Welcome to the Open Space Alliance

The Open Space Alliance is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to promote public awareness and conservation of Open Space lands, and to educate the public about the natural, historic, cultural, educational, and recreational aspects of Open Space areas.



Call for Entries: BOSQUE

DEADLINE for Submissions: April 27, 2015

Exhibition dates: July 5 – September 27, 2015

 BOSQUE is a group exhibition that invites people to interpret their relationship with the Albuquerque riverside forest in media of their preference.
Open to emerging and established artists working in all media, including but not limited to painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, printmaking, fine craft, installation, writing, digital media, and video. Artists of diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Open to all ages. Works may be original or existing pieces previously shown by the artist.

There is no entry fee for submissions. All media will be considered.
Please go to City of Albuquerque Parks and Recreation for complete submission guidelines and instructions.


Events at Visitor Center

Saturday, March 28
8:30am – 1:00pm

Help the City of Albuquerque Open Space Division clean this unique area located near the Tijeras Arroyo.

Saturday, April 11
1:00pm – 2:30pm

The OSA Gift Shop at the Open Space Visitors Center will host a talk and book signing event with local author Stephen Ausherman. Stephen will show slides and talk about the walks in his new book Walking Albuquerque. After the talk, he will sign books in the Kiva Room.

Call 897-8831 to register

Hiring Immediately for Open Space Gift Shop Manager Position

The Open Space Alliance is looking for a creative and outgoing individual to manage its gift shop located inside the beautiful and peaceful Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque 87120.
Job duties include:
  • Ordering and managing inventory
  • Displaying merchandise
  • Customer sales
  • Volunteer management
  • Marketing, PR, and social media
  • Retail experience
  • Ability to work independently as well as with committees and board
  • Experience managing volunteers
  • Must be able to work weekends on site and attend occasional meetings during the week
  • Ability to work 20 hours a week, including weekends
  • Must enjoy working with the public and kids
Please email a cover letter and resume ASAP to info@openspacealliance.org. No phone calls please.

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