Alpine, Texas Community Guide 2019/2020 - Page 13

Visitor & 13 Relocation Guide Upcoming at the Museum of the Big Bend Five Centuries of Mexican Maps September 20-December 15, 2019 The Museum of the Big Bend will highlight select Mexican maps from the Museum’s Yana and Marty Map Collection. The exhibit will feature over 50 maps from this significant collection that celebrates the art of cartography in Mexico. This exhibit is held in conjunction with the Texas Map Society’s annual meeting. Opening reception is Friday, September 20th. Free and open to the public. To learn more about the Texas Map Society September 19-21 schedule of events and to register, visit texasmapsociety.org/events. Plein Air Painters of the Four Corners January 17–March 22, 2020 Curated by Stephen Unger, Aztec, New Mexico, members from the Plein Air Painters of the Four Corners return to the Museum of the Big Bend to show their works interpreting the vast and majestic Big Bend region. All works will be for sale benefitting both the artist and the Museum. Opening reception is Friday, January 18 with featured artists in attendance. Workshops and demonstrations are scheduled during the weekend. Free and open to the public. Photos by Jim Bones from 2015 Exhibit Yana and Marty David Map Collection, Museum of the Big Bend