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Leonora Welsher Donates Family’s Art Collection To New Mexico Museum Of Art

on August 31, 2018 - 5:01am
Caroline Pickard Culbert, John Pickard, 1930s, oil, 22 x 16 inches. Gift of Leonora Culbert Welsher in memory of her grandfather John Pickard and mother Caroline Pickard Culbert, 2018. Photo by Blair Clark
NMMA News:
SANTA FE A collection of 16 Southwestern works, prints, etchings, drawings, and two paintings, have been donated to the New Mexico Museum of Art by long-time New Jersey resident and New Mexico native, Leonora (Lee) Welsher whose last wish was that both her ashes and the artwork be returned “home to New Mexico.”
Welsher, who died June 26, 2018, was born at St.

Daily Postcard: Hiking ‘I Don't Care’ Slope At Pajarito

on August 31, 2018 - 4:56am

Pam Reass and her dog Mary Todd on the way down the ‘I Don't Care’ slope of Pajarito Ski Area. Photo by Ginny Staton

RBG Comes To Los Alamos 4 p.m. Today!

on August 30, 2018 - 9:47am
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By Nina Thayer
AAUW-Los Alamos

The wonderful new documentary “RBG” about the life of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg is showing this week at the Reel Deal Theater.

Jim O’Donnell, Director of Operations, has offered the American Association of University Women a free showing, open to the public, at which all ticket sales will be given to AAUW’s Legal Advocacy Fund.

This very special showing is 4 p.m. today - Aug. 30.

The Legal Advocacy Fund (LAF) is the arm of AAUW providing financial aid and legal advice to women seeking legal redress for sexual discrimination in higher

Final 2018 White Rock Artist Market Saturday

on August 30, 2018 - 8:15am
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ART News:
Join us from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 1 to concludes the 6th annual summer series of the White Rock Artist Markets at the White Rock Visitor Center, located at 115 NM State Rd 4.
Come and shop from your local artists who will be selling items such as fused glass works, handmade pine needle baskets, gold and silver jewelry, natural body products, handmade flower décor items for the home, gift cards and so much more.

Love Affair Brings Artist Richard LaBelle To New Mexico

on August 30, 2018 - 6:25am

Artist Richard LaBelle in his El Rancho studio. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

El Rancho studio of artist Richard LaBelle. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
Los Alamos

A native of Wisconsin, Richard LaBelle spent more than 30 years teaching art in the public schools. A long-time love affair with New Mexico, and Santa Fe in particular, was his inspiration for a yearly pilgrimage to the region.

“Planning our annual summer trip to New Mexico kept us occupied during the long cold Wisconsin winters,” LaBelle said.

On those visits to the Southwest

Zozobra Burns In Santa Fe Friday

on August 30, 2018 - 5:23am

Daily Postcard: Datura Blossom Tinged With Purple

on August 30, 2018 - 5:05am

Daily Postcard: A datura blossom tinged with purple spotted Wednesday in Los Alamos. Photo by Kathry Willcutt

FBI: Owner Of Old Town Albuquerque Jewelry Stores Sentenced For Selling Filipino-Made Jewelry As Native American-Made

on August 29, 2018 - 6:43pm

FBI News:
  • Conviction under Continuing International Investigation Led by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and FBI into Violations of the Indian Arts and Crafts Act

ALBUQUERQUE – U.S. District Judge Judith C. Herrera of the District of New Mexico today sentenced Nael Ali, 54, of Albuquerque for violating the Indian Arts and Craft Act (IACA) by fraudulently selling counterfeit Native American jewelry as Indian-Made. 

Judge Herrera sentenced Ali, who previously pled guilty to two felony IACA charges, to six months of imprisonment followed by a year of supervised release.

Comments Sought On Public Artwork At 502 Underpass

on August 29, 2018 - 4:26pm

The drawing by artist Evelyn Rosenberg shows a sketch of an early stage conceptual drawing of the project she is proposing to the Arts in Public Places Advisory Board. Courtesy photo

Evelyn Rosenberg. Photo by Gary Rosenberg


Members of the Arts in Public Places Advisory Board (APPB) are looking for public comment on a project that is in the early planning stages.

In December 2017, Los Alamos County’s Public Works Department approached the Board to solicit recommendations for public art that would transform an 80-foot long concrete tunnel into something beautiful for the