Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Wanted: Young People Who Love Art.(Journal North)

Byline: Gary E. Salazar Journal Staff Writer

Group Targeting 21-45 Age Range

The future of the Museum of New Mexico Foundation may start with the foundation's newest group, which targets members between the ages of 21 and 45.

In an attempt to infuse youth into the foundation's 9,000-strong membership, the 40-year-old organization is promoting one of its newest groups, Avant Garde. An individual can join the group for $50 and a couple can pay between $60 and $99 for a membership.

Since last fall, the group has attracted 37 members, and organizers are hopeful that as the group starts its first full year, more young residents will join.

"This group offers an educational component and a social aspect," said Geoff Cline, owner of Cline Fine Art and the group's co-chairman. …

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