​​The Lea County Commission for the Arts, in partnership with the New Mexico Junior College Fine Arts Department is proud to present the New Mexico Junior College Art Faculty & Student Exhibition. The exhibition will feature a variety of art by various New Mexico Junior College art faculty members, including Dustin Kaufman, Lynda Newman, John Lathrop, Bryant Bullard, Kimberly Ryan, Brian Henning as well as their students. Guests can expect to see a wide variety of art, ranging from paintings, ceramics, sculptures, photography and more.

The opening reception will take place on Saturday, January 14th from 5-7pm at the Center for the Arts. Visitors will have the chance to visit with the New Mexico Junior College art professors as well as learn more about the different opportunities available at the NMJC. Local art students, interested in pursuing the arts in college are highly encouraged to attend. The reception is free and open to the public. Light refreshments and live music by the NMJC Rock Band will be provided. The exhibition will remain on display at the Center through late March

For more information, please call (575) 397-ARTS, visit the Center for the Arts Facebook page or Hobbsevents.org

​Are you an out-of-town guest staying over night for one of our events? Looking for an affordable yet luxurious hotel in which to lodge. We've got the perfect deal for you! Receive a special discount on your hotel nights in Hobbs by lodging at one of our choice hotels in Hobbs: Hilton Garden Inn, Baymont Inn & Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites, Fairfield Inn & Suites or TownePlace Suites. Just ask for the Center for the Arts discount when booking!


Promoting Excellence in the Arts Since 2000

Nationally travelling global instrumentalist, Todd Green Music coming to Hobbs at Tydings Auditorium on Tue. Mar. 7th, 1pm, the Lovington 6th Grade Academy on Wed. Mar. 8th, 1pm and the Eunice Community Center on Thu. Mar. 9th, 6pm.

The lecture demonstrations will be moderated by New Mexico Junior College English professor, Peter Mladinic, evaluated by Lea County Museum Director, Jim Harris and are FREE & open to the public! Don't miss them!!!