"Summer is the time when one sheds one's tensions with one's clothes, and the right kind of day is jeweled balm for the battered spirit. A few of those days and you can become drunk with the belief that all's right with the world." - Ada Louise Huxtable
July at the Art Center
July is a fun month with days like Sidewalk Egg Frying Day (on the 4th), Barbershop Music Appreciation Day (on the 13th), Ugly Truck Day (on the 20th), and Take Your Houseplants for a Walk Day (on the 27th). But there's so much more than that happening locally and regionally that we think you'll enjoy more!
Calls for Art!
Under The Influence Deadline
Create work inspired by events, other artwork, music, dance, books, and more! Give credit to and talk about where your inspirations originate.

This call for art is open to artists everywhere. All media is welcome.

Deadline for entries is Friday, July 13!
Summer Arts & Crafts Fair Deadlines
Although we're filling up quickly, there's still room for vendors in our 38th annual Summer Arts & Crafts Fair this August!

We welcome all media as long as it's hand-made by YOU!

The earlybird deadline for entries is Friday, July 13. After that, the application fee goes up by $25. We can accept applications up to Thursday, August 9.

If you have any questions, please contact Amy Bjarke at (505) 662-1635.

Coming Soon...
It's already time to think about the holidays! Our annual Affordable Arts show is right around the corner. First deadline for entries is Friday, August 31. Stay tuned for the official Call For Art which will be released this July!
After our Under the Influence exhibit, FLAC's next juried show will be for Shadow Boxer. Battle with shadows or an imaginary enemy. Step out to confront suspicions, fears, and phobias. Bring the viewer along for a unique look at the world of shades and shadows!
Stay tuned for the official Call for Art which will be released this July!
We have been working on getting the calendar totally lined up for next year's exhibit schedule and we're ALMOST ready to put it online. This month, we will have themes, blurbs, deadlines, and Portal Gallery artists all together in one document for you to take home and get your wheels turning!

BE INSPIRED to CREATE!
In the Gallery...
Tapestry as Exploration & Innovation
Don't miss out on this beautiful exhibit featuring the works of the High Desert Tapestry Alliance and the Tapestry Artists of Las Arañas.

These two groups of fiber artists have given a contemporary spin to an ancient art form. The majority of work on display depicts scenery from our National Parks and Monuments.

The show will remain on display through Saturday, July 28.
Summer Art Camp Showcase
The last week of July ends our 2018 session of Summer Art Camp for pre-schoolers up through high school aged kids.

Every year, we celebrate their creativity by filling the gallery with their vibrant, clever, and whimsical creations.

It's only up for one week so don't miss it!

Keeping It Local
In White Rock
Once a month, local artists gather outside of the White Rock Visitor's Center for a mini fair. A hefty handful of artists working in an assortment of media will have their locally crafted,
hand-made artwork on display.
The next market will be Saturday, July 7 from 10am to 3pm.
At Rose Chocolatier
Paint the "Chocolates" while nibbling on hand-made fine chocolates at the Rose Chocolatier Saturday, July 14th 12:30 - 2:30pm. Enjoy creating this painting on a 10"x10" canvas with local artist Susanne Harrison. Stencils available for the initial sketch.
The $30 +tax fee includes all art materials.
Register online at LACanvasEvents.com or call 505-412-1534
Downtown Los Alamos
This year's annual ScienceFest will span the weekend of July 11 - July 15. From Atomic City Van Tours to DNA Barcoding and Constructing Virtual Worlds to an Oppenheimer Look Alike Contest, there are a ton of events going on! ScienceFest itself will take place on
Saturday, July 14 from 10am to 3pm at Ashley Pond Park.
At Los Alamos Makers
Have you ever wanted to learn how to sew? Los Alamos Makers is offering Sewing Camp for Adults and Teens (15+) beginning on July 16. Each Monday through August 13, learn a different skill on the sewing machine. Classes run from 6pm - 8pm. They fill up quickly so register soon!
At Karen Wray's
Make your way to the Karen Wray Gallery in Los Alamos to see the work of local artist Janice Parker Muir. She will have a solo show titled, "Visualizations of Earth and Sky Music" from Thursday, July 19 through Saturday, August 11. Meet the artist and get your first glimpse of what's bound to be a phenomenal display of art on July 19 from 5pm - 7pm.
Regional
In Albuquerque
Next weekend, head down to the Open Space Visitor Center Gallery in Albuquerque for "Resonations in Clay-Life on the Bosuqe", presented by the New Mexico Potters and Clay Association. Over 50 pieces of ceramic art have been juried in to this exhibit for your viewing pleasure. The opening reception is scheduled for Saturday, July 7 from 2pm - 4pm. If you've visited any of our exhibits at the Fuller Lodge Art Center, you're bound to recognize
some of the talent on display!
There are a ton of things to do in Los Alamos this Summer. Check out the 100 Days of Summer booklet put out by the Los Alamos County and see what activities work best for you!
4th of July
Just a reminder that the Fuller Lodge Art Center will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th.
We hope everybody has a safe and FIRE FREE 4th of July!!
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