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2019 Albuquerque Art Showcase

New Mexico's Fine Art Expo

August 15-19, 2019 | Albuquerque Convention Center 

Taking place during the same weekend as Santa Fe's Indian Market, this event is an exciting part of the largest visual arts weekend in New Mexico. The Albuquerque Art Showcase will spotlight 125 of the finest artists of New Mexico and beyond. Galleries, guilds, and hundreds of artists will come together to showcase their creative and diverse talents. All of Albuquerque’s visual arts organizations will be housed under the same roof for the first time ever, including New Mexico Water Color Society, New Mexico Pastel Society, Rio Grande Arts Association, and the New Mexico Plein Air Painters Association.

The Showcase will take place in the south west exhibit hall of the Albuquerque Convention Center right across from Civic Plaza.

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Getting to Albuquerque 

Getting to Albuquerque is easy. Most major airlines serve the Albuquerque International Sunport including Alaska Airlines, Allegiant, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, New Mexico, Southwest, United and Volaris. 
There are nonstop flights to and from more than 20 cities in the United States. Lack of congestion at the Albuquerque Airport (Sunport) means visitors experience very few ground delays.

Getting Around The City 

There are many ways to get around Albuquerque during your stay. With taxi services and all major rideshare apps it is easy to connect with a reliable ride. Busses are also available for transportation to many of Albuquerque's cultural attractions. 

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Culture, attractions, activities, shopping, tours, and events - Albuquerque has an experience awaiting you that you won't soon forget. 

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Arts & Culture

Creative cultures flourish in Albuquerque. Home to more than 100 art galleries and studios, a multitude of museums, and an innovative theater scene, Albuquerque is a favorite cultural destination for visitors from all over the map.

Tours & Sightseeing

Looking for an interesting way to experience Albuquerque? Guided Albuquerque tours are perfect for people who want to see all the sites but have limited time in the city. Tour ABQ by trolley, bus, Segway, jeep, or on foot. 

Albuquerque Dining

New Mexico is home to one of America's most cherished regional cuisines, so it's no surprise that food is one of the things that people remember most about a trip to Albuquerque. This city has an abundance of great restaurant options featuring our famous regional and traditional cuisine as well as contemporary and fusion flavors. 

Wineries & Breweries

With its unique blend of Spanish, Mexican, U.S. and Native American culinary influences, Albuquerque offers a dining and drinking experience like no other city. Albuquerque's local beer and wine choices put this high-altitude city a level above the ordinary.