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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/


Art & the Coronavirus: an update from DAAC Executive Director, Greg Smith

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 [...]


CANCELED: all FEED YOUR MIND seminars through the end of March, 2020

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 [...]


Still on! All art classes and workshops are still on for the remainder of March

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 [...]


CANCELED: Second Saturday Gallery Reception on March 14

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.