Located in downtown Albuquerque, OFFCenter Community Arts Project is a non-profit supporting and celebrating creativity in all its forms. Everyone is welcome to come create, connect, and learn!
You can now purchase gift certificates for our gallery online!
Due to the spike in COVID cases, as of Wednesday, January 19, we will be closed to the public for a month.
We will still fill supply orders. Ashley or Asenath will notify you for contactless pick-up The online form for our Art Supply Commons program is here.  We will also have free art kits taped to our window and provide art boxes to groups and organizations.
Window Exhibitions will continue.
Did You Know? OFFCenter was founded as an Art Hive in 2001. Since then, we’ve provided free space, supplies, and support to thousands of people from all walks of life to connect and create.

“Not many places can you be who you dream to be. In this studio, freedom isn’t a word, it’s a way of life.”  – OC Participant

New News!

20th anniversary logoJoin the Robert & Karen Turner Founders Circle. To celebrate our 20th Anniversary and to express our heartfelt gratitude to our generous donors, we’ve created the Robert and Karen Turner Founders Circle, honoring those who make an annual gift of $1,000 or more. Named after Karen Turner and her late husband Robert, who were so instrumental in our founding, it recognizes their unstinting support of OFFCenter through the years. You can join the 2022 circle by donating $1,000 annually. Mail a check to 808 Park Avenue SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102 or donate online (if you’d like you can make it an automatic monthly donation of $83.33) (And a big thank you to the anonymous donor who has already pledged $1,800 for 2022. We know who you are and hope to see you at OC soon.)

You can now purchase gift certificates online.

Visit our Community Winter Village Window Exhibition, starting December 17.  Folks had a lot of fun decorating the houses and they’re for sale to support our programs.

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Due to the spike in COVID, we will be closed to the public for a month effective Weds., October 19.

Normal Hours: Monday-Thursday noon to 3 pm. We will be closed to the public Weds. Jan. 12 & Thurs. Jan. 13.

You can pick your art supply commons order or shop our gallery all days we are open.

Donations of art supplies only on Monday and Tuesday.

Work groups are on Monday; classes (such as painting and jewelry-making) on Tuesday.

Open Studio is noon to 3 pm on Wednesday and Thursday.

Questions, please email info@offcenterarts.org