Featured Events Spotlight

May 28, 2017
Enjoy dozens of great breweries, unlimited sampling & 3 great blues bands during Memorial Day weekend. Listen to great blues music and enjoy some of the greatest brews available with unlimited sampling and a souvenir tasting glass. General admission includes entrance to festival, unlimited sampling, souvenir glass, music, vendors, games, event program, and o...
May 27-29, 2017
Bringing together wineries from around the state, food, arts and crafts vendors, and live music in a relaxed setting, the Albuquerque Wine Festival is the place to be Memorial weekend! Find the wines you like through sampling, purchase a glass to enjoy on site and buy bottles to take home to enjoy later. The New Mexico Wine Growers Association (NMWGA) will b...
Through August 27, 2017
From Billy the Kid to Breaking Bad, movies and television have portrayed and marketed our state into the present day. Guest curated by American cultural historian Paul Andrew Hutton, this pop culture exhibit includes westerns, war movies, comedy, and science fiction. IMAGE Lobby card, Kit Carson, 1928 Paramount Pictures Offset lithograph Courtesy Paul A. Hut...
Through August 31, 2017
Come cheer on the Albuquerque Isotopes in their 2017 season. The Albuquerque Isotopes are the Triple-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies.
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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: Long Environmentalism in the Near North

From Alaska to Siberia, the Arctic has been a target for extractive resource development for decades. In 2002, Senator Frank Murkowski, making a play to drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), held up a piece of blank white poster board, claiming that the ANWR is "flat, its unattractive; don't be misinformed".

Subhankar Banerjee, a scientist-turned-nature photographer, presents a different image. One that is not flat, unattractive nothingness. He uses his photography to raise awareness about the Arctic, never imagining that his work would be the center of such political controversy, as "big oil and big legislation" realized the threat of these living images.

Subhankar Banerjee, the Lannan Foundation Endowed Chair of Land Arts of the American West and Professor of Art & Ecology at the University of New Mexico, is an Indian born American photographer, writer, activist and environmental humanities scholar. He is a leading voice on issues of Arctic conservation, indigenous human rights, resource wars, and climate change. His research focuses on the intersection of art, ecocultural activism and environmental humanities.