Events and Workshops


Saturday, April 28, there is a 6 CEU offering: “Emotions & Eating” from 10:00-5:00. FYI:

Saturday, April 28, 1-4pm, New Mexico Sandplay Society (NMSS) is presenting its next CEU Dialogue: “Wolf as Archetype: The Many Faces of the Wolf in Sandplay” at Monte Vista Church, 3501 Campus Blvd NE. They have a call out for membership renewal FYI:

Saturday, May 12, The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is hosting its Annual Walk in ABQ. More information about this to follow in the upcoming letter from our Social Justice Committee. Please consider how you can participate. NMATA will have an interactive booth during the walk and a walking team you can join. FYI:

Saturday, June 9, Albuquerque Pride is hosting PrideFest in ABQ at Expo New Mexico. NMATA will be hosting a booth with interactive art activities. Plan to come, make-art, and have fun showing support. FYI:

Thursday – Sunday, August 2-5, Northern California Art Therapy Association (NORCATA) is holding its 16th Annual Conference, “Artistic Pollination: Community Art Promoting Social Resilience” in Rohnert, CA. FYI:

September 28 – October 8 is the 10th Annual Love Armor Project hosted by the New Mexico Arts and the Department of Cultural Affairs in Santa Fe. NMATA will be presenting a day long interaction with the public about art therapy and the military. This is still in the planning stages and will likely include various workshops and presentations. Please contact if you are interested in presenting and supporting this event. The day of our presentation is tentatively scheduled for Friday, Oct 5.

Today, OffCenter of ABQ has an opening on their board for an art therapist. If interested, please contact Mary Reed, president of the OFFCenter Board of Directors (505-850-8306), or contact Bob Allen, Executive Director at OFFCenter (505-247-1172; FYI:

That’s our current calendar, minus some announcements to be made later, including our Art-Making Fun Raiser, Beth’s Film Debut, and our Membership Meeting in ABQ that will be in the Fall. More to come!

We continue to add events, partnerships, and opportunities for our members. As you can see, we are working hard to revitalize our connections, presence and engagement for you our members and our community.

Early Bird Registration is OPEN for the American Art Therapy Association’s 49th Conference in Miami!!

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