Artesia was designated a New Mexico Arts & Cultural District by the New Mexico Arts Commission in November 2013. The Arts and Cultural District program was established as a comprehensive economic development strategy designed to capitalize on the expanding creative economy.
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The Artesia ACD mission is guided by five pillars: collaboration, promotion, production, advocacy, and education. Our mission is to:
o Promote Artesia’s artistic, historic, cultural and community assets and even
o Create opportunities for arts and cultural production and consumption within the District
o Advocate for importance of arts and cultural education
o Build the social, physical, and economic wellness of our community through arts and cultural.
The Artesia Arts & Cultural District would like to express their appreciation of the following organizations and individuals whose generosity made the Artesia Arts & Cultural District possible.