White Gallery: Picasso – Matisse – Chagall
EXTENDED through Sunday, Jan 18, 2015

Celebrate the most important artists of the 20th century with Picasso-Matisse-Chagall, an exhibition of prints. An opening reception for Arts Center members will be held September 18. The exhibit opens to the public on September 19.

Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, and Marc Chagall were among the trailblazers of their time, an era defined by artistic leaps in freedom from academia constraints. This private collection reinforces the sense of time that was 1920’s Paris and creates for the eye a feast of line play and compositional delight. Visitors to the exhibition will explore the imagery of expansive subjects ranging from the human body to family members and the Bible in a collection of lithographs, etchings, linocuts, and ceramics by these renowned artists. “This exhibit has not been seen by the public in over eight years,” says Liz Szabo, visual arts curator of the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center. “Pueblo is fortunate to have something so spectacular within their reach.”

Generously Sponsored by:
Chamberlain Foundation | Bob & Doris Johnston Foundation | E.M. Christmas Foundation
Robert Hoag Rawlings Foundation | Marv & Sandy Stein | Dr. Jarvis & Mary Jo Ryals | Kathy Farley & Fran McClave

With support from: LaLonna Meoska | Doris MacCannon

Also on Display:

Own Your Own Art Show & Sale: 11/19-12/24

This historic annual holiday sale is one of the most popular, profitable and fun in the Southern Colorado area.

Image: Los Golondrinas, Edmund F. Gallegos

Image: Head over Heels, Tunde Darvay

Wed, Nov 19- 4:30pm–7:30pm: Opening public reception
Be the first to purchase unique local art right from our walls! Gifts range from paintings and photography to jewelry, pottery and more. Sip on festive cider and savor tasty treats while you pick out that special gift for the holidays.

Wed, Dec 3- 4:30pm-7:30pm: Artist Meet & Greet
Shop, meet the artists, and help yourself to holiday refreshments.

Sponsored by Mark & Kitty Kennedy & 91.5 KRCC

King Gallery: 10/11 – 1/17/15
Prints from the Collection

Prints from the Collection is a showcase prints from the Sangre de Cristo's collection of southwestern art. Included with gallery admission.

Hoag Gallery: Aquarius National Watermedia Exhibition

This exhibition includes 60 paintings by professional artists from across the United States. Overall, 90 artists entered over 200 paintings. Brigit O’Connor, world renowned author and instructor, is the juror for the 2014 Aquarius National Watermedia Exhibition.


Special Events

11/16: Study of Chagall’s Bible Series & Gallery Talk
2-5 pm, White Gallery at the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center
Local Artists will speak about creativity as it relates to the three Masters: Picasso, Matisse, and Chagall. In 1931, Marc Chagall was commissioned to illustrate portions of the twelve books of the Old Testament. This was Chagall’s last great set of etchings, and the largest number he did on a single subject. Also see demonstrations of various printing and painting techniques. Included with gallery admission.

12/5 Community Access Night at the Arts Center presented by Industrial Constructors Managers, Inc.
4-7pm, Helen T. White Galleries
Explore Picasso Matisse Chagall, Own Your Own, National Aquarius Watermedia, and other exhibitions FREE to the public. Refreshments will be served. In correlation with First Friday Artwalk.



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