have artistic soul then its sure to
receive nourishment at a number of
visual arts center. The Bridge for
Contemporary Art is nonprofit and
run by area artists. It hosts 6 to 8
contemporary art exhibits a year. It
also host poetry readings and
performances by local and national
theater groups and musicians.
Margo Gallery opened in El Paso in
1985 in turn of the century building
that at one time housed short-lived art
club on its roof on the 1920s. The
gallery exhibits the finest regional,
national and international art,
including more than 400 drawings from
Tom Lea, an illustrator, novelist and
painter who started that short-lived art
club when he was a teen.
Peoples Gallery at City Hall
features the works of local as well as
national artists. Exhibits are changed
on a monthly basis.
largest studio in El Paso, Studio W,
is definitely worth a visit. It
showcases original art and also handles
limited edition prints.
Museum of Art is at One Arts
Festival Plaza. It features the
internationally famous Kress Collection,
Tom Lea Gallery, works on paper and