Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Minne Burke, owner of Honeycomb Pottery, a one-woman business that offers pottery classes to the public.

Transforming clay art for the modern era

Marco Hinojosa, Audience & Engagement Editor April 19, 2024

Creativity strikes in various forms and some people test their skills to different levels. Making art derives from inspiration, personal visions and personal input. There are many ways to create art, and pottery is a unique form of art that is growing...

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Gino Ybarra and Michelle Delgado showing off their favorite toys at their Ghost Fox Toy Store.

Downtown’s ‘Ghost Fox Toys’ store capture the Sun City

Alyson Rodriguez, Contributor/Writer April 18, 2024

With a playful spirit and a dash of artistic flair, Ghost Fox Toy Store and Gallery makes its grand debut, marking a milestone in El Paso's cultural landscape as the city's inaugural destination for designer toys and captivating artwork.  In 2018,...

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Tino Ortega works on upcoming “Amor” mural at 7715 Paseo del Norte Blvd.

‘Inflating Inspiration’: The impact of 3D balloon murals on El Paso’s Community

SalmaPaola Baca, Photographer April 16, 2024

El Paso, Texas, a city steeped in Chicano culture and history, has recently become adorned with vibrant 3D balloon art murals, captivating passersby and residents alike. Among the talented artists behind this unique trend is Albert “Tino” Ortega,...

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Raramuri doll (CE 1980 – 1987) and water jar (CE 1975 – 1977).

Dualidad: Embracing the culture

Alyda Muela, Contributor/Writer April 10, 2024

Members of the community gathered to celebrate the knowledge, culture, and acceptance displayed by the El Paso Museum of History’s new exhibition, Dualidad: Indigenous Gender Identity in the American Southwest and Mexico on March 28.   According...

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“Siempre Selena” is the first thing you see walking into the El Paso Museum of Art; photographs by John Dyer, 1992.

Selena the legend of Tejano music

Esteban Corona, Staff Reporter March 24, 2024

Timeless pieces like “Bidi Bidi Bom Bom” and “Amor Prohibido” are a part of The Queen of Tejano’s legacy. A legacy that The El Paso Museum of Art organized to honor the late singer, Selena Quintanilla Perez. The exhibit features memorabilia...

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Guest admires “La Familia” tapestry at the Punto de Partida exhibit.

Punto de Partida: Sharing the stories of the border through art

Melissa Herrera, Contributor/Writer March 21, 2024

Countless stories of migrant journeys often go untold and forgotten. On Friday, March 9, the Centennial Museum and Chihuahua Gardens unveiled their new exhibit, “Punto de Partida: Immigrants, Asylum Seekers, and Hospitality in the Borderlands,” which...

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Prayer wheel found behind Centennial Museum.

Unearthing hidden campus gems

SalmaPaola Baca, Photographer March 12, 2024

Nestled within the heart of El Paso, UTEP stands as a beacon of cultural vibrancy, proudly showcasing Bhutanese culture, beauty, and traditions while celebrating Hispanic culture. From the vivid hues of murals along the Lhakhang temple, to the captivating...

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Rodney Tawanda Ph.D admires his own art as it is on display for Black History Month

A professor that lives and learns by love

Meagan Elizabeth García, Arts & Culture Editor February 14, 2024

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a three-part series.   El Paso is a city that has endless skies, sun and opportunities. It is a community made up of intersecting cultures and borders, providing every resident the chance to immerse themselves...

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A Waddle Through Time exhibit at Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens open from Jan 27 through July 27, 2024.

Duck Tales

SalmaPaola Baca, Photographer February 7, 2024

A Waddle Through Time: Ducks, People, and the Conservation Odyssey. With backyard ponds and childhood rhymes, ducks remain a beloved and memorable animal in humans’ lives. Embedded in feathers, woven into history and spread across continents, it is...

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Attendee looks upon the art on display at the Queer History Month Gallery.

Remembering queer voices and history through art

Erik Acosta, Web Editor October 10, 2023

As crisp autumn leaves begin to fall, a month of celebrating and remembering queer history is upon us as brothers, sisters and siblings in the LGBTQ+ community hold hands to share their stories and experiences. In remembrance of those like Marsha P. Johnson...

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Attendees point out a piece of art on display at the Texas as Art exhibit at the UTEP Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens.

Seeing Texas in a whole new way

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter September 21, 2023

“Variety and beauty” are words Rebecca Dodge used to describe Texas nature. Dodge, an Emeritus Assistant Professor of Geosciences from Midwestern University, was one of three artists who worked on the Centennial Museum’s newest art gallery “Texas...

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Prints of repurposed currency by artist Vlocke Negro is shown in the gallery, Negro is a Mexican street artist whose work can be found through the streets of Mexico City.

Grafica Libre: The art of change

Eugenio Cantu, Contributor/Reporter September 14, 2023

There is no magnetic force stronger than passion; a small action can attract boundless talent from any corner of the world, and “Grafica Libre” has attracted a passion for change. The exhibition is a collaborative work from over 40 international,...

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