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In addition to these events, The Museum offers daily docent tours of the current and permanent collections.

Featured Events

 27th Annual ArtsThrive: Art Exhibition & Benefit GALA

27th Annual ArtsThrive: Art Exhibition & Benefit GALA

Oct 21, 2017

The 27th Annual ArtsThrive: Art Exhibition & Benefit is a 6-week invitational exhibition held at the Albuquerque Museum October 20 – December 3, 2017. Proceeds from art sales and sponsorships provide valuable funding for the Museum’s educational programs for children and families, Museum exhibition support, and acquisitions. Over 100 participating artists also receive a percentage of their art sales, while gaining exceptional exposure to art collectors, gallery owners, and art lovers alike.

Saturday, October 21, 2017: GALA – $85 Tickets available now!
The ArtsThrive Gala offers guests the opportunity to meet the artists and drop bids on over 250 works before the exhibition opens to the general public. Host bar and hors d'oeuvres provided by Taste Boutique Catering. Contact 505.842.0111 to purchase your ticket today.

The Albuquerque Museum Foundation is proud to announce the new name of its largest annual fundraiser for the Albuquerque Museum! This October, Miniatures & More becomes ArtsThrive: Art Exhibition & Benefit.

 


 

From Modern to Contemporary: A Short Course

From Modern to Contemporary: A Short Course

Oct 22, 2017
Sundays, 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Join Curator of Art Andrew Connors for a three-day course on the history of modern and contemporary art. This course will focus on artworks created from the 1860s to the present. Learn how to feel comfortable looking at and discussing artwork from this challenging period of art history. Course will include illustrated lectures, occasional recorded music and gallery visits to the exhibition, When Modern Was Contemporary.

Each class covers a different topic and may be attended independently. Sign up for one class or all three. This course has limited seating, registration is recommended.

Click here to register for Sunday, October 22

Click here to register for Sunday, October 29

Click here to register for Sunday, November 5

 

Andrew Connors is Curator of Art at the Albuquerque Museum. Previously he served as Chair of the Visual Arts Department at Albuquerque Academy (2006-09), as Senior Curator at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque (1999-2006), and as Associate Curator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (1984-1999) where he developed collections and exhibitions on Hispanic, Latino, Native American, and Folk Art. He studied Art History and Architecture at Yale University and pursued his PhD in Folklore and American Studies at George Washington University. He has curated dozens of exhibitions primarily in the areas of United States Latino Art, Colonial Art from Puerto Rico, Contemporary art, and Graffiti. He is currently working on an exhibition and book on the history of jewelry in New Mexico from prehistory to the present, the first exhibition in a series of medium-focused historical survey exhibitions on New Mexican art which will include ceramics, and textiles. As a lecturer, guest teacher, or consultant, he has worked with numerous organizations including the National Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Office of Folklife Programs, Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame, Chicano Studies Department at the University of California Los Angeles, Getty Center for Education in the Arts, and the Royal Government of Bhutan.

Price $1 - $4. The Short Course is included with the price of general admission.
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From Modern to Contemporary: A Short Course

From Modern to Contemporary: A Short Course

Oct 29, 2017
Sundays, 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Join Curator of Art Andrew Connors for a three-day course on the history of modern and contemporary art. This course will focus on artworks created from the 1860s to the present. Learn how to feel comfortable looking at and discussing artwork from this challenging period of art history. Course will include illustrated lectures, occasional recorded music and gallery visits to the exhibition, When Modern Was Contemporary.

Each class covers a different topic and may be attended independently. Sign up for one class or all three. This course has limited seating, registration is recommended.

Click here to register for Sunday, October 22

Click here to register for Sunday, October 29

Click here to register for Sunday, November 5

 

Andrew Connors is Curator of Art at the Albuquerque Museum. Previously he served as Chair of the Visual Arts Department at Albuquerque Academy (2006-09), as Senior Curator at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque (1999-2006), and as Associate Curator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (1984-1999) where he developed collections and exhibitions on Hispanic, Latino, Native American, and Folk Art. He studied Art History and Architecture at Yale University and pursued his PhD in Folklore and American Studies at George Washington University. He has curated dozens of exhibitions primarily in the areas of United States Latino Art, Colonial Art from Puerto Rico, Contemporary art, and Graffiti. He is currently working on an exhibition and book on the history of jewelry in New Mexico from prehistory to the present, the first exhibition in a series of medium-focused historical survey exhibitions on New Mexican art which will include ceramics, and textiles. As a lecturer, guest teacher, or consultant, he has worked with numerous organizations including the National Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Office of Folklife Programs, Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame, Chicano Studies Department at the University of California Los Angeles, Getty Center for Education in the Arts, and the Royal Government of Bhutan.

Price $1 - $4. The Short Course is included with the price of general admission.
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From Modern to Contemporary: A Short Course

From Modern to Contemporary: A Short Course

Nov 5, 2017
Sundays, 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Join Curator of Art Andrew Connors for a three-day course on the history of modern and contemporary art. This course will focus on artworks created from the 1860s to the present. Learn how to feel comfortable looking at and discussing artwork from this challenging period of art history. Course will include illustrated lectures, occasional recorded music and gallery visits to the exhibition, When Modern Was Contemporary.

Each class covers a different topic and may be attended independently. Sign up for one class or all three. This course has limited seating, registration is recommended.

Click here to register for Sunday, October 22

Click here to register for Sunday, October 29

Click here to register for Sunday, November 5

 

Andrew Connors is Curator of Art at the Albuquerque Museum. Previously he served as Chair of the Visual Arts Department at Albuquerque Academy (2006-09), as Senior Curator at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque (1999-2006), and as Associate Curator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (1984-1999) where he developed collections and exhibitions on Hispanic, Latino, Native American, and Folk Art. He studied Art History and Architecture at Yale University and pursued his PhD in Folklore and American Studies at George Washington University. He has curated dozens of exhibitions primarily in the areas of United States Latino Art, Colonial Art from Puerto Rico, Contemporary art, and Graffiti. He is currently working on an exhibition and book on the history of jewelry in New Mexico from prehistory to the present, the first exhibition in a series of medium-focused historical survey exhibitions on New Mexican art which will include ceramics, and textiles. As a lecturer, guest teacher, or consultant, he has worked with numerous organizations including the National Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Office of Folklife Programs, Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame, Chicano Studies Department at the University of California Los Angeles, Getty Center for Education in the Arts, and the Royal Government of Bhutan.

Price $1 - $4. The Short Course is included with the price of general admission.
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2017 Author Festival

2017 Author Festival

Nov 11, 2017
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Author Festival
Saturday, November 11, 2017
10 AM—4 PM 

Second annual book event showcases local writing talent. The finest of the New Mexico writers’ scene will gather at Albuquerque Museum to share their experiences, sell merchandise, and sign books for their fans. Whether you are a mystery addict, a hard-core sci-fi fan, or a history buff you’ll be amazed at the diversity of writers working across a range of genres, who call New Mexico home.

Click here for more information about the 2017 Author Festival

 

 

The 2017 Author Festival is a collaboration to benefit participating artists and the educational programs at Albuquerque Museum.

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