Mira Burack, Sun (Son), 2019, photo by Eric Swanson


Help 516 ARTS and Albuquerque High School get art kits into the hands of their students this fall. Lean more!

516 ARTS offers free educational programs in dialogue with our mission and core values:

Inquiry: Offering programs that focus on communication, inspiring curiosity, dialogue, and creative experimentation for learning through art experiences.

Diversity: Presenting artists and art practices from a variety of backgrounds to the diverse audiences and learning communities in our region.

Collaboration: Through collaboration with various organizations, institutions, and individuals, we aim to create meaningful opportunities for learning and engagement.

Accessibility: We want everyone to have access to the transformative power of art.

Educational resources and opportunities include:

Exhibition tours for students, teachers and community groups [*** Please note that tours are reduced at the moment, in accordance with Covid-19 restrictions]

Educational materials for teachers to use in the museum and in the classroom for both K-12 and college

We offer volunteer opportunities and internship program. For more information, check here.

A rich calendar of educational workshops, lectures, public forums and other events

Join our teacher mailing list to receive information about upcoming programs.