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Harwood Art Center is committed to offering exhibition, employment and engagement opportunities to our community.

We invite you to apply for any or all of our current offerings.


Apprenticeship for Art & Social Justice (2020)

Harwood Art Center is accepting applications to our paid summer apprenticeship in Art and Social Justice.  Harwood’s Apprenticeship employs and trains high school students under the mentorship of professional artists, designers, architects, engineers and fabricators. Apprenticeship teams create large-scale public sculptures that achieve social impact by: providing lighting and increasing public safety in Mesa Verde Park; cultivating community-driven planning and design in the La Mesa neighborhood; and working with a collaborative network in Albuquerque’s International District.

*Applicants must be 16 – 24 years old.*

We are currently hiring for our summer 2020 Apprenticeship. Learn more >

Applications must be received by 11:59pm, Sunday, February 2, 2020.

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Youth Arts Teaching Positions (2020)

Harwood is looking for talented individuals with innovative arts curricula to join our Youth Arts Teaching Artist Corps in both performing and visual arts for youth ages 6 – 14. Our Youth Arts Education Programs include Summer Art Camp, Creative Roots Community Outreach and Art & Sol After School Creativity Workshops. All programs offer in-depth skill building as well as opportunities for individual and collaborative creative exploration.

We are currently hiring for Summer Art Camp 2020. Learn more >

Applications for Summer Art Camp 2020 must be received by 11:59pm, Sunday, January 19, 2020.

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Art School Teaching Positions (Rolling)

We invite teaching artists in all media to apply for a position in our Art School program for adults and teens. Art School provides students the opportunity to develop and refine their creative skills in a focused environment, with the support of excellent instructors. Classes run in the Fall and Spring, and they vary in subject matter and structure – from weekly evening sessions to one-off weekend workshops.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

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Call for 2021 Exhibition Proposals

Harwood invites individuals and groups to submit proposals for exhibitions or site-specific installations in Harwood Art Center’s 2021 gallery program. 

For priority consideration in the 2021 Galleries & Exhibitions Program, applications should be received by Sunday, April 26, 2020.

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SURFACE: Emerging Artists of New Mexico

We invite emerging artists to submit works for consideration in “SURFACE: Emerging Artists of New Mexico”, Harwood’s  annual juried exhibition, endowed awards and professional development program. SURFACE supports the creative and professional growth of emerging artists and expands their visibility and viability in our community.  Learn more >

Applications must be received by Sunday, April 5, 2020. Apply now >


Volunteer (Rolling)

Our volunteer program includes a wide variety of ways to get involved with your community and support Harwood.

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