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BernCo to Dedicate Mural at Animal Care and Resource Center

This mural is made possible by a free art program through the Harwood Art Center called Creative Roots that offers art classes to middle schools in the after school hours.
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Call for Original Artwork for Two Major BernCo Events

Bernalillo County is looking for original artwork submissions for two major events, the Bosque Chile Festival’s Ristra Run and the Sugar Skull Fun Run, happening later this year!
call for original artwork

Learn About Exciting Additions to BernCo's Public Art Program

Additions are being made to the Bernalillo County public art collection!

Victims of Gun Violence Memorial Public Art Project Request for Qualifications

The proposed location for the memorial is along the north or east side of the Steve Schiff Building located at 520 Lomas Blvd NE, which is the site of the Second Judicial District Attorney’s office.
call for entries

Bernalillo County Dedicates New Public Art Sculpture

There will be a dedication and ribbon-cutting of “Vecinos,” a sculpture by Mark Horst and Working Classroom, Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 2 p.m. at Dolores Huerta Gateway Park, 100 Isleta SW.
art sculpture ribbon-cutting

BernCo Commission Approves Purchase Agreement for Asian American Monument Public Art Sculpture

The County Commission approved a motion authorizing an artwork purchase agreement with Cheryll Leo-Gwin and Stewart Wong, creators of the sculpture, "View from Gold Mountain," which will be located on the West side of the Second Judicial District Courthouse.
public art purchase approved

The Making of Reels & Wheels

Learn about the making of Reels & Wheels, a combined public art piece and bus shelter.
reels and wheels

Artist to Open New Exhibit at Bachechi Open Space

Well-known New Mexico artist, Danielle Rae Miller is putting her latest artwork on display for public viewing. Bernalillo County Public Arts Program and Bernalillo County Open Space will host an opening reception for Miller on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Bachechi Environmental Education Building.
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Reels and Wheels Documentary

The documentary follows the Reels and Wheels commission by the Arts Board and the design/build process by artist Howard Meehan and culminates with the dedication of the piece in front of the Hiland Theater on Central Avenue on historic Route 66.
Reels and Wheels


 

Our Philosophy

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Bernalillo County's Public Art Program was established in 1992 with the adoption of the county’s Art in Public Places Ordinance.

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Our Collection
The Public Art Program currently has about 400 works of art placed around the county. Click here to see a map.

Our Board

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The 10-member Arts Board consists of appointed advisory members.
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  • See flier for details.
    Location:
    Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 NM-333 Tijeras
    Time:
    5/21/2019 9:00 AM - 5/21/2019 12:00 PM

  • On May 21, 2019, the MDC Recruiting Team is hosting a hiring event at Westside Community Center, 1250 Isleta Blvd. SW. MDC is hiring in food service, social services, medical services, corrections techs and corrections officers. You can meet with recruiters, and on-site interview will take place, so bring your resume and dress for success. For more information call 505-839-8999 or email mdcrecruiting@bernco.gov.
    Location:
    Westside Community Center, 1250 Isleta Blvd. SW
    Time:
    5/21/2019 10:00 AM - 5/21/2019 1:00 PM

  • See flier for details.
    Location:
    Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 NM-333 Tijeras
    Time:
    5/22/2019 9:00 AM - 5/22/2019 12:00 PM

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