The creative economy of New Mexico is a unique and rapidly growing sector that contributes not only economic value to the state, but deep social and cultural growth as well.
Access for all
Community spaces & services
Commitment to diversity, equity & inclusion
Building a vibrant future NOW
$6,346,027 confirmed to date
$3,653,973 to go
The Center will create a large social and economic impact for the Sawmill District, Albuquerque’s Museum District, Albuquerque itself, and the state of New Mexico.
Year one outputs can be estimated at over $1 million
350+ events a year
85,000 visitors & artists annually
Increased tourism revenue
Increased tax revenue
150+ jobs in the area
Support for local businesses
Major contributor to local arts ecosystem
$20 million in rental, wage & programming income
WAYS TO CONTRIBUTE
Our committee is committed to building support for the Sawmill Center in ways that are meaningful, impactful, equitable, and sustainable. Whether you name a space in the Center or prefer to remain anonymous, we want your support to feel personally significant.
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Naming Opportunities at the Sawmill Center for the Arts exist at many levels, from the [YOUR NAME HERE] Sawmill Center for the Arts, to the Visual or Performing Arts wings, to a myriad of specific spaces within the Center. Naming opportunities range from $4 million to $50,000. They include the following spaces, which are subject to change based on the architectural design process and which can be customized in conversation with contributors.
“This is a visionary project that is too important to set aside, even temporarily.“
— Senator Jerry Ortiz y Pino, State of New Mexico