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From the Director
Dear Friends,
Welcome to a new year and many new classes at OASIS! You will find this catalog chock-full of choices and...

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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 Albuquerque
is located in
American Square
Shopping Center

3301 Menaul Blvd NE
Suite 18
Albuquerque, NM 87107

(click on map to see larger version)
(505) 884-4529
M-Th 9am-4:30pm
F 9am-4pm


Welcome to Albuquerque OASIS 

Our winter/spring catalog is online and registration continues throughout the term! 

View winter/spring session catalog as PDF
View the entire catalog as a PDF file, or go to our Classes page and browse by different criteria such as topic, instructor, or date range.

Click here for important website login and registration instructions for everyone

Or, if you prefer, you may mail or drop off your forms at OASIS during office hours. Registration continues throughout the term; winter/spring session classes run through April 24, 2015.

Printed catalogs are distributed around town at libraries, senior centers, and other locations.

A sample of our upcoming programs

Friday Performance: Barbershop - America's Music (Class #85)
Please note: the date for this program has changed to MONDAY, MARCH 30, 2-3:30 pm.
ABQ (A Barbershop Quartet) presents a performance and audio/visual educational program about the history of this great American musical form from its beginnings around the time of the Civil War to its international presence today. You will learn the basics of the style, and may get a chance to sing some yourself, too!
MONDAY, MARCH 30, 2-3:30pm at OASIS

Saul Bellow's Letters (Class #62)
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, three National Book Awards and the Nobel Prize in Literature, Saul Bellow also wrote innumerable letters that serve as the autobiography he never wrote. Recipients of his letters include Faulkner, Cheever, Berryman, Ellison, Roth and Amis. This lecture by Lib O’Brien will share many of these letters that give us an intimate view of Bellow the man, Bellow as writer.
Monday, March 2, 10:30am-12pm at OASIS

The Restoration of Santa Fe Steam Locomotive #2926 (Class #112)
The New Mexico Steam Locomotive & Railroad Historical Society is in the process of restoring Santa Fe Railroad steam locomotive #2926, one of 30 built between 1943-44 for the war effort. Speaker Steven Bradford will focus on the history of the project and future plans, as well as describing and explaining the significance of #2926.
Discover more at
Wednesday, March 4, 1-2:30pm at OASIS 

Inclement Weather Policy

When the Albuquerque area experiences snowy weather, please follow Albuquerque Public Schools schedule. If APS is on a 2-hour delay, the morning class will be cancelled. If APS is closed, all classes/field trips, etc. scheduled for that day will be cancelled and rescheduled if possible. You may choose to receive a refund or credit for the cancelled class.

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

OASIS panel discussion on the Home Circle featured in Albuquerque Journal


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 Spring 2015 Art Exhibit
Works by
Diane McGregor, Gail Gering, & Heidi Pollard
at the
OASIS Art Gallery
January 13-May 2, 2015
Artist Reception: 
January 13, 3:30-5:30pm


OASIS is sponsored
in Albuquerque by: 

The May and Stanley Smith
Charitable Trust
New Mexico Humanities Council

OASIS Albuquerque Partners


Opera Southwest 



We are building on excellence at OASIS. Help us make 2015 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 2015 Speakers Program People Create Cities

Click on logo for full program

OASIS Albuquerque and Collette Vacations have partnered to present exciting adventures 
Visit Nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Deposit due March 13, 3015
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