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.

2016 ARTScrawl Schedule

 

Jan. 1, Citywide ARTScrawl
Jan. 16, Route 66 ARTful Saturday

Feb. 5, Citywide ARTScrawl
Feb. 14, Old Town Sweetheart Stoll

March 4, Citywide ARTScrawl
March 19, The Heights ARTful Saturday

April 1, Citywide ARTScrawl
April 16, Route 66 ARTful Saturday

May 6, Citywide ARTScrawl
May 21, Old Town ARTful Saturday

June 3, Citywide ARTScrawl
June 18, The Heights ARTful Saturday

 

July 1, Citywide ARTScrawl
July 16, Route 66 ARTful Saturday

Aug. 5, Citywide ARTScrawl
Aug. 20, Old Town ARTful Saturday

Sept. 2, Citywide ARTScrawl
Sept. 17, The Heights ARTful Saturday

Oct. 7, Citywide ARTScrawl
Oct. 15, Route 66 ARTful Saturday

Nov. 4, Citywide ARTScrawl
Nov. 19, Old Town ARTful Saturday

Dec. 2, Citywide ARTScrawl
No ARTful Saturday in December


First Friday ARTScrawl – May 6

An ARTScrawl Event


Old Town

 

Gallery at 400

Gallery at 400

Gallery at 400
328 San Felipe St. NW, #2 – 243-1005 – galleryat400.commap
ARTScrawl 5-8pm
The theme this month is Route 66 Revisited presenting Dorothy McGeorge’s masterful oil paintings of vintage landmarks. McGeorge will give an Artist’s Insight talk at 6pm, discussing her technique and aesthetic. As always, refreshments will be served.

Essence Gallery

Essence Gallery

Essence Gallery & Boutique
323 Romero St. NW, Suite 1 – 843.7367 – essencegalleryboutique.commap
Opening Reception 5-9pm
Inspiration and talent have been blended together to create the unique monoprints of Varanasi Press and the Signature Collection of Saddhu, hand dyed fabrics and original designs of comfortable tunics, jackets, pants and gorgeous scarves! Show runs through May 28.

Park Fine Art
323 Romero St. NW – 764.1900 – parkfineart.commap
ARTScrawl 5-8pm
The 7th International Tour Show will start at Park Fine Art in May and travel to Frankfurt, Germany in June 2016. The more than 50 International Artists come from Korea, Japan, Canada, Germany, The Netherlands, and the US.

Albuquerque Photographers Gallery

Albuquerque Photographers Gallery

Albuquerque Photographers’ Gallery
303 Romero St. NW, Suite N208 – 244-9195 – abqphotographersgallery.commap
New Artist Reception 4-7pm
Albuquerque Photographers’ Gallery is proud to announce that Gary Lamott is the newest photographer to join the gallery.  Lamott comes from the New England area. Come by, meet the artist and discuss his work with him. Light refreshments.

Amapola Gallery

Amapola Gallery

Amapola Gallery
205 Romero St NW – 242.4311 – amapolagallery.commap
First Friday Reception 4-7pm
FLOWERS AND SKIES features works by Debra Montoya, mosaics and Kay Richards, water media. Richards captures the beauty and feeling of each subject with her liberal use of vivid colors. Montoya creates mixed media mosaics full of flowers, color and textures. Light refreshments.   

Ghostwolf Gallery

Ghostwolf Gallery

Ghostwolf Gallery
2043 South Plaza St. NW – 246-9653 – ghostwolf.gallerymap
Artists Reception 5-8pm
Ghostwolf invites you to celebrate their opening with door prizes, libations, snacks, music, and of course- art! Enjoy an evening on the patio for a meet-and-greet with all of the gallery artists.

Purple Sage Gallery

Purple Sage Gallery
201 San Felipe NW – 450.4059 – purplesagegaleria.commap
Opening Reception 5-8pm
The gallery presents pastels by Marilyn Drake. Show will run through May 30.

Genuine Southwest Art & Craft

Genuine Southwest Art & Craft

Genuine Southwest Art & Gifts
1919 Old Town Rd. NW, Suite 2 – 243.1410 – genuinesouthwest.commap
Artist Reception 5-8pm
Genuine Southwest presents a show by Blown Glass Artist, Adam Frus. The Essence of Color combines his love for art and science in unique blown glass vessels featuring mineral specimens. His pieces are enjoyed by glass lovers and mineral collectors.

