Due to rapidly changing circumstances with COVID-19, we are requesting that anyone wishing to visit the Dona Ana Arts Council gallery or offices call ahead to be certain someone can be there to help you. Our number is 575-523-6403. We look forward to returning to our regular hours soon. Until then, please pardon the uncertainty [...]
Dear Arts Enthusiasts in Southern New Mexico, Far West Texas, and Northern Chihuahua, As this situation with the COVID-19 continues to clarify, we at the Doña Ana Arts Council are monitoring requests from our local, state, and national governments as well as advice from local, state, and national health agencies in order to maintain the [...]
Like the rest of the country, news from DAAC is changing daily. The latest news is that all FEED YOUR MIND art history seminars are canceled through the end of the March. The instructor, Kathleen Key, asked that we cancel all of her classes at this time, and reassess the situation in a couple of [...]
The Feed Your Mind art history seminars, Get ArtRageous! Wednesday classes and Artist Workshops WILL take place at the DAAC Arts & Cultural Center. We will provide sufficient room for safe "social distancing" for class participants, have ample hand sanitizer, and encourage common sense practices of no handshakes and frequent hand-washing. Call the office if [...]
Due to the coronavirus situation, DAAC has CANCELED the Opening Reception for Dinah Swan that was scheduled to take place this Saturday from 4-7 p.m. Please stop by the DAAC gallery during regular business hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, to see Dinah's stunning pastel paintings.
Call for Artists for Doña Ana Arts Council's art festivals, gallery submissions, and teaching opportunities 2020 Renaissance ArtsFaire will be November 7 & 8, 2020 at Young Park in Las Cruces, NM. This is a juried arts and fine crafts show. Artists may apply at www.Zapplication.org starting April 1, 2020 through August 9, 2020. 2021 [...]
Due to the understandable concerns about the coronavirus situation and social distance requirements, we have determined that cancellation of the Classical Drinking event this Saturday is in the best interest of the public. We hope to tell you soon when it will be rescheduled. Still Happening: The Gallery Reception for the exhibit "Animal, Animal" from 4-7 [...]
The 10th Annual Las Cruces Arts Fair was a great success due to the wonderful artists, Totugas Pueblo leaders, sponsors, volunteers, patrons and DAAC Staff. Many, many thanks to all.
Pop-Ups are an important venue for artists because they offer alternative spaces for artists to show work. They are very short in duration and often less formal than the gallery or museum and can be a dynamic and a fun event for both artists and the community. The Pop-ups in Las Cruces are proving to be [...]
Sip, survive and thrive with this 2-hr class where you'll learn helpful hints on how to build a brand, network and maintain relationships as a filmmaker. Easy to understand resources to help you grow as an Independent Filmmaker. Network with other filmmakers, enjoy light refreshments and a slice or two of Valley Pizza. Join local [...]