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Planning a trip to Santa Fe and want to know what to do? Since we're voted one of the best cities for weather, we have events happening all year.

Select the dates of your trip on the right or search the categories for cultural events, craft fairs, music festivals, fiestas, art exhibits, theater performances and more.

Please be advised all events, performances, venues, dates and times are subject to change. Persons wishing to verify the details of an event should contact the organizer.

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There are 22 events for December 2017
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and 35 ongoing events

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Fri., December 1, 2017

through
Dec 7, 2018
The first Friday of Every Month

First Friday

Location: (505) 983-6372
Event Type: Family Activities, Museum Events, Native American

The Coe invites the public to come for behind-the-scenes access to our collection of over 2,000 works of global indigenous art. Come experience our intimate on-site exhibitions, visit our collections, meet our staff, and learn more about what we do.
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source: santafe.org

Sun., December 17, 2017

Dec 17, 2017
1:30am-3:30pm

Families Make History Monthly Workshop

Location: 505-476-5044
Event Type: Museum Events

Come make some exquisite geometric stars out of colored string and thread - it looks complicated and psychedelic, but is easy and funǃ Experiment with different shapes and see what happens. Free event.
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source: santafe.org

Dec 17 - Dec 31, 2017
Daily 8am-5pm

Living Treasures Exhibition

Location: (505) 982-7799
Event Type: Museum Events, Art Shows, Native American

Native Treasures: Indian Arts Festival designates an annual Native American artist as a Living Treasure. In 2017 the work of all twelve current and former Living Treasures will be featured in an exhibition at the Governor's Gallery in the Capitol.
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Dec 17, 2017 - Jan 21, 2018
Daily 8am-5pm

Quilts of Southwest China

Location: 505-476-1222
Event Type: Museum Events, Art Shows, Santa Fe Celebrates Global Arts and Culture

In SW China, traditional bed coverings, clothing, and household items have long been made from patched and appliqued scraps to create artistic and functional textiles. A bi-national consortium of American and Chinese museums have come together.
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source: santafe.org

Dec 17, 2017 - Feb 11, 2018
Tue-Sun 8am-5pm

Voices of Counterculture in the Southwest

Location: (505) 476-5191
Event Type: Museum Events, Museum Events

Through archival footage, oral histories, photography, ephemera and artifacts, the exhibition examines the cultural revolution of the 60's and 70's and how events sparked activism among the nation’s youth.
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sources: santafe.org, Santa Fean Magazine

Dec 17, 2017 - Jul 16, 2018
Daily 8am-5pm

Negotiate, Navigate, Innovate: Strategies Folk Artists Use in Today's Global Marketplace

Location: (505) 476-1219
Event Type: Museum Events, Art Shows

Contemporary folk artists and their relationship with their patrons, buyers and collectors. Understanding the pressures they might feel to keep their traditions alive in the face of modern technological advances and new consumer demands.
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source: santafe.org

Dec 17, 2017 - Mar 10, 2019
Tue-Sun 8am-5pm

Crafting Memory: The Art of Community in Peru

Location: 505-476-1223
Event Type: Gallery Openings, Museum Events

This exhibition explores the new directions taken by current Peruvian folk artists during the recent decades of social and political upheaval and economic change.
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source: santafe.org

Dec 17 - Dec 31, 2017
Daily 10am-5pm

Jody Naranjo: Revealing Joy

Location: (505) 982-7799
Event Type: Museum Events, Art Shows, Native American

The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture will host a solo exhibition featuring the work of 2017 Living Treasure, prolific Santa Clara pueblo potter Jody Naranjo. Held in the lobby of the museum, the exhibition opens to the public on April 2, 2017.
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source: santafe.org

Dec 17, 2017 - Jan 21, 2018
Daily 10am-5pm

Be Here Now: Summer of Love Santa Fe Cultural Collaboration

Location:
Event Type: Gallery Openings, Museum Events, Santa Fe Celebrates Global Arts and Culture

A flashback to the social experimentation and activism that catalyzed the nation’s young people during the 1960s to today is captured in Be Here Now: Summer of Love Santa Fe, a multi-partner, multi-venue, multi-event cultural collaboration.
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source: santafe.org

Dec 17, 2017 - Feb 18, 2018
Daily 10am-5pm

A Mexican Century-Prints from the Taller de Grafica Popular

Location: 505-476-5096
Event Type: Museum Events

This exhibit features Mexican prints made by “the Peoples Graphic Workshop” from the collection of Senator Jeff and Anne Bingaman, along with other prints by contemporary artists working with the same commitment and passion for social justice.
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source: santafe.org

Dec 17, 2017 - May 20, 2018
Daily 10am-5pm

Artistic Heritage: Syrian Folk Art

Location: (505) 476-1221
Event Type: Museum Events

In collaboration with the NM History Museum’s exhibition Syria: Cultural Patrimony Under Threat, opening June 23 display of Syrian folk art will be in Lloyd's Treasure Chest.
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source: santafe.org

