2013 Tom Lea Events at a Glance

 

KEYNOTE EVENT       LECTURES & DISCUSSIONS
TOURS       EXHIBITS       CONFERENCES & WORKSHOPS
THEATRE, FASHION, MOVIES

 

Oct. 1 - 31   Exhibition of the Kingsborough Volumes
El Paso Main Library
       
    Exhibition of Ranger Escort West of the Pecos and Other Tom Lea Paintings
Texas State Capitol Rotunda
       
    Exhibition of Mayor Tom Lea: Photographs and Letters from the Tom Lea Papers
UTEP Library Special Collections
       
Oct. 1 9:30 am Our El Paso: Reaching for the Stars Youth Conference • Lydia Patterson Institute
       
  1 pm Rocket launch • El Paso Exploreum
       
  4 pm Opening of student art exhibition with Ginger Kerrick & Danny Olivas Exploreum
       
  6 pm Keynote Event: Our El Paso: Reaching for the Stars with Ginger Kerrick and Danny Olivas
Plaza Theatre
       
Oct. 2 12:15 pm
Tom Lea Drawings for the 1936 Texas Centennial Murals, American Gallery by Adair Margo • Dallas Museum of Art
       
Oct. 3   Exhibition of letters, photographs and tickets from the 1951 premier of The Brave Bulls at the Plaza Theater
The Mexican Consulate
       
  10:30 am Downtown Architecture Tour by Ken Gorski • San Jacinto Plaza
       
  5 pm Opening Reception of exhibition Mayor Tom Lea: Photographs and Letters from the Tom Lea Papers • UTEP, Library 3rd floor gallery
       
  6 pm Movies, Bullfighting and Tom Lea by José Mario Sánchez Soledad
The Mexican Consulate
       
Oct. 4 Noon The Kingsborough Volumes at the El Paso Public Library by Bobby Keller
El Paso Club
       
Oct. 5 10 am Movement and Creative Writing
El Paso Museum of Art
       
  8 pm Tom Lea: Grace Note in a Hard World by Frontera Repertory Theatre Company
Philanthropy Theatre
       
Oct. 6 2 pm Movement and Creative Writing
El Paso Museum of Art
       
  2:30 pm Tom Lea: Grace Note in a Hard World by Frontera Repertory Theatre Company
Philanthropy Theatre
       
  3 pm Tom Lea, Bullfighting’s Ambassador by José Mario Sánchez Soledad
El Paso Main Library
       
  4 pm Movie screening of The Brave Bulls
El Paso Main Library
       
  5 pm Last Tour of the El Paso Smelter by Jackson Polk • Ardovino’s Desert Crossing
       
Oct. 7 11 am Tour of Tom Lea’s Downtown Murals by Adair Margo • Historic Federal
Court House and El Paso Main Library
       
Oct. 8 1 pm Art of the Main Library Tour
El Paso Main Library
       
Oct. 9 Noon The King Ranch by Elias Bonilla
El Paso Club
       
Oct. 10 7 pm Sky’s the Limit Fashion Show
LoftLight Studio
       
Oct. 11 5:30 pm LBJ Conference Exhibit Reception
Chamizal National Memorial
       
  6:30 pm Lady Bird Johnson, The Making of A First Lady by Michael Gillette
Chamizal National Memorial
       
Oct. 12 9:30 am The Chamizal Dispute and Treaty by Nestor Valencia, Nick Houser, Sam Moore, Travis Johnson and Cruz Ito
Chamizal National Memorial
       
  11:15 am Master Persuaders, the Preacher and the President: George Baines and Lyndon Baines Johnson by David Lowrie and Pat Witherspoon
Chamizal National Memorial
       
  12:30 pm Civil Rights Discourse Among Friends: R. Ewing Thomason and Lyndon Baines Johnson by Dr. Maceo Daily
Chamizal National Memorial
       
Oct. 13 3 pm Movie screening of Tom Lea’s El Paso
El Paso Main Library
       
  4 pm Movie screening of The Wonderful Country
El Paso Main Library
       
  5 pm Transportation through the Pass of the North and the Desert Landscape
by Prince McKenzie
• Ardovino’s Desert Crossing
       
Oct. 15 1 pm Art of the Main Library Tour
El Paso Main Library
       
  5 pm Preserving the Architectural and Cultural Heritage of El Paso
by Bradford Patterson, Bernie Sargent, J. P. Bryan, Paul Foster & Dr. Max Grossman

Philanthropy Theatre
       
Oct. 16 Noon Henry C. Trost and the Gage Hotel by J. P. Bryan • El Paso Club
       
Oct. 17 Noon Cabeza de Vaca, Tom Lea, and the Texas Surgical Society by Dr. Alan Tyroch
Texas Tech School of Medicine
       
  6 pm There’s Indians in Them There Hills: A Narrative in Illustrating Apache Gold and Yaqui Silver by Brandon D. Shuler
Museum of the Big Bend
       
Oct. 19 2 pm Movie Screening of Last Tour of the El Paso Smelter, Vol. 1, The Stacks
El Paso Museum of History
       
  2 pm Tom Lea: A Man Alone in the Space of the Land by Katherine Alexander
Fort Davis
       
  4 pm The Architecture and Decorative Arts of the El Paso Public Library
by William Palmore, Malissa Arras and Adair Margo
       
Oct. 20 3 pm Tom Lea and World War II: As interviewed by John Votaw, First Division Museum, Cantigny, August 8, 2000
El Paso Main Library
       
  5 pm Benito Juárez at the Pass of the North by Nick Houser
Ardovino’s Desert Crossing
       
Oct. 21 11 am Tour of Tom Lea’s Downtown Murals by Adair Margo • Historic Federal
Court House and El Paso Main Library
       
Oct. 22 1 pm Art of the Main Library Tour
El Paso Main Library
       
Oct. 23 4 pm Texas Law in One Saddlebag, the Holy Bible in the Other: the Life of R.E.B. Baylor by The Honorable Tom Phillips
Baylor University, Carroll Library
       
Oct. 24 11 am Tom Lea Interdisciplinary Conference – Right at the Ringside: Life’s War Art Program, 1941-1945 by Dr. Melissa Renn
UTEP, Blumberg Auditorium
       
  6 pm Cover and Content: The Collaborative Art of Children’s Book Design and Illustration • by Clive Cochran, Antonio Castro L., Antonio Castro H., and Lee Merrill Byrd • UTEP, Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts
       
Oct. 26 2 pm A Luminous Window: Experiencing the Landscape of Tom Lea
by Eric Kappus • El Paso Museum of Archaeology
       
Oct. 27 1 pm Movie screening of The Brave Bulls
El Paso Main Library
       
  2 pm American Aficionados, Tom Lea and Ernest Hemingway by Dr. Mimi Gladstein
El Paso County Historical Society
       
  2:30 pm
Tour of Stampede Mural and Conquering Lands: The Art of José Cisneros
by J.P. Bryan
• Downtown Post Office and Ellen Noel Art Museum, Odessa
       
  3 pm Movie screening of Tom Lea: Dignity Beyond Borders • El Paso Main Library
       
  3:30 pm

Movie screening of The Wonderful Country
El Paso Main Library