A Lucky Escape: The Wild World of William Goodman
Second Saturday, June 12, 2021
Opening Reception with the artist, 11a.m. - 2p.m.
Family Activity, 10a.m. - 1 p.m.
A Lucky Escape: The Wild World of William Goodman, a retrospective exhibition, will open in the Roswell Museum and Art Center’s Hunter Gallery in conjunction with RMAC Second Saturday, June 12.
In 1971, William Goodman completed a 30-foot mural titled Oddy Knocky, which is now one of the most beloved paintings in the collection of the Roswell Museum and Art Center. To celebrate the fiftieth birthday of this extraordinary work, RMAC is pleased to present a retrospective exhibition showcasing more than five decades of wild and wonderful art by William Goodman.
TOP: William Goodman, Xanadu, 1969, oil on linen, Courtesy of the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art. | BOTTOM: Discovery and Annexation, ink on paper.
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. The Museum will also offer a free family activity as a part of Second Saturday. To celebrate the opening of A 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. Summer family Explore & More activities are supported by the New Mexico Humanities Council and the RMAC Foundation.