For all the finest in contemporary art, head to Albuquerque’s popular downtown 516 ARTS, the chic artspace that features established, emerging, local, and international artists on a regularly changing exhibit schedule. The nonprofit artspace is working hard to provide a wide range of interesting works consistently. You will find several different programs inside that "inspire curiosity, dialogue, risk taking, and creative experimentation," making this the perfect stop for all the art gurus and creative souls in your student group. Not only will you find these unique exhibits and programs inside, but you will also find 516 ARTS around Albuquerque including lectures, workshops, public art and more.
516 ARTS is known for teaming up with organizations around the city, such as multiple museum matchup collaborations, mural tours, and special performances. As a non-collecting artspace, the exhibitions are constantly changing, so it is hard to tell you what you will be seeing during your visit., but this accomplished art museum has earned the respect of artists from around the world and has drawn national and international media coverage.
Stop by the 516 Store online or in person, a gift shop that includes a Bee Market Pop-Up Shop through the end of 2017, offering local honey and pollinator-related fine crafts).