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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Event Details
  • Time: 9am-5pm, daily.
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Admission: $3-$6

  • Location: Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

  • 2401 12th St. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104
  • Phone: 505-843-7270
  • Event Website

Exhibition: Original Instructions-Pueblo Sovereignty and Pueblo Governance

For Pueblo people, governance is integrated into all aspects of conscious living and depends upon maintaining balance among all living things in the Universe. Yet three successive colonizing nations have tried to redefine our way of life and right to exist on our own terms. In 1864, the U.S. government presented canes to each of the 19 Pueblo Governors as a symbol of their new relationship with the U.S. The canes were modeled after those given by the Spanish in 1620, and those given by the Mexicans in 1828, and today these canes are still passed through the line of succession of Pueblo Governors. The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center's new exhibit "The Original Instructions: Pueblo Sovereignty and Governance" explores sovereignty, governance and future leadership while reflecting upon the history and symbolism of the Lincoln canes. The exhibit also looks at the evolving nature of Pueblo ingenuity, perseverance and resilience and our right of existence from a Pueblo perspective.