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Kiawitl Mural Dedication is Sept. 24

Join Bernalillo County Public Art, PAZ and apprentice artists from Working Classroom on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 10 a.m. for the dedication of the Kiawitl Mural at Bernalillo County's Rio Grande Pool at 2312 Arenal SW.
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"Reels and Wheels" Public Art Dedication and Block Party Was a Rocking Success

The Reels and Wheels Public Art Dedication and Block Party was a rocking success at the Hiland Theater on April 23 with '50's tunes by Bobbby Box, a hula hoop contest and roller derby girls serving pie.
"Reels and Wheels" Public Art Dedication and Block Party April 23

South Valley MainStreet, BernCo Public Art Seek "Cultural Gateway" Art

NEA Our Town, South Valley MainStreet and Bernalillo County Public Art have a call for artwork to be located at Gateway Park.
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Bernalillo County Public Art Has a Call for Artists

The Bernalillo County Arts Board solicits a call for artists to propose sketch ideas for “Outposts” outdoor sculptures to be located along highly visible avenues and boulevards within Bernalillo County.
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Our Philosophy

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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

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The 10-member Arts Board consists of appointed advisory members.
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  • Come to Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW in the North Valley, for a fascinating evening on the finer nuances of New Mexico’s history, from the good, the bad, to the uniquely peculiar...

  • Come to the Gutierrez-Hubbell House for a journey back in time to the Pueblo of Isleta of centuries ago, and learn about the rich history of the Rio Grande at a special event, Sat., Sept. 24 at 10:30...

  • Bernalillo County – Celebrate New Mexico’s state mammal, the majestic black bear, with a family-friendly afternoon of live music, fun activities for kids and wildlife experts at Anasazi Fields Winer...

Community Services
  • FREE! Each month will focus on a different theme and each week will feature new activities for families that include an experiment for older explorers and a craft that will challenge your mind and your hands. Come answer a challenge question to receive a prize! Bring your friends and join a game, or come each week and build your own nature experiences.
    Location:
    Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Boulevard NW

  • Join us on Sunday, Sept. 25 for the East Mountain Celebration from noon to 4 p.m. at Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 NM-33, in Tijeras. There will be live music, a car show, jumpers for the kids, a petting zoo and food trucks. This year's theme is "Honoring the Dog Head Fire Heroes." Watch this spot for updates!
    Location:
    Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 NM-333 Tijeras

  • Open Fitness Center hours at Westside Community Center. Come see us and get a great workout!
    Location:
    Westside Community Center
    1250 Isleta Blvd. SW
    Albuquerque, NM
    87105

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