Las Cruces gets state acknowledgment for Arts and Culture District

Downtown Las Cruces would now be able to see itself as a major aspect of a little gathering of New Mexico urban communities that are state-perceived for their arts and culture districts.

On Monday morning, Las Cruces Arts and Cultural Council and the Dona Ana Arts Council were joined by Mayor Ken Miyagashima when they reported thier state acknowledgment.

The arts and cultural designation accompanies with four objectives to extend the downtown arts district.

“The four goals that correspond to many of the plans and they are to foster economic growth, improve the quality of life, honor and promote las cruces history and culture and most importantly community engagment and implementation,” said council member and co-founder Irene Oliver Lewis.

Neighborhood artist and gallery proprietor of Raven Art Studio says he trusts this will begin to take individuals back to the downtown zone.

“People will begin to come downand they ll begin to appreciate what they see beacuse the art down here is really good and its inventive and creative and people are producing all the time,” says Rick Rotante.

The city says, all things considered, the diligent work they’ve advanced for this title they have are resolved to keep on developing.

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