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Visiting Santa Fe > Galleries > Native American Art
Located in downtown Santa Fe just one block from the plaza, the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts Store is the premier shopping destination for contemporary Native American art in Santa Fe.
The Lloyd Kiva New Gallery rotates exhibits year-round and provides space for special book signings and opening receptions.
Open 10am-5pm Monday - Saturday and 12 noon-5pm Sunday. Closed Tuesdays and major holidays.
Located in downtown Santa Fe, the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts is dedicated solely to advancing the discourse, knowledge and understanding of contemporary Native arts. The Museum's exhibitions, publications and educational programs challenge pre-conceived notions of contemporary art. The Museum is home to the largest collection of contemporary Native art in the world and the Museum Store is a premiere shopping destination, offering the finest selection of contemporary Native arts and gifts.
Open 10am-5pm Mon. - Sat., noon-5pm Sunday. Closed Tuesdays and major holidays.
Adults admission $10
Seniors (62+), Students with valid ID, and Residents of NM: 1/2 price
Native people, members, veterans, children 16 and under, and NM residents visiting on Sunday: Free!
The Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian offers unique exhibitions of contemporary and historic Native American art. We’re famous for our focus on little-known genres and for solo shows by living Native American artists. We originate every exhibition, bringing you new research, fresh perspectives, and rich, lively visual expression. Our museum shop, the Case Trading Post, features the best in contemporary craft and fine arts by more than 200 Native American artists, as well as a great selection of vintage and antique jewelry, ceramics, and textiles. Founded in 1937, The Wheelwright is New Mexico’s oldest non-profit, independent museum. We’re open seven days a week, and admission is free.
The outstanding collection showcases classic and contemporary Southwestern Indian paintings, sculpture, pottery, jewelry, basketry and weaving. A permanent exhibition tracing the life of American Indians, "Here Now and Always" was curated in part by Native American elders, scholars and tribal members.
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Your premier travel guide to visit Santa Fe, New Mexico, covering fine art, museums, performing arts, shopping, jewelry, apparel, for the home, spas, real estate, dining, events, activities and great maps. Find it around the city at hotels, galleries, museums, retail shops and restaurants or order it online. Also use our online resources like the website events' calendar, listings and social media to help plan your trip.
Visiting Santa Fe > Museums
Located just west of the Plaza, the New Mexico Museum of Art (formerly the Museum of Fine Arts) displays an extensive permanent collection of Southwestern artists, including major pieces by Georgia O'Keeffe. New exhibitions are always being mounted that cover the works of contemporary artists of all kinds.
El Museo, a center of Hispanic culture and learning, showcases and promotes Hispanic art, culture and history. With gallery space and a 200-seat theater, El Museo hosts its own programming as well as community events, classes and workshops.
The Spanish Colonial Arts Society collections were initiated in 1928. Today with 3,000 objects, the collections are the most comprehensive compilation of Spanish Colonial art of their kind. Dating from the Middle Ages to the New Millennium, the collections span centuries in art, place and time. Among the various media featured are santos (painted and sculpted images of saints,) textiles, tinwork, silverwork, goldwork, ironwork, straw appliqué, ceramics, furniture, books and more. All combined, the collections represent the artistic history and ongoing evolution of Hispano culture in New Mexico while firmly establishing its important place within the global arts landscape. Hours: 10AM to 5PM, 7 Days a week. Museum of New Mexico, ＄15 for access to 5 museums for 4 days. Without the Pass: Adults ＄6, kids under 17 free.
Visiting Santa Fe > Must-See Events > June
WHEN: June 12 - 28, 2015
For two weeks, the city of Santa Fe will host exhibitions, multimedia performances, and workshops showcasing the power of art and technology.
Visiting Santa Fe > New Mexico Centennial
WHEN: January 6 - November 25, 2012
The New Mexico History Museum commemorates the New Mexico Centennial with "47 Stars," an exhibit of the officially unofficial 47-star flag. "47 Stars" joins a collection of long-term exhibits commemorating statehood.
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Experience the creative spirit and rhythm of Santa Fe in the Railyard Arts District with a riveting line up of events and exhibitions. All events open on the Last Friday of each month along with the celebrated Last Friday Art Walks in the Railyard Arts District.
EVOKE Contemporary and the Railyard Arts District has grown and evolved to becoming one of the most prestigious art destinations for art collectors worldwide. The deep-rooted history and culture of Santa Fe is preserved and celebrated in the Railyard Arts District through a diverse array of museums, galleries and culinary destinations that should be on top of your must-visit soon list.
Visiting Santa Fe > Things to Do > Family Activities
The Bradbury Museum in Los Alamos gives the history of the Atom Bomb, and cool science information.
To firmly ground yourself in New Mexico's rich past, visit this museum on the Santa Fe Plaza. Built by the Spanish as a government building in 1610, the Palace remains the country's oldest continuously occupied public building. Its exhibits chronicle the history of Santa Fe as well as New Mexico and the region. American Indian artists sell their wares under its historic portal as part of the Native American Vendors Program. The New Mexico Museum of History, which is physically and thematically linked to the Palace of the Governors is now open.
The world's largest museum of international folk art includes Alexander Girard's long term exhibition Multiple Visions, A Common Bond and changing exhibitions with gallery activities for all ages. Public programs include art making for ages 3 to 103, performances, artist demonstrations, lectures and are included with Museum admission. Available for private parties, weddings, receptions, and seminars with or without open galleries.
