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Dear Friends,
It has been a season of change for OASIS Albuquerque! We are extremely pleased with our new location and many thanks go to...



Join our friendly corps of volunteers

Volunteers are the heart and soul of our program. Share your skills and talents, support successful aging and meet new friends. In addition to tutoring children who are learning to read, volunteers represent OASIS at community events and help run the center on a daily basis. Find out more about our volunteer opportunities.


 OASIS Fall 2014 Art Exhibit
Fall Art Exhibit: OASIS
Paintings by Sally Condon
Photographs by Fernando Delgado

OASIS Albuquerque
is now located in
American Square
Shopping Center

3301 Menaul Blvd NE
Suite 18
Albuquerque, NM 87107

(505) 884-4529
M-Th 9am-4:30pm
F 9am-4pm


Welcome to Albuquerque OASIS

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OASIS has moved!

Our new address is:
3301 Menaul Blvd NE, Suite 18
Albuquerque, NM 87107
New phone:

We are located in the American Square Shopping Center on Menaul just west of Carlisle NE in the building facing the American Home Furniture store. 

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View Fall Catalog

Our fall catalog is online and registration is now open! 

You may view the entire catalog as a PDF file, or you may go to our Classes page and browse by different criteria such as topic, instructor, or date range.

See important instructions below before you visit our Classes page to register online.

►Click here for important website login instructions for everyone

Please note that bookmarks are a wish list, and you are not enrolled until you finalize your registration and pay.

Or, if you prefer, you may mail or drop off your forms at OASIS during office hours (Monday-Thursday 9am-4:30pm & Friday 9am-4pm). Registration continues throughout the term; fall session classes begin on September 16 and run through December 23.

Catalogs have been mailed out and are also being distributed around town at libraries, senior centers, and other locations.

Some of our upcoming programs

FOG New Mexico16 - Bringing 365 days of Sunshine to New Mexico: Foundation for Open Government
Susan Boe is the executive director of the Foundation for Open Government (FOG), a nonprofit, bipartisan organization that assists New Mexicans in opening the doors to government. She is a retired attorney and former journalist who came out of retirement to assume this position. She will present a talk on FOG and the state of transparency in New Mexico, especially in today's political environment.
Monday, September 22, 1-2:30pm at OASIS
Noted Albuquerque author and former lawman Don Bullis offers a special treat for OASIS this session. First, he will lecture at OASIS on The Lincoln County War (class #93) on September 25 at 1pm. Then, join Don as he takes you on an actual trip through Lincoln County to see the spots where Billy the Kid became legend. Lincoln, NM: Where Six Guns Blazed and Men Died with their Boots On! - Day Trip (class #110) will be on Tuesday, September 30.
17 - Can (Business) Ethics Be Taught?
What is being taught in our business schools these days? With financial scandals in the news, is ethical behavior taking hold among our future business leaders? A presentation by Sarah Smith, JD, a business ethics professor at UNM who works together with Albuquerque’s business community.
Friday, September 26, 10:30am-12pm at OASIS  
On October 1, take a trip with OASIS to Santa Fe which includes guided tours of two museums. On Santa Fe Art Excursion: Judy Chicago & Donald Woodman (class #1), we will visit the NM Museum of Art and the NM History Museum and go on curator-guided tours of three art exhibits: Local Color: Judy Chicago in New Mexico 1984-2014; Donald Woodman: Transformed by New Mexico; and Poetics of Light: Pinhole Photography.

Visit our News page for more information on these and other news items!

OASIS tutoring program featured in the Rio Rancho Observer

Spotlight on Albuquerque tutor Margie Hobby in the OASIS Institute's annual report


 OASIS was named by the Social Impact Exchange as one of 100 top-performing nonprofits

read more... 



OASIS is sponsored
in Albuquerque by: 

The May and Stanley Smith
Charitable Trust
Macy's Foundation
New Mexico Humanities Council

OASIS Albuquerque Partners


Opera Southwest



We are building on excellence at OASIS. Help us make 2014 a great year by a one-time gift, or on-going monthly donations. Click here or donate by mail to OASIS, 3301 Menaul Blvd NE, Suite 18, Albuquerque, NM 87107. Thank you!



Library Lectures
Special Collections Library & OASIS present the 2014 Speakers Program From New Town to the Nuclear Age

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OASIS Albuquerque and Collette Vacations have partnered to present two exciting adventures! 

Explore New England and Its Islands

Departs June 5, 2015
8 days/7 nights
Join us on a journey highlighting the natural beauty and traditional charm of New England. Your tour begins in Providence, RI and features stops in Boston, Cape Cod Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket.
Informational Session: Thursday, November 20, 2014, 1pm at OASIS

A Trip to Captivating Spain

Visit Nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites! 
Departs September 12, 2015
An 11-day trip which includes: 
Madrid - Royal Palace - Toledo - Cordoba - Seville - Flamenco Show - Granada - The Alhambra - Valencia - City of Arts & Sciences - Lladro-City of Porcelain - Paella Experience - Barcelona - Gaudi's La Sagrada Familia - Park Güell
Informational Session: Thursday, February 19, 2015, 10:30am at OASIS