May ARTScrawl Events


205 Romero St - 505.242.4311 - map

First Friday ARTScrawl
Friday, May 3rd (1-5pm)
Regular hours 10-5 daily

Amapola Gallery presents “Two Rare Birds,” the wood carvings of Ray Upson and multiple mediums by Sally Rugala, Featured Artists for May. Focus on both these rare birds and their art at the First Friday reception May 3 from 1 to 5 p.m. Exhibit runs through May.


206-1/2 San Felipe St. NW STE 3 - 505.246.9653 - map

First Friday ARTScrawl
Friday, May 3rd (5-8pm)
Open 11-6 daily


Christian Michael Gallegos is an artist with many large-scale murals in the Albuquerque area, including an installation in the lobby of the City of Albuquerque's Arts & Culture Department. His works are a colorfully exuberant melding of imagery from his childhood in the urban environment of New York City and his New Mexican roots and reflect both experience as a street artist and a graphics and fine art education at the Bronx Community College. Through his paintings, Christian presents new ideas, inspiration, and messages for his audience. Ghostwolf invites you to meet the artist this first Friday ARTScrawl. See you there!


2107 Church St Albuquerque- 505.243-6005 - map

Blue Portal celebrates May with the start of artists on the portal on weekends.  We are thrilled to announce 6 new artists in Blue Portal, all with new and exciting work.  Gourds are particularly strong right now - fabulous selection and great prices.  Open Wed-Sat 11-4 and Sundays 1-4, next to Church Street Café.


206 1/2 San Felipe NW STE 1 (Patio Market) - 505.247.8931 - map

First Friday, May 3rd (5-8pm)

Happy Mother’s Day! Come in to find a special gift for your loved ones and celebrate Yucca Art Gallery’s 60 years and still going strong! We'll have featured artists Mary K Phillips (jewelry), Steve McKibbin, (gourd art), and Stelle Zelenika (acrylic paintings). Musician Don Curry will be playing original rock and roll favorites on his guitar!


413 Romero St - 505.269.0105 - map

First Friday ARTScrawl
Friday, May 3rd (5-8pm)

Brown Bear Gallery in Old Town is proud to present the beautiful arts of Marian Berg and Tina De La Luz! Both artists will be in the gallery Friday May 3rd for ARTScrawl from 5-8pm.


309 Gold Ave SW - 503.750.1713 - map

First Friday ARTScrawl
Friday, May 3rd (5-9pm)
First Friday ArtsCrawl on May 3 will be an evening of art, funky vendors at our Groovy Market, fabulous food provided by The Munchie Truck and toe-tapping tunes from SwingGrass!!  Our featured artist for May is Brad Samuel (also known as Bard), pictured with his newest work, "Everything and Nothing All at Once."  Come meet Brad and the 12 other Groove artists and join in the fun on a beautiful evening!


Children's Art Show & Fundraiser
"Christina Kent Grooves with Art"
May 23rd

The Groove is hosting a children's Art Show and Fundraiser, "Christina Kent Grooves with Art" on May 23! (Promo coming soon!) We are inviting the public to come and enjoy the art made by the pre-k kids at Christina Kent and support this wonderful 100-year-old downtown preschool which is raising money to expand their facilitites and services.  We would also LOVE to solicit any art-related donations from the ABQ arts community to raise money for this historic downtown preschool.  Do you have any suggestions??


125 Second Street NW - 505.242.9090 - map

In cooperation with the AABA, the Hotel Andaluz hosts quarterly exhibitions that showcase work from local galleries. The hotel gallery is on the mezzanine alongside the Ibiza Lounge, one of three hotel dining experiences. The current exhibition features select works by Caitlin Padilla, Catalina Salinas, George H. Hayes III, Karl Hofmann, Richard Irwin, Riha Rothberg, Rocky Norton, and Victoria Mauldin. This exhibition is on view from May 10 through July 15, 2024. Street, garage, and valet parking are available at the Copper Avenue entrance to the hotel.

516 ARTS

516 Central Ave. SW - 505.242.1445 - map

Art as Eco-Activism
May 16th (6pm)

516 ARTS present Art as Eco-Activism, a Public Forum at 6pm on May 16, 2024. Geohaptics: Sensing Climate closes with a panel discussion involving a selection of artists included in the exhibition with curator Daniela N. Molnar. Heidi Gustafson, Jason Francisco, Sarah Gerats, and Carol Padberg will discuss the themes of the exhibition and their process, and how ecological activism can be exemplified by and through art.


Maple Street Dance Space
3215 Central NE 

First Friday ARTScrawl
Friday, May 3rd (6-8pm)

Rainbow Artists, a women's art collective, is displaying "Out of the Blue" the work of 14 participating artists at Maple Street Dance Studio, 3215 Central NE, through June 26. Join them for an ARTScrawl reception Friday, May 3, 6-8 pm.


3540 Haines Ave NE - 570.267.8557

Open by Appointment
Paintings by Christopher Easley, Elizabeth Stark, and Robert Stark; Mobiles by David Estes; Retablos by Jeronimo Lozano; Folk Masks by James Douglas; Clay Sculptures by Jody Myssoff


Hoffmantown, 8210 Menaul Blvd. NE - 505.292.9333 - map

First Friday ARTScrawl
Friday, May 3rd (5-8pm)
Regular hours: 11:00am-4:00 pm Tuesday-Saturday

The Gallery ABQ presents Miniatures and Small Works, a Salon Show open to New Mexican artists in all media, including, but not limited to oil, water media, acrylic, mixed media, pencil drawings, photography, glass, and sculpture. The reception will be on May 3. The Featured Artist will be Marlies Diels (pottery). For more information, see the gallery website at or Facebook@TheGalleryAbq.


4685 Corrales Road STE 4 - (505) 280-1869

Corrales Art Studio Tour
May 4th & 5th (10-5pm)

Come see what Barb Clark has been painting for the Corrales Art Studio Tour which is held on May 4th & 5th from 10-5pm each day. She has a nice selection  of her signature bright oil landscapes, both large and small, plenty of new plein air paintings, and the beloved Bumble Bee Butt paintings are back! She is sharing Studio #12 with four other artists, and almost 90 artists on the tour this year. There is something for every taste and budget. Barb's gallery, Corrales Fine Arts, is located at 4685 Corrales Road, Corrales, NM.Open Thursday through Monday 11-5pm. (Closed Tuesday & Wednesday)


4685 Corrales Road - 505.898.7203 - map
(regular hours 11-5 W-M (closed Tuesdays)

First Sunday, May 5th (10-5)

The Corrales Art Studio Tour is Back!  Our walls and pedestals are refreshed and we are also hosting an extended look at the winners of this year's ANMPAS Show (Annual New Mexico Photographic Art Show)  CAST is Saturday and Sunday May 4&5 (10-5) and, First Sunday is rolled in! The ANMPAS Show runs thru May 31, 2024.


Corrales Art Studio Tour (CAST)
May 4th & 5th (10-5pm)

Join us for the 26th Annual Corrales Art Studio Tour May 4th & 5th (10-5pm)! Tour 36 venues throughout the beautiful Village of Corrales including both studios and galleries. Meet the artists, view new pieces, and watch them work.

For more information and an online map visit:


221-B State Highway 165, Placitas - 505.361.2710 map

First Sunday
May 5th (10-2)

Wild Hearts Gallery presents its May Featured Artist, Alan Charlee: "Remembering Grandfather". Sammie Charlie, Alan’s Grandfather, served in the Marines during the Korean War. This series of drawings, inspired by So Yun-bok's pen and ink depictions of daily life, are  in his grandfather's memory and the memory of all 800 Navajo soldiers who served in Korea and those who continue to serve.  Join us for specialty coffee and cookies on this First Sunday event May 5, 10 am to 2 pm.

Photo Credit:  Alan Charlee, "The Meeting", watercolor, pen and ink


Meet the Artist
Saturday, May 4th (1-3pm)

Wild Hearts Gallery presents its May Featured Artist, Alan Charlee: "Remembering Grandfather". Sammie Charlie, Alan’s Grandfather, served in the Marines during the Korean War. This series of drawings, inspired by So Yun-bok's pen and ink depictions of daily life, are  in his grandfather's memory and the memory of all 800 Navajo soldiers who served in Korea and those who continue to serve. The artist’s reception will be celebrated with fellowship and refreshments on Saturday May 4.  Come and meet Alan from 1-3 p.m. You can also take a visual tour of this exhibit and the gallery by visiting

Tomé Gallery

2930 Highway 47, Los Lunas, NM 87031 - 505.565.0556 - map

First Sunday
May 5th (2-5pm)

"We’ve Been Framed” Graphic Arts Show, May 5th - June 5th, 2024 at Tome Gallery.  Opening reception on Sunday, May 5th from 2-5pm. Refreshments and “make and take” opportunities available during the opening.  Features member and non-member works in painting, photography, printmaking, bindery, drawing and more!

Photo credit: Cindy Mayer-Strosser, Ram, wood frame


Attention artists/makers/vendors! The Groove Artspace is now hosting an outdoor market for the next 6 First Fridays!  Please contact The Groove Artspace for more information!  Spaces are $25.


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