Las Cruces Area Art Galleries

Downtown Las Cruces Galleries

Blue Gate Gallery
311 N. Downtown Mall. 523-2950. Tuesday – Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. www.artgally.com/bluegate
Solo gallery featuring the work of Flo Hoha-Dougherty’s in all mediums.

The Branigan Cultural Center
500 N. Water St. (on the Downtown Mall) Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The center features in-house and traveling exhibitions, regional historical and permanent collections and the work of local and regional artists. The center is open weekdays from  www.las-cruces.org/museums

Carolene de Mesilla Volunteer Center and Gallery
211 N Downtown Mall, at Rio Grande Theatre (505) 523-6403
Rotating exhibits of local artists.

Cottonwood Gallery
275 N. Downtown Mall. (Inside the Southwest Environmental Center) 522-5552. Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Featuring local artist work with an environmental theme. www.wildmesquite.org

El Paso Electric Visual Arts Gallery
211 N Downtown Mall, at Rio Grande Theatre. (505) 523-6403
Rotating exhibitions of local artists.

Griggs at Reymond Arts & Antiques
504 W. Griggs. 524-8450. Call for appointment
The working studio of Paula Van Overbeke Voris who creates realistic portraits, painted screens and embellished furniture in the historic 1896 Elias Day house.

Helix Projects Contemporary Art, Craft & Design
232 Campo St. 527-0921. 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday and by appointment.
Contemporary arts, crafts and cutting edge design. www.helixprojects.com

Las Cruces Museum of Arts
490 N. Water Street. 541-2216. Tuesday – Friday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Exhibitions of contemporary and regional artists.

Linda Lundeen Galleries
618 South Alameda. 526-3326. Monday – Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Fine art in all media.

Main Street Gallery
311 N. Downtown Mall. 647-0508. Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Featuring the work of four local photographers.

M. Phillip’s
300 N. Downtown Mall (at Studio A-440 in La Esquina Plaza). 525-1367.
Emphasis on Russian and other East European art.

Studio 309
309 E. Organ St. (505) 649-3781. Thursday – Saturday 10 a.m.
Featuring photography by Ken Stinnet, jewelry by Laverne Stinnet and paintings by Miranda L. Roussel

Terrace Gallery at the Thomas Branigan Memorial Library
200 E. Picacho Avenue. 528-4003. Monday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. (Sunday hours are August thru May only.) Closed on major holidays.
Exhibits of the Las Cruces Arts and Crafts Association include pottery, weaving, oils, watercolors, and photography.

Unravel Gallery
300 N. Downtown Mall. 647-1181 Tuesday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Wednesday 9 a.m. – 5 p. m., Thursday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. -5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Featuring art work in a variety of mediums. www.unravel-yarn-shop.com

White Raven Studios & Art Gallery
425 W. Griggs Avenue. 525-9543
Art, prints, ceramic, sculpture, photography and fiber art.


Mesilla Art Galleries

Charles Inc.
1885 W. Boutz. 523-1888. Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday 12 – 5 p.m. An interior design firm which specializes in all facets of design including custom furniture, draperies and other window treatments.

Corn Maiden Gallery
306 Calle de Guadalupe.. 525-8003. Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Southwestern sculptures.

Emerald Isle Boutique & Gallery
Located in the Mercado de Mesilla off Hwy. 28, Mesilla. 525-9177. Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Local and regional artists in a variety of mediums as well as an “artist of the month” feature.

Galeria Azul
2337 Calle de Guadalupe, Mesilla. 523-8783. Monday – Wednesday, 10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m., Thursday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sunday 12:30 p.m. – 6:30
A mix of folk art and artifacts from New Mexico, Central and South America and occasionally other parts of the world.

Galeria on the Plaza
2310 Calle de Principal. Located on the Mesilla Plaza. 526-9771. Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday 12 – 5 p.m.
A unique gallery featuring folk-art including Santos, retablos, crosses & local artists. Christmas celebrated year-round.

