February 22, 2021

February 22, 2021

ALMA February Newsletter ALMA is starting a blog! We would like you to get to know us better. This will be an opportunity to get to know the ALMA artists, our philosophy, and how and why we do what we do! In our first blog, we would like you to get to know our lovely...

January 18, 2021 newsletter

January 18, 2021 newsletter

Happy 2021 Farewell to Our Fearless Leader Cassandra Reid has been an ALMA Lead Artist with the ALMA Summer Institute since 2000.  She was integral in helping ALMA become its own non-profit organization as a Co-Founder and served as the ALMA’s first Executive...

December 1, 2020 Newsletter

December 1, 2020 Newsletter

Giving Tuesday ALMA Raffle & Fundraiser Please think of us on Giving Tuesday!  We are a 501(c)3 non-profit, with a majority of our funding coming from grants.  In COVID, these times seem even more precarious.  ALMA is having an online Raffle &...

November 23, 2020 Fall Newsletter

November 23, 2020 Fall Newsletter

Thankful for you all!! November is flying by!  We are thankful every month, but something about the beautiful colors and leaves falling leaves us in awe.  We have a few updates on what is going on in the world of ALMA. Dedication https://youtu.be/Lv7D8GozFn0...

October 9, 2020 Fall Newsletter

October 9, 2020 Fall Newsletter

Happy Fall from ALMA! We have successfully completed another ALMA Summer Institute program amidst this pandemic.  We had a smaller crew, wore masks, socially distanced and disinfected frequently!  We were so sad we weren’t able to have an Open House or...

May the 4th Be with you – Newsletter for May 4th, 2020

May the 4th Be with you – Newsletter for May 4th, 2020

May the 4th be With You! This day marks ALMA’s 5th anniversary of becoming our very own non-profit organization. Our summer program just celebrated its 20th anniversary last year.  We were housed under the City of Albuquerque and Harwood Art Center for many years...

November 26, 2019 ALMA Newsletter

November 26, 2019 ALMA Newsletter

Greetings ALMA Family! We wanted to give you an update of our “off-season” happenings.  First we want to say we are THANKFUL everyday for a number of reasons: being able to create public artwork in our home state of NM, working with the talented youth of NM, and...

June 29, 2019 Newsletter

June 29, 2019 Newsletter

Our Annual Summer Open House is coming soon! Come see our progress on our summer mural!!! Thursday, July 11, 2019 @ 5:30 - 7:30pm Apprentice ArtworkMini-MosaicsTile MagnetsSergio's Enchilada Plates $8 each 1105 4th St, NW, ABQ, 87102 *Parking will be behind building....

ALMA’s First Newsletter

ALMA’s First Newsletter

Greetings ALMA Supporters   Let us share a little bit about ALMA. ALMA stands for Apprenticeships for Leaders in Mosaic Arts and was founded in spring 2015 by the leadership team of the Mayor’s Art Institute. ALMA is now the administrator for The ALMA Summer...

Malachi Mirabal – First Year Apprentice

Malachi Mirabal – First Year Apprentice

Alma is Mongolian for “wild man” and Spanish for “soul.”   The meaning of it is strong and the family I’ve met through it is even stronger.   Many say it’s just art, but to me it’s a mark on this life that we make it out to be, straight from a wild man's brain. ...