The UNM Folklorico Dance troupe performs in front of the San Felipe de Neri church in historic Old Town.
Artists at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center demonstrate many Native skills, including the delicate art of painting gourds. TEST
The National Hispanic Cultural Center hosts regular art exhibits as well as programs in literary and performing arts.
Dating from the 1920s, the historic KiMo Theatre in downtown is one of the best examples of the Pueblo-deco style of architecture.
Native American dancers of all ages perform on weekends at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center.
Docents offer guided walks through the Sculpture Garden at the Albuquerque Museum of Art and History.
Rug weaving is a traditional Native American art form still practiced today.
Renowned Navajo flutist Andrew Thomas performs in Albuquerque and all over the world.
Mariachi musicians play with a special guitar called a guitarron that produces a distinctive sound.
Zuni Olla Maidens balance beautiful pottery on their heads while dancing.
The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center features traditional as well as contemporary art.
The beautiful art of flamenco is taught at many local dance schools, and the city is home to an annual flamenco festival.
Master guitar maker Lorenzo Pimentel first opened in Albuquerque in 1951. His guitars have been displayed at the Smithsonian Institute.
Albuquerque has one of the country's oldest and most successful public art programs.
The National Hispanic Cultural Center's Roy E. Disney Performing Arts Center has multiple theatres with many dance, music, theater, film and other performances as well as workshops throughout the year.
The Albuquerque Little Theatre in Old Town has been part of our vibrant performing arts scene since 1930.
The National Hispanic Cultural Center exhibits Hispanic art from throughout the world.
The $22.5 million Roy E. Disney Center at the National Hispanic Cultural Center provides a world class stage for theater, dance, music and media arts.
Traditional Mexican Folklorico dancers use machetes in a compelling performance.
Traditional Indian drumming is the center of most Native American dance ceremonies.
Albuquerque's diverse cultural traditions come to life during summer festivals.