If you’re a curious person ready to learn something new, take a class in Albuquerque. Whether you want to get your body moving or let your creativity shine, the city offers plenty of classes to help you uncover a hidden talent or develop a new passion.

Fly Fishing

A man sits in a kayak while fly fishing on a lake in New Mexico

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If you want to learn how to fish but don’t know where to start, take an introductory class with SpiritFly Expeditions. You’ll head out on the Rio Grande with an experienced guide who will show you the ropes. Once you’ve got the basics under your belt, book a guided trip to a nearby lake or river to put your skills to the test.


Five older women perform a modern dance at Keshet Dance and Center for the Arts

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Keshet Dance & Center for the Arts offers dance classes in a wide range of styles and levels. Classes are offered on a sliding scale, so you can pay what works best for your budget. Drop-ins are welcome, so you can test out a class and find the perfect one for you.

Glass Blowing

Two young girls shape some glass while a man holds it on a stick and a woman observes at Aurora Borealis Glassworks

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Try your hand at glass blowing at Aurora Borealis Glassworks. Take an introductory class making a glass paperweight or pulling glass flowers, or learn the art of stained glass. After you master the basics, take a class to learn how to use the hot shop. After completion, you’ll be able to rent the hot shop to create whatever you can imagine.


People pose in front of their easels while taking a class at Kelly Jo Designs by Wine

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There are many places to take an art class in Albuquerque. Creativity Warehouse specializes in pottery, whether it’s shaped by hand or on a wheel. The Groove Artspace will help you create a pet portrait, paint a wine glass or make a mosaic. Paint your next masterpiece during a class at Kelly Jo Designs by Wine.


A bartender stands behind a drink at Vernon's Speakeasy

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Take your mixology skills to the next level with a cocktail class at Vernon’s Speakeasy. Learn from the bar manager how to make three popular cocktails. Everything you'll need is included that you’ll need in the beginner class. In the intermediate and advanced classes, bring your own bar tool kit and learn how to use it.