The premier performing arts center in New Mexico

Seating up to 1985 patrons, Popejoy Hall is the largest such venue in the state. Following a major renovation in 1996 and seating replacement in summer 2007, Popejoy hosts touring Broadway shows, symphony concerts, musical soloists and artists of international caliber, world-renowned ballet and modern dance companies, and noted speakers from a broad spectrum of disciplines.

Our Signature Series

Popejoy Presents is our signature series of live performances.

We bring quality events for Albuquerque and all of New Mexico:

  • Touring Broadway musicals
  • Exceptional live theater
  • Dance in many styles, ballet to modern
  • Music from around the world, classical to jazz to ethnic
  • Comedy and drama

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At The Center For The Arts

We're housed in the University of New Mexico Center for the Arts with four other facilities:

The various theaters host events for the Departments of Music and Theatre & Dance in the College of Fine Arts.

Mission Statement

To provide access to the performing arts for all New Mexicans