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LINKS TO RESOURCES
Santa Fe Creative Tourism - Learn about the city’s art, culture, history, heritage and people. Workshops, classes and experiences taught by local community members in vibrant artists’ studios and other settings make a Santa Fe visit all the more memorable.
New Mexico Watercolor Society - Monthly meetings and many activities and exhibits.
The Pastel Society of New Mexico - Monthly meetings and many activities including a national show for pastel artists.
Portrait Artists of New Mexico - a group of portrait artists living in New Mexico who are all members of the Portrait Society of America.
International Association of Pastel Societies - An organization with member societies all over the US and the world, dedicated to promoting the medium of pastel. The Tenth Biennial Convention will be held in Albuquerque June 6-9, 2013, with classes, worskhops and demonstrations (information and registration on the web site). A trade show with a variety of products, surfaces, easels and more will be open to the public.
Plein Air Painters of New Mexico - A new and very active group of painters who work outdoors in several mediums.
Rio Grande Art Association - Monthly meetings and demonstrations.
Albuquerque Art Business Association - An association of art businesses and organizers of Arts Crawl and First Friday (open studio and gallery events). See the website for schedules and maps.
Art Museums, Galleries, and Related Sites
The Albuquerque Museum of Art and History - Special exhibits and a fine permanent collection, including a landscape masterpiece by NMAL Master Painter Wilson Hurley.
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center - Preserving Pueblo culture and advancing understanding of the accomplishments and evolving history of the Pueblo people of New Mexico .
National Hispanic Cultural Center - A superb venue of art and events. Join their email list for announcements of dance, music, theater, and art events. Also home of Spain's Cervantes Institute providing possibly the best instructional courses in the Spanish language in the US.
Petroglyph National Monument - Opportunity to view Native American rock art close to Albuquerque, on the West Mesa. Operated by the National Park Service.
University of New Mexico Art Museum and Johnson Gallery - Changing exhibits by contemporary artists and from a major permanent collection.
Maxwell Museum of Anthropology - One of the nation’s finest anthropology museums, with its primary emphasis on the Southwest, the museum's collections are worldwide in scope.
Framing Concepts Gallery - Exhibiting original oils, watercolors, and pastels, including many by NMAL Signature Members.
Nob Hill Gallery - Artist-owned gallery exhibiting the work of several NMAL instructors and members.