Events

Family STEAM Night


Thursday, May 4 5-8 p.m.
Free


Families are invited to come explore concepts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) in this engaging evening. All ages can appreciate and gain a broader understanding of science concepts through hands-on activities throughout the museum. With materials and information provided by The National Informal STEM Education Network, participants can experiment and explore what makes STEAM fun!                  

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Second Saturday:

April 8 -

Trees, Flowers & Cacti, Oh My!


10 a.m.- Noon
Free
Jennifer Furman

Incorporating cacti and other desert plants as inspiration. Students will explore different mixed-media techniques. Students will be using chalk pastels and tempera paint to create a few small paintings. 


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Second Saturday is a nine-month program of gallery experiences and hands-on art activities for students in grades 3-12 held on the second Saturday of the month. 

To register a student for the upcoming session, please call Amanda Nicholson at 575-624-6744, ext. 22. Participation is free and space is limited. 


This program is sponsored by the Roswell Museum and Art Center Foundation.

May 13 - Collage, Color, & Intent


10 a.m.-Noon
Free
Cate Erbaugh & Shannon Rankin

Students will take a look at a painting in the museum and analyze how the artist's skillful selection of color enhances the intensity of their piece.  Each student will then compose a collage selecting just the colors that help get their idea across.  Materials: dry pastel, found papers, fabrics (including a sewn element.)  Instructor will demo color mixing with pastels, and pastels on fabric.

Second Saturday is a nine-month program of gallery experiences and hands-on art activities for students in grades 3-12 held on the second Saturday of the month. 

To register a student for the upcoming session, please call Amanda Nicholson at 575-624-6744, ext. 22. Participation is free and space is limited. 


This program is sponsored by the Roswell Museum and Art Center Foundation.

Children’s Film Series

Enjoy three weekends of exhilarating short-film programs to mesmerize moviegoers of all ages. Magical, adventurous works made by acclaimed filmmakers and up-and-coming auteurs showcase work from around the globe—including Colombia, France, Russia, Taiwan, Argentina, Korea, Iran, and Mexico— to inspire the whole family. Films provided by Northwest Film Forum, Seattle’s comprehensive film arts organization, screening more than 200 independently made and classic films annually.

Light refreshments provided, donations welcome.


Saturday, June 3: Family Time
Saturday, June 10: Best of Festival Part I
Saturday, June 17: Best of Festival Part II
2-3:30 pm
Free

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Second Saturday
June 10- Food for Thought


10 a.m.-Noon
Free
Justin Richel and Nancy Fleming

Come paint small studies of edible objects! You’ll never look at a Cheeto the same way again!

Second Saturday
Second Saturday is a nine-month program of gallery experiences and hands-on art activities for students in grades 3-12 held on the second Saturday of the month. 

To register a student for the upcoming session, please call Amanda Nicholson at 575-624-6744, ext. 22. Participation is free and space is limited.