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This Month at Albuquerque Museum | July 2021

Welcome back! In July, we are thrilled to bring back in-person tours of our Sculpture Garden and Old Town and to resume free days. You’ll still be able to enjoy a selection of virtual programming that complements our current exhibitions. Throughout the summer, we'll add more in-person programs. In the meantime, check out everything that is happening this month at Albuquerque Museum.

Timed ticketing applies. Before your visit, reserve your tickets to Albuquerque Museum online at HOLD MY TICKET.

Free Days Resume

Sunday Mornings, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. beginning July 4
First Wednesday of the Month, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. beginning July 7

EXCEPTION: No free admission during Balloon Fiesta (October 2–10, 2021). 

Beginning July 7 | Sculpture Garden Tours

Every Wednesday and Saturday at 11 a.m.

Beginning July 7, in-person Sculpture Garden Tours are back! Enjoy a pleasant stroll in our sculpture garden with a friendly docent who will share stories on the artists and their works. Tours included with paid admission, purchase your tickets online in advance.

July 7 & 21 | Drop in Discussion: Another World

Wednesdays, July 7, 21, August 5, and Saturday, August 7
2 p.m. Live Online via Zoom

Explore select artworks from the exhibition and engage in discussions facilitated by a docent. Discussions take place on Zoom. Advance registration required to participate.

July 10 | Bioregional Perspectives in New Mexico with Jack Loeffler

1–3 p.m. Casa San Ysidro Online via Zoom

Jack Loeffler, bioregionalist, aural historian, environmentalist, and author/ editor of numerous books, describes developing the notion of indigenous-minded environmentalism and bioregionalism occurring in New Mexico and the Southwest.

Beginning July 11 | Old Town Walking Tours

Every Tuesday, Thursday & Friday at 11 a.m.

Beginning July 11, in-person Old Town Walking Tours are back! Explore historic Old Town on foot with our informative docents who will provide insight into the people and places that shaped our early community. Tours included with paid admission, purchase your tickets online in advance.

July 11 | Agnes Pelton’s Spiritual Abstraction

2 p.m. Online via Zoom

Delve into Pelton’s personal history, the influence of California New Age on her work and her place within the context of occult artists and thinkers in this talk by curator Gilbert Vicario. Vicario is the curator of a recent exhibition, Agnes Pelton: Desert Transcendentalist, the first survey of the painter in more than twenty two years. Registration is required for this virtual talk.

Beginning July 13 | Cannupa Hanska Luger

Cannupa Hanska Luger's new lobby installation approaches Indigenous futurism, blending media, place, storytelling and documentation of a living practice. Future Ancestral Technologies’ narrative stems from science fiction, genetic memory, and reclaiming Indigeneity. Stop by starting July 13 to catch sight of the artist installing this site-responsive work in person.

July 17 | Drop in Discussion: Eye to I

2 p.m. Live Online via Zoom

Explore select artworks from the exhibition and engage in discussions facilitated by a docent. Discussion takes place on Zoom. Advance registration required to participate.

June 17 | 3rd Thursday: Another World

6–8 p.m. Online via YouTube

Join us for a virtual evening with local jazz favorites Entourage Jazz performing in the exhibit Another World: the Transcendental Painting Group. Live-streamed yoga from the Museum with YogaZo.

July 21 | Conversation with Artist Paula Wilson

6 p.m. Online via Zoom

Curator Josie Lopez and artist Paula Wilson explore the ways portraiture is examined and redefined through Wilson’s work, currently on display in the exhibition, Eye to I: Self Portraits from the National Portrait Gallery. Registration is required for this virtual talk.

Beginning July 23 | Music Under the Stars

7 p.m. Live at the Albuquerque Museum Amphitheater

The 2021 season of Under the Stars is presented by New Mexico Jazz Workshop, July 23 - September 4. READ MORE AT NMJAZZ.ORG

Family Art from Home

Download a new project every week. Creative projects to do with your family using items found around the home. Projects posted on the Museum’s website for a great weekend of fun!

 

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About the Albuquerque Museum

Albuquerque Museum has served as the city's cultural center since 1967. Located in the heart of Old Town, the Museum is a leading institution for art, history, and culture in the Southwest. Albuquerque Museum is a division of the Department of Arts & Culture, City of Albuquerque.

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June 30, 2021