Explore the Arts in ABQ

 

First Friday ARTScrawl, 5-8pm

 

ARTful Saturday, 1-4pm

First Friday ARTScrawl

ARTful Saturday

Special Events

Create Your ARTScrawl and ARTful Saturday Gallery Tours!

The Albuquerque First Friday ARTScrawl and ARTful Saturday are self-guided gallery walking tours that take place each month. We provide a listing of participating member galleries with details about their current shows and you use our listings and gallery map to plan your custom tour.

FIRST FRIDAY ARTSCRAWL
The citywide Albuquerque ARTScrawl occurs on the first Friday of every month.

ARTFUL SATURDAY
An Artful Saturday event takes place on the third Saturday of every month. The event rotates between Old Town, Route 66, and The Heights so check our listings for each month’s location!

SPECIAL EVENTS
Some of our members present events that don’t fall on the first Friday or third Saturday, we still want you to know about them! Our Special Events section includes our members’ non-ARTScrawl events.

2017 ARTScrawl Schedule

 

Jan. 6, Citywide ARTScrawl
Jan. 21, The Heights ARTful Saturday

Feb. 3, Citywide ARTScrawl
Feb. 18, Route 66 ARTful Saturday

March 3, Citywide ARTScrawl
March 18, Old Town ARTful Saturday

April 7, Citywide ARTScrawl
April 15, The Heights ARTful Saturday

May 5, Citywide ARTScrawl
May 20, Route 66 ARTful Saturday

June 2, Citywide ARTScrawl
June 17, Old Town ARTful Saturday

 

July 7, Citywide ARTScrawl
July 15, The Heights ARTful Saturday

Aug. 4, Citywide ARTScrawl
Aug. 19, Route 66 ARTful Saturday

Sept. 1, Citywide ARTScrawl
Sept. 16, Old Town ARTful Saturday

Oct. 6, Citywide ARTScrawl
Oct. 21, The Heights ARTful Saturday

Nov. 3, Citywide ARTScrawl
Nov. 18, Route 66 ARTful Saturday

Dec. 1, Citywide ARTScrawl
No ARTful Saturday in December

First Friday ARTScrawl – June 2

An ARTScrawl Event

Old Town

 

Warren Fine Art & Collectibles

328 San Felipe St. NW, #2 – 243-1005 – galleryat400.commap

ARTScrawl 5-8pm

This month the feature wall will continue to celebrate the seven gallery artists whose art was accepted into the prestigious 19th Annual New Mexico Masterworks Exhibit. The tribute to Maxfield Parrish continues with a large exhibit of vintage prints. Light refreshments and door prizes!

photograph of buttes

Albuquerque Photographers’ Gallery

Albuquerque Photographers’ Gallery

303 Romero St. NW, Suite N208 – 244-9195 – abqphotographersgallery.commap

ARTScrawl 5-8pm

Come and travel The Road to Ruins with Rhonda Spidell. She will present images of ruins in New Mexico and share some of the background stories that make the ruins a fascinating place to photograph with a presentation at 6:30. Light refreshments.

Amapola Gallery

205 Romero St NW – 242.4311 – amapolagallery.commap

Artscrawl Reception 4-8pm
Amapola presents Nature’s Gifts: Wood and Color with Mark McAllaster and BJ Briscoe.

ceramic masks

Ghostwolf Gallery

Ghostwolf Gallery

2043 South Plaza St. NW – 246-9653 – ghostwolf.gallerymap

ARTScrawl 5-8pm

Ghostwolf welcomes artist Rick Snow. You’ll love his fantastic, out of the ordinary ceramic work. The WILD! wildlife exhibition also continues. Light refreshments.

Yucca Art Gallery

206 1/2 San Felipe NW – 247.8931 – yuccaartgallery.commap

Opening 5-8pm

Yucca Art Gallery will hold a special exhibition of the work of Featured Artists; Lyla Garcia, water media artist; Steve Janecky, woodworking artist; and Barb Fajardo, jeweler. Yucca Art Gallery is also the home of nearly 40 additional artists. Light refreshments.

photograph of a Carnival participant in a mask

The Next Best Thing to Being There

The Next Best Thing to Being There

1315 Mountain Rd NW – 433.3204 – beingthereabq.commap

Artist Reception 5-8pm

Donatella Davanzo is an Italian-American anthropologist and photographer. Her photos concentrate on the traditions of Carnival in Venice, Italy. Carnival is a fascinating, colorful event that has been taking place for centuries. Davanzo’s images are of parades, performances, and portraits of participants in the Venetian Carnival.

