Often called the "Gateway to Native America," Gallup is a threshold to its multiple indigenous neighbors and celebrates the rich arts and centuries old cultural traditions that come with being a western railroad border town.
Gallup Artscrawl is a fun event for the whole family! Come experience local and professional art, artist demo's, gallery openings, live Music, hands on crafts, and games for the kids.
Gallup ArtsCrawl community event provides visitors of all ages abundant opportunities to interact with local art. Activities include arts and crafts projects for kids, art demos, book signings, open galleries, live performances, and more. If you get hungry while meandering through Downtown Gallup's ArtsCrawl be sure to try some delicious food from local restaurants and pop-ups.
Plan a Visit
Upcoming Dates: September 10, October 8, November 12
Stroll through this family-friendly event held on the second Saturday of every month, from March to December, between the hours of 7 PM and 9 PM. For specific event dates and additional information please check here.
Festivities take place on Coal Avenue and Second Street in historic Downtown Gallup, New Mexico. Parking is available on Aztec Avenue in the lots between 2nd and 3rd Streets or along Route 66.
This event is sponsored by the Gallup Business Improvement District and the City of Gallup.
Shop Native Arts
The Gallup area is home to over 1,000 Native American Artisans creating unique works in jewelry, pottery, basket weaving, rug weavings, sculptures, unique textiles and paintings.
Gallup has dozens of unique murals inspired by regional history and cultures that you can explore both downtown and around the community.
Museums & Galleries
Founded in 1881 as a headquarters for the southern transcontinental rail route, Gallup has become the gateway to the Native American cultural experience and a center for Native American arts.
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Summer Indigenous Arts & Dances
Experience authentic traditional dances from a variety of area tribes, featuring traditional drum, rattle, and flute instruments along with explanations regarding the cultural traditions that surround these dances.