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January-March 2017
Athletes from all over the country head to Albuquerque to compete at the Albuquerque Convention Center, home to world-class indoor track and field.
Through April 2, 2017
The organized Jewish community of Albuquerque has roots which go back over one hundred years. Though our community is one percent of the total population of the city, Jews have been leaders in business, law, medicine, as well as in the arts and inter-group relations. This exhibit will present highlights of the growth and development of the Albuquerque Jewish...
February 4-14, 2017
Make your Valentine's Day in Albuquerque extra special with one of the many Valentine's-themed events going on in town. From romantic events for couples to fun events for singles, you're sure to find something to spice up your day!
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Event Details
  • Time: Tuesday-Sunday 10am-5pm
  • Recurrence: Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Admission: $3

  • Location: National Hispanic Cultural Center

  • 1701 Fourth St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-246-2261
  • Event Website

Exhibition: Fantasía Fantástica: Imaginative Spaces and Other-Worldly Collage

Fantasía Fantástica: Imaginative Spaces and Other-Worldly Collage features the fantastical creations of four artists whose works toy with space and expand the parameters of collage. The artists, Nick Abdalla, Cynthia Cook, Carlos Quinto Kemm, and Rachel Muldez, collect objects and images that populate the day-to-day but often go unnoticed. They then reframe them as part of a new imaginative whole. The works in this exhibition offer opportunities to contemplate how fantasy and the imaginary inform daily life as well as the historical and contemporary climate of Hispanic and Latina/o art more broadly.

Space and scale are key components in each artist's work. Each artist interacts with space both by changing the setting that encompasses their work, as well as by creating a new world within the object. From delicate and intimate scenes to sizable, yet graceful sculptures, the magic is in the details as much as it permeates the broader environment created by the artworks.