Featured Events Spotlight

Opens October 15, 2016
In celebration of our 10th anniversary, 516 ARTS presents DECADE, a group exhibition and series of off-site projects that draw from the diverse local, national and international artists we have worked with since we opened. This exhibition explores a wide variety of themes and practices that 516 ARTS has explored since its inception.
October 4-30, 2016
Winner of six Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, this landmark musical event brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award®-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. The Lion King also features some of Broadway's most recogni...
Through October 30, 2016
Come to the Rail Yards Market every Sunday for food, art, music and community. Set in Downtown Albuquerque's Rail Yards enjoy local artisans, growers and musicians.
Through November 5, 2016
Día de los Muertos is a folk tradition reflecting the folkways and folklore of Mexico and the identity of its people. At the core Día de los Muertos traditions and rituals retain the primary mission of honoring, remembering and celebrating the life of all those who have come before us.
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ABQ WOW Poetry Slam Championships

Poetry slam returns to the Outpost Performance Space as ABQSlams presents ten of the best female performance poets in Albuquerque competing to claim the title of Best Woman Slammer in Albuquerque. The winner of the ABQ WOW Poetry Slam will represent the Duke City at the international Women of the World Poetry Slam, March 15-18th in Dallas, Tx. Women of the World Poetry Slam. (WOWps) is an all-woman event created by Women For Women Poetry Slam Competitors under the auspices of Poetry Slam, Inc. - the organization that drives the National Poetry Slam. ABQSlams has presented poetry slams in Albuquerque since 1995, showcasing some of the best performance poets in the Southwest.