HOME INDEX EXHIBITIONS EVENTS ABOUT US BLOG LINKS CONTACT US SUBSCRIBE
Museum of International Folk Art Albuquerque Museum
of Art and History
Albuquerque, NM
SUPPORT OUR ADVERTISERS. THEY MAKE THIS SITE POSSIBLE
Premium Ad Space

The Albuquerque Museum of Art and History
2000 Mountain Road NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
(505) 243-7255
(800) 659-8331

Map

send questions to albuquerquemuseum@cabq.gov


www.cabq.gov/museum

Back to Page 1

Exhibitions

All Over the Map: The Ongoing Dialogue of Public Art

Frederick Hammersley: The Art of Conversation

Only in Albuquerque

Rad Gadgets


Events


All Over the Map: The Ongoing Dialogue of Public Art
Through April 15, 2015

All Over the Map: The Ongoing Dialogue of Public Art is a joint exhibition with the City of Albuquerque and the Bernalillo County Public Art Programs, and will be displayed in the Albuquerque Museum. The exhibition will highlight the past 50 years of public art in the region, including an interactive, forward thinking engagement component which will seek public input and feedback on what public art should or could be in the future.

Frederick Hammersley: The Art of Conversation
Through May 31, 2015

Internationally renowned artist and longtime Albuquerque resident Frederick Hammersley was most famous for his abstract paintings and prints. Hammersley freely acknowledged that drawing was the foundation for all of his work, most of which has never been exhibited and provide an exciting look at his working methods. He was born in Salt Lake City, served as an Army sergeant in Europe during World War II, and stayed in Paris to study at the École des Beaux-Arts after the war. In 1968, he moved to Albuquerque, where he made art until his death in 2009.


Only in Albuquerque
March 3, 2015 - ongoing

The Albuquerque Museum will unveil the highly anticipated Only in Albuquerque history experience. After many years of redesign, construction, story development and fabrication, the Museum will give our community an interactive, engaging, fun-filled presentation of the history and culture of the central Rio Grande Valley. Along with the presentation of our community’s stories, there will be lots to learn and do. Make your own family Coat of Arms; electronically send a Route 66 postcard to a friend; create a personal “quilt” of images from the Museum’s collections; and record your story to share in the Museum and with friends. You will be able to experience vibrant theatre


Rad Gadgets
February 21 – September 13, 2015

Rad Gadgets is a fun look at off-the-wall vintage tools and equipment from the Museum collection, opening Saturday, February 21, 2015. The exhibit will be presented in the newly named William A. + Loretta Barrett Keleher Gallery just a few weeks before the opening of the new history exhibition.

Rad Gadgets will inspire visitors to explore the Museum’s collection of antique and vintage gadgets, with an eye toward recycling. The exhibit also explores the notion of “up-cycling” – the practice of making recycled parts more environmentally responsible, and often, beautiful. Particularly trendy is the notion of using Victorian-era industrial design as inspiration for contemporary Steampunk art and fashion.

Rad Gadgets features vintage tools and equipment including recent gifts from the Hays family, Keleher family, Bob Myers, PNM Forerunners, and others. The collection ranges from simple and strange to quirky and complicated. No single object will be identified upon first glance – you’ll have to guess what it is!

Visitors will be able draw fantasy gadgets and vote for their favorite gadget. Programs will explore the role historic tools, equipment and their intriguing parts play in fashion design, recycled art, and Steampunk art. Keep an eye out on the calendar for opportunities to play, create, and recycle!

Back to Page 1

Calendar

previous museum
next
museum
Advertise
Support Your Local Galleries and Museums! They Are Economic Engines for Your Community.
ADVERTISE ON THIS SITE | HOME | EXHIBITIONS | INDEX | EVENTS | ABOUT US | LINKS | CONTACT US | DONATE | SUBSCRIBE
Copyright 2015 Art Museum Touring.com