The Santa Fe Shakespeare Society presents a new version of its original comic piece “Shakespeare’s Whirled!” from 7 to 9 p.m. on April 21 at St. Francis Auditorium in the New Mexico Museum of Art. “Shakespeare’s Whirled!” is about how Shakespeare’s family members find themselves forced to act out scenes from the bard’s body of work after actors hired to do the job fail to show up at the king’s court.
Faculty members at Santa Fe Community College’s School of Arts, Design and Media Arts exhibit book arts, wood carvings, jewelry, metal arts, paintings and sculpture in the show “Collective Vision,” which opens at the New Mexico State Capitol from 4 to 6 p.m. on April 20. SFCC guitar faculty members Petra Babankova, Roberto Gonzales and Corey Jones perform during the opening reception.
The exhibition “Art & Activism: Selections from The Harjo Family Collection” highlights work from the Harjo Family Collection, which was recently donated to the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts. The collection contains approximately 60 artworks by a wide range of contemporary Native artists that were purchased or gifted to Suzan Shown Harjo (Cheyenne/Hodulgee Muscogee), a Native Indian activist, lobbyist and policy maker. The show closes on July 31.
SFAJ’s new YouTube video blog shares interesting pieces of information about upcoming arts events and tells viewers how to win two free tickets to the one-woman play “The Passion of Ethel Rosenberg,” which stars Talia Pura. Check it out at: https://youtu.be/lX2z3SFCjNE
Santa Fe Arts Journal thanks Santa Fe artist Greg Skol for allowing use of an image of his 5” x 5,” oil and mixed media on prepared board painting Ghost Towns #28. Greg’s work can be viewed on his website gregskol.com
Emily Van Cleve