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HEREKEKE is a nonprofit arts organization inquiring into creative sustainable practices in the mountains of Northern New Mexico.  It serves a diverse population that includes nationally and internationally recognized creative professionals, as well as local and youth groups.

What makes HEREKEKE (har-a-kay-kay) special is its location on a naturally pristine ranch in the southern reaches of the Rocky Mountains.  Contemplation and inspiration are offered among the dramatic landscape, open vistas, and abundance of wildlife at 8,200 feet.



Artist Residency

Open to visual artists, writers, composers, filmmakers, architects and designers at all stages of their career.

Visiting Artist

Supporting exceptional mid-career artists through recurring stays and the creation of significant projects.


Cultivating creative expression and

self-confidence in different formats over the years for locals and youth groups.



Printmaking Studio

Available to local artist and those participating in programs with or without assistance.

Music Lessons

Private lessons for youth and adults tailored to your experience level in a variety of instruments.


Surround yourself with natural beauty and inspiration in a creative environment.


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December 2, 2017

A design/build project in the high desert mountains near Taos, NM. Team: Katherine Lam, Liz Koerner + @herekeke_artscenter

Coming in 2018

May 28, 2017

Thank you to Alicia Toldi and Carolina Porras for visiting Herekeke and inspiring us to reflect on our experience as residency founders and how the programs have evolved over the years.

May 19, 2017

We're working with designers Liz Koerner & Katherine Lam on an addition to our grounds: a contemplation space. Support the hatchfund campaign.

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