CALL FOR ARTISTS: METAPHOR FOR A VIRUS, RESPONSE TO THE CURRENT GLOBAL PANDEMIC

The Doña Ana Arts Council (DAAC) is conducting a call for artists residing in southern New Mexico and El Paso to submit work for a juried online exhibit titled Metaphor for a Virus, Response to the Current Global Pandemic.  We will start accepting and jurying submissions on May 15, 2020, and will continue accepting entries […]

DAAC Gallery Open This Weekend for June Exhibit

DAAC Announces New Weekend Gallery Hours  The Doña Ana Arts Council (DAAC) announces new weekend gallery hours for Saturday, June 13 and Sunday, June 14 from 1 – 4 p.m. each day.  Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, the traditional monthly exhibit opening reception is postponed until further notice, however, DAAC would like to invite visitors […]

Pardon our mess. Website is Under Construction!

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Recording of Kathleen Key’s on-line “Impressionism #4” art history seminar 4/21/20

Hello Art Lovers! Click on the link below to access the recording from Kathleen Key’s on-line “Impressionism 4 class” — recorded on 4/21/20 NOTE:  copy password to access recording         Password: 2u+?r17U https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/uM97H4HQ8WRIX5XL0W2cdaIcAIHdaaa8gHUX_qYMzxmZfiUVUaeaj5hRyNkozWzc These recordings also will be posted on the Dona Ana Arts Council  Facebook page. Hope you enjoy the recording. Many, […]

Zuill Bailey’s virtual concert

Zuill Bailey, Artistic Director of the El Pas Pro Musica and worl-renowed cellist gave a concert this past weekend on the Violin Channel.  Here’s the link for you listen.  Congratulations Zuil! https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?tab=rm&ogbl#inbox/FMfcgxwHMsSttQmwljwKVLmWCdhXvWpm?compose=new

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 […]

“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

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/