UTEP Celebrates the Rubin Center’s 10th Anniversary with Art Exhibitions
The Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for Visual Arts at UTEP will celebrate its 10th Anniversary with a weekend of performances, exhibitions and discussions about art and space on the border.
The free event will feature local and international artists and everyone is invited to attend along with students, faculty and community members.
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015:
Opening reception for “Territory of the Imagination” will take place from 5 -7:30 p.m. at the Rubin Center. The event will kick off a weekend of exhibitions, workshops and public events in El Paso and Juárez, Mexico.
Friday, Nov. 6, 2015:
“Becoming Aerosolar: Space without Rockets Conference” will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Rubin Center. Conference presenters will discuss alternatives in space exploration and art. Following the conference is the Rubin Center 10th Anniversary Gala, from 7 p.m.-1 a.m. at the Epic Railyard Center, 2201 E. Mills Ave featuring food, entertainment and art. Tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased here.
Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015:
“Becoming Aerosolar: 0-Emission Flight” is the unveiling of artist Tomás Saraceno’s lighter-than-air sculpture at White Sands Missile Range. The Argentine-born, Berlin-based artist is coming to the border to demonstrate through a floating sculpture in the dramatic landscape of the White Sands desert how we can float into space.
For more information and a full list of events, visit the Rubin Center’s website.