Category Archives: Announcement

The Magic of Light: Celebration of Winter Solstice

Sunday, December 16 12:30pm – 2:00pm To celebrate the Winter Solstice, Regina Ress, as well as Scott and Johanna Hongell-Darsee, bring winter tales and songs from around the world to the City of Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center (OSVC). As … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice Seed Mandala

Sunday, December 16 10:30am – 12:00pm The Solstice Seed Mandala creation is an annual community art-making event to celebrate the coming of the winter season. The seeds of the mandala serve to feed migratory songbirds and the mandala remains in … Continue reading

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Trail Watch Volunteer Training

Saturday, December 15 9:00am – 12:30pm Join the Open Space Community and help us protect our City’s vital natural resources. Trail Watch Volunteers (TWV) are the eyes and ears of the Open Space Division, reporting wildlife and visitor activities, maintenance … Continue reading

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Encaustic Ornament Workshop

Saturday, December 1 10:00am – 12:00pm Join artist Lynnette Rizek for a workshop using the art of “encaustics” (natural pigments mixed with hot wax) to decorate holiday ornaments. Limit 8 people. Please note that there is a $10.00 materials fee … Continue reading

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Home Composting Basics

Saturday, November 24 9:30am – 12:00pm   Home composting is recycling that produces a useful soil conditioner. Basic composting science will be presented with a special focus on useful practices for a high desert climate. A variety of home composting … Continue reading

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Far Off the Path Workshop

Saturday November 17 1:00pm – 3:00pm Art and writing begin with our experience of the world. Join artist and author Betsy James for a workshop on how our journeys—short or long, in the back yard or on the other side … Continue reading

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Book Signing: Church of My Heart

Sunday, November 11 12:00pm – 3:00pm Church of My Heart is a collection of the writings and meditations of Debra Giomi about the sacred site of the Petroglyph National Monument and other sacred sites. Debra had many profoundly spiritual experiences … Continue reading

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Opening Reception NM Wildlife and Wildscapes

Saturday, November 10 2:00pm – 4:00pm The Open Space Visitor Center presents an opening reception for New Mexico Wildlife and Wildscapes, the Art of Julia Cairns and L. Wren Walraven. L. Wren Walraven has received a BFA from Ohio University, … Continue reading

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Return of the Sandhill Crane Celebration

Saturday, November 10 9:00am – 5:00pm The Open Space Visitor Center (OSVC) invites the citizens of Albuquerque to help us welcome the Sandhill cranes back to their winter habitat along the Middle Rio Grande river valley with this annual family-friendly … Continue reading

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TAAS Star Party

Saturday November 3 6:00pm – 9:00pm The Albuquerque Astronomical Society (TAAS) and the Open Space Visitor Center offer this astronomically fun event for kids of all ages. On the patio: star and planet observations with telescopes from the Albuquerque Astronomical … Continue reading

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