Downtown

 

collage of images from the Harwood show

Harwood Art Center

Harwood Art Center

1114 7th Street NW – 242.6367 – harwoodartcenter.orgmap

Opening Reception 6-8pm
Main Gallery: Harwood Art Center’s 5th annual SURFACE: Emerging Artists of New Mexico is a juried exhibition, professional development and endowed cash awards program, presented with support from Albuquerque Art Business Association (AABA) / ArtsCrawl. Participating artists are: Meghan Arcaro, Jazmyn Crosby, Margaret Farrell, Michael Gomez, Jessica Gross, Kathryn Jaroneski, Shaelin Jornigan, Malcolm King, Cecilia McKinnon, Gwen Miller Wagner, Gaspar Salazar-Mendez, and Jeremy Salazar. Front Gallery: GhostPrism: Christopher MacQueen (SURFACE: Emerging Artist Award Recipient from 2016.) GhostPrism is a full-room installation that is populated by strings and painted lines that forge an environment with an ever-expanding depth of field. The artist invites viewers to participate in their own portrait while looking into reflective paintings; traversing a landscape where foreground, middle ground, and background are only complete when the spectator steps into the frame.

sculpture made from the cross section of a tree trunk

516 ARTS

516 ARTS

516 Central Ave SW – 242.1445 – 516arts.orgmap

Open House 5-8pm

In the downstairs gallery is Fires of Change, which explores the social and ecological issues behind the rise of catastrophic wildfires in the western United States. In the upstairs gallery is Landscapes of Life & Death which examines how photography poses a unique opportunity to look at loss, extinction, death and renewal.

painting of leaves on a green background

Sumner & Dene

Sumner & Dene

517 Central NW – 842.1400 – sumnerdene.commap

Artists Reception 5-8pm
Sumner & Dene is honored to present the Annual Garden Themed Show which showcases the gallery artists creating work with a garden theme. Participating artists include Jeannie Sellmer, Angus Macpherson, Frank McCulloch, Phil Hulebak, Rik Burkard, Reg Loving and David Snow.

painting of an evening sky

Concetta D Gallery

Concetta D Gallery

20 First Plaza NW – 243.5066 – concettadgallery.commap

Spring Open House and Group Show 5-8pm

New works by gallery artists: Andy Eccleshall, Anderson Giles, Joseph Barbieri, Robert Kuester, Richard Nichols, Jeff Otis, Don Ward, Paul Cheng, Michael Natale, Richard Sedlack, Grace Schlesier, Piao Xue Cheng, Kit Mahoney, and Zhang Wen Xin.

surreal painting of eyeballs with wings flying around a human heart

Tortuga Gallery

Tortuga Gallery

901 Edith Blvd. SE –  506-0820 – tortugagallery.org – map

ARTScrawl 5-8pm, Concert Starting at 7pm

Tortuga’s Summer Artist Collective continues with the featured works of Julie Brokken, Roe Libretto, Lesley long, Mauny Muray, Eliza M Schmid, Risa Taylor, Suzanne Visor, Denise Weaver Ross and Ilene Weiss. Live concert with Nathan & Jessie, Gypsy / Bluesy / Jazzy Folk Music, starts at 7pm. Concert $8-$15.

Nob Hill

 

Matrix Fine Art

3812 Central Ave SE, Suite 100 A – 280.8659 – matrixfineart.commap

Featured Artists’ Reception 5-8pm
The gallery presents Between Abstract and Realism. Artist Eliza M. Schmid has an eclectic approach to her art, painting both abstract and realism. Gabriele Niegelhell delivers a versatile body of work but tranquil landscapes seem to be a constant in her paintings. Refreshments will be served.

