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DAAC Virtual 49th Annual Renaissance ArtsFaire Online Silent Auction

2012 Toyota Prius - part of on-line silent auction - bids start at $.99

Las Cruces, NM – On this edition of PUENTES a la comunidad, bridges to the community, host Emily Guerra spoke with Doña Ana Arts Council Executive Director, Gregory Z. Smith, to talk to us about current activities, future plans and the start of the on-line Silent Auction preview week starting October 23rd with an Art Car Show. Bidding begins on Dia de Los Muertos - November 1st through November 7th as part of the Virtual 49th Annual Renaissance ArtsFaire.

RenFaire includes an Art History Challenge open to “all creative minds to recreate Renaissance paintings (14th-17th century) using household items. To participate, simply photograph your version of a Renaissance painting and submit it to manager@daarts.org. Include an image of the original painting so challenge judges can compare the two. There is NO entry fee to participate; entries will be accepted through November 5th. On-line contest winners will be announced on the Virtual RenFaire, Saturday, November 7th live on Facebook, cash prizes will be awarded. Visit daarts.org/the-49th-annual-renaissance-artsfaire-goes-virtual.

The Doña Ana Arts Council is at their new location in downtown Las Cruces at 250 West Amador Avenue. 575-523-6403.