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Las Artistas poster by Patrick Gabaldon.

More than 100 borderland artists will display and sell their work at the annual Las Artistas Art and Fine Crafts Show Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 20-21.

The show, now in its 51st year, is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days at the Epic Railyard Event Center, 2201 E. Mills. Admission is $10. 

El Paso muralists Tino Ortega, Babak Tavakoli and Christin Apodaca will do a live painting on site on Saturday.

The nonprofit organization was founded in 1970 with a mission to promote appreciation for fine crafts and art in the borderland while providing arts education opportunities. It began as a backyard art show by a handful of El Paso artists seeking a venue to show and sell their work.

The organization is among area artists and cultural nonprofits who collectively received $250,000 in grants from the city’s Museums and Cultural Affairs Department Cultural Funding Program. 

Arts and cultural programming has an annual economic impact of more than $103 million in El Paso, according to an economic impact study by Americans for the Arts.


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