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Our Department

Working across seven divisions under one departmental umbrella, the City of Albuquerque's Department of Arts & Culture provides almost 9,000 annual hours of arts and cultural programming across 30 sites including the BioPark, historical landmarks, film studios, world-class museums, and more. 
The seven divisions are the ABQ BioPark; Albuquerque Museum; Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum; Community Events; One Albuquerque Media; Public Art Urban Enhancement; and the Public Library Albuquerque Bernalillo County. 
Contact info: 
Executive Assistant: Karl Ortiz
Deputy Director: Brandon Gibson 
Deputy Director: Elsa Menedez
ABQ BioPark Director: Stephanie Stowell 
Public Library Director: Dean P. Smith 
Albuquerque Museum Director: Andrew Connors 
Balloon Museum Director: Nan Masland 
Community Events Division Manager: Bree Ortiz 
One Albuquerque Media Manager: Diego Lucero 
Public Art Urban Enhancement Manager: Sherri Brueggemann 
Marketing Manager: Tanya Lenti 
Fiscal Manager: Denise Ortiz 
KiMo Theatre Manager: Bree Ortiz 
South Broadway Cultural Center Manager: Georgia Michael