Thais Mather: Western Blue at Santa Fe’s form & concept ponders the comprehensive characteristics of the color blue in a cunning display of sculptural installations, micro-pointillist drawings, watercolors, and holograms.
Golden Light, Long Shadows, and Roadside Flowers, a new exhibition by Daniel McCoy, opens at Hecho a Mano in Santa Fe on September 24.
Mi’Jan Celie Tho-Biaz, a Santa Fe cultural worker and oral historian, holds a series of live talks this week that spotlight the distinct nature of BIPOC cultural work.
Artist Tigre Mashaal-Lively talks with Southwest Contemporary about the burning of The Solacii sculpture, which was destroyed in a suspected arson outside of Santa Fe’s form & concept gallery.
Jami Porter Lara’s Terms and Conditions offers a space for uncomfortable conversations around identity, womanhood, and whiteness.
In an eastern New Mexico town known for Billy the Kid, the Art in Public Places program confronts complex and difficult histories, including the tragic Long Walk to Bosque Redondo.
The Wheelwright Museum annual benefit—which features hundreds of pieces of jewelry, sculpture, weaving, painting, and more by Native artists—has become more expansive than ever with the addition of a second event, the Native Artist Market.
Ghost Ranch Music Weekend celebrates pioneering and innovative women in the Abiquiú summer home and studio of wildly popular American painter Georgia O’Keeffe.
The Madrid Film Festival, which screens at a circa-1920 baseball field, is another creative in-person offering in the curious Turquoise Trail town situated in New Mexico’s Ortiz Mountains.
Talia Pura’s two-in-one review recounts Santa Fe Classic Theater’s As You Like It at Santa Fe Botanical Garden and New Mexico Actors Lab’s The Lifespan of a Fact at the new Lab Theater.
The Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program, established in 1967, gives worldwide artists an entire year of rent-free creation, monthly stipends, support for artists with children, large spaces, and beautiful light in southeastern New Mexico.
The Institute of American Indian Arts’s Annual Scholarship Event and Auction is IAIA’s premier event for raising critical scholarship support for students, which is now more important than ever.
The Abiquiú-based Some Serious Business residency makes space for freedom and connection. This summer’s diverse roster includes Elijah McKinnon, a BIPOC artist who showcases films on Friday at Beastly Books.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Shonto Begay: Eyes of the World and Indigenous Women: Border Matters at the Wheelwright in Santa Fe foreground connections to place.
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.
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.
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.
Nancy Flemings’s exhibition Good Will Prevail at Axle Contemporary uses domestic textile kitsch to evoke the home-feels of pandemic life.