The Branigan Cultural Center will be closed through

June 30th for facility improvements.

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The Branigan Cultural Center hosts changing cultural exhibits, as well as educational programs, classes, and other special events. The building is on the National and State Registries of Historic Buildings.



Parking is at 500 N Water Street on the north end of Main Street Downtown, next to the Museum of Art.

Landscape photo of the Branigan Cultural Center Building


To book a tour, please email Museum Education or call the tour coordinator at (575) 528-3330.


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Uncaged Art

Museum Courtyard

July 2nd- September 18

The Branigan Cultural Center in Las Cruces New Mexico is proud to announce the exhibit “Uncaged Art” July 2-September 18, 2021. This exhibit features images of mixed media artwork made by some of the child detainees previously held at the controversial Tornillo Detention Camp. Uncaged Art also investigates the history of similar encampments. The exhibit was created by the Museo Urbano in the History Department at the University of Texas at El Paso by Dr. Yolanda Chávez. Please join us for this outdoor exhibition

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