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Silver City's Historic Downtown is home to our booming Arts District, but you'll find dozens of distrinctive galleries and studios in communities across Grant County, including Hurley, Pinos Altos, the Mimbres Valley, Glenwood and more!

Come visit and check out our great arts community:

Silver City is proud to be one of the 100 Best Art Towns in America, as judged by noted author John Villani. Villani’s writing has been published in Vanity Fair, Art in America, Art News and more.  Learn more!

Arts‚ Artists and Studios

Azumi Japanese Embroidery Studio
Kathryn Elms
3912 N. Blackhawk Road
Silver City NM 88061
575-534-4663

Azumi   Japanese Embroidery History and Techniques Japanese Embroidery Studio Kathryn Elms 575-534-4663       Japanese Embroidery Teacher Kathryn Elms Certified teacher of the Japanese Embroidery school of Atlanta, Georgia, Kurenai & Kai, Japan   The beauty of Japanese Embroidery courtesy of The Japanese Embroidery Center   Nuido “Do” means the way “Nui” is to stitch Nuido is the Way of Embroidery Nuido was first...  Learn more!


Cow Trail Art Studio
Victoria Chick
119 Cow Trail
Arenas Valley NM 88022
760-533-1897

Dynamic shapes and bold color characterize the paintings and original prints of artist Victoria Chick. A figurative painter‚ her primary subjects are human and animals done in an expressive style. Her studio is located in the pinon covered hills of Arenas Valley, 119 Cow Trail. The studio is open to...  Learn more!


Silver City Gallery Association
Lois Duffy
108 W. Yankie Street
Silver City NM 88061
575-313-9631

Silver City Gallery Association   Silver City Gallery Associations mission is to form and maintain an association of galleries, studios, museums, professional artists and businesses in Silver City/Grant County for the purpose of supporting, promoting, and advancing the Arts and related interests of its members.  Learn more!


Victoria Chick

119 Cow Trail
Arenas Valley NM 88022
760-533-1897

Dynamic shapes and bold color characterize the paintings and original prints of artist Victoria Chick. A figurative painter‚ her primary subjects are human and animals done in an expressive style. Her studio is located in the pinon covered hills of Arenas Valley, 119 Cow Trail. The studio is open to...  Learn more!


Arts‚ Arts organizations

Grant County Community Concert Association

PO Box 2722
Silver City NM 88062
575-538-5862

For more than 50 years, GCCCA has brought live performances by world class artists to adult and student audiences in Grant County. Our subscribers and contributors ensure our continued success in doing so. For the 2012-13 season for the first time we have scheduled six regular season concerts rather than the...  Learn more!


Mimbres Region Arts Council

PO Box 1830
Silver City NM 88062
575-538-2505

The Mimbres Region Arts Council (MRAC)  is a non-profit leader in building communities inspired, enriched, and strengthened by the power of the arts. We provide quality programs, serve as a resource, and impact the economy by creating events that enhance the region's appeal as a destination.  MRAC ensures that the...  Learn more!


Silver City Gallery Association
Lois Duffy
108 W. Yankie Street
Silver City NM 88061
575-313-9631

Silver City Gallery Association   Silver City Gallery Associations mission is to form and maintain an association of galleries, studios, museums, professional artists and businesses in Silver City/Grant County for the purpose of supporting, promoting, and advancing the Arts and related interests of its members.  Learn more!


Arts‚ Galleries

Bear Mountain Lodge
Blue Dome Gallery
60 Bear Mountain Ranch Road
Silver City NM 88061
575-538-2538
877-620-2327

Bear Mountain Lodge offers lodging by the Gila National Forest. A perfect get away for a weekend, a family reunion, a romantic occasion. Special rates apply Tuesday through Thursday. Wi-Fi available   Our restaurant Cafe Oso Azul serves lunch daily 11:00 am - 3:00 pm. Reservations required Monday -Friday. No reservations required...  Learn more!


Casitas de Gila Guesthouses and Art Gallery
Becky and Michael O’Connor, Owners
50 Casitas Flats Road ( Off Hooker Loop)
Gila NM 88038-0325
575-535-4455
877-923-4827

Casitas de Gila Guesthouses has been selected by Sunset Magazine as a "Top 10 Hidden Getaway" and is one of Fodor's "239 Great Places to Escape to Nature".   Perched on a bluff overlooking the Gila Wilderness and free-flowing, year-round Bear Creek‚ the Stress-Free Zone of Casitas de Gila Guesthouses and Art...  Learn more!


The Common Thread/ SW Women’s Fiber Arts Collective
Charmeine Wait
107 W. Broadway
P.O. Box 636
Silver City NM 88061
575-538-5733

The common thread for cottage industry in southern New Mexico The Common Thread is a gallery of unique handmade art‚ owned and operated by the SW Women’s Fiber Art Collective‚ a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.Members of the Collective are cottage-industry fiber artists from across Southern New Mexico. Through membership‚ work-at-home artists network...  Learn more!


