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Belen Art League Gallery & Gifts, New Mexico

 
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added on the 9th of April, 2011
The Belen Art League was founded in 1956.  It is a non-profit organization comprised of artists primarily from Belen and other parts of Valencia County New Mexico.  The members cover a diverse range of media and styles.  
 

The Belen Art League - Gallery & Gifts was first opened in 2003.  It is located in the former senior center and RSVP office buildings, in the Heart of Belen.  It houses an ever changing display of wall art, pottery, sculpture, jewelry, etc.  It is home to the league's Valentine Tea and Music in the Garden.

Address:
509 Becker St

Price:
Viewing the gallery and the shows held there is free. Tickets for the Valentine Tea and other events held at the gallery are under $10.

Opening Hours:
Wednesday - Saturday
Noon - 4 pm

How to get there:
FROM I-25, EXIT 195:

Drive past the Wal-Mart, under the underpass and merge with Hwy 314 / Main Street. Drive past the Giant, over the overpass and to the third light. Turn left on Becker Street (at City Hall) and proceed toward the mountains (East). Cross 6th Street. The Gallery is on the right, under the big trees, where the parking spaces end.

FROM I-25, EXIT 191:

Exit the freeway and turn East, toward the mountains. Drive past Belen Meadows Nursing Home to the light at Main Street. Turn left, North, and go to the second light at Becker Street. Turn right on Becker Street (at City Hall) and proceed toward the mountains (East). Cross 6th Street. The Gallery is on the right, under the big trees, where the parking spaces end.

FROM HWY 314, SOUTH FROM ALBUQUERQUE AND POINTS NORTH:

Drive South through Los Lunas and Los Chaves. Pass the turn off to I-25 exit 195 and past the Giant, over the overpass and to the third light. Turn left on Becker Street (at City Hall) and proceed toward the mountains (East). Cross 6th Street. The Gallery is on the right, under the big trees, where the parking spaces end.

FROM HWY 47, SOUTH FROM ALBUQUERQUE AND POINTS NORTH:

Drive South through Bosque Farms, Peralta and Los Lunas to the Valencia Y. There's a traffic light at the Walgreen's, turn left to stay on Hwy 47. Continue through the Meadow Lake intersection on down to Rio Communities (Allsups). Take a right at the light, to go West on River Road, which becomes Reinken Ave. Continue over the train tracks. Turn left at the light at 3rd Street and go two blocks. Turn right on Becker Street, cross two intersections. The gallery is on the left, under the big trees, where the parking spaces start.

FROM THE BELEN RAIL RUNNER STATION:

Exit the parking lot of the Belen Rail Runner Station , following the alley road around until you can access the Reinken Ave. Bridge or take Desoto to Wisconsin and turn right on Wisconsin to the light. Go over the tracks on the bridge, turn left at the light at 3rd Street and go two blocks. Turn right on Becker Street, cross two intersections. The gallery is on the left, under the big trees, where the parking spaces start.

Phone number:
505-861-0217

On the web:
http://JasminsTreasures-OnlineGallery.com/BelenArtLeague.html

 
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