Posts Categorized: General

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 »

Amapola Gallery Frames Enchanted Gardens Third Saturday June

Just in time for summer it’s “Enchanted Gardens ” Third Saturday June on Amapola Gallery’s enchanting patio. Fused glass artist Diana Swanson, ceramist Sandra Moench, mosaic artist Debra Montoya and photographer Joy Kelley will demonstrate their mediums or assist you in creating your own “make and take ” treasure. Think: play with glass or mixed… Read more »

Romero House Old Town home to R.C. Gorman Gallery

If you haven’t been to Amapola co-op Gallery lately (why ever not?!) you’ve missed some big changes. Our landladies continue to transform the patio of Romero House, bricking over the entire area and adding ever more welcome and welcoming shaded seating. And–drumroll, please– we have a gorgeous new downstairs neighbor!   The R.C. Gorman Gallery… Read more »

Local Albuquerque Art Gallery

“Shop local ” and “shop small ” are hot philosophies just now, pushbacks against big box stores and cookie -cutter merchandise. What do they mean in relation to local Albuquerque art gallery, Amapola Gallery, on the Plaza in Old Town? 1) You can’t GET more local. ALL our artwork is local : Ceramics, beads and… Read more »