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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 30 events for October 2017
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and 18 ongoing events

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Fri., October 20, 2017

Oct 20 - Oct 21, 2017
Fri-Sat 8am-5pm

Fred Harvey Weekend

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

Enjoy two days of free talks and presentations for our annual Fred Harvey weekend. For a full schedule see our website calendar.
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source: santafe.org

Oct 20 - 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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Oct 20, 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

Oct 20, 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

Oct 20, 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

Oct 20 - Oct 21, 2017
Fri-Sat 10am-5pm

Into the Future: Cultural Power in Native American Art

Location: 505-476-1145
Event Type: Museum Events, Art Shows, Santa Fe Celebrates Global Arts and Culture

Diverse array of Native American art, expanding traditional forms and ancestral knowledge into the present, and by extension ‘into the future’ to define individuals, communities and environments using traditional and introduced art forms.
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source: santafe.org

Oct 20 - Oct 22, 2017
Fri-Sun 10am-5pm

Art of the Draw Cultural Collaboration

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

"Art of the Draw" is the collaboration of four premiere cultural entities in Santa Fe, celebrating drawing as one of the most effective mediums of expression, and as a fundamental starting point for creation in all art, science, and architecture.
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Oct 20 - Oct 29, 2017
Daily 10am-5pm

Mirror Mirror... Photographs of Frida Kahlo

Location: 5059822226
Event Type: Museum Events, Art Shows, Santa Fe Celebrates Global Arts and Culture

Follow Frida from a self-possessed adolescent to a passionate wife and lover, an independent artist, fashion icon and object of cult-like reverence. On loan from Throckmorton Fine Arts in New York.
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source: santafe.org

Oct 20 - