The Center for Contemporary Arts (CCA) is an arts and culture hub for northern New Mexico’s diverse communities. Founded in 1979, CCA is one of the oldest artist-centered organizations in the American Southwest, committed to supporting emerging and established artists. CCA draws more than 55,000 visitors annually for exhibitions, independent films, performances, and education/public programs.
In 2009, CCA completed nearly $2 million in capital improvements to facilities, including major renovations to our galleries and theaters and greatly improving visitor experiences at our historic Armory campus location in Santa Fe.
The Mission of the CCA is to create, maintain, and promote a vibrant regional gathering place for the exploration and presentation of diverse and challenging contemporary art forms and ideas through interdisciplinary programs: film, visual arts, performance, and educational outreach.
La Misión del CCA es crear, mantener y promover un vibrante lugar de reunión en la región para la exploración y presentación de diversas y desafiantes formas de arte contemporáneo e ideas, a través de programas interdisciplinarios: Cine, artes visuales, interpretación y alcance educacional.