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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Dance Performance: Dzul Dance Company

Dzul Dance fuses dance with aerial arts, contortion, and acrobatics to communicate indigenous pre-Hispanic, Mexican and Latin culture and create bridges between contemporary art and historical heritage. Artistic director Javier Dzul grew up in the jungles of southern Mexico performing Mayan ritual dance until the age of 16; he has since performed with Ballet Nacional de México, Ballet Folklórico de México, the Martha Graham Dance Company, Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble, and American Indian Dance Theater. He began choreographing and performing his own work in 1999, and established Dzul Dance in 2003.