FUTURE SHOCK: (Re)Visions of Tomorrow
June 25 – October 30, 2022
Hunter, Donald B. Anderson and Spring River Galleries
Future Shock Related Programming:
Members' Future Shock Opening Party
Friday, June 24, 5-8 pm
Come celebrate the opening of the Museum’s special summer exhibition Future Shock: (Re)Visions of Tomorrow, and be among the first to view this dynamic science-fiction-inspired experience. Enjoy live jazz music, cosmos-inspired food by Chef Kerry Moore of B’wiches, a cash bar with Peppers Grill and Bar, door prizes and more. This event is free to current Members and their guests.
"A Machine to Live In" Film Screenings
Thursdays, July 7 - September 15, 6 p.m.
Saturdays, July 9 - October 29, 3 p.m.
As part of Future Shock, watch A Machine to Live In—a hybrid documentary/art film about Brazil's capital city, Brasilia, a sixties-era “cosmo-futurist” utopia. Screening included with admission.
Third Thursday Gallery Talks
July 21, August 18, September 15 at 5 p.m.
Explore Future Shock with a 45-min thematic tour led by Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, Aaron Wilder.
Extended Summer Hours
During the 2022 UFO Festival:
Future Shock Happy Hour and Film Screening
Friday, July 1
Happy Hour, 5-7 pm | "A Machine to Live In" Film Screening, 7 pm
Come to a museum-style happy hour and enjoy the new science-fiction-inspired summer exhibition: Future Shock: (Re)Visions of Tomorrow. Relax in the courtyard and get a drink at the bar with exhibition-inspired cocktails, while enjoying a street taco buffet by local chef Melinda Creamer. Artist Nicole Banowetz will stop by for a brief performance. At 7 pm, stroll to the Museum's auditorium for a screening of A Machine to Live In, a hybrid documentary/art film about Brazil's capital city, Brasilia, a sixties-era “cosmo-futurist” utopia. Click here for more information and tickets.
Strolling Performance by Artist Nicole Banowetz
Saturday, July 2, 11:00 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Be on the look-out for artist Nicole Banowetz during the UFO Festival, as she creeps, crawls and saunters through the Museum and Convention Center as part of the exhibition: Future Shock: (Re)Visions of Tomorrow. Nicole Banowetz is a Denver based artist who is known for creating giant inflatable sculpture of microscopic creatures. Her work has been shown internationally in shows in the Netherlands, Russia, Sweden, Taiwan, and Poland, and appears frequently at festivals around the world.
A Space-Inspired Evening with
the Giovanni String Quartet
Saturday, July 2, 7:00 p.m. | Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
The Roswell Symphony Orchestra in partnership with the Roswell Museum and the RMAC Foundation present the Giovanni String Quartet of Albuquerque for an after-hours performance in the Roswell Museum’s galleries during the 2022 UFO Festival. Music will be a space-themed arrangement inspired by the special summer exhibition Future Shock: (Re)Visions of Tomorrow and will feature classical music and compositions from popular films and television. During intermission, enjoy a selection of desserts by local bakery Sweet Baby J’s. Tickets include the performance, after-hours gallery access, dessert and a selection of non-alcoholic beverages. All ages welcome. Click here for more information and tickets.