Attention Artists: Dates to sign up for DAAC Art Festivals and Gallery Submissions

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 starting April 1, 2020 through August 9, 2020. 2021 [...]


Get ArtRageous! 2-hr “sip, make & take” classes on Wednesdays

  Desiree Terrazas and Barb Baumann from Barb's Flowerland will be teaching how to make a tropical arrangement using nontropical flowers that are available to us here in the desert. Come practice using the more complex design principles of asymmetry, unity, and harmony and leave with a beautiful fresh floral arrangement.  Register below!


Two Day Artist Workshop: Japanese Shibori Dyeing with Linda Elkins

JAPANESE SHIBORI DYEING WITH LINDA ELKINS   Register HERE IN THIS WORKSHOP WE WILL EXPLORE FIVE TYPES OF SHIBORI WITH INDIGO DYE: Pleating, folding, stitching, clamping and pole wrapping Instructor will provide: One silk scarf for each student approximately 12” X 60” Five Gallon buckets, newspapers, table cloths, gloves (good rubber/latex gloves or medical type [...]


June Gallery Exhibit through June 28

Ten o’clock Club Art Exhibit At DAAC Arts & Cultural Center in June   On the tenth of each month at ten o’clock in the morning, a group of artists gather to exchange ideas, note progress and encourage each other to spend at least ten minutes every day making art.  They call themselves “The Ten [...]


Let your voice be heard on public art in Las Cruces!

Click the survey link below to see photos of the existing public art in Las Cruces and add your voice for the future of public art. English: Spanish:   Las Cruces Public Art Master Plan The City of Las Cruces is embarking on a public art master planning process to engage the community [...]


Call for artists by City Art Board of Las Cruces

Las Cruces City Art Board Project Mission Statement Through a fair and open process, the City Art Board and Art Selection Committee are working to select and recommend to the Las Cruces City Council public art to be acquired by the City of Las Cruces.  This public art piece will be placed and integrated into [...]


Sign up to teach an art class or workshop

If you are interested in teaching a 2-hour Get ArtRageous! art class and/or a 1 or multiple day workshop at the DAAC Arts & Cultural Center, please send a brief proposal to  For more information phone 575-523-6403.


Join our Directory

Coming soon!  Please join the discussion on the need and scope of an online and/or printed Arts Directory for Las Cruces and Dona Ana County.  Please send your comments to and/or attend "Promoting Art in the Mesilla Valley" arts networking sessions on the last Friday of April and May, 2019 from 12 noon [...]