Arts Council to host new arts and tradition series

By Mike Cook dinner

The Doña Ana Arts Council (DAAC) will host 7 new art and society online programs starting Jan. 18 and concentrating on planet art, Mesoamerican Artwork, great Mexican artists, Artwork Nouveau, Art Deco, the art of Japan and Henry Trost’s architectural legacy in Las Cruces and El Paso.

Sign-up on the net at or by calling DAAC at 575-523-6403. 

The cost is $5 for each class or cost-free of demand for DAAC associates who have joined at the Coronary heart for Art level ($101 annually) or bigger.

All lessons will be recorded and emailed to learners right after every course. Two returning instructors from DAAC’s Feed Your Head programming will educate the new courses:  UTEP art background professor Kathleen Vital and Nicholas Dahle, both equally of whom teach at UTEP’s OLLI Continuing Instruction Application.

In this article are the classes to be supplied:

  • World Art Pieces II and III, Kathleen Essential, 21 weeks, 5:30-7 p.m., Mondays, Jan. 18-June 21. No classes will be held Could 3 or May 10. Aspect II of Globe Artwork begins with the Considerably East, then the Renaissance in Europe and goes via the 19th century. Section III addresses Mesoamerican and Native American artwork and 20th-century artwork to the existing. The courses will deal with artwork in Europe, North America, China, Japan, Islam, Africa, Oceania and Native The us.
  • Mesoamerican Artwork, Nicholas Dahle, 6 weeks, 5:30-7 p.m., Thursdays, Jan. 21-Feb. 25. Right before the arrival of Europeans in the 15th century, the Americas have been residence to rich cultures that made fantastic will work of art in clay, gold, stone, shell and feathers. These is effective of artwork reveal fascinating specifics about the life and beliefs of folks in historic Mesoamerica.
  • Art Nouveau, Kathleen Critical, 6 months, 1:30-3 p.m., Tuesdays, Jan. 26-March 2. Art Nouveau as a motion was brief in several years, from 1890-1910, and encompassed architecture, portray, sculpture, ornamental arts, home furnishings, jewellery, fashion, textiles, graphic arts, promotion, photography and far more. It was also an worldwide movement that attained all the continents.
  • The Artwork of Japan, Nicholas Dahle, six months, 5:30-7 p.m., Wednesdays, March 3-April 7. Investigate the artwork of the Land of the Climbing Solar. Study about Japan’s prosperous cultural traditions and its several art forms: portray, theater, manner, ceramics, gardens, architecture, sculpture and more. 
  • Fantastic Mexican Artists of the 20th and 21st Centuries, Kathleen Key, six weeks, 5:30-7 p.m., Thursdays, March 4-April 8. Some of the world’s greatest artists had been and are from Mexico: Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, David Alfaro Siquieros, Rufino Tamayo, Jose Clement Orozco and Remedios Varo, to title a several. The very last lecture in the series will protect modern day artists like Carlos Amorales, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Minerva Cuevas, Teresa Margolles and Julian Gallan.
  • Artwork Deco, Kathleen Critical, 6 months, 1:30-3 p.m., Tuesdays, March 9-April 13. The a long time for Art Deco ended up close to 1900-40, and equivalent to the Art Nouveau movement, it was a complete artwork period of time encompassing architecture, portray, sculpture, vogue, jewelry, graphic arts, advertising, attractive arts and home furnishings, together with utilitarian objects these as ocean liners, autos, radios and vacuum cleaners, all in the Art Deco style.
  • Trost’s Architectural Legacy in Las Cruces and El Paso, Nicholas Dahle, four months, 5:30-7 p.m., Wednesdays, April 14-May perhaps 5. Henry C. Trost was main designer to the architectural organization Trost & Trost. From 1903-33, he made hundreds of properties in El Paso, Las Cruces and lots of other southwestern cities. His eclectic mix of styles and architectural skills has still left a long lasting legacy in the two metropolitan areas that can however be felt today. There will be a “field trip” or drive-by tour of Trost structures in Las Cruces April 28 and in El Paso May perhaps 5.

For study course registration or facts about DAAC membership, pay a visit to  DAAC is located at 250 W. Amador Ave. Get in touch with 575-523-6403.