18. March 2021 - 15:00
Rio Grande Boulevard Northwest & Mountain Road Northwest, Albuquerque
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Root & Bloom: New Mexico Conference for Arts & Professional Development | Thursday, 18. March 2021

This conference will host seminars, panel discussions, and conversations around topics that that shape professional arts practice in NM.

About this Event

This inaugural weekend-long conference will immerse art practitioners and art administrators with in-depth seminars, panel discussions, and conversations around topics that shape professional arts practice in New Mexico and our surrounding region. This conference is presented with partnership from Harwood Art Center, Keshet Ideas and Innovation Community, City of Albuquerque Cultural Services Department, Crux, Heritage Hotels and Nusenda Credit Union.

Our conference supports economic mobility, entrepreneurial development, organizing and advocacy, and resource building for arts and art administrators from diverse viewpoints and backgrounds.


Heritage Hotels

Visiting from outside of Albuquerque? Stay at one of the beautiful resorts Heritage Hotels offers in the area!


Lunch vouchers will be provided for Friday of the conference to a delicious food truck. Our conference is also located at the intersection of historic Old Town and the Albuquerque Sawmill District which is surrounded by authentic local restaurants for you to enjoy!



Public Keynote Pricing

Everyone is invited to the public keynote and may purchase tickets to attend this community portion of the programming on Thursday evening, with general admission, student, and senior rates available.

*All conference registrations include the keynote ticket.

Conference Pricing

We believe that everyone should have a chance to attend a professional conference, providing a range of available prices to registrants.

Thanks to conference partners, registration is on a sliding scale with super subsidized, subsidized, at-cost general admission, and sponsoring levels of attendance.

WE ASK THAT YOU PLEASE PAY WHAT YOU CAN. If you or your organization is able, we invite you to consider contributing to the experience of a subsidized attendee by purchasing the "Attending Sponsor" registration.

Learn more at harwoodartcenter.org