An Odyssey of Your Own

An Odyssey of Your Own

22-23 October 2022 an intensive two-day interactive workshop Like the hero of Homer’s epic poem, The Odyssey, each of us is a traveler. Although Odysseus was determined to sail home to his beautiful wife, Penelope, like all of us, he sometimes lost sight of his dream....
For the Love of It—a reading & conversation

For the Love of It—a reading & conversation

19 October Wednesday, 10am 20 October Thursday, 3pm 21 October Friday, 7pm This program takes its name from an unpublished essay Thordis Niela Simonsen wrote in October 2012—almost 10 years ago to the day. It focusses on a hissing viper, a sacred precinct, and an...
P L A N [E] T

P L A N [E] T

JULY 2022–JUNE 2023 The exhibit P L A N [E] T includes a range of mid-20th-century landscape prints, primarily by Colorado and New Mexico artists; a selection of recent monotype prints depicting plants imagined by MoA’s founding director and curator, Thordis...
1–5 June 2022: MoA beginning & backstory

1–5 June 2022: MoA beginning & backstory

a restaurant closing mid-afternoon a stream of postcards sent from the American West an article by a Turkish Noble prize-winning author a basket that answered a challenge a dream that became a reality In an intriguing and inspiring forty-five-minute presentation with...
DANCES IN TWO WORLDS

DANCES IN TWO WORLDS

JULY 2021–JUNE 2022 overview and backstory The exhibit DANCES IN TWO WORLDS features early- to mid-20th-century paintings by Native American artists and prints by Euro-American and American artists. Recent monotypes by MoA’s founding director and curator,...