The true Southwest awaits you in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Come immerse yourself in our rich culture and heritage, rooted in centuries of history. Soak in our blue skies and sun that shines 310 days a year- perfect for outdoor activities. Breathe in the high desert air scented with sage and piñon, and you’ll understand why Albuquerque, NM is a destination like no other.
City of Albuquerque
The City of Albuquerque is committed to supporting grassroots collaborations aimed at preserving and revitalizing the city’s culturally diverse communities.
New Mexico Main Street
New Mexico MainStreet is a grassroots economic development program that assists communities in revitalizing their traditional commercial neighborhoods. A division of the New Mexico Economic Development Department, MainStreet works throughout New Mexico to help affiliated downtown organizations create an economically viable business environment while preserving local cultural and historic resources.
Main Street | National Trust for Historic Preservation
The Main Street movement has transformed the way communities think about the revitalization and management of their commercial districts. Throughout the nation, communities are using the Main Street approach to revitalize their traditional commercial districts.
Bernalillo County is a proud supporter of the grassroots economic development work carried out by Main Street communities.
Working Classroom cultivates the artistic, civic, and academic minds of youth through in-depth arts projects with contemporary artists to amplify historically ignored voices, resist systemic injustices, and imagine a more equitable society.
The Neighborhood Project is a community art initiative by Working Classroom student artists under the instruction of guest artist Adria Malcolm. Las Voces de Barelas, the first installment of The Neighborhood Project, explores the people of the Barelas community, seeking to bridge the gap between otherness & commonality through story & photography. In partnership with Homewise, the public art project mural at 2nd + Hazeldine reflects the community’s history as told by its residents to the artists.