Posts Tagged: old town

May Featured Artists

The original title of Amapola Gallery’s Featured Artist exhibition for May was “A Blast of Color. ” That’s wonderfully descriptive of Ann Tidrow Connely’s acrylic landscapes. These glorious southwestern vignettes are all about light – – mountains, foothills, our triumphant desert plants and over all our color – blasting sunset skies. Stunning’s the word. May’s… Read more »

Amapola Welcomes Two New Artists

Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery, with a new year, new carpeting, new desk and new members, creates a refreshing experience for first- time and repeat visitors alike. Featured artists through February are jeweler Brenda Bowman, whose creations embody everyday elegance, and Pat Oliver, with powerful pastels of peaceful southwestern panoramas. Good stuff for you – –… 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 »

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 »

Community is Key to New Mexico’s Largest Co-op Gallery

Community and co-op blend into Amapola Gallery Albuquerque Artisans plus Albuquerque equals Amapola Gallery. It was our theme song last year, our 35th, and it remains true. We are a fellowship of forty artists (more or less) united by our common interest in maintaining our gallery, which provides display space for our work and collegiality… Read more »

Upcoming Renovation at Historic Romero House

Amapola Gallery is located in historic Romero House, (Read more in last year’s post about how perfect this historic location is for our Gallery.) right on the Plaza in Old Town. We’ve been here for well over a decade and pleased we are, too. (Sounds a little Yoda -ish; must be the influence of Star Wars!)… Read more »

10 Terrific Tidbits About Old Town Albuquerque

Get Re-Acquainted With Old Town Albuquerque Old Town Albuquerque can fall off your radar. It’s truly an Albuquerque treasure and we invite you to brush up on Old Town with these 10 Terrific Tidbits: 10. Walking in Old Town means you walk in the steps of the Conquistadors. It’s a tiny area with a big… Read more »

35 Things We Love About Old Town Albuquerque

Old Town Albuquerque is particularly near and dear to the hearts of Amapola Gallery members. But we thoughts you might enjoy this recap of why we feel as we do: A historic part of Albuquerque, an area small in size but enormous in variety and impact Shady, restful plaza where you can sit and watch… 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 »

About Parking in Old Town…

I’ve heard it said:  “There’s no place to park in Old Town.” Nothing could be further from the truth. Speaking for one of two all-New Mexico cooperatives, and one of twenty-plus galleries in Old Town, I can tell you, “That just ain’t so.” Except for the very rare special occasion, there’s always a place to park!… Read more »