Carlsbad’s Pearl of the Pecos Arts & Cultural District Granted State Authorization by the New Mexico Arts Commission

Santa Fe, N.M. – After completing the Arts & Cultural District (ACD) Start Up Benchmarks, Carlsbad’s Pearl of the Pecos (POP) ACD has been granted State Authorization, the tenth New Mexico community to achieve this designation. State-Authorized ACDs receive additional incentives such as assistance with cultural plan development and historic building tax credits. NM’s ACD programs make a positive impact by working with artists, entrepreneurs, and arts organizations/institutions, and utilizing cultural and historic assets to enhance the community’s creative economy.

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