Downtown

 

VSA – N4th Gallery
4904 Fourth Street NW – 345.2140vsartsnm.orgmap
Opening Reception 5-6:30pm
Emergence: a New Generation of Artists is a curated exhibition of artwork by high school students from the Albuquerque community which offers a look at emerging work of a new generation of artists and a platform for professional artistic experience. On view through June 19.

Harwood Art Center

Harwood Art Center

Harwood Art Center
1114 7th Street NW – 242.6367 – harwoodartcenter.orgmap
Opening Reception 6-8pm
Main Gallery: Traversing The Edges: Bryce Hample, Niya Lee & Myriam Tapp. Artists explore the cycles of life, of growth and subsequent decay. Front Gallery: Romance & Necessary Fictions: Maude Andrade & Tanesia Hale-Jones. A collaborative series.

OFFCenter Arts

OFFCenter Arts

OFFCenter Community Arts Project @ Sumner & Dene
517 Central NW – 247.1172 – offcenterarts.org
Little House Auction 5-8pm
This special fundraiser takes place at Sumner & Dene. Help keep OFFCenter going strong with your bids at this event!  Come see “Albuquirky” creativity on display. Bid on over 100 little houses made by Albuquerque Artisst, bidding stops at 7pm.

OT Circus
709 Central NW – 249.2231 – otcircus.commap
ARTScrawl 5-7pm
Beautiful Macro Photography of nature and her beasts by talented young adults, Jacob McGrath and Shane Rose. Included will be some drawings from another gifted young guy, Michael Bruening. This event will also feature some textile artwork and crafts by Collected Hands Studio.

Sumner & Dene

Sumner & Dene

Sumner & Dene
517 Central NW – 842.1400 – sumnerdene.commap
Artists Reception 5-8pm
Sumner & Dene is honored to present Frank McCulloch New Mexico Landscapes plus Mark Horst Figurative Paintings. Frank McCulloch paints the New Mexico Landscape within peaceful atmosphere haze. In contrast, Mark Horst paints the human figure with his own brand of color combinations and composition. Little House Auction for OFFCenter is upstairs.

CFA Downtown Studio

CFA Downtown Studio

CFA Downtown Studio
113 Fourth St. NW – 221-8037 – map
Artist Talk 5:30, Opening Reception 6-9pm
Please join Logan Bellew for Eros, an exhibition of photographs and a singular video installation. Ever fascinated by modes of connection Bellew has spent several years working on the island of Cyprus exploring his own intimate connection to the island’s history, geography, and interactions between people.

Nob Hill

 

Blue Lily Atelier

Blue Lily Atelier

Blue Lily Atelier
3209 Silver Ave. SE – 263.6675 – bluelilyatelier.commap
Artist Reception 5-7 pm
May’s featured artist is Ann Pisto. Pisto’s oil paintings are impressionistic in style and encompass landscapes, florals and still lifes. At 6pm, the artist will give a talk “On Being Fearless”. Exhibition runs through May 28.

Matrix Fine Art

Matrix Fine Art

Matrix Fine Art
3812 Central Ave SE, Suite 100 A – 268.8952 – matrixfineart.commap
Artscrawl Reception 5-8pm
Light, Movement, Imagination  – Abstract Paintings by Jill Christian, Marilyn Dillard and Raul Dorn features three local painters with widely different and vibrant approaches to abstraction.

New Grounds

New Grounds

New Grounds Print Workshop & Gallery
3812 Central Ave SE, Suite 100 B – 268.8952 – newgroundsgallery.commap
Artscrawl Reception 5-8pm
In Neoglyphs – Monotypes by Jessica Krichels, Krichels’ monotype abstractions find inspiration in linguistics, nature, mathematics, glyphs, symbols and the rich language of human interaction. Demonstration by Jessica Krichels during the Reception, 6:30-7pm.

Sixty Six Contemporary Gallery

Sixty Six Contemporary Gallery

Sixty Six Contemporary Art Gallery
4009 Central Ave. NE – 545.2030 – sixtysixgallery.commap
Artist Reception 5-8pm
Sixty Six Gallery presents Printicious Plus! a continuing exhibition with new fine art etchings, serigraphs and more by artists Sandow Birk, Rodney Ewing, Amanda Knowles, Linda Mae Tratechaud, Cianna Valley, Xavier Viramontes and others.

