first friday


V.27 No.1 | 1/4/2018
painting by Debbie Jones
Debbie Jones

Found Objects

First Friday

Art openings for a new year

The first First Friday of 2018 falls on Jan. 5, and the year is starting off right with a wealth of diverse shows generated by talent both local and from farther afield.
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V.25 No.13 | 3/31/2016

Gallery Preview

Art Appreciation 101

Varied gallery openings explore bird life, the human figure and more

Albuquerque's fine art galleries are exploring the confines and nuance of appreciation by showcasing thematic works that typify appreciation of a singular subject.
V.25 No.7 | 02/18/2016
Frontpiece of Gaspar Pérez de Villagráâs Historia de la Nuevo México, published in 1610. Villagrá was the official chronicler of Juan de Oñateâs 1598 expedition

Arts

1623 in Print in New Mexico

A free First Friday event

On Friday, March 4, State Historian Rick Hendricks talks about the books Spanish colonists were reading in the year that Shakespeare’s First Folio was printed. (Shakespeare may have read them, too!) A Free First Friday Evening event. Free admission 5–8 pm at New Mexico History Museum

V.19 No.27 | 7/8/2010

Gallery Review

Walk Warriors

Two art lovers, four hours, six art openings

Our mission: To embark on an art binge throughout Albuquerque on First Friday with nothing but open minds, a 1997 Honda Civic, a pack of cigarettes and a few bottles of water. We found scenesters, an old friend (Hi, Kenneth!), lots of cheese and some unexpectedly awesome artwork. Minds were blown, wine was drunk, and we returned home exhausted and fulfilled. This is the journey:

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