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The OT Circus is a New Mexican based non-profit focused on using various therapeutic means and creativity to build an inclusive community that brings people of all abilities together.

Our Story

How it All Started

The OT Circus is a New Mexico based non-profit. We focus on using various therapeutic methods, and creativity, to build community, and to bring people of all abilities together. We do this through various programs including pop up art shows, community outreach, and our monthly artist markets, with local makers, crafters, and community organizations.

OT Circus Gallery is honored to work with a wide range of artists, incl. Indigenous artists, creatives living/working with a disability, and makers and crafters of all kinds. We welcome everyone and anyone to join us as a guest, and as an artist/maker to show and sell their work!

OT Circus Covid Safety Practices

For in person events, we are only allowing 7-9 guests in at a time.
Staff does a weekly deep cleaning prior to the event. During the event, staff is wiping down surfaces with sanitizer/disinfectant.
We have hand sanitizer and gloves available in the gallery.
Everyone is required of course, to wear a face mask/covering properly.

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Help Us Help The Community

We are seeking to improve the quality of life of those with disabilities and in under served communities by giving the opportunity and supplies for them to create artwork for profit.

MEET THE TEAM

Making A Difference

RING MASTER<br />VICTORIA VAN DAME; OTR/L, CLT
RING MASTER
VICTORIA VAN DAME; OTR/L, CLT
Executive Director
VENTRILOQUIST<br />VERONICA GARCIA, MPT
VENTRILOQUIST
VERONICA GARCIA, MPT
Secretary
LION TAMER<br/>LYNDEL BLAINE; COTA/L
LION TAMER
LYNDEL BLAINE; COTA/L
President
MAGICIAN<br />WHITNEY CAJE
MAGICIAN
WHITNEY CAJE
Board Member
JUGGLER<Br/>MARGARET GOVONI
JUGGLER
MARGARET GOVONI
Art Connection Zoom Classes
SNAKE CHARMER<br/>CHAMIZAL MACPHERSON
SNAKE CHARMER
CHAMIZAL MACPHERSON
Vice President
TIGHTROPE WALKER<br/>JENNIFER DESANTIS
TIGHTROPE WALKER
JENNIFER DESANTIS
Social Activities & Gallery POC
CONTORTIONIST <br />MELANE MCGRATH
CONTORTIONIST
MELANE MCGRATH
Art Connection Zoom Classes
HUMAN CANNONBALL<br />NICOLE ALGARRA
HUMAN CANNONBALL
NICOLE ALGARRA
Treasurer
FLYING TRAPEZE<br/>ASHLEY KINKAIDE
FLYING TRAPEZE
ASHLEY KINKAIDE
Social Activities & Gallery Assistant

ARTS CONNECTIONS PACKAGES

  • Emerging Artist Package
  • 10 classes
  • $14 per session
  • $10 in savings!
  • Great if you want to try it out
  • $140.00
  • BUY NOW BILL ME LATER
  • Virtuoso Package
  • 25 classes
  • $12 per session
  • $75 in savings!
  • Good option for flexibility
  • $300.00
  • BUY NOW BILL ME LATER
  • Master Artist Package
  • 50 classes
  • $11 per session
  • $200 in savings!
  • Great for Individuals on the DD Waiver
  • $550.00
  • BUY NOW BILL ME LATER

DON'T MISS OUT ON THESE EVENTS

Upcoming Events

Improv Dance with Julianna

Sep 26, 2020
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cut-Off Date: Sep 26, 2020 12:00 am
Price: $ 15.00

ASL with Therese

Sep 26, 2020
Time: 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm
Cut-Off Date: Sep 26, 2020 12:00 am
Price: $ 15.00

Monday Theater Circus With Bradd

Sep 28, 2020
Time: 09:00 am - 10:00 am
Cut-Off Date: Sep 28, 2020 12:30 am
Price: $ 15.00

Book Club with Margaret

Sep 28, 2020
Time: 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm
Cut-Off Date: Sep 28, 2020 12:00 am
Price: $ 15.00

Women’s Group with Amanda

Sep 28, 2020
Time: 03:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Cut-Off Date: Sep 28, 2020 12:00 am
Price: $ 15.00

Move & Groove with Alison and Melanie

Sep 29, 2020
Time: 02:15 pm - 02:55 pm
Cut-Off Date: Sep 29, 2020 9:01 am
Price: FREE

Arts Connections Blog with Margaret

Sep 29, 2020
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cut-Off Date: Sep 29, 2020 12:00 am
Price: $ 15.00

Supernatural Art with TomTom

Sep 29, 2020
Time: 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm
Cut-Off Date: Sep 29, 2020 12:00 am
Price: $ 15.00

Poetry with Bradd

Sep 30, 2020
Time: 09:00 am - 10:00 am
Cut-Off Date: Sep 30, 2020 12:00 am
Price: $ 15.00

Songwriting with Dhaveed

Sep 30, 2020
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cut-Off Date: Sep 30, 2020 12:00 am
Price: $ 15.00

Sculpting with Dhaveed

Sep 30, 2020
Time: 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm
Cut-Off Date: Sep 30, 2020 12:00 am
Price: $ 15.00

Cartooning with Dhaveed

Sep 30, 2020
Time: 03:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Cut-Off Date: Sep 30, 2020 12:00 am
Price: $ 15.00

OUR NEWSLETTER

LATEST NEWS

Whats Going On

21 July 2020

Paint for Peace 505 is the brainchild of our Executive Director, Victoria VanDame. Spearheaded by her and Jessica Anderson, this program is under the

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16 July 2020

The mural on the front of the building was commissioned by OT Circus through Victoria, and funds came from the UETF (Urban Enhancement Trust Fund)

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21 November 2019

In November 2019, we received, along with several of our peers, a Creative Bravos Award! This award is so special to

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VENUE & INFO

Where To Find Us

OT Circus Details

At The OT Circus Gallery we are able to create a place to hold events and bring the downtown 505 community together. We appreciate all things, quirky, odd, artistic, whimsical, and weird. We believe in giving people the opportunity for growth and development of the ‘New Culture of Downtown’

Address:

709 Central Ave  NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102

Email Address:

Phone Number:

Office:  505-249-2231, Jennifer: 505-415-4643 (Text preferred)

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