Santa Fe is known for our robust offering of some of the best and longest-standing seasonal arts markets that draw thousands of visitors to Santa Fe every year. The highly anticipated annual Native Treasures Art Market is a favorite among Native American art collectors and enthusiasts every spring. This year, Native Treasures takes place on Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-27, 2018 in the indoor setting of the Santa Fe Community Convention Center.
Santa Fe is one of the world’s most diverse hubs for art, history and culture. If this is your thing, you’ll be happy to know that The City Different is a premiere destination for culturephiles, rich with intriguing and thought-provoking museum exhibits. The slate of brand new exhibits coming in 2018 excites us and will compel you to plan a visit. At the 100-year-old New Mexico Museum of Art one show will highlight the past, present, and future through photography. Exhibits at the Museum of International Folk Art always entertain and inform and the two new exhibits next year will surely do both. Thought you knew all about Apache culture? Guess again. The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture will show us the diversity of Apache culture.
Whether you’re a first time Santa Fe museum visitor or returning one, the 2018 lineup is exciting and are not to be missed! Here’s a selection of the upcoming exhibitions to get on your calendar:
Showcasing first class art and culture from around the world…join us as we Celebrate Global Arts and Culture in Santa Fe this year! The City Different is offering an opportunity to experience a wide selection of global and cultural experiences during the yearlong, citywide festival. Many Santa Fe institutions – the New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe Opera, the Lensic Performing Arts Center and our own singular and unique Santa Fe cultural markets – have come together in this effort to showcase, first-rate performances and first-class art and culture from around our globe.
When arriving in Santa Fe, visitors who wish to experience Native American culture often ask, where do I begin? The exploration of greater Santa Fe’s rich cultural landscape and history might at first seem like an overwhelming endeavor, with such a wide range of exemplary choices, but that’s the good news! As the third largest art market in the country, Santa Fe is chock-full of fine art galleries, shops, and cultural institutions that offer magnificent displays of the region’s art and culture and endless opportunities for learning and discovery.
If you are planning a trip to Santa Fe, your first stop should be santafe.org where you’ll find the most up-to-date Santa Fe event listings, itinerary ideas, special deals, and more. May we also suggest a visit to the Santa Fe TripAdvisor page? Why? Well for one, TripAdvisor is the world’s largest travel site with more than 60 million members and over 170 million reviews and opinions of hotels, restaurants, and attractions. Take a look at what travelers like you are saying about the “Top 10 Things to Do in Santa Fe.”
At last, a glorious three-day weekend in Santa Fe The City Different to kick-off summer. You’ll want to experience as much as you can during your stay. So get ready, because we have some ideas for you to capture the essence of Santa Fe and have a blast. From margaritas and cocktails to art markets and art collectives, here are our favorite picks to help you have a trip to remember.
Santa Fe is one of the world’s largest and most diverse art hubs. If you love culture as much as we do, you’ll be glad to know that Santa Fe was most recently named the Best Destinations for Culturephiles by readers of USAToday’s 10Best.
There’s so much to see and absorb here! This spring the city’s renowned museums are elevating the experience with a slate of special exhibits. The new shows will highlight the past, present and future through photography, miniatures, watercolor paintings, exotic jewelry and more.
Here’s a selection:
What would you do and see if you only had one day in Santa Fe? I get this question a lot! Since there is so much to see, do and taste in The City Different, to condense in to a day is no easy task! However, here as a great example of how to pack in Santa Fe in a single day. But, I’ll warn you—you’ll want to stay longer! Read More