The Heights

 

The Gallery ABQ
Hoffmantown, 8210 Menaul Blvd. NE – 292.9333 – thegalleryabq.commap
ARTScrawl Reception 5-8pm
Presenting The Twisted Sisters with featured artists Nina Adkins, water media, Marcella Boushelle, water media, and Adele Frances, fiber artist. Artist Insight talk at 6 pm by Adele Frances. Refreshments at the Reception. Show runs May 3-28.

Weyrich Gallery

Weyrich Gallery

Weyrich Gallery
2935 D Louisiana Blvd. NE – 883.7410 – weyrichgallery.commap
ARTScrawl 5-8:30pm
Weyrich presents new work by Betsy Williams-Potter in Let the Mystery Be. Williams work has a Zen-like meditative quality to it that, if stated in a Zen parable form would read something like, ‘Less becomes more’.  Artist Reception & Talk 4-6pm

Palette Contemporary Art

Palette Contemporary Art

Palette Contemporary Art & Craft
7400 Montgomery Suite 22 – 855.7777 – palettecontemporary.commap
Opening Reception 5-8pm
Room With a Vuu features paintings and prints by Nha Vuu. Nha embraces both timeless emptiness and the present day reality of clustered congestion in her architecturally-oriented paintings and prints that are often created on her own hand-made paper.


Old Town Artful Saturday, May 21

An ARTScrawl Event


Purple Sage Gallery

Purple Sage Gallery

Purple Sage Gallery
201 San Felipe NW – 450.4059 – purplesagegaleria.commap
Artful Saturday 1-4pm
Purple Sage Gallery will host an Open House to celebrate its four year Anniversary. Please stop by for refreshments and celebration.

Yucca Art Gallery
206 1/2 San Felipe NW – 247.8931 – yuccaartgallery.commap
ARTful Saturday 12-3pm
Yucca Art Gallery, Albuquerque’s oldest coop gallery, will spotlight the artistry of Featured Artists Fran Krukar, water media painter, Sandra Lipka, potter, and Linda Reyes Alicea, jeweler. The artists will describe and discuss their techniques as the focus of the Artful Saturday event.  

Ghostwolf Gallery

Ghostwolf Gallery

Ghostwolf Gallery
2043 South Plaza St. NW – 246-9653 – ghostwolf.gallerymap
ARTful Saturday 1-4pm
Ghostwolf invites you to celebrate their opening with door prizes, libations, snacks, music, and of course- art! Enjoy an afternoon on the patio for a meet-and-greet with all of the gallery artists.

Amapola Gallery

Amapola Gallery

Amapola Gallery
205 Romero St NW – 242.4311 – amapolagallery.commap
Perfect Palette Party 10am-1:30pm
The Perfect Palette Party will take place on the Amapola Gallery Front Patio and features gallery artists painting in acrylic, oil, and water colors.

Albuquerque Photographers Gallery

Albuquerque Photographers’ Gallery
303 Romero St. NW, Suite N208 – 244-9195 – abqphotographersgallery.commap
Artist Reception 1-5pm
Mellany Herrera is the spotlighted photographer. Herrera has won many awards, her latest award is from the Insight photography show for her ‘Summer Plateau’ image. The artist will be present to discuss her award winning images. Light refreshments.

 

Park Fine Art
323 Romero St. NW – 764.1900 – parkfineart.commap
ARTful Saturday 1-4pm
The 7th International Tour Show will start at Park Fine Art in May and travel to Frankfurt, Germany in June 2016. The more than 50 International Artists come from Korea, Japan, Canada, Germany, The Netherlands, and the US.

Gallery at 400

Gallery at 400

Gallery at 400
328 San Felipe St. NW, #2 – 243-1005 – galleryat400.commap
Artful Saturday 1-4pm
The theme this month is “Route 66 Revisited”, the featured artist is Dorothy McGeorge. Her masterful oil paintings of vintage landmarks will be presented. The artists will discuss her work during the ARTful Saturday event. This one is not to be missed!  As always, refreshments are served.


April Special Events


There Are No Special Events for April