Based on the book Secret Albuquerque, we explore the city’s best-kept restaurant secrets, most fascinating museums, and oddest works of art. Author Ashley Biggers shines light on little-known aspects of local culture and reveals the hidden histories behind Albuquerque landmarks. This class is your guide to (re)discovering places you thought you knew and off-the-beaten-path attractions you can visit today. Presented in partnership with The Neighborhood in Rio Rancho.

Ashley Biggers is an award-winning writer and editor, as well as a native of Albuquerque. Her work has appeared on CNN, AFAR Travel Magazine, USA Today 10Best, and Fodor’s Travel, as well as local favorites such as New Mexico Magazine and Albuquerque the Magazine. She’s the author of 100 Things to Do in Albuquerque Before You Die (now in its second edition), Secret Albuquerque, and Eco-Travel New Mexico.