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The Doña Ana Arts Council (DAAC) is conducting a call for artists residing in southern New Mexico and El Paso to submit work for a juried online exhibit titled Metaphor for a Virus, Response to the Current Global Pandemic.  We will start accepting and jurying submissions on May 15, 2020, and will continue accepting entries [...]


Pardon our mess. Website is Under Construction!

Please bear with us as we update and streamline the Dona Ana Arts Council (DAAC) website.  Give us your feedback !   Call (575) 523-6403 during office hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; or email admin@daarts.org THANK YOU!


2020 Summer Art Camps – Revised Dates Announced

Due to COVID-19, we have postponed all  DAAC's summer camps several weeks, and will have all camps according to the following schedule.  These dates are tentative as well.  DAAC along with the rest of New Mexico, will know more by the end of May whether our state will be ready to ease travel and gathering [...]


Recording of Kathleen Key’s on-line “Impressionism #4” art history seminar 4/21/20

Hello Art Lovers! Click on the link below to access the recording from Kathleen Key's on-line "Impressionism 4 class" -- recorded on 4/21/20 NOTE:  copy password to access recording         Password: 2u+?r17U https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/uM97H4HQ8WRIX5XL0W2cdaIcAIHdaaa8gHUX_qYMzxmZfiUVUaeaj5hRyNkozWzc These recordings also will be posted on the Dona Ana Arts Council  Facebook page. Hope you enjoy the recording. Many, [...]


Great News!! Kathleen Key’s art history seminars are going on-line

Great News! Here's something good that we can all cheer about: Kathleen Key, DAAC's Resident Art Historian, will be offering her seminars on-line via ZOOM. The first ZOOM seminars will be two make-up classes for the "Art in Paris" series that were postponed in March due to COVID 19; the second set of seminars will [...]


New “Collections 2” virtual tour produced by Greg Smith, DAAC Executive Director

This is the second in our "Collections" series.  Please enjoy this virtual tour of "Papen Retablos y Mas," a virtual tour of  Frank and Mary Kay Papen's personal retablo collection.  We thank Mary Kay Papen for making these works of art available for this virtual tour, and Allison Smith for editing this video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-lw9esIPB0&fbclid=IwAR0BQ0W9ZcPOEdGEZr5-uaLDjqQtodfw6Wb4UN9EIPA9BVcB4sGe4z8a33Y&app=desktop


“At Home” Movie Contest launched by Film Las Cruces

Film Las Cruces has launched the "At Home" movie contest.  Click on the link below for all the details. https://www.lascrucesbulletin.com/stories/film-las-cruces-has-launched-the-at-home-movie-contest,3652?fbclid=IwAR3TqieDM-Pcpor7DxBhuL2fxHUmUHhbjbLBJbwn_P4RTaIRRXMJDtuB0hs


Tips from Artists to Keep Your Creativity Alive While Self-Isolating

In this article from the Washington Post, artists share their tips on how to stay creative and inspired during times of isolation. https://www.washingtonpost.com/arts-entertainment/2020/04/06/creativity-brain-tips-mind-isolation-art-quarantine/