This free family event features the traditions, art, dance, clothing, and other customs of more than a dozen cultures represented in Las Cruces. Traditional dance, music and songs from different places will be performed throughout the day. Student groups from NMSU and other community partners will be present demonstrating traditional clothing, arts, and other customs. There will be opportunities to listen to music from a range of countries, learn how to write your name in different alphabets, and appreciate the wide range of cultures and nationalities found within Las Cruces.
The Branigan Cultural Center is located at 501 North Main Street. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 9am to 4:30pm. The Branigan will be reopening after renovation for the First Friday Arts Ramble on September 5. For more information, contact the Branigan Cultural Center at (575) 541-2154 or visit the Center’s website at las-cruces.org/museums.