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August 26, 2017
Don't miss the 10th Annual Albuquerque Hopfest at Isleta Resort & Casino. Over 70 fantastic breweries, craft beer sampling, 3 stages with 7 of the best local bands. General admission includes entrance to festival, 30 beer samples, souvenir glass, music, vendors, games, event program, and one entry in grand prize drawing. Extra Hoppy Hour admission includes a...
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.