Visit the most talked-about building that defines the landscape of El Paso. At the Abraham Chavez Theater you'll enjoy world-renown musical acts, Broadway plays, symphonies and other entertainment.
The Abraham Chavez Theater in downtown El Paso is a structural marvel, inviting visitors with its 3-story glass facade and an overall shape that evokes the sombrero. In fact, the facility helps define El Paso's cityscape.
The 2,500-seat theater is located next to the El Paso Convention & Performing Arts Center. The intimate facility has hosted world-renown musical acts, Broadway plays, symphonies and other performances. The Abraham Chavez Theater was named after a man who helped shape the cultural emphasis of the El Paso Symphony, longtime conductor Maestro Abraham Chavez. Past performances by well-known acts have included Beck, the Goo Goo Dolls, Yo Gabba Gabba and Disney Live! performances.
Established in the 1930's, El Paso Symphony Orchestra is the oldest performing arts organization in El Paso and the longest continuously running symphony orchestra in the state of Texas. Be entertained and educated by their presentation their superior concert music events.
Works by popular area artists are on display at the Hal Marcus Gallery. The changing exhibit gallery is also next to the painting studio, where you can oftentimes watch artist and owner Hal Marcus creating new works. Offerings in the gallery include paintings, sculptures and prints.
The scenery is part of the show and definitely part of the atmosphere at the McKelligon Canyon Theatre. As the name implies, the entertainment venue is nestled into the foothills of the Franklin Mountains.
The McKelligon Canyon Theatre is a breathtaking venue set against the natural backdrop of the Franklin Mountains. From plays to concerts, audience members can enjoy the show and the sights for a complete cultural experience. The ampitheatre holds over 1,500 people and the pavilion can accommodate up to 300 people for events.
Browsing art galleries is a popular pasttime in El Paso. The Sunland Art Galley boasts a co-op style that showcases the works of its 45 member artists. Attend an art demonstration the first and third Saturday each month.