Public Programs

Workshop: The Future of Energy Design Storm

Wednesday, September 27 // CCA Tank Garage Living Room Gallery // 6-8pm // Free 

The Future Energy Design Storm is a public interactive event designed for participants from diverse disciplines, from engineering and science to architecture and the arts. Based on the Stanford D-School Design Thinking Model, this two-hour workshop will engage participants in discussions about about renewable energy potentials in and around Santa Fe and invite ideas for a more sustainable future. Led by Andrea Polli and Madeline Bolding with participation from UNM students of Computational Sustainability. The workshop will be happening concurrently with Farms, Films, Food: A Santa Fe Celebration. Limited seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis and participants are expected to engage in the full two hour workshop. Free tickets will be available the day of the event at the CCA Cinematheque box office and advanced reservations are available at


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Farms, Films, Food: A Santa Fe Celebration

Wednesday, September 27 // Cinematheque, Tank Garage Galleries, and Sculpture Garden // 5-7pm // Free 

The third and final installment of the 2017 Farms, Films, Food: A Santa Fe Celebration (co-presented by Center for Contemporary Arts, the Street Food Institute, and the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market Institute) will be on Wednesday, September 27. This free event celebrates Santa Fe’s unrivaled love of great food, local agriculture, and world-class cinema.

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Artist Workshop: Earth Terma Dance Practice with Micaela Gardner

Saturday, September 30 // CCA Tank Garage // 2-4pm // $15-$25 Sliding Scale Tickets 

This two hour workshop will include: Breath Energetics and Chi Gong basics; conditioning with intelligence and spirit; use of imagery and energy as it supports and inflicts movement; Kinespheric range and daring; and an introduction to the movement environments of the upcoming performance of Earth Terma. Earth Terma will be presented by Micaela Gardner Projects in the CCA Tank Garage October 6-8.

This program is supported in part by New Mexico Arts, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs, and by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Performance: Earth Terma

Friday, October 6 / Saturday, October 7 / 6-8pm // Sunday, October 8 / 2-4pm// CCA Tank Garage // $15-$25 Sliding Scale Tickets

Earth Terma, choreographed and directed by Micaela Gardner, is a modern dance piece set amid the artworks of Tom Joyce in the CCA Tank Garage. This performance work is a “durational” trio, danced by Spencer Toll, Micayla Duran and Micaela Gardner. Performed in a repeating cycle, the work can be visited any time by audience within its two-hour installation. The cycle beginnings are on the hour and half hour. Evening Performances on October 6 and 7, 6-8 pm and Sunday Matinee on October 8, 2-4pm. A reception with the artists will follow the performance on Sunday.

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Artist Workshop: Object as Tool

Saturday, October 14 // CCA Tank Garage // 12-4pm // $35-$55 Sliding Scale Tickets 

Spend an afternoon with Chris Collins, sculptor and found object artist, exploring the process of utilizing found materials in sculptural works. In this workshop, participants will be asked to bring or find an object or objects which will be utilized to create a plaster relief sculpture. This will include a short discussion of the found object in art and the artist's process, followed by an material foraging walk from which a small plaster casting will be made through pressing found objects into clay.

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Conversations at Hand: Tom Joyce and David Chickey

Wednesday, October 18 // CCA Tank Garage // 6-7:30pm // $5 Gallery Admission 

Tom Joyce will be in conversation with David Chickey, publisher, designer, and editorial director at Radius Books, to discuss the monograph, Tom Joyce: Works (2002-2017). A book signing will be held following the conversation. 

Image: Installation view of Everything at Hand, photo © Dan Barsotti