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Cultural Services

Information about Cultural Services in Albuquerque.

Enjoy Albuquerque's unique cultural events and attractions. Concerts and dancing, museums and wildlife, fireworks and holiday lights, parades, demonstrations, and more.

The Jim Henson Exhibition

An image featuring Jim Henson and puppets

The Albuquerque Museum celebrates the creative vision of Jim Henson in The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited.

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River of Lights

A photo of River of Lights

Enjoy the magic of millions of twinkling lights and nearly 600 dazzling holiday displays at New Mexico’s largest walk through light show!

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Free Arts & Culture December 2019

Take a look at our calendar of free arts and cultural events taking place in the month of November.

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Facilities & Attractions

ABQ BioPark

The ABQ BioPark is New Mexico's most visited destination.
Aquarium | Botanic Garden | Tingley Beach | Zoo

Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Library System

Our libraries are a favorite spot here in Albuquerque with many events to support them.
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Albuquerque Museum

Always popular, the museum chronicles over 600 years of our City's history under its roof.
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Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum

Experience the history, science, sport, and art of ballooning and other innovative forms of flight.
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Historic Old Town

Old Town's history in Albuquerque is long and storied with new fun on the horizon.
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KiMo Theatre

The iconic KiMo Theatre offers a unique venue for quality entertainment in Downtown Albuquerque.
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South Broadway Cultural Center

This Center features a Theater, Multi-Purpose Room, Art Gallery and Library, and is a complete multicultural center.
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Explora

Albuquerque's most interactive children's museum. Explora has a unique public partnership with the City of Albuquerque.
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Services

Event Permitting

Information about obtaining a City of Albuquerque event permit.
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GOV TV 16

GOV-TV is the local government access cable television channel in Albuquerque and Bernalillo County. Live stream.
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Public Art Urban Enhancement Division

Albuquerque has one of the oldest Public Art programs in the country.

Annual Reports to the Community

A report of the progress made at cultural facilities and attractions.

Transparency Information

Attendance, cost of services, materials borrowed and other data.
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2013 NEA Our Town Grant Program

Information and updates about the Grant Program.
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Partnership Proposal

Partner with the Cultural Services Department on an event or program.
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Upcoming Events

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Coding Club

Oct 22, 2019 05:00 PM to Feb 25, 2020 07:00 PM
Learn to code during our 16 week Coding Club program.

Holiday Nature Crafts

Dec 04, 2019 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Bring your whole family to River of Lights and visit the Education Building to make beautiful gifts inspired by nature!