Dec 17, 2017 - Sep 16, 2018
Tue-Sun 10am-5pm

No Idle Hands: The Myths and Meanings of Tramp Art

Location: 5054761224
Event Type: Family Activities, Museum Events, Art Shows

Tramp art is the product of industry, a style of woodworking from the late 19th and early 20th centuries that made use of discarded cigar boxes and fruit crates that were notched and layered to make a variety of domestic objects.
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source: santafe.org

Dec 17, 2017 - Sep 16, 2018
Daily 10am-5pm

No Idle Hands: The Myths and Meanings of Tramp Art

Location: (505) 476-1224
Event Type: Museum Events, Santa Fe Celebrates Global Arts and Culture

Over 150 examples of tramp art, concentrating on works the from the United States, with additional examples from France, Germany, Switzerland, Scandinavia, Canada, Mexico and Brazil to demonstrate the far reach of this art form.
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source: santafe.org

Dec 17, 2017 - Jun 7, 2022
Daily 10am-5pm

Multiple Visions: A Common Bond

Location: (505) 476-1203
Event Type: Museum Events, Santa Fe Celebrates Global Arts and Culture

More than 100 countries on six continents are represented. Enjoy this text-free gallery with or without a docent, pick up a Gallery Guide to read more, or pick up a multi-media tour on an Ipod touch available at the front desk- no feeǃ
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source: santafe.org

Dec 17, 2017
12pm-4pm

NM Museum of Art Annual Holiday Open House

Location: NM Museum of Art
Event Type: Museum Events

The Holiday Open House is a round-robin of puppet plays, art making projects, photos with Santa Claus, and other activities.

Marionette plays "A Party for Papa Gus" at 1-1:30
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source: santafe.org

Dec 17 - Dec 17, 2017
12pm-5pm

Discover the Art of Wax

Location: 505-989-3283
Event Type: Museum Events, Workshops & Classes

Museum exhibit of over 150 encaustic/wax 2D and 3D artwork. Largest collection in the nation. From beeswax to modern Crayola. Adult fall workshops available. Go to EAINM.com or moeart.org for more information
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source: santafe.org

Dec 17 - Dec 31, 2017
Thu-Sun 12pm-5pm

Tom Joyce: Everything At Hand

Location: 505-474-6783
Event Type: Museum Events, Art Shows, Santa Fe Celebrates Global Arts and Culture, Art Shows & Fairs

Internationally renowned sculptor Tom Joyce, who has innovated and elevated the art and science of forging iron to newly expressive heights, unveils his latest creations in a solo exhibition at the Center for Contemporary Arts.
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sources: santafe.org, Santa Fean Magazine

Dec 17 - Dec 31, 2017
Daily 5-8pm

GLOW Winter Lights Event ~ Bridging Time

Location: 505-471-9103
Event Type: Family Activities, Museum Events, Music/Nightlife, Other Events

GLOW Winter Lights Event ~ Bridging Time Join us again for one of the most unique lighting shows in Santa Feǃ GLOW features thousands of lights all aglow throughout the Botanical Garden.
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sources: santafe.org, Santa Fean Magazine

Dec 17, 2017
5:30-7:30pm

Winter Solstice

Location: (505) 989-8359 x 115
Event Type: Family Activities, Museum Events, Outdoor Adventure

Join us for our annual winter celebration as we count down to the longest night of the yearǃ Walk our farolito labyrinth, listen to African Drumming, roast marshmallows and have hot chocolate around bonfires. Members - $3 General - $5 for admission.
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Mon., December 18, 2017

Dec 18, 2017 - Mar 30, 2018
Mon-Fri 11am-5pm
Sat 1-3pm

Catch 22: Paradox on Paper

Location: (505) 983-6372
Event Type: Museum Events, Art Shows, Native American, Gallery Openings

Curated by Nina Sanders includes 22 works from the Guarino Collection and offers a discourse on paper regarding the paradoxes of living and working as contemporary artists of Native descent. On view thru March 31, 2018. Please call ahead to visit.
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sources: santafe.org, Santa Fean Magazine

Thu., December 21, 2017

Dec 21, 2017
12pm-1pm

Yoga

Location: 505-476-5191
Event Type: Museum Events

Grab your mat for a free Kundalini Yoga class in conjunction with Voices of Counterculture in the Southwest. Free event.
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Sun., December 31, 2017

Dec 31, 2017
5-8pm

Children’s NY Eve party at the Santa Fe The Botanical Garden

Location: 505-471-9103
Event Type: Family Activities, Museum Events, Music/Nightlife

“Kids New Year’s Eve Party” – where the “ball drops” at 7 pm.  Special children and family activities. 

 
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ONGOING EVENTS

Sat., December 2, 2017

Dec 17, 2017
all day

The Museum of Encaustic Art & ARTsmart Benefit

Location: Museum of Encaustic Art
Event Type: Museum Events

Photographer and publisher Guy Cross has donated 80 photos—both Cross's work and that of other photographers—to be auctioned off to support the programs of ARTsmart. With museum admission, 505-989-3283, eainm.com.
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source: Santa Fean Magazine

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