The New Mexico History Museum, opened in May 2009, shows the history of Santa Fe and New Mexico for the last 400 years.
It changes the way that New Mexicans and visitors understand state history and the history of the nation. The new museum includes permanent and temporary exhibitions that span the early history of indigenous people, Spanish colonization, the Mexican Period, and travel and commerce on the legendary Santa Fe Trail.
The museum serves as the anchor of a campus that encompasses the Palace of the Governors, the Palace Press, the Fray Angelico Chavez History Library and Photo Archives.
Join the Museum's education staff and guest artists in a family, fun hands-on learning experience. The free monthly program explores ideas and themes found in current exhibitions. Tour the Museum then create your own art.
Children ages 4-12 and their adult companions explore pertinent themes in art by looking at works on exhibit in the galleries and participating in multi-disciplinary, hands-on art activities that promote critical thinking skills and creative, interdisciplinary art making. The two hour, Saturday morning sessions are once a month. Check the Museum calendar for dates.
The Museum features Oliver Greer's Crawlywood Collection, a staggering assortment of 2,400 mounted insects, arachnids and other bugs from all over the world.
You will also see the Harrell Houses' own collection of LIVE invertebrates including dozens of live tarantulas, scorpions, centipedes, millipedes and other amazing creepy-crawlies!
The Museum is inside the Harrell House of Natural Oddities store at DeVargas Center INSIDE THE MALL. Our store features a wide range of science toys, animal and dinosaur figures, gifts, fossils, minerals, jewelry, mounted insects and more!
Monday-Friday 10 AM- 7:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday 12:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Museum Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for Children 12 and under.
Visiting Santa Fe > Things to Do > Historic Sites
This non-circulating, closed-stack research facility is part of the Palace of the Governors and provides an excellent collection of historical material relating to the history of New Mexico, the Southwest and meso-America from pre-European contact to the present. It also houses the Photo Archives of the Palace of the Governors
, where more than 750,000 historic photos, negatives, slides and other visual records document New Mexico's history as well as the history of Latin America, Europe, Oceana, the Far East and the Middle East.
Visiting Santa Fe > Things to Do > Road Trips > Fascinating New Mexico Excursions
Travel the New Mexico Fiber Arts Trails, three fascinating self-guided driving tours along scenic rural roads that reveal New Mexico's rich heritage of fiber arts. Whether you drive the Northwest, North Central, or Southern loops, you'll encounter vibrant communities of traditional and contemporary weavers, quilters, knitters, basket makers and other fiber artists.
Visit a community of Navajo weavers and several trading posts on the Northwest Loop and buy high quality handwoven Navajo rugs. On the North Central loop, learn about embroidered manta cloth and other Pueblo fiber arts at Santa Clara Pueblo and visit the Española Valley Fiber Arts Center, a thriving nonprofit supporting more than 400 artists and entrepreneurs. On the Southern loop, visit museums exhibiting fiber arts and, in Silver, City, The Common Thread, home to the Southwest Women's Fiber Arts Collective.
This is just a small taste of what you'll encounter on New Mexico Fiber Arts Trails, a project of New Mexico Arts. The journeys feature more than 200 fiber artists at more than 70 locations. Click on the link above to download the New Mexico Fiber Arts Trails guide.
Visiting Santa Fe > Weddings > Venues
The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum is located in downtown Santa Fe within easy walking distance of the historic Plaza. The Museum collection is the single largest repository of O'Keeffe's work in the world.
The Museum is open 7 days a week from 10 AM to 5 PM, and on Friday evenings until 7 PM. Admission is $12 for adults; $10 for seniors (age 60+); $6 for New Mexico residents (with ID); $6 for Military/Law Enforcement (with ID); $10 for students (18+ with ID); and free for youth and students under 18.
New Mexico residents: show your ID and get free admission on the first Friday of each month, from 5-7 PM!
What's Happening > Museum Shows
New Mexico History Museum
WHEN: Through March 29, 2015
How did Spanish Catholics, isolated in harsh frontier conditions, celebrate and interpret their faith? The pieces within the Collier Colonial Painting Collection reveal an evolution of spirit through new materials, leadership and artists in New Mexico, Mexico and Peru.
New Mexico History Museum
WHEN: Through March 29, 2015
In an age when every cell phone can take a respectable picture, cameras as low-tech as an oatmeal box still beguile a legion of practitioners, both artistic and documentarian. With roots in the ancient discovery of the camera obscura, pinhole photography has enchanted artists from the 1880s through today.
WHEN: Long Term Exhibit
This exhibit sweeps across more than 500 years of stories - from early Native inhabitants to today's residents - with stories told through artifacts, films, photographs, computer interactives, oral histories and more.
Museum of International Folk Art
WHEN: Long Term Exhibit
Each tableau has a narrative story showcasing Alexander Girard's imagination and sentiment towards these pieces. It's a glimpse into his world and mind, a place where he shares the inspiration for most of his work; the colors, shapes, and simplicity in form.
New Mexico History Museum
WHEN: Long Term Exhibit
Santa Fe Found serves as living proof of how the lives of the founders were lived, including who they married, the hardships they faced, the tools they used and the foods they ate. (Hint: Carne Adovada was generations away; turkey, deer and rabbit were often the dish of the day.)
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