Featured Events Spotlight

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-Friday 10am-4pm, Saturday 10am-8pm
  • Recurrence: Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Admission: Free

  • Location: University of New Mexico Art Museum

  • 203 Cornell Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
  • Phone: 505-277-4001
  • Event Website

Exhibition: Land and Water-Recent Acquisitions of the University Art Museum

Bringing the work of three New Mexican artists together, Land and Water: Recent Acquisitions of the University Art Museum highlights additions to the collection that focus on the environment. Basia Irland (b. 1946), Alan Paine Radebaugh (b. 1952) and Zachariah Rieke (b. 1943) each work in different ways but their visual and conceptual connections are obvious. From small-scale images to large, the three require that viewers closely examine aspects of nature whether in minute fragments or through use of environmental elements as paint, printing medium, or sculpture. Some work here intently questions the state of the earth, its pollution and resulting health issues. Other pieces suggest the beauty of the environment through natural pigments, experimental techniques, and attempts to envelop the viewer in the intricacies and textures of nature. All are experimental in method, some using natural materials while others duplicate aspects of the world around us in other mediums.