local art

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Local artisans who rely heavily on markets and festivals to sell their products were hard hit during the pandemic as many events were canceled, postponed, or reduced their capacities. In response, new opportunities popped up around Albuquerque for these creative vendors to showcase their goods. As the Downtown Growers’ Market kicks off Saturday, April 17, with more vendors and customers than last year, some of the pandemic-era solutions for local artists are set to stick around. 

11.17.19 - Climate Stories Through Art

Nov 18, 2019

11/17 7p: This fall 516 Arts and several community partners, including artists from the University of New Mexico, collaborated to create the exhibit, Species in Peril Along the Rio Grande. This regional collaboration includes exhibits, lectures, live performance art, and more.

Tune in to hear from co-curator, Professor Subhankar Banerjee, and contributing artists, laura c. carlson, and Dylan McLaughlin. Our youth producers also share some of the local events happening in the Albuquerque area! 

KNME Special Highlights Local Masterpieces

Dec 17, 2015
Courtesy of The Albuquerque Museum

For centuries New Mexico has served as an inspiration to artists from all over the world. The New Mexico PBS/KNME original production New Mexico Masterpieces features some of the Land of Enchantment’s most enduring, pivotal, provocative, and beautiful artworks.  

KUNM's Chris Boros spoke with KNME Executive Producer Michael Kamins about the film.