Into the Desert Light 1850-1960: Lecture by Michael R. Grauer
El Paso Museum of Art
Sunday, February 28, 2010, 2:00 p.m.
Join the El Paso Museum of Art on Sunday, February 28, 2010 at 2:00 pm in the El Paso Energy Auditorium for “Into the Desert Light 1850-1960”, a lecture by Michael R. Grauer which will discuss early El Paso art. This event is free to the public. Seating is limited to 212 people and is on a first come, first served basis.
Free parking is available in the City Hall Parking lot on Santa Fe Street. Parking is also available at the Camino Real Hotel and the Convention and Visitors Bureau of a fee.
Michael R. Grauer is Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs & Curator of Art at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in Canyon, Texas.
Mr. Grauer holds a BFA in Painting and Art History from the University of Kansas and a MA in Art History from SMU. He also worked at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Meadows Museum, and the Dallas Museum of Art. He has curated numerous exhibitions including “Women Artists of Texas, 1850-1950”, “Neighbors: Texas Artists in New Mexico”; and guest-curated “A Symphony of Shade and Light: Frank Reaugh and His Students”.
He has lectured nationally and has authored and co-authored books including W. Herbert Dunton: A Retrospective, Dictionary of Texas Artists, 1800-1945, and articles for American Art Review, Southwest Art, and the Panhandle-Plains Historical Review.
For more information please call (915) 532-1707.