blockpartyACTIVITY: Cross Pollination at the Downtown Block Party

2nd St. between Lead & Coal, Albuquerque, free


This year, the Sanitary Tortilla Factory is hosting the Downtown Block Party on their block of 2nd Street between Lead and Coal. The Sanitary Tortilla factory is an artist complex with studios, a gallery, and a sculpture residency program. It's north-facing wall features one of Pastel's murals for the Botanical Mural Project that 516 ARTS is presenting for Cross Pollination. in the tradition of the Downtown Block Parties, there will be interactive art projects, food, music and fun for the whole family. the Sanitary Tortilla Factory's theme this year is Leisure Games, which features billiards, badminton, large scale jenga and pinball, plus bee from Sidetrack Brewing and Tractor Brewing. 516 ARTS is joining the festivities with education and artmaking activities for all ages on the theme of pollination.


This event is being held in conjunction with Cross Pollination, an exhibit at 516 ARTS, curated by Valerie Roybal, on view August 19 - November 11, 2017.