The Franciscan Festival of Fine Art is sponsored by the Holy Cross Retreat Center (HCRC) to promote appreciation for fine artists and their work. All participants are approved by a committee with a desire to present the highest quality arts. All proceeds from the festival support the activities of the Retreat Center.
This is an outdoor show on the beautiful grounds of the Holy Cross Retreat Center, 600 Holy Cross Road, Mesilla Park, New Mexico, 88047 two miles south of University Ave. and Highway 10 in Las Cruces. It features 80-90 artists who display a variety of fine arts, including paintings, photography, sculpture, ceramics, wood works, jewelry, and more. The show also features an enchilada dinner and other of food vendors, a silent auction, a raffle, live music on two stages, and a beer/wine garden. (If using GPS or Googlemaps, 4889 South Main St. Mesilla Park, NM brings you to our entrance.)