Heritage Arts

Northern New Mexico College is dedicated to preserving heritage arts unique to this region.

Community members can take Continuing Education classes in Rio Grande Style Weaving and Spanish Colonial Woodcarving, now being held in our bright new workshop spaces in the Arts Annex building on the Española campus.

LEARN MORE about Continuing Education at Northern on the Community & Continuing Education page.

For more information about Continuing Ed: Please contact Cecilia Romero, 505-747-5477 and cromero@nnmc.edu

For more information about for-credit classes in Bulto- and Retablo-Making, Tinsmithing, Weaving and Woodworking, as part of Northern's Associate of Arts in Southwest Heritage Arts please contact Fine Arts at 505-747-2295.


Northern is currently offering the following Heritage Arts courses at the reduced Community Rate of $100 per credit hour, inclusive of fees, for non-degree students taking less than six credits:

ART115C Traditional Woodcarving
ART 130C Tinsmithing I
ART 152C Traditional Spanish Colonial Woodworking
ART 157C Retablo Making
ART 158C Bulto Making
For more information, please contact Fine Arts at 505-747-2295.

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