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Art Obscura

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Offbeat art and antiques

Deret, the owner is a graduate from NMSU where he was an art major. He has created a wonderful... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2019
Karen G
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
Love 2nd hand.

Great place to shop for antiques, modern art pieces and small local items. Friday nights are... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
Karen G
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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Apr 28, 2019
“Offbeat art and antiques”
Aug 7, 2018
“Love 2nd hand.”
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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...more
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3206 Harrelson St, Las Cruces, NM 88005-7726
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Reviewed April 28, 2019

Deret, the owner is a graduate from NMSU where he was an art major. He has created a wonderful space for upcoming and well known artists to show their work.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Karen G
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Great place to shop for antiques, modern art pieces and small local items. Friday nights are often open gallery nights with food trucks, music and a chance to meet local artists.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

I purchased a lovely necklace and would have loved to have bought a painting, but it was too large for for the flight. Next time I'll drive!

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 24, 2018

Obscura is a good name. Full of strange and interesting art. Far from the typical art galleries, it is worth a visit to widen your horizons!

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Katharine M
Reviewed March 24, 2018

Yes, the Art Obscura Gallery is quirky! Yes, they showcase local artists in their two floors of gallery space. Yes, they always have something that evokes emotion or a memory if you hunt around in there enough. But, wait! They also host Poetry Slams every...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Milonguero23
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...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Jason C
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.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Margaret D
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!

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank leslieb115
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...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank JamaisVu
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.

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Dr_Nancy53
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