Smithsonian food exhibit coming to ENMU

By Casey Peacock: Freedom Newspapers A Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit about food in America will travel to Portales in late February for a six-week stay. “Key Ingredients: America by Food” will be on display in the Golden Library at Eastern New Mexico University. “I think this is an opportunity of a lifetime to have an […]

Smithsonian’s partnerships should be focus

With no apparent sense of the ironies involved, congressional Democrats have been holding highly politicized, extremely one-sided hearings on allegations that the Bush administration relies on highly politicized, one-sided science in policy decisions. The Climate Change Inquisition is about to shift its focus to the venerable Smithsonian Institution, which stands accused of the usual heresy […]

Western memorabilia on display

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This covered wagon, also known as a prairie schooner, is on display at the Roswell Museum and Art Center. Courtesy photo By Ashley Lee: Freedom Newspapers Roswell has more to offer than UFOs. The Roswell Museum and Art Center has reopened an exhibit called “West of Beyond.” “The collection consists of 2,000 artifacts, all western […]

ENMU exhibit puts face on plight of state children awaiting adoption

By Casey Peacock: Freedom Newspapers Combining art with heart, a photographic exhibit featuring children in New Mexico awaiting adoption opens Saturday at Eastern New Mexico University’s Golden Library,. The exhibit offers the public the opportunity to view photos of children, who are waiting to be adopted. Hoping to raise awareness, the Heart Gallery provides a […]

Day Trip: Titanic exhibit sails into Lubbock

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Courtesy photoThe RMS Titanic sank in 1912 in the north Atlantic Ocean. Artifacts from the wreckage are on display through December at the Science Spectrum Museum in Lubbock. By Ashley Lee: Freedom Newspapers The RMS Titanic has come ashore in Lubbock at the Science Spectrum Museum. The touring exhibit, which includes artifacts recovered from the […]

Divinity found in ordinary spaces

By Clyde Davis: Local Columnist Contemporary iconography might well describe the paintings of Mary Ann Casey, whose work constitutes one-half of the art being shown in the Fort Sumner art exhibit “Sacred Spaces.” Her exhibit partner, Melinda Joy Russ, takes that theme in a different but complementary direction, with photographs focused on details that bring […]

3/9 Education digest

Oil, acrylic exhibit on display at CCC An oil and acrylic exhibit by artist Bobby Wied will be displayed at the Clovis Community College through April 28. Wied gathered reference material for the exhibit, “Palo Duro Canyon,” over the past 40 years, through exploration of the park in all seasons. N.M. recognized for pre-k education […]

Day Trips: Hobbs museum offers trip back in time

Compiled by William Thompson: Freedom Newspapers A trip to the Western Heritage and Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame(both in the same building) in Hobbs offers visitors a taste of New Mexico life during the pioneer days and life in New Mexico before New Mexico was even a state. According to museum employee Nancy Powell, […]

1/5 Education Digest

CCC still accepting applications The committee searching for a new Clovis Community College president is accepting applications until Jan. 20. So far “a few” candidates have applied, search committee member Jay Gurley said. The presidential search was initiated in the fall after former college President Beverlee McClure accepted a position as New Mexico’s first secretary […]

Museum offers 3 million artifacts

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Courtesy Photo This chuckwagon display is one of the many exhibits featured at the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum in Canyon, Texas. Compiled By Karl Terry During the winter months a safe bet for a daytrip is always a museum, and one of the biggest and best is the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum on the campus […]