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Dr. Stephanie Taylor to Discuss Environmental Art Exhibition 2017

Art history professor Stephanie L. Taylor will lead a gallery talk in conjunction with The New Romantic: Visions of the 21st Century Landscape at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14.

Dr. Taylor will guide participants through the exhibition, helping them begin to answer questions like “how do contemporary artists work with big issues, like the environment?” and “how can creative vision open our eyes to new ways of thinking about our world?”

Dr. Taylor is a tenured Assistant Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art History at New Mexico State University, where she has been on faculty since 2001. She received her BFA in Art from the University of Colorado in 1989, her MA from the University of Delaware in 1994, and her Ph.D. from Boston University in 2001. Before joining the faculty at NMSU, she lectured at Boston University, Wellesley College, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

She has received several awards, including: a research fellowship at the Centre for the Study of Sculpture at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds, UK (1997); a pre- and post-graduate research fellowship at The Smithsonian Museum of American Art in Washington, D.C. (1998-9 and 2005); and a scholarship residence at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Research Center in Santa Fe (2009). She is a frequent contributor to regional and national art publications and organizations through her work as a scholar, critic and event/exhibition coordinator.

Admission to the City of Las Cruces Museums are free. The museums are located on Main Street Downtown and are open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. During summer, the museums have extended hours on Wednesday until 7 p.m. For additional information, visit the website at:

If you need an accommodation for a disability to enable you to fully participate in this event, please contact the museum 48 hours prior to the event.