Jo Ott Designs Gallery & Gifts
Corner of Calle de Albino and Santiago, Mesilla. 523-1382. Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, 12 noon – 5 p.m.
Southwestern pottery, paintings and tiles.

La Morena Gallery
2487 Calle Principal.  647-2639. Wednesday – Sunday Noon to 5 pm & by appointment. Featuring local artisans Don & Preciliana Sandoval’s museum quality folk art wooden snakes, vibrantly colored paintings, religious icons and piñatas. lamorenatours@yahoo.com

Laughing at the Sun
1910 Calle de Parian (inside the Old Tortilla Factory, across from the Purple Lizard)
523-1890. Thursday – Saturday 10:30 am – 5 pm, Sunday 12 -5 pm
www.laughingatthesunmesilla.com

Mesilla Valley Fine Arts Gallery
2470 Calle de Guadalupe. 522-2933. Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Las Cruces’ only cooperative gallery, of over 30 juried artists, featuring a broad selection of limited edition Southwestern landscapes, architecture, still-life, flora and fauna, photography, figurative painting, and pottery.

Nash Gallery
1701 Calle de Mercado. 523-2311. Tuesday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday 12 – 5 p.m.
Featuring the work of 35 regional, national and international artists in a variety of mediums including: sculpture, art glass, photography, watercolor, oil, contemporary and traditional. Also including the work of leading Santaros

Potteries
2260 Calle de Santiago. 524-0538. Tuesday – Saturday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday 12 – 5 p.m.
Handmade porcelain dinnerware, sculptured teapots, clocks, mirrors, and handcrafted lighting fixtures in a working pottery studio.

Tres Manos
1910 Calle de Parian. Friday – Sunday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 524-2334
Handmade weavings.

William Bonney Gallery
2060 Calle de Parian, Mesilla. 526-8275. Tuesday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday 12 – 5 p.m.
Features Southwestern Art including Native American, Western and Mexican pieces, including fetishes, sculpted wood figures and stone carvings.


NMSU Area Galleries

Connie Hines Interior Design
Hadley Center, 665 E. University.  523-1809

Glenn Cutter Jewelers and Gallery
2640 El Paseo Road. 524-4300. Monday – Friday 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The gallery shows prominent artists from southern New Mexico and surrounding states.

New Mexico State University Art Gallery
Williams Hall, east of Solano on University Avenue. 646-2545. Tuesday – Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Thursday to 7 p.m.), Saturday – Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.
Six exhibitions of contemporary and historical works are presented annually. The gallery has a permanent collection of over 2,600 objects and the world’s largest collection of Mexican retablos.

New Mexico State University Corbett Center Gallery
In Corbett Center, the university’s student union. 646-4804
Rotating exhibits of undergraduate and graduate student art. 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily.

Patio Art Gallery
665 E. University Avenue. Bldg. 2 Suite A. Hadley Centre. Tuesday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
A gem of a gallery representing award winning artists from New Mexico working in oil, watercolor, acrylic, printmaking, mosaic, art glass, carving and sculpture. www.patioartgallery.com

St Clair Winery & Bistro
1800 Avenida de Mesilla, Mesilla. 524-0390. Monday – Thursday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday – Saturday 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., Sunday 12 to 6 p.m.
Unusual hand-painted wine bottles and exhibits of local artists.

Surrounding Area Galleries

New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum
4100 Dripping Springs Road. 522-4100. Monday – Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday 12 noon – 5 p.m.
Special exhibitions of cowboy and ranching related art including a large permanent collection of Robert Shufelt.

Picture Frame Factory Outlet
382 S. Walnut Street. 526-4048. Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Majestic photographs of the Organ Mountains by LC and Mike Groves. Local area posters and custom picture framing as well. www.organmountainphotos.com

Rising Sky Artworks
415 Foster Road. 525-8454. Monday – Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
A gallery and working pottery studio of Dorothy and Richard Rising. Decorative and functional pottery at various stages of completion. Tours and explanations are offered.

Tombaugh Gallery
2000 S Solano,(505) 522-7282 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10 am – 2 pm
Rotating shows throughout the year.