Google App Download
Apple App Download View the buildings and brief history.
If you have other locations and a story to go with them,
let me know and I will add!!
Thanks, Frank Beurskens

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INTERESTED IN PARTICIPATING IN ANY WAY?
Check out the Unity Orchard Interest Form!

THE VILLANUEVA TAPESTRY
a San Miguel County heritage treasure

This YouTube Video will take you there to see the Villanueva Tapestry
at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church right now!

CCHP’s website is looking good!
Check out the Historical Photos
and the Virtual Walking Tours!

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More Gallery Art Online!


 


Camino Real 9
SHOWCASE  is online at lvac@lasvegasartscouncil.org/cr.

 

 

ONLINE GALLERY OPEN FOR VIEWING


Mia Marquez 1

 

2020 LVAC STUDENT ART SHOW AND SALE is now online!

West Las Vegas High School Art, presented by arts educator McKaila Weldon, provided all the art for our annual event.

 

 

 


 

Our June show,
SPLASH!
is now open
online!
www.lasvegasartscouncil.org/splash

 


MARCH MASTERPIECE FACEBOOK POP-UP ART CONTEST
ANNOUNCES WINNER!
Parry Primroses by award-winning watercolorist Jane Fritz won first place
in a Facebook contest run on the Las Vegas Arts Council’s Facebook album March Masterpiece Contest.  Jane also curated our June show, Splash!  

Five talented Las Vegas area artists accepted the challenge! We uploaded their entries into an album, and Parry Primrose earned the most likes before midnight Friday, April 3.  The (drum roll, please) grand prize was (fanfare, please) a roll of toilet paper! And if that doesn’t sound like a great prize, you don’t remember April 2020!

Jane is a very good sport!


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

The City of Las Vegas has joined hands with its educational partners, New Mexico Highlands University, Luna Community College, the United World College, Las Vegas City and West Las Vegas Public Schools to create “Vecinos Juntos”. Vecinos Juntos is an organization that embraces the spirit of neighbors helping neighbors to improve the quality of life for individual Las Vegas residents and for the entire Las Vegas community. The mission of Vecinos Juntos is “to make volunteerism a force for promoting the concept that we are all neighbors sharing an uncommon commitment for the common good.”
Citizens wishing to volunteer may contact City Liaison Loretta Martin at lmartin@lasvegasnm.gov or phone 505-454-1401 x 1003

The New Mexico Highlands University Foundation has announced two new challenge grants to add fine art prints by New Mexico artists to the Foundation’s art collection.  Every $100 contribution to the Foundation’s Friends of Art will be matched by another generous donor, resulting in acquisition of a print by Northern New Mexico artist Willard Clark (1910-1992).  For every new member joining the Friends of Art, another donor will add a print by Contemporary New Mexico artist Eli Levin (b. 1938).  The Foundation hosts one of the finest collections of prints in the region, and joining the Friends of Art will make it even better.  Contact the Foundation at (505) 454-3248 or foundation@nmhu.edu.

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Your ideas are the seeds of a flourishing community gallery.  Brainstorms are always welcome.  Call 505-425-1085 and leave a message or email us at lvac@lasvegasartscouncil.org or drop into 140 Bridge Street, Las Vegas, NM, someday, when we are free again!

 


WARNING regarding EVENTS
Due to concerns over Covid 19 aka coronavirus, many events are being cancelled.  We will remove cancelled events or mark them cancelled as quickly as possible, BUT you might want to double-check before you attend pretty much anything.
Out of an abundance of caution, please consider yourself and our community.
We want you to be healthy, so be careful.

PRIDE in New Mexico,
and especially in Las Vegas, NM 

Exhibits on loan from Albuquerque PRIDE
and photographs by Leon Bustos
Exhibit co-curated by
Adolfo Castillo and Angela Meron
Gallery was not open to public (thanks to Covid).
See online photos here

Ongoing and future events include…

 

For more great information, visitlasvegasnm.com
The City of Las Vegas is our pARTner in supporting Las Vegas as both a home and a destination for arts and culture.

For more info about The Spot, call or text Pat Leahan (505) 718-6635
____________________________________________________________ Tri-County Farmers Market  at 6th and University in Las Vegas, NM, offers high quality produce grown by farmers in Mora, San Miguel and Guadalupe counties.
Open Saturday mornings until sell-out.  Other items: pork, beef, eggs, fresh flowers, jams, jellies, pickles, baked goods, remedios and many handcrafted items.   WIC and EBT welcome. Tierra Encantada Farmers Market
The Tierra Encantada Market is open every Wednesday and Saturday at Hot Springs and Mills. You can call 426-1468 ahead and order what you want to pick up or just drop by.
WIC and EBT welcome and always looking for new vendors.

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

DID 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!   Expires end of August.
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

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Event Planners!  This is FOR YOU!  lvac@lasvegasartscouncil.org
Send us any arts-related, cultural, non-profit and community events. We will place them on our calendar as we receive them.  Don’t wait for the details. SAVE THE DATES!

SPECIAL NOTE 8/25/21  So far, ONLY ONE PERSON else has read this far!
Thank you for reading all the way to the bottom of our events email.  The first five readers who call Las Vegas Arts Council at 505-425-1085 and tell us that Las Vegas Arts Council ROCKS will receive a 2022 membership in appreciation of your interest. Be sure to leave contact information.
Update 11/17/21
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Thank you very much.