HISTORY IN BRONZE
Downtown Artesia boasts one of the best collections of bronze sculptures in the region. Each sculpture depicts and celebrates the rich tradition and values that make up our history. Additional information can be found on the plaques surround each statue location. Scroll down and click on a photo of a piece you are interested in learning more about.
CATTLE DRIVE SERIES
Designed to represent and honor the ranching industry in southeastern New Mexico that began in the late 1800s and was significant to the development of Artesia. The three sculptures feature personalities common in the Pecos Valley during the Cattle Drive era and depict an action that may have been typical in the Southwest.