Please join us the evening of Thursday, March 22, for an Agnes Martin Birthday celebration at the Trading Post Cafe as a benefit for DreamTreeProject. Doors open at 6pm. This event is a release for her book, Religion of Love, illustrated by Richard Tuttle. As a way to stay creative, Agnes wrote Religion of Love in the last few years of her life, to be of benefit to DreamTree.
Love is the keyword for a juried art exhibition of LGBTQ+ Youth Art.
The show, which will open in April at the Taos Center for the Arts, is now accepting entries. Artists may submit work up until 5 p.m. March 5, to be considered for the April show. The jurors are seeking works of art that express the artist’s feelings about “loving yourself, loving others, identity, diversity, and the LGBTQ+ community as a whole.”
DreamTree Project, a local nonprofit that operates a youth shelter, is buying a retrofitted shipping container that comes fully stocked and installed with all the technology and equipment necessary to do vertical hydroponic farming in any weather. The “social enterprise” will fund the shelter and other programing.
Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich, and U.S. Representative Ben Ray Luján announced $2 million over the next five years in federal funding for programs that support youth and families experiencing homelessness in Northern New Mexico.