November 17, 2017
Welcome to Santa Fe Arts Journal, which celebrates the Santa Fe arts community through engaging articles about creative individuals and the events they present in town.
The Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra & Chorus presents Handel’s “Messiah” on November 18 and 19 at the Lensic Performing Arts Center. Led by principal conductor Guillermo Figueroa, the concert features guest soloists Mary Wilson (soprano), Daryl Freedman (mezzo-soprano), Josh Kohl (tenor) and Joseph Beutel (bass-baritone).
The New Mexico History Museum invites community members, especially families with young children, to come to the museum’s lobby for a free corn husk doll-making activity from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on November 19.
Guns to Art Benefit Show is an exhibition at form & concept showcasing art made from decommissioned gun parts that have been bent, sliced, shredded and melted into sculptures, jewelry and apparel by faculty and students at Santa Fe Community College. A reception takes place at the gallery from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on November 17, with a live auction starting at 5:30 p.m.
Santa Fe Arts Journal thanks Santa Fe artist Rick Stevens for allowing use of an image of his 14″ x 14″, pastel on paper work “Possibilities.” Stevens’ work is represented by Hunter Kirkland Contemporary.
Emily Van Cleve