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Byron Tenesaca, Humans Mounds: Apu I, 2018, pigment print on Rag paper, 16 × 24 inches. © Byron Tenesaca, image courtesy the Artist.

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Coloring and Cocktails – VIRTUAL

Thursday, April 15, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free for Museum Members; $10 suggested donation for non-members

Spend your Thursday evening with the Museum for some creative fun! Kelly Baisley, school & family programs manager, interviews Appalachia Now! artist Byron Tenesaca about three of his photographic series that relate to the Andean Cosmovision, as well as select drawings and paintings. Following the interview, sit back, relax, and color Tenesaca’s artist-designed coloring sheets while listening to experimental Andean music performed by Natalia Maxi of Alli Yuyaywan. Miranda Escalante, beverage manager of The Montford Rooftop Bar, kicks off the evening teaching us about the classic margarita.

Coloring sheets and Zoom login information will be emailed to participants prior to the program.

  • Learn about Byron Tenesaca’s personal art and commission work on his artist website.
  • Preview the varied experimental sounds of Alli Yayaywan on YouTube and Facebook.
  • Perspective Café is ready to make your Third Thursday delicious in-person too. This evening, guest bartender Miranda Escalante of The Montford Rooftop Bar is mixing up Agave Margaritas in the café and makes a special appearance on the virtual Coloring and Cocktails broadcast. Coloring sheets and color pencils are available in the café, as well as a live feed of the virtual program. Click on the image in the gallery for Escalante’s recipe, or make your favorite version!

Presented in conjunction with Appalachia Now! Generous funding for this program provided by Art Bridges.

Coloring Pages by Byron Tenesaca, guest artist

Third Thursdays

Each third Thursday, the Museum and community partners offer fun events for adults to socialize through interactive art-related activities, delicious drinks, and tasty treats. For more information or to add your name to our Third Thursday mailing list, click here to email us or call 828.253.3227 x121.

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