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Interested in mounting an exhibition? Here are some suggested locations in the area. Some have waiting lists, fees and/or commissions. Printable List [pdf]


Artichoke Café
424 Central Ave. SE, 243-0200
Good opportunity for individuals. Make appt. with Terry Keene to bring in samples of work. Call the restaurant or 238-1213. If accepted there is a 10% commission on sales.

Central Park Deli
918 Central SW, 214-9100
Ask for Bill Schweibinz. Welcomes calls from artists of all genres. Make appt. to bring samples or refer him to your website. Main requirement is enough work to fill space.

Chocolate Café & Bakery
2933 Monte Vista Blvd. NE, 254-0463
Make appt. with Gary Cline to bring in samples of work. Call the restaurant. No commission on sales. Shows hang at least 2-3 months.

Java Joes
906 Park Ave. SW, 765-1514
Ask for Michael or Brandy. Call on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday.

Ragin' Shrimp
3617 Copper Ave. NE, 268-8936

Go to website, Send an email by clicking on the "Talk to Us" link, with request to hang artwork and, if possible, include a link to your artwork. As an alternative, call the Ragin' Shrimp office, 268-8936, and leave a detailed message.


First Unitarian Church
3701 Carlisle Blvd. NE, 884-1801
Prefers 2-4 artists, but takes groups up to 8. Books up to a year in advance. Shows hang in sanctuary.

La Mesa Presbyterian Church
7401 Copper Ave. NE., 255-8095

Call for information. No set policies.

St. John's Episcopal Cathedral
318 Silver Ave. SW, 247-1581
Four juried shows per year. Submit art in person first Tuesday of Mar, June, Sept and Dec. 10 am - 2 pm. Some shows have themes. Call for complete details.


Los Griegos Library
1000 Griegos Rd. NW, 761-4020
Ask for Peggy Hessing. Usually a waiting list.

Main Library
501 Copper NW, 768-5152
Contact is Ida Mazzoni. Display areas on 2nd Fl. consist of free-standing panels and glass cases. Suggest coming by to see if suitable for your art. If so, see or call Ida. No formal policies, but liability waiver required.

South Broadway Library
1025 Broadway SE, 764-1742
Ask for Victoria Fee or come in person with samples. Wall and display case. Show gets publicity on library website. No fee. Library is in the same building as the South Broadway Cultural Center (see below).

Special Collections Library (former Main Library)
423 Central NE (corner of Edith), 848-1376
Ask for Joe Sabatini. Prefers "New Mexicana" themes and those based on the library's specialties - geneology, history of printing and writing and rare books. Will consider related art and photographs.



Arts Alliance
1100 San Mateo Blvd. NE, 268-1920
Groups only. Accepts applications in June and July for following year. Call to be added to list to receive proposal form or download application information from the web site. Application information is posted on the web site annually in May for the following calendar year. Deadline for exhibit applications is in the end of July.

Albuquerque Little Theatre
224 San Pasquale Ave. SW, 242-4750
Groups and individuals. Shows hang for appox. 4 weeks. Call to apply. Ask for Erin Moots.

Expo New Mexico (formerly known as State Fairgrounds)
300 San Pedro NE, 265-3978
Talk to Peggy Durkin, who books facilities. Rental rates and other requirements vary depending on building used. There are limited windows of opportunity, but Peggy will consider all ideas.

The Gallery at the Source for Creating Sacredness
1111 Carlisle SE, 453-4393

Individuals and groups. Shows last approx. 1 mo. $55 rental fee, 15% commission. Looking for a variety of themes. Can hold reception. Contact Chery Klairwator, 991-0839, for complete info. Also see website,

Harwood Art Center
1114 7th St. NW, 242-6367
Four galleries. Two for juried shows. Proposals considered 4X/yr. in Jan, Apr, July & Oct. Two community galleries on sign up basis. $75/mo. Generally booked 1 year in advance.

Inpost at the Outpost Performance Space
210 Yale Blvd. SE, 268-0044
Prefer individuals but will accept proposals from groups. Contact curator Becky Holtzman,, or call the Outpost for more info. Generally booked up to one year in advance.

KiMo Theater
423 Central Ave. NW, 848-1320
Requests go through Augustine Romero (see SBCC below). Same process, except no space for sculpture at the KiMo.

South Broadway Cultural Center
1025 Broadway SE, 848-1320
Ask for Augustine Romero. Proposals accepted in September for following year. Come by for application form. Minimum of 3 artists. Shows last 2 months. $100/show. 20% commission.


Albuquerque Press Club
201 Highland Park Circle SE 243-8476

Contact Lisa Hertrich, 400-5262, or leave message for her at the club.
Shows last 4-6 wks. Club publicizes show and holds reception. No hanging fee, 20% commission on sales. Groups and individuals. Large hanging areas.

Around the Corner Framing Shop
& Fine Art Gallery

6301 Riverside Plaza Ln. NW, 994-2927
Group shows. Contact owner, Jeannie Garcia. Nice venue.

Chamisa Hills Country Club
500 Country Club Dr. SE, Rio Rancho, 896-5000
Contact sales office. Shows last about 2 months.

Driving Force
1100 San Mateo Blvd. NE, Suite 6, 268-4400
A vehicle sales, rental and leasing business next door to the Arts Alliance. Lots of bright, open wall space. Will consider individuals and groups. Contact manager, Gabe Martinez.

Four Hills Country Club
911 Four Hills Rd. SE, 299-9555 X129
Call Shelly Schlagel for details. Individual or group shows.

Printable List [pdf]

Arts Alliance
1100 San Mateo NE
PO Box 27657
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87125
Phone: (505) 268-1920
Fax: (505) 232-5383

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