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April 2022 Arts & Entertainment Calendar

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FRIDAY, APRIL 8

ARTIST TRADING CARDS

4 pm @ @ OFPL’s  Main Library (115 W. Hill Ave.)  Artist Trading Cards or ATCs are miniature pieces of art that are traded by artists around the world. Learn how to make your own ATC with an interactive workshop inspired by Courtney Cerruti’s Creative class.

SATURDAY, APRIL 9

ARTSCRAWL

7 pm to 9 pm @ Downtown Gallup. Come celebrate the first ArtsCrawl of 2022! Come experience local and professional art,  artist demonstrations, gallery openings, live music, hands-on crafts, and games for the kids.

ART NM!

2 pm to 5 pm @ ART123 Gallery (123 W. Coal Ave.). Print a postcard with artist Dana Aldis, enjoy live music by McManus & Juda, and help create an instant mural!

‘WALKING IN GALLUP’

7 pm to 9 pm @ ART123 Gallery (123 W. Coal Ave.). Show Opening: Walking in Gallup by Guest Curator Armond Antonio. A show of painting, photography, and found object sculpture that humanizes the experience of homelessness and spotlights the systemic issues that contribute to the injustice.

THURSDAY, APRIL 14

GUEST CURATOR TALK: ARMOND ANTONIO

6 pm In person @ART123 Gallery (123 W. Coal Ave.) and LIVE on gallupARTS Facebook page. Armond Antonio discusses everything from the issue of homelessness, to social justice art, to curating a gallery show.

FRIDAY, APRIL 22

EARTH DAY SOIREE

9 am to 5 pm virtually on Facebook or Youtube for demonstrations and in-person at the Main Library (115 W. Hill Ave.) for a film screening. Join OFPL, the Community Pantry and Hope Garden, and the McKinley Citizen’s Recycling Council for an Earth Day Soiree.

SATURDAY, APRIL 23

DESIGN AND ENGINEERING WITH OFPL

12 pm to 4 pm @ Rio West Mall (1300 W Maloney Ave.), behind the Hobby Lobby. Try your hand at building robots and explore structural engineering as OFPL challenges you to build the tallest tower.

MONDAY, APRIL 25

FANTASY MAP CREATOR

4 pm @ the Main Library (115 W. Hill Ave.). Learn how to create your fantasy map utilizing beans, a pencil, and watercolor paper.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27

BLOCK LETTER BOOK ART

4 pm @ the Children’s Branch (200 W. Aztec Ave). Transform simple wooden letter blocks into art using your favorite book covers, poetry, magazines, and more.

THURSDAY, APRIL 28

BOOK TALK AND SIGNING

5 pm at the Main Library (115 W. Hill Ave.). Join OFPL and Guest Author, Bob Rosebrough to discuss his book “A Place of Thin Veil.”