Located in downtown Albuquerque, OFFCenter Community Arts project is a non-profit arts organization that believes art-making is central to community building. Our free-of-charge Open Studio is a safe place for everyone to make art.

We invite you to take a tour of our website to see the wide range of activities, events, programs, and resources we provide within our well-stocked studio. Better yet, drop in for a visit to:

  • Use a wide range of supplies, resources, and equipment for art, jewelry, sewing, and metal-smithing.
  • Participate in weekly skill-building workshops in art, crafts, music, and writing.
  • Develop skills in specialty technique and art-based workshops.
  • Discover emerging artists in our Gallery and buy affordable art.
  • Find goodies in our thrift shop.

We’re well-known for organizing and hosting:

Our mission is to enhance the lives of all people in our community,
especially those who have been marginalized,
through art-making and creative social interaction in a safe environment.