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516 ARTS is an independent, nonprofit contemporary arts organization, operating a museum-style gallery in the center of Downtown Albuquerque. 516 ARTS offers programs that inspire curiosity, dialogue, risk-taking and creative experimentation, showcasing a mix of established, emerging, local, national and international artists from a variety of cultural backgrounds. Programs include exhibitions, collaborations with museums and organizations around the region and beyond, public art projects, the 516 WORDS literary arts series, lectures, public forums, workshops, youth programs, performances and special community arts events like the Downtown Block Party. Presenting partners include the Albuquerque Museum of Art & History, the National Hispanic Cultural Center, Outpost Performance Space and UNM Art Museum, among others. Visit our website for more information.

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  • Days Open: Tues.-Sat.
  • Hours of Operation: 12 - 5 pm
  • Miles to Airport: 5.00
  • Wheelchair Accessible: Limited

  • August 19, 2017 - October 28, 2017
  • Recurrence: Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Location: 516 ARTS
  • 516 Central Ave S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-242-1445
  • Admission: Free

516 ARTS presents Cross Pollination, a group exhibition showcasing work at the intersection of art and science that focuses on bees and other pollinators. About 35 percent of the world's food crops an...

  • May 27, 2017 - July 22, 2017
  • Recurrence: Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Location: 516 ARTS
  • 516 Central Ave S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-242-1445
  • Admission: Free

Fires of Change explores the social and ecological issues behind the rise of catastrophic wildfires in the western United States through collaboration between scientists and contemporary artists. The ...

  • May 27, 2017 - July 22, 2017
  • Recurrence: Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Location: 516 ARTS
  • 516 Central Ave S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-242-1445
  • Admission: Free

Landscapes of Life & Death is a group photography exhibition in the upstairs gallery guest curated by Mary Anne Redding for PhotoSummer 2017 and in conjunction with the downstairs exhibition Fires...