The Heights

 

fiber art work

Hip Stitch

Hip Stitch

2320 Wisconsin St. NE – 821.2739 – HipStitchABQ.com
Sashiko Trunk Show 6-9pm

Come for a reception with refreshments showing traditional Japanese folk art embroidery portraying themes and iconography of the Southwest. This presentation includes earlier acrylic on canvas works by Joyce Perz, including painting influenced by fiber arts including quilts.

The Gallery ABQ

Hoffmantown, 8210 Menaul Blvd. NE – 292.9333 – thegalleryabq.commap

Reception 5-8pm
Rock, Paper, Silver presents Featured Artists: Sandy Baca, beads; Julie Fitzgerald, collage; and Kathleen McCaughey, silver and stones. Artist Insight talk at 6 pm. Show runs through June 30.

artwork of a basket and asian characters

Weyrich Gallery

Weyrich Gallery

2935 D Louisiana Blvd. NE – 883.7410 – weyrichgallery.commap

Artist Reception 5-8:30pm

Passages brings new work by artists Harriette Tsosie, Painting and Carl Gray Witkop, Hand coiled burnished pottery. Tsosie is exhibiting new work in acrylic on canvas or panel. Witkop has developed his own style that incorporates horsehair and feathers in the firing process. Show closes on June 30, 2017.

painting of a tree in front of a stucco wall

Palette

Palette Contemporary Art & Craft

7400 Montgomery Suite 22 – 855.7777 – palettecontemporary.commap

Opening Reception 5-8pm

California Landscape artist, Eyvind Earle, is back at Palette with an all new show of Paintings and Prints. Sun-Drenched emphasizes the inky black cows and golden yellow landscapes that this former Disney designer painted from scenes from memory of the iconic California Highway 1.

Old Town Artful Saturday – June 17

An ARTScrawl Event

 

painting of a dog with a scarf and birds on its head

Ghostwolf Gallery

Ghostwolf Gallery

2043 South Plaza St. NW – 246-9653 – ghostwolf.gallerymap

ARTful Saturday 1-4pm

The WILD!: Celebrating Wildlife and Diversity Through Art exhibition benefitting Defenders of Wildlife continues. Come by and meet some of the artists!

 

photograph of buttes

Albuquerque Photographers’ Gallery

Albuquerque Photographers’ Gallery

303 Romero St. NW, Suite N208 – 244-9195 – abqphotographersgallery.commap

ARTful Saturday 1-5pm

The Navajo Nation is a treasure with a rich culture, proud people, and wondrous scenery. At 3:30pm gallery member Lindsay Waite will highlight the amazing imagery from these lands throughout the gallery. Light refreshments.

 

Warren Fine Art & Collectibles

328 San Felipe St. NW, #2 – 243-1005 – galleryat400.commap

ARTful Saturday 1-4pm

This month the feature wall will continue to celebrate the seven gallery artists whose art was accepted into the prestigious 19th Annual New Mexico Masterworks Exhibit. The artists won a combined eleven coveted awards in both the Standard and Miniatures Divisions! The tribute to Maxfield Parrish continues with a large exhibit of vintage prints.

 

photograph of a Carnival participant in a mask

The Next Best Thing to Being There

The Next Best Thing to Being There

1315 Mountain Rd NW – 433.3204 – beingthereabq.commap

ARTful Saturday 1-5pm

Donatella Davanzo is an Italian-American anthropologist and photographer. Her photos concentrate on the traditions of Carnival in Venice, Italy. Carnival is a fascinating, colorful event that has been taking place for centuries. Davanzo’s images are of parades, performances, and portraits of participants in the Venetian carnival.

June Special Events

JUNE 10

Weyrich Gallery

2935 D Louisiana Blvd. NE – 883.7410 – weyrichgallery.commap

Artist Talk and poetry reading by Scott Wiggerman 3:30-4:30pm

On view is Passages which brings new work by artists Harriette Tsosie; Painting and Carl Gray Witkop; Hand coiled burnished pottery. Tsosie is exhibiting new work in acrylic on canvas or panel. Witkop has developed his own style that incorporates horsehair and feathers in the firing process. Show closes on June 30, 2017.

artwork of a basket and asian characters

Weyrich Gallery