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ABQ Art Showcase


The Albuquerque Art Business Association (The ARTScrawl people) is honored to partner with the City of Albuquerque, The Albuquerque Convention Center and Visit Albuquerque to present The 2019 Albuquerque Art Showcase: New Mexico's Fine Art Expo.

Overlapping Santa Fe's Indian Market, we are excited to be part of the largest visual arts weekend in New Mexico. The 2019 Albuquerque Art Showcase is August 15-19 at the Albuquerque Convention Center. The Gala Preview Night is Thursday, August 15 and the doors are open to the general public Friday, Aug 16 thru Monday, August 19, 10-6pm. The 2019 Local Treasures Ceremony will be on Sunday, August 18, and Monday will feature the Local Business Brunch from 10am to Noon.

Visit Albuquerque is our media partner!!! We are working on a huge electronic nation-wide media campaign, plus local bill boards and paid advertising partnering with local radio and television stations.

The Albuquerque Art Showcase will spotlight 125 of the finest artists of New Mexico and beyond. Galleries, guilds, and hundreds of artists will come together to showcase their creative and diverse talents. This is the first time that all of Albuquerque’s visual arts organizations will be housed under the same roof. These include: New Mexico Water Color Society, New Mexico Pastel Society, Rio Grande Arts Association, and the New Mexico Plein Air Painters Association. The Showcase will take place in the south west exhibit hall of the Albuquerque Convention Center right across from Civic Plaza.

Earlier Event: August 8
Objects of Art - Santa Fe
Later Event: October 10
Art San Diego