Posts Categorized: Gallery

Words from Margaret Parrott

I’d like to share something my mother wrote years ago. Margaret Parrott was a gifted artist and original member of Amapola Gallery. “I understand all over again that being awake for the religious experience is the realm of the artist in each of us. The ordinary, when truly noticed, becomes wonderful. Practicality threatens to be… Read more »

Why Is It Called A “Co-op” ?

I write “Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery ” for a specific reason, even though our actual name is Amapola Gallery. That’s to emphasize that we are a cooperative. Each of us contributes rent, time and our various strengths to keep our lovely gallery open and staffed. A local co-op is also a virtual poster child for… Read more »

Have Fun and Beat The Heat!

Looking for a great way to beat the heat and have a fun experience at the same time? Slide in to Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery in historic Old Town!   At Amapola we have the coolest collection of art in the Southwest, both functional and not, in our air conditioned gallery, and Yay Yogurt, with… Read more »

Artist Cooperative Operative at Amapola

After a hundred years anybody can use a little restorative attention. At a robust 101, Romero House on Albuquerque’s Old Town Plaza, home to Amapola Gallery, is no different. Last year’s renovation transformed the ground floor and saw the establishment of Yay! Yogurt and a customers’ lounge complete with free wi -fi. Now it’s Amapola… Read more »

Giving Credit, Giving Thanks, Giving up the Year

Thank YOU 2015! Amapola Gallery has been in business as an artists co-operative since 1980, and we have reached the moment to give credit where it’s due: Thank YOU 2015! We couldn’t have done it without YOU. Yup–you. The travelers who stop in every time you come through Albuquerque to see what’s new with us,… Read more »

Tour our Cooperative Art Gallery – Virtually!

A tour of Amapola Gallery, a cooperative art gallery, begins with the cheerful courtyard. This, or the lounge or the lounge downstairs, complete with free wi-fi, are restful places to enjoy your frozen yogurt, coffee and soft drinks from Yay Yogurt, our downstairs neighbor. While downstairs, you can tour the eight-piece display of wall art… Read more »

Historical Building Is Perfect Home for Gallery

The works in Amapola Gallery combine age-old techniques with the modern inspiration of its forty member artists. Fittingly, the gallery is housed in Old Town’s Historic Romero House, at 205 Romero Street NW, on the Plaza. The Romero House dates to 1915, built for Jesus Romero and wife Mary Springer de Romero. The land it… Read more »