“Contemporary Ex-Votos: Devotion Beyond Medium” Reception

september, 2022

30sep5:30 pm7:30 pm“Contemporary Ex-Votos: Devotion Beyond Medium” Reception


Event Details

The UAM will host an opening reception at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30 at the art museum located inside NMSU’s Devasthali Hall at 1308 E. University Avenue.

The exhibition runs through December 22 and is free and open to the public. Art museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

In a first for the New Mexico State University Art Museum, the exhibition titled “Contemporary Ex-Votos: Devotion Beyond Medium” will pair 19th and 20th century retablos from the NMSU Permanent Art Collection with new works by contemporary Latinx artists.

Ex-votos are a specific type of retablo or small devotional painting depicting miracles painted on tin and wood. The UAM houses the largest collection of Mexican retablos in the U.S.





(Friday) 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


NMSU Devasthali Hall University Art Museum

1308 E. University Avenue