A collaborative exploration of land-based art in New Mexico


  New Mexico Wilderness Alliance

Camping Excursion:
Otero Mesa Grasslands Tour & Volunteer Service Project
September 25 - 27, 2009

dwellings, John Wenger, video still courtesy of Jeanette Hart-Mann

Come experience America’s largest and wildest grassland – Otero Mesa, New Mexico. Participants will make Otero Mesa art journals, help conduct plant and animal inventories, do prairie dog town surveys and check out thousands of ancient petroglyph sites on Alamo Mountain. This outing will be lead by John Wenger, Professor Emeritus of Art and Art History at the University of New Mexico, in conjunction with the New Mexico Wilderness Alliance.

Fee: $35.00
Info/register: 505-843-8696

2009 New Mexico Wilderness Conference

New Mexico Wilderness Alliance presents their 2009 Wilderness Conference at Bosque School focusing on grasslands in conjunction with LAND/ART and Michael P. Berman’s Grasslands exhibition at 516 ARTS. The keynote speaker will be writer Charles Bowden. The conference will include activities relating to LAND/ART, and wilderness related workshops. Featuring screenings of the films Otero Mesa -- Fighting to Protect America's Wildest Grassland and Wilderness, the Soul of New Mexico. Open to the public.

Saturday, October 24, 11am-3pm
$15 registration for a half-day conference. Price includes brown-bag lunch.
Info/register: 505-843-8696
Conference takes place at Bosque School, 4000 Learning Rd., Albuquerque, NM 87120 map

For more information about New Mexico Wilderness Alliance visit www.nmwild.org

New Mexico Wilderness Alliance
PO Box 25464
Albuquerque, NM 87125

image top: Otero Mesa, photo courtesy of Nathan Newcomber
bottom: Above Parking Lot, photo courtesy of Jeff Kaake


LAND/ART concluded November 2009. This site is in the process of being archived.
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