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"Coneflowers" Art Piece Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Paradise Hills Community Center

BernCo Public Art Sculpture Dedicated at Rape Crisis Center

Commissioner Wayne Johnson and community members dedicated a bronze sculpture, Bird Ryders, at a special ceremony on Tuesday, April 11 at the Rape Crisis Center of Central New Mexico. The metal sculpture is funded by Bernalillo County 1% for the Arts.
rape crisis sculpture

Seeking Submissions for Major Public Art Project

The Asian American Monument Committee of New Mexico requests artists or artists’ teams to submit qualifications for designing a public art sculpture in honor of the landmark civil rights ruling from Territory v Yee Shun (1882).
RFQ

A Collaborative Art Event: Map of My Own


 

Our Philosophy

our philosophy
Bernalillo County's Public Art Program was established in 1992 with the adoption of the county’s Art in Public Places Ordinance.

Our Collection/Public Art Map

Our Collection
The Public Art Program currently has about 350 works of art placed around the county. Click here to see a map.

Our Board

Our Board - Picture of art
The 10-member Arts Board consists of appointed advisory members.
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  • Residents can enjoy an exciting training on SKYWARN and learn to read the sky and spot severe weather on Wednesday, May 17 from 6 - 8 p.m. at Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW. Tornado...

  • Experience new ideas in gardening with recycled and natural building materials at the Backyard Farming Series on Saturday, May 20 from 9 a.m. - noon at the Gutierrez-Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta Blvd. ...

  • Join BernCo Open Space’s Naturalist Series for a thought-provoking evening on New Mexico’s environment on Sunday, May 14 from 5 - 6:30 p.m. at Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW. This S...

Community Services
  • Evening Adaptations - Presenter: Cass Landrum, Cottonwood Gulch. Join in an exploration on the senses beyond sight. Smell like a dog, hear like an owl, and learn more about your own adaptations on a short walk through Bachechi.
    Location:
    Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW

  • Seniors 50 +who are members of the City of Albuquerque Department of Senior Affairs can register for adapted aquatics classes taught at the UNM Therapeutic Pool (92 degree water). Participants will be led through a series of range of motion exercises that will increase joint mobility and develop muscular strength. Transportation from Vista Grande is provided and leaves the center at 12:20. Space is limited. Class cost is donation of $8. Register in person or over the phone at Palo Duro Sports and Fitness 880-2800 or Los Volcanes Fitness Center 839-3710 or North Domingo Baca Fitness Center at 764-6496.
    Location:
    UNM Therapeutic Pool

  • Enjoy Open Gym Indoor Soccer on Saturday nights at Los Vecinos Community Center. For ages 16 and up. $12 membership fee. Questions? Call (505) 314-0240.
    Location:
    Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 NM-333, Tijeras

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