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Nov 18, 2023
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Wonders on Wheels Mobile Museum
"Gus on the Bus!: Puppets and Printmaking on the Plaza"

New Mexico History Museum

A joint program of the New Mexico Museum of Art, the New Mexico History Museum, and Wonders on Wheels Mobile Museum.

 Please join us for a fun-filled, all-ages event, showcasing the marionettes and woodblock landscapes of beloved New Mexico artist Gustave Baumann.

Come tour the Baumann exhibit onboard the "Wonders on Wheels Mobile Museum," (located on Palace Avenue, in front of the Museum of Art) and learn how to manipulate a marionette!  Make your own marionette at the craft station in the lobby of the Museum of Art, and learn how to make a color woodblock print using replicas of Baumann’s blocks. Replicas of Baumann’s marionettes will also be on display!

1:00pm: Please join us in the Museum of Arts’ St. Francis Auditorium, where a panel of speakers will discuss new approaches to Baumann’s artworks, highlighting the new Ann Baumann Trust Collection of Gustave Baumann materials at the New Mexico History Museums’ Fray Angelico Chavez History Library.  

Also, please visit the New Mexico History Museum for their latest exhibition; "Art from the Heart & Good Cheer for the New Year": Gustave Baumann and artists’ friends holiday card exhibition, a captivating display of holiday cards created by renowned woodcut artist Gustave Baumann. On display November 17 , 2023 through February 18, 2024.





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