Posts Categorized: General

Twelve Days of Christmas at Amapola Gallery

With just over twelve days to Christmas, the holidays are a busy time of year with everyone shopping for the perfect gift for those special friends and family members. The traditional Twelve Days of Christmas Song starts with the gift of a partridge in a pear tree and each verse adds another item until reaching… Read more »

Amapola Artists’ Co-op Gallery December Featured Artists

  Each month at Amapola Artists’ Co-op Gallery we generally showcase two of our member artists. They have an expanded display area and provide exciting new work to share with you, our Without – Which – No – Gallery public.   Every December brings an expanded showcase – not just two Featured Artists, but our… Read more »

Amapola Artists Co-Op Gallery Welcomes You!

Days I work at Amapola Artists Co-op Gallery  I greet explorers to our gallery with “Welcome to our co- op! ” But you, our precious public, often don’t realize what an artists’ co-op gallery really is. I’m here to ‘splain. It’s expensive to run any business. Our fixed costs include rent, of course, phone, insurance… Read more »

Begin Gift-Giving Season at Amapola Gallery

Choose Amapola Co-op Gallery for Gift Giving Season What with our endless warm autumn, it’s hard to believe it’s nearly holiday time. But Thanksgiving rolls around in a few short weeks! Where to go for the perfect hostess gift? Locally-made unique Christmas/Hannukkah/Kwanzaa gifts? Or the perfect congrats-on-a-year-well-lived gift to yourself? Amapola Gallery, your one-stop gift,… Read more »

Old Town Co-op Art Gallery Enters 36th Year

Amapola Co-op Art Gallery Turns 36 The business headline of the day is the closing of many department store outlets : Macy’s, Sears, K-mart, even Walmart. Potential customers are shopping online, but are also more interested in spending money on experiences rather than material goods. A co-op art gallery such as Amapola Gallery offers the… Read more »

An Artists Cooperative Gallery – Amapola

Enjoy an Artists Cooperative Gallery in Old Town ABQ Perhaps you saw the delightful profile of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta on CBS’s Sunday Morning on September fourth this year. The biggest, the brightest, the most magical … that’s the one. You’re hooked! Or you were hooked years ago and we have you back. Welcome!… Read more »

Art Gallery Houses Diverse Offerings

As an art gallery, Amapola Gallery is the largest artists cooperative in the state of New Mexico. When writing about Amapola co-op Gallery, I often emphasize our combination of “locally handmade “with “affordable. ” It’s true. For unique birthday/sweetheart/promotion/holiday/hostess gifts we are unbeatable. But “Gallery ” is in our name for a reason, and it’s… Read more »

Spend Artful Saturday in Old Town Albuquerque

The joint will be jumpin’ Saturday August 20 from 1 – 4, as Old Town celebrates Artful Saturday. The artists at Amapola Gallery are doing our part (would you expect any less??!) with our own jewelry with copper make and take event. Our Jewelers provide the materials and guidance, you provide a little elbow grease… Read more »

Guest Member Artist Anita Caress Loves Glass

Glass artist Anita Caress is a shining addition to Amapola co-op Gallery. A resident of Albuquerque for 58 years and counting, she was introduced to the process of glass fusion while volunteering at her son’s middle school. Virtue got its reward that time! Anita has continued to create with fused glass, but she really loves… Read more »

Historic Old Town Offers Variety

Albuquerque’s historic Old Town is a destination delight In an Albuquerque Journal article of June 14, 2016, we are told that today’s shopper wants more, authenticity, community, park-like seating areas, more local artisan vendors and merchants … Does this sound like you? If so you’re in luck, because it describes historic Old Town, Albuquerque, New… Read more »