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Announcing 2016 
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Oppportunities for Artists Abound!

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Bridge: Arts & Social Justice

Bridge: Arts & Social Justice

Friday, September 02, 6:00pm

Join us for the opening reception of our 7th Annual Bridge: Arts & Social Justice exhibition on Friday, September 2 from 6 - 8p. Erin Currier's newest show, Song of the West will be in the front gallery, Latent Image Collective's show, Home / Abroad is in the main gallery and Jane Gordon will present her newest site-specific installation, Replacement System 5.1 on Harwood's front lawn. Presented in partnership with PhotoSummer and Umbrella Week. Exhibitions run: September 2 - 29, 2016 read more >

Burque Family Pétanque Tournament

Burque Family Pétanque Tournament

Sunday, September 25, 11:00am

You are invited to our second annual Burque Family Pétanque Tournament on Sunday, September 25 from 11a - 2:30p! What better way to spend a Sunday than at pastoral Old Town Farm in the north valley? The day will be filled with Pétanque play (for kids and adults), prizes, friendly competition and French fun! read more >

October Exhibitions

October Exhibitions

Friday, October 07, 6:00pm

Please join us for the opening reception of our October exhibitions. This month features Frank McCulloch: A Retrospective, offering a glimpse into McCulloch's career over 50 years, as well as John Garrett & Alan Pain Radebaugh's newest exhibition, A Sense Of Place, which celebrates the natural environment. Exhibitions run: October 7 - 27, 2016 read more >

Painting the Autumn Landscape 'en Plein Air with Michelle Chrisman

September 17 & 18, 2016,  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Join Michelle Chrisman for a weekend of plein air painting at Los Poblanos Inn & Organic Farm. For registration and more information, please visit our page of Adult Art Classes.

ArtFix: Independent Study & Weekly Practice for Artists

September 1—November 17, 2016, 6:00 - 9:00 PM

ArtFix is back! This semester, choose from 6, 10, and 12-week sessions to get your art fix! For registration and more information, please visit our page of Multi-Week Classes.

Encompass: 25 Years 

Encompass is a unique multi-generational art event that takes place annually in March. Presented by Harwood Art Center in Albuquerque, NM, Encompass features four gallery exhibitions, three site-specific commissions, 40 open artist studios, collaborative art making projects and activities for all ages. It is both a reflection of and an offering to our community.

Harwood was established in 1991 and, at every turn, artists of all ages have inspired and influenced our work; tens of thousands have collaborated with Harwood over the years, leaving an indelible impact on our organization and on New Mexico.

As we acknowledge a landmark anniversary in 2016, we are dedicated to exploring and honoring these extraordinary relationships – and in so doing, telling the story of this extraordinary place. Encompass: 25 Years marks our most expansive milestone celebration. We are grateful to every single member, past and present, of our Harwood universe.

We are particularly thankful to our partners at Humbird NM and JAK Media for producing this extraordinarily beautiful film.

Surface & Encompass Program Catalogs

Happy reading! Check out the catalogs for two of our annual capstone exhibition programs, SURFACE: Emerging Artists of New Mexico and ENCOMPASS: A Multigenerational Art Event!


The Harwood, originally the home of the Harwood Girls School (1925-1976), is housed in a 1925 neo-classical Revival style building just north of downtown Albuquerque on the Mountain Road side of the Sawmill-Wells Park neighborhoods.
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