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Welcome to the Doña Ana Arts Council

Latest News from the Arts Council

Proudly serving Las Cruces and Dona Ana County with arts events, festivals, education, support and advocacy.  Located at the DAAC Arts & Cultural Center, 1740 Calle de Mercardo in Mesilla, New Mexico.

Extended until July 31 : Dawn of Discovery student challenge

July 2nd, 2020|

Las Cruces Space Festival Art Show, Dawn of Discovery Student Challenge DAAC is collaborating with the Las Cruces Space Festival on the "Dawn of Discovery" art show, a multi-media exhibit featuring international and local artists portraying the beauty of the Universe and the excitement of space exploration with sculptures, paintings, astrophotography, and much more. The online gallery [...]

New extended gallery hours on “Second Saturdays”

June 29th, 2020|

DAAC Announces New “Second Saturday” Extended Gallery Hours from 12 noon to 7 pm starting on Saturday, July 11, 2020. In July, the featured artist is Daphne Wirthlin. Ms. Wirthlin’s work will be available for viewing during regular gallery hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, in addition to 12 [...]

Two Free Art Series from DAAC in July 2020

June 29th, 2020|

DAAC Announces Two Free Art Series in July   In July, the theme is “East meets West” for the Doña Ana Arts Council (DAAC).  Two on-line art history series will be offered free of charge for all community members who register on the DAAC website.  While many COVID-19 restrictions are slowly lifting, [...]

Career Art Path Summer Camp

June 23rd, 2020|

Career Art Path (CAP) is a two-week intensive summer camp experience for students grades 5-8 who are interested in exploring career fields in the arts.  The camp includes art workshops, field trips and presentations by professionals working in arts-related jobs such as theatre set designer, film-making, teaching, architecture, and costume designer. CAP [...]

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