Cow Trail Art Studio
Victoria Chick
119 Cow Trail
Arenas Valley NM 88022
760-533-1897

Dynamic shapes and bold color characterize the paintings and original prints of artist Victoria Chick. A figurative painter‚ her primary subjects are human and animals done in an expressive style. Her studio is located in the pinon covered hills of Arenas Valley, 119 Cow Trail. The studio is open to...  Learn more!


Gallery 400 Inn & Art Gallery
Richard Deaton‚ Owner
400 N. Arizona
Silver City NM 88061
575-313-7015

Workout Facilities‚ Wireless internet‚ Downtown Location‚ Secure Parking (perfect for motorcycles)‚ Room With Handicap Access‚ Pets Allowed (case by case‚ see policy)‚ Event and Party Space Rental.Get in shape for the New Year; we are teaming up with Diamonds Gym help pump you up. Our guests will receive unlimited access...  Learn more!


JW Art Gallery
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph W. Wade Jr.
99 Cortez Ave.
P. O. Box 373
Hurley NM 88043
575-537-0300

The JW Art Gallery‚ located in Hurley‚ NM‚ features a large selection of fine art with an emphasis on oil paintings and bronze sculpture. Many special events feature emerging and nationally recognized artists. The JW Art Gallery also offers:   Custom picture framing Art Restoration‚ Shadow Boxes‚ Dry Mounting‚ etc. Workshops Gift Shop & Museum...  Learn more!


Silver City Gallery Association
Lois Duffy
108 W. Yankie Street
Silver City NM 88061
575-313-9631

Silver City Gallery Association   Silver City Gallery Associations mission is to form and maintain an association of galleries, studios, museums, professional artists and businesses in Silver City/Grant County for the purpose of supporting, promoting, and advancing the Arts and related interests of its members.  Learn more!


Tundar Gallery and Studio
Kam Zarrabi
110 W. Yankie Street
Silver City NM 88061
575-597-0011

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Victoria Chick

119 Cow Trail
Arenas Valley NM 88022
760-533-1897

Dynamic shapes and bold color characterize the paintings and original prints of artist Victoria Chick. A figurative painter‚ her primary subjects are human and animals done in an expressive style. Her studio is located in the pinon covered hills of Arenas Valley, 119 Cow Trail. The studio is open to...  Learn more!


Arts‚ Instruction

Azumi Japanese Embroidery Studio
Kathryn Elms
3912 N. Blackhawk Road
Silver City NM 88061
575-534-4663

Azumi   Japanese Embroidery History and Techniques Japanese Embroidery Studio Kathryn Elms 575-534-4663       Japanese Embroidery Teacher Kathryn Elms Certified teacher of the Japanese Embroidery school of Atlanta, Georgia, Kurenai & Kai, Japan   The beauty of Japanese Embroidery courtesy of The Japanese Embroidery Center   Nuido “Do” means the way “Nui” is to stitch Nuido is the Way of Embroidery Nuido was first...  Learn more!


Arts‚ Art Supplies, Beading Supplies

Thunder Creek Quilt Co.
Nancy Coryell and Cindy Ugarte
703 Bullard Street
Silver City NM 88061
575-538-2284
800-376-4201

Our small town quilt shop is truly unique! We offer a full service, one-stop shop for all of your quilting needs. With plenty of off-street parking, a friendly and competent sales staff, and a large inventory, we are here to serve you. Our extensive collection of fabric, specializing in southwestern designs,...  Learn more!


Upcoming Arts Events
See the Chamber calendar for details and more activities.

"Playful Gardens" mural project
April 26, 9:00 am
The Town of Silver City and the Mimbres Region Arts Council invite families and children to participate in the "2014 Comcast Cares Day Mural Project" at the Silver City Recreation Center, 1016 N. Silver St., Silver City, NM 88061. The project theme is named "Playful Gardens" and will depict silhouettes of children and activities that take place on the playground of the Recreation Center. Silhouettes will be made in advance in the schools and the public will make the clay flowers on the day of the event on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. For more information, please call Mimbres Region Arts Council at 538-2505 or visit their website at http://mimbresarts.org. Location: Silver City Recreation Center, 1016 N. Silver St., from 9 am to 4 pm Phone: 575-538-2505
In Concert: Grammy award winners La Santa Cecilia
June 20
MRAC is proud to present Grammy award winners La Santa Cecilia at the WNMU FACT on Friday, June 20th, 2014. Tickets will be $10 for MRAC members and $12 for non-members, $5 for students. La Santa Cecilia consists of accordionist and requintero Jose “Pepe” Carlos, bassist Alex Bendana, percussionist Miguel Ramirez, and lead vocalist La Marisoul, whose captivating voice sings about love, loss and heartbreak. Their influences range from Miles Davis to The Beatles, Zeppelin to Janis Joplin and Mercedes Sosa to Ramon Ayala. Their common love of music and openness to all genres led them to the concept of La Santa Cecilia in 2007 – named after the patron saint of musicians. Location: WNMU FACT Phone: 575-538-2505

 


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Mailing Address:
PO Box 1028 Silver City, NM 88062

3130 HWY 180 E, Suite C [MAP]
Silver City, NM 88061
(575) 538-3785
(800) 548-9378