RMAC Announces New Hours plus
Second Saturday with William Goodman!
Beginning Saturday, June 12th, Roswell Museum and Art Center will be open seven days a week, 10am-6pm daily. The extension of hours allows visitors to now enjoy the museum an extra hour every evening and on the weekends.
While new admission fees went into effect for the Roswell Museum and Art Center on January 1st, part of the new fee structure includes a monthly free day for Roswell residents on the second Saturday of every month. Beginning in June, the Museum will begin offering free family activities as a part of Second Saturday. Summer family activities are supported by the New Mexico Humanities Council and the RMAC Foundation.
Summer Second Saturday Events:
June 12:Celebrate the opening of Lucky Escape: The Wild World of William Goodman. Families will make their own abstract sculptures in the courtyard from 10 am to 1 pm. Visit with the artist from 11 am to 2 pm, enjoy the galleries and shop the Museum store. Light refreshments provided.
July 10:10 am to 1 pm: Families will make animal masks inspired by the portrayal of animals in Indigenous American cultures in honor of the new exhibition Conversations: Artworks in Dialogue | The Daniel E. Prall Collection on loan from the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian. Staff and animals from the Spring River Zoo will be in attendance to teach about unique animal characteristics.
August 14:10 am to 1 pm: Our friends from Explora Science Center in Albuquerque will be on hand presenting a variety of fun STEM activities.
Future Second Saturday activities will be announced as dates get closer. Final preparations are being made to re-open The Robert H. Goddard Planetarium soon with expanded show dates and times. Follow RMAC on Facebook and Instagram to keep up with the latest news and announcements. As recommended by state and city officials, those who are not feeling well and people with serious medical conditions should delay their visit until a safer time.
RMAC is located at 1011 N. Richardson Ave, just north of the Roswell Convention Center.