CURRENTS NEW MEDIA 2017

June 9-25, 2017

Visit Santa Fe

Visit Santa Fe, New Mexico and encounter the evolving history of the American West. From traditional Native American and Spanish Colonial culture, to Contemporary Art, to the Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories and the Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe and New Mexico encompass the human experience from ancient culture to cutting edge Art and Science. This extraordinary stew of ideas and influences makes Santa Fe the ideal location for the CURRENTS NEW MEDIA festival. Attending the festival is a great opportunity to visit Santa Fe and the rest of our beautiful state.
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Getting to Santa Fe is easier than you think. One scenic hour away from the Albuquerque International Sunport, Santa Fe also has its own Municpal Airport, with flights to and from Los Angeles, Denver and Dallas/Ft. Worth. More information can be found at the City of Santa Fe’s official travel site.


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Galleries and Museums

The New Mexico History Museum and the Palace of the Governors National Historic Landmark are distinctive emblems of our nation's history. We present exhibitions and public programs that interpret historical events and reflect on the wide range of New Mexico historical experiences.
516 Arts
516 ARTS is an independent, nonprofit arts and education organization operating a museum style gallery in the center of Downtown Albuquerque at 516 Central Avenue between 5th and 6th Streets. 516 ARTS offers adventurous programs that address current issues in world culture, presenting innovative and interdisciplinary exhibitions, events and educational activities in a variety of art forms, including visual and literary arts, film/video and music.

Art House
The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation recognizes the power of the arts to challenge and shift the perceptions, spark creativity, and connect people across cultures. We lend and exhibit artworks from our collection and support innovative individuals and pivotal initiatives in the arts.
Axle Contemporary
Housed in the back of a custom retrofitted 1970 aluminum stepvan, Axle Contemporary is an art gallery on wheels. We host installations, performance, and thematic group exhibitions of works on paper, including photography, drawing, painting, and limited edition prints. Our mobility allows us to visit both typical art venues and unusual ones, such as high schools, festivals, workshops, empty lots, and city streets.
Center For Contemporary Arts
Since 1979, the CCA has been a hub for Northern New Mexico’s diverse arts and cultural communities, drawing nearly 2 million viewers for its 300+ major art exhibitions, dozens of world-class performances, far-reaching educational and public programming and more than 3,000 films from around the globe.
Center for the Arts
The mission of the Lea County Commission for the Arts is to provide leadership, vision, and support to ensure the availability and diversity of the arts in Lea County. The objective of the commission is to promote excellence in the further development of the visual, literary and performing arts in Lea County.
City of Mud

Lifelong artists and designers join forces on a collaborative venture offering contemporary sculpture and painting, desirable home décor, diverse vintage artifacts, and sophisticated accessories. More than just a retail establishment, City of Mud has a strong commitment to community. In…

David Richard Gallery
An art gallery in Santa Fe, David Richard Gallery specializes in post-war abstract art including Abstract Expressionism, Color Field, geometric, hard-edged, Op, Pop, Minimalism and conceptualism in a variety of media.
El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe
Venue for CURRENTS Main Exhibition

This non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, protecting, and promoting the Hispano art, culture and traditions of Northern New Mexico is organized as a Center of Hispanic Culture and Learning.

form & concept

form & concept is an arts organization founded to push and explore the boundaries of perceived distinctions between art, craft, and design. We believe that these realms are interdependent and form the nexus of creativity in today’s world. Our programming…

MEOW WOLF

Meow Wolf’s House of Eternal Return in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is an explorable attraction filled with art, technology, and fantastic environments to inspire visitors of all ages. The wildly imaginative space is a collaboration of 75 local artists and…

Molecule Design
Why? Because we love design!

