Things To Do
Photograph by El Paso Art Association
500 West Paisano Drive
The El Paso Art Association is the oldest art organization in El Paso celebrating 58 years of existence since it’s founding in 1949. The association serves to promote the visual arts in the El Paso region and provides services to its some 400 members by sponsoring several art shows, art classes and art workshops each year. The “Arts International” show held each October is the largest show of its kind in West Texas and Southern New Mexico attracting entries from over 100 artists each year and offering awards and guaranteed purchases in excess of $20,000 to winning participants.