Diamonds in the Sky on Becker Avenue

A Birthday Bouquet for Belen outside of Through the Flower Art Space, 2019


Judy Chicago, Donald Woodman, and their long-time collaborators, Pyro Spectaculars, will present Diamonds in the Sky, a new, site-specific Smoke Sculpture™ at Through the Flower Art Space, located at 107 Becker Ave, Belen, NM. The Smoke Sculpture™ will happen at dusk on Saturday, July 17th.

Tickets and masks are mandatory to attend the Diamonds in the Sky performance;
the cost is $10 per person.

 

Reserve tickets to the Smoke Sculpture™ here!

 

 In addition to this performance, from 12 – 8 pm on Saturday and Sunday, July 17th and 18th, multiple businesses along Becker Avenue in Belen, NM will host art exhibitions, gallery tours, wine tastings, and other special events as part of a celebration and revitalization of the Belen Arts District as it begins to re-open with the relaxation of COVID restrictions. Participating business alongside Through the Flower Art Space, which will be open for tours of the current exhibition, CONFINED, include:

 

The Belen Art League: (509 Becker Avenue) The Belen Art League will debut their first group exhibition in over a year, titled Back in Action. This juried show will include work from the members of the league in various media, including painting, jewelry, ceramics, and sculpture.

 

The Belen Harvey House Museum: (104 N. 1st Street) Free refreshments, a Christmas in July Sale, Weaving and Spinning Demos from the Fiber to Finish Guild, and more.

 

The Belen Public Library: (333 Becker Avenue) The Belen Public Library will have extended hours and host special family friendly programs for the weekend.

 

Books on Becker: (513 Becker Avenue) Extended hours and a special ‘bag of books’ sale.

 

The Bugg Lights Museum: (513 Becker Avenue) Diamond themed selfie station inside their exhibition of historic Christmas lights first displayed by Norman Bugg in 1972 Free to the public.

 

The GRID Gallery: (512 Becker Avenue) Group photography exhibition, Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend.

 

Jaramillo Vineyards: (114 Becker Avenue) Free wine tastings and 10% off the Judy Chicago wine.

 

Old City Hall: (100 S. Main Street) An exhibition of new work by local artist Laura Wacha.

 

Solis Custom Design: (212 Becker Avenue) New to Becker Avenue, Solis Custom Design makes unique, handmade furniture and jewelry, and will offer 10% off their entire store.

 

Studio 508: (508 Becker Avenue) New exhibition of glass work and drawings by artist Jamie Marie Rose. A beer garden outside the gallery will feature beer from the Hubb City Brewing Company.

 

Susan Dubiel Framing: (515 W. Reinken Avenue) Exhibiting local artists’ work and will have extended hours for the weekend.

 

Food truck vendors, including Better Ate Than Never, AC2, and more will be stationed along Becker Avenue. Saturday’s events will culminate with the new Smoke Sculpture™ by Judy Chicago titled Diamonds in the Sky, taking place at dusk.

 

The Historic Art District on Becker Avenue in Belen, NM

 

Chicago’s intention with Diamonds in the Sky is to bring beauty and joy after a long year of challenges due to COVID. We hope you will join us for this exciting event in Belen!