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Otero Artspace,

home to Otero Arts Inc

1118 Indiana Ave 

Alamogordo, New Mexico

Otero Artspace is located in the beautifully restored historic Woman’s Club building at 12th St. & Indiana in Alamogordo, NM. Built by the US Works Progress Administration in the 1930s in the Pueblo Revival style of architecture, the building is historically and culturally significant. It has been restored by the the people of Otero County.

The historic, beautifully restored building will be available to rent for private and public events, as well as regularly scheduled art exhibits, performances, and art, music, and dance classes.


Our Mission:

  • Provide a venue for artistic and cultural exhibition

  • Strengthen and expand the arts community in Otero County and South - Central New Mexico 

  • Enhance the quality of life in Otero County

  • Promote economic development through the arts

  • Otero Arts Inc is a community-based 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions are tax deductible. 

Otero Arts Will Host:

  • Juried and non - juried art exhibitions

  • Music, dance, drama and spoken word performances

  • Poetry, fiction and non - fiction reading series

  • Open mics

  • Art, music and dance classes for children and adults

  • Private & public events via building rentals

How Can You Help?

  • Donate - tax deductible

  • Volunteer 

  • Spread the word

  • Participate 

  • Take a class

  • Teach a class

  • Become a Member

  • Rent Our Venue for Your Event


Current Events and Exhibits


Upcoming Events and Exhibits

NOTE: Art exhibits generally open on 1st Fridays and remain up for the month. Gallery hours: Thursday - Sunday 1-4 PM

Chip Greenberg & Dennis Pakula: Reception on

June 2, 5 – 7 PM

Dan Pilgreen: Reception on

July 7, 5 – 7 PM

Gabe Mauger Reception on

August 4 , 5 - 7 PM

Ann Bagby: Reception on

September 1, 5 – 7 PM

Ann Aleshire:  Reception on

October 6, 5 – 7 PM


Lowe’s Charbroil Gas Grill
Terrace View 4-piece patio furniture set
Home Depot patio rug
Two-Night Stay in Lovely Tularosa Casita
Metal Art Sculpture donated by Dancing Dog Gallery
Pastel Painting “ Taos Clouds” donated by Janet Amtmann
Charlie Bird (Laguna/Kewa) inlaid Turquoise & Silver Bolo Donated by  Amtmann Family
Roger Wilbur (Zuni) Turquoise & Silver Bolo donated by Amtmann  Family
Tularosa Basin Historical Society “Get in Free” tickets
Bella Pella Salon & Spa $45 gift certificate
La Bodega Bath Basket
Globug $25 gift certificate
Five LesCombes $10 gift certificates
Seven Rocket City Free Bowling cards with free shoe rental
Hummingbird Metal Art  donated by Travis Marshall, Marshall’s Metal Shop
Victoria Gift Certificate for $50, lovely purse & canvas bag that  when brought into store gets 10% off any purchase forever
Silver, jet and coral bracelet donated by Amtmann Family
5 strand varied multi-stone necklace by Judy Rosetta (Kewa) donated by  Amtmann Family
Glass bead bracelet donated by D. Rondelez
Silver Pendant Necklace and drop earrings donated by R. Williams
Horse Feathers $50 Gift Certificate
Oil Painting "Cottonwoods On the Dunes"oil painting by Ann Beacht
Pearl jewelry donated by Ann Beacht
Antique jewelry donated by Sue Preslar
Micaceous bean pot by Scott Goewey
Hand-woven, spun and dyed purse, some with vegetable dyes, cochineal and indigo, by Susan Goewey
Framed floral still-life painting by Rena, 24x28, donated by Roadrunner Emporium
Framed 5x7 oil painting "Tularosa Creek" by Chris Ward 
Navajo Silver Storyteller cuff bracelet with inset stones, donated by Ann Beacht
Silver Navajo Feather Cuff Bracelet with coral, donated by Ann Beacht
Lapis lazuli necklace by Claire Haye with silver animal medallions, donated by Ann Beacht

Some projects are supported in part by New Mexico Arts, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs,
and by the National Endowment for the Arts

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Contact Otero Arts Inc

1118 Indiana Ave, Alamogordo, NM 88310


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