Public Art Apprenticeship

There is still time to apply
for a position on a public art project, this summer! We are seeking students with visual art experience to work with professional muralists to design and paint murals at either one of two public schools in Albuquerque!

To apply, please submit the following to Working Classroom before 4:00pm, May 25th, 2016!
  • Resumé
  • Current Report Card
  • W.C. Program Application (.PDF)
  • ONE of the following Applications:

  • Washington MS Mural Application:

    Introductory (.PDF)
    Advanced (.PDF)

    Rio Grande HS Mural Application:

    Advanced (.PDF)

    Recent Mural Vandalism

    We're fundraising to restore this beautiful mural. Please contribute what you can to The Mother Road's restoration effort, and help our community bounce back from this act of vandalism.

    The button links directly to this cause.

    Washington M.S. Mural

    Last summer marked the completion of Phase-1 of Albuquerque's largest mural, located at the track and field of Washington Middle School in downtown Albuquerque. Check out this fabulous documentary named after the mural, "Resilience" created by videographer Dominic Petine and apprentices Angelina Romano and Sydney Vernon! Working Classroom will be fundraising for the campaign of Phase-2 of the Washington Middle School Mural Project. A large part of the project funding has been generously provided by the Bernalillo County Neighborhood Outreach Grant Program, sponsored by the Huning Castle Neighborhood Association. However, we have a bit more to raise, in order to reach our goal. To make a donation to The Washington Middle School Mural Project click here:

    Summer Arts 2016

    New Classes starting in June! Sign up early to reserve your spot.

    See our Enrollment page for details on income-based tuition.

    ¡Recuerda a César Chávez!


    students led by artist/instructor Rosalie López used research, screen printing techniques, symbolism and patternmaking to create gávanes that remind us of the farmworkers' struggle. The class recalled the work of Dolores Huerta and César Chávez.

    Click here to see more gávanes!

    These works of art were worn by the artists during the 23rd Annual César Chávez March in ABQ, last Saturday March 26th, 2016.

    21st Century Community Learning: Intent-to-Apply

    We proudly

    invite the community to read our letter–of–Intent toward becomming a 21st Century Community Learning Center!

    Please click the following link to view the Letter–of–Intent!

    Open to the Public



    CLOSED THIS WEEK: 5/23–5-27
    Monday – Thursday: 10AM–6PM
    Friday: 10AM–5PM

    We are closed each day, from 1PM–2PM.

    CERRADO ESTA SEMANA: 5/23–5-27
    lunes – jueves: 10AM–6PM
    viernes: 10AM–5PM

    Cerrado para almorzar cada dia 1pm – 2pm.


    CLOSED the week of:
    5-23 thru 5-27 for staff in-service!

    Public Art Apprenticeship applications may be still submitted to our application drop-box at Working Classroom at 423 Atlantic SW, during this time.

    Los solicitudes del programa práctica del arte publico pueden ser entregados a nuestra caja en Working Classroom en 423 Atlantic SW, durante la semana.

    ¡CERRADO durante la semana de:
    5-23 hasta 5-27 para personal en servicio!

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    Featured Community Event

    RSVP: Rochelle Alvarado
    t. 505-247-0220 ext. 1008

    New Media Program

    Working Classroom recently collaborated with Basement Films for a Direct Animation workshop! Guest artists Beth Hansen and Michelle Mellor introduced students to celluloid as a medium for creative expression and experimental filmmaking! STAY TUNED for digitized versions our filmworks!