Art galleries, symphonies, live theater,
dance troupes, museums, live music—wherever one interest lies, Las Cruces
more than likely has something for you. Historic Old Mesilla, with its numerous art
galleries is becoming known as the “Santa Fe of the South.”
NMSU and other local performing arts centers regularly host
performances of local theater groups, musical ensembles and
dance troupes. Live music of virtually every genre can be
found at many of the local bistros, coffee shops and pubs.