Santa Fe Classic Theater and New Mexico Actors Lab plan for in-person theater while the Oasis Theatre Company, Santa Fe Playhouse, Theater Grottesco, and Teatro Paraguas take a hybrid approach.
Danyelle Means, Center for Contemporary Arts Santa Fe’s first Indigenous executive director, and Louis Grachos, who returns to SITE Santa Fe as executive director, emphasize community collaboration and equity.
A large-scale collaboration between Marie Watt and Cannupa Hanska Luger, both long invested in community-sourced artmaking, takes the spotlight in Each/Other at the Denver Art Museum.
Another World: The Transcendental Painting Group: 1938-1945 at the Albuquerque Museum surveys the New Mexico group that dove deep into abstract painting to create pathways to spiritual enlightenment.
Jetsonorama’s Unsilenced installation at the Fort Garland Museum and Cultural Center dismantles the settler-colonial narrative in the San Luis Valley and amplifies the history of Native enslavement in Southern Colorado.
Lisa Sette explores contemporary society by curating compelling exhibitions characterized by conceptual and aesthetic rigor at Lisa Sette Gallery in Phoenix, Arizona.
Dust Specks on the Sea: Contemporary Sculpture from the French Caribbean & Haiti at 516 Arts, a rare exhibition for the Southwest region, explores Caribbean identity in the face of colonization
Featuring divergent works in various mediums, The Stubborn Influence of Painting at BMoCA lets guest curator Kate Petley make the case for artists breaking free of preconceived notions.
The City of Albuquerque is taking heat for displaying artwork by a member of the New Mexico Proud Boys, an extremist group with white nationalist ideologies, in an open call exhibition.
Arizona Latinx artists M. Jenea Sanchez and Gabriela Muñoz collaborate to shift conversations about labor, identity, and gaze in Division of Labor at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art.
American Geography: Photographs of Land Use from 1840 to the Present (Radius Books) connects the exploitation of landscape and people to the formation of so-called American identity.
The National Endowment for the Arts is accepting applications for $135 million in American Rescue Plan grants designed to help arts and cultural organizations recover from the pandemic.
Shonto Begay: Eyes of the World and Indigenous Women: Border Matters at the Wheelwright in Santa Fe foreground connections to place.
Suzanne Bocanegra’s video installation Valley at the Blanton Museum in Austin casts eight famous women artists in a reenactment of Judy Garland’s wardrobe test for Valley of the Dolls.
Eileen Roscina's installation at BreckCreate challenges sentiments about memorials in our pandemic-informed world.
Allison Glenn, curator of a Breonna Taylor exhibition, starts at the CAMH in Texas on August 1, stepping into a post previously held by the beloved curator Valerie Cassel Oliver.
Join Richard Levy Gallery for Summertime at Pie Projects, a two-person show featuring scratched portraits in plexiglass by Joanne Lefrak and mixed-media paintings by Martha Tuttle.
The Santa Fe Art Auction honors the descendants of one of Edward S. Curtis's most famous photographs this weekend.
At Asia Society Texas Center in Houston, Hong Hong’s massive, experimental paper works fuse nature, craft, painting, and the sublime.
Arizona-based Indigenous, Latino, and queer poet Natalie Diaz earns 2021 Pulitzer Prize in poetry for Postcolonial Love Poem.
Sallie Scheufler curates compelling works by contemporary Albuquerque artists in celebration of Richard Levy Gallery’s thirtieth anniversary.
Santa Fe-based 2021 Currents New Media Festival embraces COVID-19 protocols to produce a new hybrid program for remote and local audiences.
Egypt at Santa Fe’s 5. Gallery captures the intersection of modern photography, middle-class tourism, and the allure of pharaonic monuments through the legacy of Jean Pascal Sébah.
Arizona photographers Sama Alshaibi and Stephen Marc, 2021 Guggenheim fellows, discuss how the program will advance their work.
Levi Romero, the inaugural New Mexico poet laureate, and the newly created New Mexico State Library Poetry Center are accepting submissions for a poetry anthology through July 1, 2021.
Laura Shill’s Future Self Storage at Denver’s Leon Gallery features 9,000 feet of pink and red tubes that combine humor with heartache and the sensual.
The City of Scottsdale near Phoenix, Arizona is about to launch $27.3 million in Civic Center Mall renovations, with significant implications for local arts and culture.
Nancy Flemings’s exhibition Good Will Prevail at Axle Contemporary uses domestic textile kitsch to evoke the home-feels of pandemic life.
The Denver Botanic Gardens’s $40-million Freyer-Newman Center, with its three art galleries, establishes itself as fertile ground for exhibitions.
SITE Santa Fe Announces virtual voting for SPREAD 7.0, a community micro-grant for New Mexico artists.