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ARTS Center

The Arts Resources, Training, and Support Center, a division of the APS Fine Arts Program, is focused on integrating Fine Arts into classroom curriculum.

Library Hours

Monday through Friday
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Mornings by appointment.
Call or email individual staff.

What We Do

The ARTS Center is a primary source of professional development for any APS teacher, EA, administrator, or support staff member in the areas of visual art, general music, dance, drama, and literature. The ARTS Center staff provides the following services and resources:

  • A staff of 3 resource teachers: in art, drama, and music.
  • A dedicated fine arts librarian
  • Books, art prints, CD's, DVD's, instruments & other equipment for teaching the arts are available for check-out by APS classroom teachers, other site-based personnel, and UNM faculty.  Browse our collection
  • Support for classroom teachers on lesson development, instructional strategies, and technical assistance for specific arts-related projects. Of particular interest is utilizing children's literature and poetry.  Go to Children's Literature
  • Professional Development opportunities with site-based in-services and workshops open to all district personnel. Go to Workshops
  • Fine Arts connections to New Mexico Content Standards and arts-related activities suitable for the general education classrooms.

Contact Information

Main Phone: (505) 880-8249
Fax: (505) 872-0664

Mailing Address:
912 Oak Street SE Albuquerque, NM 87106

Physical Address:
912 Oak Street SE Building M Albuquerque, NM 87106 Hours: Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mornings by appointment. Map