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Back To School Rewards

Unbelievably, the school year has begun. For those of you wiping your brows, delighted with every kidless hour, as well as those wiping your eyes, missing your little darlin’s, a thought. You all deserve a reward! Come experience Amapola Gallery, your own admission-free daily arts and crafts fair. How about an abstract, floral or western… Read more »

Easter at Ampola Gallery

Easter is a time of promise, rejoicing, renewal. Along with religious celebration, bunnies, eggs and candy, many folks give gifts to their loved ones. For one of a kind, handmade–local–gifts, Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery can’t be beat. From distinctive notecards and mixed-media crosses, floral paintings and hand-thrown mugs to graceful Sterling and gem jewelry, we… Read more »

Greetings Balloon Fans!

We all know balloons must be inflated. Not so our prices! One big benefit of shopping at Amapola co-op Gallery for souvenirs, gifts, decor, inspiration and adornment–our prices are NOT inflated. When the balloons have landed and the day stretches ahead, come meet the artists–all New Mexican all the time–, marvel at the variety of… Read more »

Some Of The Amazing Things You Can Find At Amapola Gallery

Amapola Gallery is an artists’ cooperative. Forty of us, New Mexicans all, contribute time, talent and monthly dues to keep our gallery going. And going we have been, since 1980–38 years of artistic excellence over four locations, all in Albuquerque’s Old Town. Our members enter the gallery through an application and jury process, and by… Read more »

Amapola Artists Cooperate

We had a meeting this morning (8/28). Just in case we forget the co-op part of Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery, we get together 5 or 6 times a year, when we HAVE to cooperate. Every three months everyone’s display space shifts so each of us gets a chance at the “best” spots. Since we began… Read more »

Go Souvenir Hunting at Amapola Gallery

Souvenir hunting? You can’t do better than Amapola Gallery, located smack-dab on the Plaza in Old Town, Albuquerque. Why? Because we’re an artist’s co-op! And that means: 1) we are all local all the time 2) no middleman (or woman) stands between you and us, so we can keep our prices affordable 3) with 40… Read more »

The Historic Romero House

Romero House is an historic building–it has a brass plaque to say so. One period in its past is intriguing. It served for years as a home for unwed mothers! The ladies were cared for until the babies were born and adopted (usually). This when the whole business of pregnancy outside marriage brought societal judgement… Read more »

Visit Amapola Gallery This Spring!

Make these endless spring winds useful. Let them blow you into Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery! With our many rooms–we occupy the entire top floor of historic Romero House–our forty New Mexico artists–all local all the time–and nifty Navajo Gallery downstairs, we’re a treat for the eye and soul unlike any other in Old Town. So… Read more »

Bring Your Sweetheart To Amapola Gallery

Got a Sweetie who deserves a treat for Valentine’s Day? This year think outside the box- -of chocolates, that is. Instead of a fleeting gift make a lasting memory. Spend a few hours in beautiful, historic Old Town, a treasure that helps make Albuquerque unique. Stroll the museums, enjoy a meal, absorb the sacred peace… Read more »

Amapola Christmas Carol

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me 12 tie-dyed onesies 11 gourds and punch quilts 10 wooden boxes 9 perfect photos 8 painted landscapes 7 carved stone critters 6 prints and silkscreens 5 sterling rings 4 pastels framed 3 plates of glass 2 wooden bowls And a handmade ornament for… Read more »