You and your family do not need to travel far to find out interesting
and entertaining cultural events. Just take a look at a few of the local
events where you can enjoy yourself.
If you like planes,
you won't want to miss one of the most entertaining aerobatics exhibits
in the country: The Amigo Air Show is an annual tradition at
Biggs Air Field every October.
The Border Folk
Festival brings the sounds of folk music, with folk crafts and arts
for your viewing please. Dance, food, and traditional folk art demonstrations
are just some of the few features that bring families year after year.
Many more events
such as the colorful Festival de las Flores, the Tarde de
Oro, the El Paso-Juarez International, and most recently,
Coca-cola's Nameless Fiesta are available for your enjoyment.
To find out more information about events in the El Paso area, visit
the El Paso Scene On-Line.
As you tour through the spacious 54,000 sq. ft. exhibit hall, of the War
Eagles Museum you'll discover the warbirds of the World War II era
and the jet fighters of the Korean Conflict. Most of the magnificent collection
is maintained in flying condition.
The War Eagles
Museum is only 12 miles from downtown El Paso in beautiful Santa Teresa,
El Paso Museum
of Art houses the Kress Collection of Old Masters and Spanish &
Mexican Colonial art.
art. LEVELS gallery is a recent addition to the downtown El Paso
museum and gallery scene. Attempting to break out of the museum mold,
WORLD art. LEVELS will include music, poetry, motion picture,
painting, sculpture, and a variety of the most innovative artistic mediums
of our times. Just recently, a local graffiti artist exhibited his controversial
works with the help of the owners of WORLD art. LEVELS.
Some of El Paso's most creative artwork is on the walls; after you visit
the galleries, take a tour of the more than 80 public murals in El Paso.
El Paso's Junior League has a free, full color brochure with maps, photographs,
and detailed explanations of the murals.
Artist Carlos Flores
created this mural entitled Our Heritage/Nuestra Herencia in
1992. It is located at the Chamizal National Park.