Explore the Arts in ABQ
First Friday ARTScrawl, 5-8pm
ARTful Saturday, 1-4pm
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.
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!
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.
2018 ARTScrawl Schedule
Jan. 5, Citywide ARTScrawl
Jan. 20, Route 66 ARTful Saturday
Feb. 2, Citywide ARTScrawl
Feb. 17, Old Town ARTful Saturday
March 2, Citywide ARTScrawl
March 17, The Heights ARTful Saturday
April 6, Citywide ARTScrawl
April 21, Route 66 ARTful Saturday
May 4, Citywide ARTScrawl
May 19, Old Town ARTful Saturday
June 1, Citywide ARTScrawl
June 16, The Heights ARTful Saturday
July 6, Citywide ARTScrawl
July 21, Route 66 ARTful Saturday
Aug. 3, Citywide ARTScrawl
Aug. 18, Old Town ARTful Saturday
Sept. 7, Citywide ARTScrawl
Sept. 15, The Heights ARTful Saturday
Oct. 5, Citywide ARTScrawl
Oct. 20, Route 66 ARTful Saturday
Nov. 2, Citywide ARTScrawl
Nov. 17, Old Town ARTful Saturday
Dec. 7, Citywide ARTScrawl
No ARTful Saturday in December
First Friday ARTScrawl – June 1
An ARTScrawl Event
Old Town and North Valley
NORTH VALLEY AREA
Gallery with a Cause – NM Cancer Center Foundation
4901 Lang Ave NE – 828.3791 – gallerywithacause.org
Reception 5:30-8:30 pm
The gallery features On the Rise – Artists in Early and Mid-Career. This exhibition features works in a variety of media and genres by artists in that fertile and driven state of their careers where art is their life. There are different kinds of emerging artists in this show from the young and hip to those that blossomed once they retired from other careers.
OLD TOWN AREA
Exhibition Opening and Reception 5-8pm
Yucca Art Gallery will host a reception for June’s featured artists: Ken Duckert, photographer; Carol Erickson, fine art journal and book creator; and Leah Henriquez Ready, beaded jewelry creations. Join the gallery for lively conversation, wine and cheese, and music.
Artists’ Reception 5-8pm
Cassandra Gordon-Harris’ career spans two decades. Her figurative and abstract paintings fuse the bold colors of her Spanish heritage with an inner belief in the power of women. Christa Stephens’ vibrant, playful geometric abstractions present familiar images in unusual sequences with the aim of challenging preconceptions. Light refreshments.
Opening Reception 4-7 pm
Color Bold features the work of clothing textile artist and ceramicist Amy Jane Johnson with her rainbow colored wearables. It also features India Ink artist Kelly McIntyre with meticulously drawn designs inspired by nature. Exhibition runs for the month of June.
Reception 5-8pm, Presentation 6:15pm
The gallery presents Beethoven’s Camera. Photographer Kent Winchester will present a look at Ludwig von Beethoven’s photography and the camera he used to produce it. Join
The gallery for some light refreshments and an interesting trip back to the 18th Century.
With the advent of spring, the gallery is excited to show beautiful art that reflects the season. You will find masterfully painted birds, mosaic renditions of spring flowers, and fanciful landscapes with bright sunny skies. In addition, the gallery continues to exhibit the ethereal oil paintings of Phyllis McGuire along with a host of fine art from its award-winning artists! Meet the artists and enjoy some light refreshments and some fun surprises.
Artist Reception 5-8pm
Steve Akers works with clay and makes mosaics that can be kept outside under cover or inside. The tiles are all hand cut glazed and fired individually and then reassembled into the finished pieces. Akers creates small and medium sized tables and a variety of wall sculptures.
Artists’ Reception 5-6:30pm
Join the gallery for Normal is Everything. Diversity and ability are concepts that consume the daily lives of artists working with disabilities. Each and every human has their own sense of what is their personal norm. During a collaboration with Santa Fe Art Institute resident artist Gaëtane Cummings, artists working at the North Fourth Art Center reflect on the question, “What is normal to you?” On view through June 17.
Opening Reception 6-8pm
Main Gallery: SURFACE: Emerging Artists of New Mexico, a juried exhibition, professional development and endowed cash awards program, presented with support from Albuquerque Art Business Association (AABA) / ArtsCrawl. Front Gallery: Muscle Memory: Cecilia McKinnon which explores the phenomena of memory as embodied within place, experienced through sculpture, installation, and textile intervention into everyday objects.
Reception and Frank McCulloch’s 88th Birthday Celebration 5-8pm
Sumner & Dene is honored to present Frank McCulloch: New Mexico Landscapes. Beloved Albuquerque painter Frank McCulloch has touched the lives of more than 9,000 students teaching art at Highland High School. McCulloch’s landscape paintings typically depict that emerald time before or after a New Mexico storm when there is a calm and soft haze in the sky. A noted musician of Folk New Mexico Music, he has many cd’s plus songs in the NM Museum of History.
21st Century Cyphers is a group exhibition about the phenomenon of language in the technological age. It brings together visual artists who use both written and spoken language structures in their work through translation, abbreviated means of communication such as symbols and glyphs, and visually coded ways of conveying information.
Closing Reception 6-8pm
The closing reception for Re-Birth: Creative Works of the Rainbow Artists will take place during the ARTScrawl. This is the last weekend to see this widely diverse view of Re-Birth through the lens of these 24 talented women.
Featured Artist’s Reception 5-8pm
In his one-man show, New Mexico Inspired, renowned artist Paul Sanchez presents acrylic and watercolor paintings and sculptured clay works that capture his reverence for New Mexico’s landscape and heritage. With steadfast respect for New Mexico, his earthy and colorful work pays tribute to a sense of reminiscence and community.
Artist Reception & Talk 3-5:00pm, ARTScrawl 5-8:30pm
Pinon Needle Tea is a solo show with ceramicist Betsy Williams. Williams states, “In my work I focus on conveying a sense of unobtrusiveness and quiet in pieces that serve primarily as vehicles for food and beverage.. ‘Pinon Needle Tea’ is about what is right here where we live, no brand names, no commercial”.
ARTScrawl Reception 5-8pm
Featured in the gallery are Nina Adkins, mixed media artist and David Reaves, photographer
In the Salon: Pet Parade, by New Mexico artists in all media.
2320 Wisconsin St. NE – 821.2739 – HipStitchabq.com
Handmade & Hip: Hipster’s Spring Craft Fair 5-8pm
Find handmade clothing, gifts and other stitchy goodness during First Friday ARTSCrawl. You’ll find crafts and art from a small, select group of artisans. Media represented include sewn items, art prints, jewelry, and more. Styles range from trendy to timeless, whimsical to useful, quirky to elegant. The Hipster’s Craft Fair will also be open 9am-4pm on Saturday, June 2.
June ARTful Saturday
An ARTScrawl Event
THERE IS NO ARTFUL SATURDAY IN JUNE
June Special Events
THERE ARE NO SPECIAL EVENTS IN JUNE
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