Member Preview Day: Border Crossing and New Ground

Join us for a special Member Preview Day as NMWA opens two exciting exhibitions featuring women artists of the Southwest.

In Border Crossing: Jami Porter LaraAlbuquerque-based artist Jami Porter Lara uses a millennia-old process to make pottery resembling a ubiquitous icon of modern life—the plastic bottle.

New Ground: The Southwest of Maria Martinez and Laura Gilpin explores the work of potter Maria Martinez and photographer Laura Gilpin. Contemporaries and friends, Martinez and Gilpin brought the American Southwest into focus as a culturally rich region that fostered artistic expression.

Free admission for members (with a current membership card) and one guest. Members receive double discounts (20%) in the Museum Shop and a 15% discount at the Mezzanine Café.

SCHEDULE:

  • 10:30 a.m.: Tour of New Ground: The Southwest of Maria Martinez and Laura Gilpin
  • 11 a.m.: Tour of Border Crossing: Jami Porter Lara featuring artist Jami Porter Lara
  • 12:30 p.m.: Tour of New Ground: The Southwest of Maria Martinez and Laura Gilpin
  • 1 p.m.: Tour of Border Crossing: Jami Porter Lara

RESERVATIONS:

Not required.

National Museum of Women in the Arts