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Weekly Newsletter 11.08.19

2019-11-08 12:22 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Cruces Creatives News and Events


Welcome to the November 8 issue of the Cruces Creatives weekly newsletter. This is a place where you can keep up-to-date with big news at the makerspace, and learn about cool projects that your community members make.

The newsletter is published each Thursday (or, occasionally, Friday). If you have makerspace news or announcements that you’d like to submit for the weekly newsletter, please email Pat DeSimio (p.desimio@crucescreatives.org) by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday.


Día de Los Muertos Extinct Species Retablo Exhibition

Through November 11, you can visit the project room at Cruces Creatives and experience a collection of paintings and collage-on-metal that area youth created in reference to the traditional style of Mexican Retablo ex-voto paintings. The children created the works as part of the New Mexico State University Art Museum’s “OutsmART” children’s workshop series, held in partnership with the Southwest Environmental Center, on the theme of extinct species. The workshop and the exhibit at Cruces Creatives are part of the binational project, “Species in Peril Along the Rio Grande.”

Kids Create Open Build Day Nov. 30

On November 30, there’ll be an after-Thanksgiving open build day for kids at Cruces Creatives. With supervision from makerspace instructors, school-aged kids can work on jewelry making, stop-motion animation, fiber arts, cardboard creations, and much more! Parents are welcome to use this time to take a post-holiday break or do some secret shopping, while your kids learn some new building skills. Early bird pricing of $8/hr is available until Nov. 23. For more information or to register, visit http://www.crucescreatives.org/event-3606920.

Handmade Paper Available in Painting and Drawing Classes

Makerspace member Trevor Bush has been creating lovely hand-made paper, and he’s generously made a supply available for free for participants in the Cruces Creatives painting and drawing classes (http://www.crucescreatives.org/event-3621204 and http://www.crucescreatives.org/event-3621219) . It’ll be exciting to see their beautiful artwork on such a lovely background as Trevor’s paper!


Dia de Los Muertos Extinct Species Retablo Exhibition, Mexican Retablo ex-voto paitings, OutsmART, NMSU Art Museum, Southwest Enviromental Center, Species in Peril Along the Rio Grande

Cruces Creatives Kids Create Open Build Day, Cruces Creatives Kids Room

Handmade Paper


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