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Address: 3206 Harrelson St, Las Cruces, NM 88005-7726
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Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Art Obscura is the one place to shop where you are guaranteed to find...

Art Obscura is the one place to shop where you are guaranteed to find something out of the ordinary to call your own. Whether you're interested in art, antiques, collectibles, or even silver jewelry we've got something for you. By shopping At Art Obscura you'll be supporting local artists and stimulating the local economy. Shop local, shop Art Obscura.

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Unique mix of gifts and local art. Extremely friendly staff!

I stopped in to check out Art Obscura during a brief trip to Las Cruces. I spent nearly an hour admiring their small gallery of works by local artists. In the adjoining room there... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2017
Jason C
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Reviewed March 4, 2017

I stopped in to check out Art Obscura during a brief trip to Las Cruces. I spent nearly an hour admiring their small gallery of works by local artists. In the adjoining room there is a number of gifts and vintage items for sale. The old vending and pinball machines were very cool! I have to say that the staff... More 

Thank Jason C
Andrews, North Carolina
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Reviewed November 14, 2016

Sort of out of the way, maybe just not my taste- I was hoping to see more local art and antiques. Felt like college art really funky- maybe interesting to look at but not something I'd hang on the wall. Not many antiques at all.

Thank Margaret D
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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24 reviews
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Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Eclectic mix of art and collectables! Stopped in to check the place out and found tons of cool stuff from original artwork, handmade jewelry, tshirts, antique toys and collectables! I will continue to be a customer, you should stop by and check the place out!

Thank Leslie B
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314 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
Reviewed November 11, 2016

This place wasn't what I expected, being smaller than anticipated & more a showcase for local & emerging artists than a gallery or "art shop" in the usual sense. Not a place for high-end art, certainly, but I love that they give locals a place to show their stuff... & much of it is drawing & painting, with some eclectic... More 

Thank JamaisVu
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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17 reviews
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Reviewed June 2, 2016

So many interesting things/art to explore packed into a small place. Some of the best stuff is upstairs, "hidden" away in a tiny room. Take your time with this one, folks.

1 Thank Dr_Nancy53
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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168 reviews
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Reviewed May 21, 2016

I like the big painting on the outside of the building. A child with a wagon. The art is a little over the top for me but it is interesting. You never know what is on display.

Thank duepplestrasse5-7
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 21, 2015

Art Obscura is a funky and unique place that has something for everyone. Artists and travelers alike will find something they enjoy here!

1 Thank BarnyardMagnolia
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46 reviews
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Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

Our son invited us to go to the art show this past weekend and it was amazing. While checking out the artists work we signed up for a raffle that they were doing that evening. I dont seem to have much luck but it must have been in the stars, because I was the winner of the raffle. We also... More 

1 Thank Firecg82
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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Reviewed July 18, 2015

Very cool vintage/art/flea market. Good mix of miscellaneous old stuff and new art pieces.Very nice staff

1 Thank Pilot V
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454 reviews
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Reviewed July 13, 2015

Went out of our way to visit this place as the online info says it was open, but on the door is says it is closed Monday-Wednesday. Meh... call ahead if you want to visit i reckon.

3 Thank Five15

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