Lea County Commission for the Arts

Mailing Address: PO Box 1974, Hobbs, NM 88241
County of Location: Lea
Phone: (575) 397-2787
NTEE Code: A- Arts, Culture and Humanities
Mission Statement:

To provide leadership, vision, and support to ensure the availability and diversity of the arts in Lea County.

Primary Programs:

Lea County Commission for the Arts is a non-profit partner of New Mexico Arts; the objective of the commission is to promote excellence in the further development of the visual, literary and performing arts in Lead County. Core Programs to be continued yearly:

• Weekly elementary art classes

• Elementary art exhibit by Hobbs schools

• Annual Lea County high school art exhibit

• Artist in Residency Program with Hobbs Public Schools

• Adult Art Classes

• Monthly art exhibits with public receptions

• Summer youth performing and visual art camps (June)

• Multi-cultural events, Black History/Hispanic Heritage

• Book signings for authors

• Gift Shoppe, outlet for local artists, Ticket Center

Populations Served: All Populations
Counties Served: Lea
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $25,000 - $99,999
Personnel: 1 to 5 FTE
Executive Director:

Carol Hammond

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering, Accepts inquiries about board member positions
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS, Is registered as a Nonprofit Corporation with the State of New Mexico

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