The Poeh Cultural Center in Pojoaque, NM became a full-fledged safety and well-being resource at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. We caught up with executive director Karl Duncan.
The goal of Santa Fe’s Culture, History, Arts, Reconciliation, and Truth (CHART) resolution is bigger than determining the fate of the plaza obelisk.
A guide to 2021 artist and writer residencies in the Southwest, including Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah.
As Southwest Contemporary begins expanding its coverage across the Southwest, we are on the lookout for sharp, engaged freelance writers from across the region to contribute features, critical essays, profiles, reviews, photo essays, and other stories to our print and digital publications.
In the face of today’s sociopolitical climate, New Mexico museum practitioners plan for a brighter, more equitable future.
Recent museum attendance numbers reveal the disparate impact the pandemic is having on local arts communities.
Dancing Earth’s BTW US Cyberspace imagines digital space as a realm of creative gathering and regeneration.
After six months of government-mandated lockdown, museums across New Mexico are reopening. Here's what you need to know.
Whether you've valued our content over the last 28 years, or the last 28 days, now is the time we need your help the most.
The 12th annual Santa Fe Independent Film Festival opens October 14, 2020. The usual multitude of parties and events is on-hold till next year, but the eclectic mix of acclaimed independent films remains.
New Mexico Artist to Know Now Eric-Paul Riege (Diné) updates us on the work he's been making, the space he's holding, and material as a teacher.
New Mexico Artist to Know Now Cedra Wood updates us on her current work, reflecting rather than producing, and the subject of mortality.
Southwest Makeup Institute, the only makeup and special effects school in New Mexico, has a new partnership with IATSE 480, preparing students for professions in film and television.
New Mexico Artist to Know Now Frank Blazquez updates us on his latest documentary work and writing for The Guardian.
The recently opened Taos Ceramics Center is establishing a creative space for artists local to Taos and beyond.
Justin Richel updates us on his current projects and the vital role of art-making.
NM Artist to Know Now Danielle Shelley updates us on her current work within the political and social landscape, and making art as an act of faith.
New Mexico Artist to Know Now William T. Carson updates us on his practice since the pandemic, working with sound, and creating without expectation.
New Mexico Artist to Know Now Andrea Pichaida gives us an update on her new work, her studio practice, and making art in the time of global unrest.
Music venues and festivals are embracing creativity and resourcefulness to stave off financial ruin and bring live music to audiences at a time when they desperately need it.
New Mexico Artist to Know Now Joe Ramiro Garcia updates us on his current work and studio practice.
Currently, New Mexico ranks 50th in the US for self-response to the 2020 census. Each individual who is counted in the census brings in $37,500 for the state over the course of 10 years.
Taos-based artist c marquez, one of SWC's 12 NM Artists to Know Now, updates us on their practice, new pieces, and wishes for the arts community.
Rapheal Begay, one of SWC's 12 NM Artists to Know Now, updates us on his work and relationship to art since the COVID-19 pandemic, which he has spent at home in Navajo Nation. He continues to advocate for Indigenous aesthetics and visual sovereignty.