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Silver City Arts and Cultural District Welcomes You

¡Bienvenidos! Welcome to the pedestrian, bicycle and pet-friendly Arts and Cultural District of Silver City, New Mexico. Experience our genuinely friendly, easy-going and passionate community of pioneering spirits. Included in the district are a multitude of restaurants, artist studios and galleries, an eclectic mix of retail shops, coffee shops, a co-operative food market, two public museums, vibrant murals and sculpture, historic architecture, a seasonal farmer’s market, theaters, and walking trails – all of which contribute to the vibrant life of cultural entrepreneurship within this area.

Our website offers you a great starting point to discover our area, and to plan your next trip to Silver City, gateway to the 3.3 million acre Gila National Forest. When you arrive in town, begin your trip at the Murray Ryan Visitor Center, where you will find up-to-the-moment information about all the local happenings. We look forward to seeing you!

Silver City Arts and Cultural District

The Silver City Arts and Cultural District (SCACD) works to promote cultural entrepreneurship as a tool for economic development locally and regionally. In collaboration with eight other Arts and Cultural Districts throughout New Mexico, we support the statewide economic development vision of local, unique, culturally inspired economies. The SCACD is your starting point on the expansive journey through our culturally rich region of Southwest New Mexico.