Let us help you find that wonderful design object that you are dreaming about for your home or project. We are the best source for new modern and contemporary furnishings, lighting & accessories in the Santa Fe, NM area. We also carry great gifts for every occasion.
Museum of Contemporary Indian Art
The Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA), a center of the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA), is dedicated to increasing public understanding and appreciation of/for contemporary Native art, history and culture through presentation, collection/acquisition, preservation, and interpretation. The MoCNA is recognized as the pre-eminent organizer of exhibitions devoted exclusively to the display of dynamic and diverse arts practices representative of Native North America.
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
The mission of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture/Laboratory of Anthropology is to inspire appreciation for and knowledge of the diverse native arts, histories, languages, and cultures of the Greater Southwest. Our state-of-the-art-exhibits continue to excite and inspire people to learn more about Native cultures and the anthropology and archaeology of the Greater Southwest.
Museum of International Folk Art
Since the opening in September 1953, the Museum of International Folk Art has gained national and international recognition as an accredited Museum that is home to the world’s largest collection of folk art». The collection of more than 150,000 artifacts forms the basis for exhibitions in four distinct wings: Bartlett, Girard, Hispanic Heritage, and Neutrogena.
New Mexico History Museum
The New Mexico History Museum and the Palace of the Governors National Historic Landmark are distinctive emblems of our nation's history. We present exhibitions and public programs that interpret historical events and reflect on the wide range of New Mexico historical experiences.
New Mexico Museum of Art
The New Mexico Museum of Art building dates only to 1917, but its architects looked to the past, and based the design on the 300 year-old mission churches at Acoma and other pueblos. The New Mexico Museum of Art collects and presents historic and contemporary art from New Mexico and the Southwest.
New Mexico Tourism Department
New Mexico's best resource for statewide info on events, the arts, culture, dining, entertainment, hotels and outdoor activities.
OTA
OTA is an art space that inspires curiosity and human passions through art.

Created by contemporary artist Kiyomi Baird, with a vision to inspire curiosity and human passions, OTA provides a unique and welcoming space for showing contemporary art.
Roswell Museum and Art Center
The Roswell Museum and Art Center was founded in 1935 through an agreement between the City of Roswell, Works Progress Administration (WPA), Federal Art Project (FAP), Chaves County Archaeological and Historical Society, and the Roswell Friends of Art. The Museum opened in 1937, deriving its initial support from the WPA as part of a Depression-era project to promote public art centers nationwide. When the WPA restructured in 1941, the City of Roswell assumed control of the Museum.

Santa Fe Gallery Association
We invite you to be inspired by Santa Fe, the only city in the world that boasts more than 200 world-class art galleries in two square miles, more than a dozen museums, dynamic performing arts and award-winning cuisine. Located at the base of the majestic Sangre de Cristo Mountains beneath brilliant blue skies, Santa Fe is a year-round art experience.
SITE Santa Fe
SITE Santa Fe creates significant experiences for visitors by presenting the most innovative visual art of our time in new and engaging ways. Year-round exhibitions and educational programs expand the creative and intellectual potential of the audience and carry forward the region’s tradition of fostering avant-garde art.
The City of Santa Fe Arts Commission Community Gallery
The City of Santa Fe Arts Commission's Community Gallery-- through thoughtful and creative programming--offers inspiring exhibitions for the public, educational and professional development for local artists/artisans and exciting activities for the community. High quality art is for sale at all price levels.

The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum
To inspire all current and future generations, the Museum preserves, presents, and advances the artistic legacy of Georgia O’Keeffe and Modernism through innovative public engagement, education, and research.
The Harwood Museum of Art
The mission of the Harwood Museum of Art of the University of New Mexico is to collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret the arts, especially those created in, inspired by, or relevant to northern New Mexico. The museum advances the University’s mission and engages diverse audiences by stimulating learning, creativity and research through exhibitions, programs and publications.
TOURISM Santa Fe
The Official Travel Site

Santa Fe, New Mexico is a magical, exuberant, colorful journey at any time of year. Our Legendary History & Culture will fascinate and inspire you. Our art galleries and Diverse Visual Arts span ancient traditional techniques to the most contemporary and edgy.

University Art Gallery at New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
The University Art Gallery serves as a showcase for the visual arts in the border region. The largest visual arts facility in South Central New Mexico, the gallery presents six to nine exhibitions annually. We feature contemporary and historical art of regional, national and international importance.

Warehouse 1-10
Warehouse 1-10 is a contemporary art space located in Magdalena, New Mexico. It's mission is to host and provide a support platform for experimental and contemporary art projects. WH 1-10 resides in a 5,000 square feet building, constructed in the late 1800s and is situated on an acre of land. The building was formerly a feed, tack and supply store and it borders the original train route to the end of the stockyard trail.
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