Career Art Paths

Career Arts Paths (CAP) is scheduled to run June 6-17, 2022, at Alma d’arte Charter High School. This visual arts camp is for 5th to 8th graders. During this two-week summer camp, working artists from differing aspects of the arts talk to the students about their careers and art practice. Most of the day, the […]

“Feed Your Mind Speaker Series” is under Development

New Art History and Cultural Lectures are being worked on for the Feed Your Mind Lecture Series. Visit Back Later for More Updates. Feed Your Mind will offer new, fresh, and exciting topics for the upcoming lecture series. As we get the lecture topics from this year’s presenters, we will be updating and posting here […]

Opera Storytellers Camp

  2021 Opera Storytellers Camp was directed by Christa Fredrickson of Centennial High School. The camp, which took July 19-30, 2021 was open to students 3rd through 12th grades. The participants composed and performed their own 30-minute musical drama tiled “Girl Meets Whirlpool” was based on the hero’s journey. Students learned the technical aspects of […]

Missoula Children’s Theatre

The week of July 11 – 16, 2022, Doña Ana Arts Council will host the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) production of The Frog Prince. For more than 40 years, MCT, the nation’s largest touring children’s theatre, has been on the road visiting nearly 1,200 communities a year. The cost per student is $70, and there […]

Doña Ana Arts Council Board of Directors

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE DAN LERE, Board President; 1st term ends: 6/30/22 TOM KIRSCHBAUM, Vice President; 1st term ends: 6/30/22 MICHAEL MANDEL, Treasurer;  2nd term ends: 6/30/21 HAL HENTHORNE; Member at Large; 1st term ends 6/30/22 BARBARA REASONER,  Past President; 2nd term ends: 6/30/22 DIRECTORS, CONTINUED FEDERICO ALMAREZ;  1st term ends 6/30/22 EMMITT BOOHER; 2nd term ends  6/30/22 SHERRY DOIL […]

Arts and Cultural District

In 2014, an ACD Task Force was formed to explore opportunities to create an ACD in Las Cruces. The Task Force was anchored by the Doña Ana Arts Council, Downtown Las Cruces Partnership, and the City. In 2015, the Task Force re-formed into a cross-sector, 11-member ACD Coordinating Council and began developing the first “municipally-designated” […]

Community Arts Awards

Community Arts Awards

The Arts Council annually honors special individuals and organizations who are actively involved in promoting and enhancing the visual, performing and literary arts in our community through leadership, support and advocacy. Award categories include: The Papen Family Award The Glowacki Lifetime Achievement in Arts Award Newcomer Award The Arts in Education Award The Community Arts […]

Call for Artists

From Memorial Medical Center CALL TO NEW MEXICO ARTISTS!  Memorial Medical Center is seeking to expand show casing New Mexico artists and add new works of art to include in the Administration Annex Building and into the main hospital and other related medical facilities. 1. Artist Eligible: Resident Artists of New Mexico 2. Beginning: January, 2021 – On-Going Initiative for Art 3. […]