“A Dickens Tea” – food, etiquette and fashion from the Edwardian Era

The event took place on December 7th at the DAAC Arts & Cultural Center.  Many thanks to Ms. Sherrie White for her costumes, stories and inspiration for the event.  Thanks to the lovely models, the cooks, and of course, the patrons!   We hope to make this an annual event.

Save the Date! Las Cruces Arts Fair March 6 – 8, 2020

The 10th Annual Las Cruces Arts Fair will take place on March 6-8, 2020 at the Las Cruces Convention Center.  Tickets are $10 for a 3-day pass. Over 120 international, regional and local fine artists.  Featured Artist:  Abel Garcia, originally from Las Cruces, now living & working in Dallas, Texas. Live entertainment. Live "Quick Art" [...]

“A Dickens Tea” An afternoon of stories, fashion show and refreshments

A limited number of spaces are still available for this Saturday's Dickens Tea, December 7 from 4 - 6 p.m..  Come have a cup'a tea and spend an afternoon with local historian Sherry White as she shares stories and costumes from the Edwardian and Victorian eras.  Reservations are required.  REGISTER HERE  

Presentation by Kimberly Paul: “Live Well, Die Well”

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 from 2 - 3:30 pm.  Free and open to the public.  No reservation necessary. 12/4/19 at the DAAC Arts & Cultural Center at 2 pm, Mary Kay Brady is hosting a presentation by Kimberly Paul titled "Live Well, Die Well" . This presentation is part of Ms. Paul's Compassionate Choices national [...]

DAAC Announces new Executive Director

Doña Ana Arts Council Announces New Executive Director   The Dona Ana Arts Council (DAAC) Board of Directors announces they have hired Steve Ruwoldt as DAAC’s new Executive Director effective October 1, 2019.  Ruwoldt recently left Memorial Medical Center after serving seven years as the Chief Operating Officer.   The Board welcomes Steve’s extensive managerial [...]

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! https://www.daarts.org/product/get-artrageous-tropical-flower-arranging-with-desiree-terrazas-barb-baumann/