Open Submissions Process 2018

The Branigan Cultural Center, a museum in the Las Cruces Museum System, is holding a call for submissions for exhibitions with themes of cultural and historical significance relating to the Southwest to be presented in 2019. Branigan Cultural Center is accepting submissions from artists (solo and group shows), from formal and informal scholars, and cultural heritage organizations.

Submission Information:

  • Exhibits will be in 2019 with dates to be determined by the Las Cruces Museum System.
  • The Branigan Cultural Center displays exhibits in four different spaces, ranging from approximately 700 sq.ft. to 1,400 sq. ft. (30 linear feet to 115 linear feet).
  • Final determination of which pieces will be displayed and square footage devoted to exhibits will be made by the Museum System exhibit staff.
  • Preference will be given to exhibitions that demonstrate a strong connection to the cultural and historic heritage of the Mesilla Valley and Southern New Mexico.

Submissions are accepted electronically only through this SurveyMonkey link. You must upload 8 to 10 high resolution jpg images of the works intended for exhibition (or works of similar style).

Completed applications will be accepted February 28 through April 7, 2018, at 5pm.
If you have questions, please contact

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