Street Address
500 N. Main Street
downtown next to the Museum of Art
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Mailing Address
PO Box 20000
Las Cruces, NM 88004
phone: 575-541-2154
web: www.las-cruces.org/museums
Hours
Tuesday - Saturday9 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday - Mondayclosed
Admissions
Free
Museum Type(s)
Art
Services
Group Tours
Staff
Rebecca Slaughter, Director

Description

The Branigan Cultural Center is housed in a 1935 Territorial Style building. Exhibit include: "Las Cruces: Crossroads of History" a permanent regional history exhibit, two changing exhibit galleries and educational programming provide insight into the region's interesting past and lively present.

History

The Branigan Cultural Center has as its focus the history and culture of the region. Built during the Great Depression to serve as the City's main library, this building was rededicated as a city cultural facility in 1981. The building is on the National and New Mexico State Registry of Historic Places.

Educational Programs

First Friday Art Ramble (Every Month) Archaeology Day (April) Day of Dance (April) Summer craft programs Tours by appointment for groups

    Facilities

    Lecture Halls

    Performance Areas

    Governance

    City of Las Cruces

    Library

    Access: Staff Only

    Appointment required: No

    ADA

    Wheelchair Accessible

    Services

    Group Tours