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516 ARTS is an independent, nonprofit contemporary arts organization, operating a museum-style gallery in the center of Downtown Albuquerque. 516 ARTS offers programs that inspire curiosity, dialogue, risk-taking and creative experimentation, showcasing a mix of established, emerging, local, national and international artists from a variety of cultural backgrounds. Programs include exhibitions, collaborations with museums and organizations around the region and beyond, public art projects, the 516 WORDS literary arts series, lectures, public forums, workshops, youth programs, performances and special community arts events like the Downtown Block Party. Presenting partners include the Albuquerque Museum of Art & History, the National Hispanic Cultural Center, Outpost Performance Space and UNM Art Museum, among others. Visit our website for more information.

Amenities
  • Days Open: Tues.-Sat.
  • Hours of Operation: 12 - 5 pm
  • Miles to Airport: 5.00
  • Wheelchair Accessible: Limited

  • December 10, 2016
  • Location: 516 ARTS
  • 516 Central Ave S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-242-1445
  • Admission: $10-$15

516 ARTS and Outpost Performance Space present a special workshop for teens and adults with NPN Resident Artist Dahlak from Los Angeles. He says, "Personal narrative is a key element in the writi...

Featured Event

  • Through January 7, 2017
  • Recurrence: Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Location: 516 ARTS
  • 516 Central Ave S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-242-1445
  • Admission: Free

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...

  • February 4, 2017 - April 1, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: 516 ARTS
  • 516 Central Ave S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-242-1445
  • Admission: Free

516 ARTS presents a solo show in the upstairs gallery by Karsten Creightney, an accomplished Albuquerque artist and UNM MFA alumnus. Paper Visions is the culmination of Creightney's latest body of wor...