The National Hispanic Cultural Center Art Museum is pleased to present Into the Hourglass: Paño Arte from the Rudy Padilla Collection, an exhibition celebrating paños as an art form and the contributions of incarcerated artists to the broader fields of Chicano and American art. The exhibition features over 100 paños or pañuelos (Spanish for cloth or handkerchief) amassed by the late collector and community advocate, Rudy Padilla, as well as artworks by New Mexican artists whose work has been influenced by the style and visual vocabulary of (more…)
10:00am – 4:00pm The Mountains Wore Down to the Valleys closes on April 23. In the final days of the exhibition, experience 21 musical compositions on vinyl records playing once more in the gallery as they erode and change over time. Visit during NHCC Museum hours, 10am – 4pm, April 21 – 23. The Mountains Wore Down to the Valleys is a collaborative sound and visual installation by New Mexican artists Adri De La Cruz and Marisa Demarco. The multi-phase exhibition begins and ends with a sound (more…)
10:00am – 4:00pm MST Nexo Entre Raíces / Nexus Between Roots is an exhibition of prints by artists living and working in both Mexico and the United States. Their work traverses themes of culture, tradition, identity, and place, connecting those with Mexican roots across borders. Organized by artist Marco Sánchez and multidisciplinary scholar Claudia Ley in collaboration with the NHCC Art Museum, the exhibition features 32 artworks exchanged for a print portfolio between the participating artists as well as additional pieces contextualizing the artists’ work. The exhibition (more…)
5 pm-7:30 pm Join us for a free public reception to celebrate the opening of the exhibition, Fronteras del Futuro: Art In New Mexico and Beyond! The exhibition explores the intersections of art, science, technologies (both ancient and modern), cosmic-musings, future-oriented visions, and more! Artists:
The exhibition Tempo y Tiempo features photographs by four artists working in New Mexico: Frank Blazquez, Bobby Gutierrez, Pico del Hierro-Villa, and Ximena Montez. Collectively, the artists tell stories about what it is to live in New Mexico, illustrating a range of identities, experiences, and moments.
5 -7 pm Free, in-person, public reception at the NHCC Art Museum Per the public health order, masks are required indoors The exhibition Tempo y Tiempo features photographs by four artists working in New Mexico: Frank Blazquez, Bobby Gutierrez, Pico del Hierro-Villa, and Ximena Montez. Collectively, the artists tell stories about what it is to live in New Mexico, illustrating a range of identities, experiences, and moments.
The National Hispanic Cultural Center Art Museum presents: Fronteras del Futuro: Art in New Mexico and Beyond Fronteras del Futuro: Art in New Mexico and Beyond features artworks that explore the intersections of art, science, technologies (both ancient and modern), cosmic-musings, future-oriented visions, and more. The exhibition engages with themes that are relevant in New Mexico (and beyond) with contributions from artists in New Mexico, across the nation, and internationally. Artists: Angel Cabrales April Garcia Augustine Romero Celeste De Luna Cynthia Cook Ehren Kee Natay Enrique Chagoya Enrique Martinez Celaya Eric J. García Esteban Bojorquez Felicia Rice Gilbert (more…)
The NHCC Art Museum has received grant funding to support the professional photography and digital image capture of a collection of approximately 300 hand-painted paños (paintings and drawings on handkerchief cloth), a small selection of 3-D objects, letters and correspondence, and archival materials. Priority will be given to art objects before related archival materials. In total, the collection consists of approximately 1000 individual objects.
Desde Mi Balcón / From My Balcony Bosque Gallery outdoor exhibition space The National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) Visual Arts Program, in collaboration with Instituto Cervantes of Albuquerque and the Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain in Washington, D. C. presents “Desde Mi Balcón/From My Balcony,” a new exhibit on view April 8 through Sept. 10, 2021, in the Bosque Gallery outdoor exhibition space.