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August 2020

Art Exhibit: Artists in Residence

August 29, 2020 - October 1, 2020
Placitas Community Library, 453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States
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October 2020

Art Exhibit: Flights of Fancy

October 3, 2020 - November 5, 2020
Placitas Community Library, 453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States
Painting of man walking on an airplane

“Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of earth,” wrote John Gillespie Magee, Jr. in his oft-quoted poem High Flight, “and danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings…put out my hand, and touched the face of God.” The entire poem appears on the back of the Space Shuttle Challenger Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery proving yet again that art—whether poetry or music or the visual arts—possesses the power to reflect and channel human aspirations and emotions in ways that touch us…

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November 2020

Art Exhibit: Off the Wall

November 7, 2020 - January 3, 2021
Placitas Community Library, 453 HWY 165
Placitas, NM 87043 United States
Clustering in the face of uncertainty

Think of this exhibition as lemonade. You know, like when life gives you lemons and you make something delicious out of them. In the “before-times,” Placitans frequently gathered at the library en masse to hear marvelous lectures on myriad topics, chairs set up front to back and side to side in the Collin Meeting Room with late-comers standing and sitting amid the library stacks beyond the opened double doors. There was little opportunity to present three-dimensional objects as part of…

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