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December 17, 2016
The 11th Annual Gildan New Mexico Bowl will once again be played on the first day of the college football bowl season.
Through December 30, 2016
Experience millions of glowing, sparkling lights and over 150 dazzling light displays, animated sculptures and synchronized music light show at New Mexico’s largest walk-through holiday production. Closed December 24 and 25.
Through December 31, 2016
New Mexico's largest city observes the holiday season with notable style and festivities. Take part in the holiday celebration with coupons, centuries-old traditions and numerous events that offer something for everyone.
Through January 7, 2017
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.
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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.