The Doña Ana Arts Council is host to a variety of programs, concerts and workshops at the Arts & Cultural Center, 250 W. Amador Ave., in downtown Las Cruces, as well as festivals,  galas, and youth summer art camps at other venues and outdoor parks throughout the Mesilla Valley.  Check below for the latest.


The Arts Council produces two annual art festivals, the Las Cruces Arts Fair in early March and the Renaissance ArtsFaire the first full weekend of November.

The DAAC Arts & Cultural Center has a dedicated gallery space for rotating exhibits by local artists. An Online Gallery for local artists is also available.

Multiple-day workshops for experienced artists & fun two-hour sip and create classes are offered at the Arts & Cultural Center.


The Arts & Cultural Center is complete with a baby grand piano, where musicians and actors bring this intimate performance space to life.


The Arts Council offers a wide variety of programs in the visual and performing arts for area students ages 5 to 18.


Here’s a summary of upcoming arts and cultural offerings around Las Cruces, Mesilla and beyond.