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If you have artistic soul then it’s 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.

Adair 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 1920’s. 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.

People’s Gallery at City Hall features the works of local as well as national artists. Exhibits are changed on a monthly basis.

The largest studio in El Paso, Studio W, is definitely worth a visit. It showcases original art and also handles limited edition prints.

El Paso Museum of Art is at One Arts Festival Plaza. It features the internationally famous Kress Collection, Tom Lea Gallery, works on paper and temporary exhibits.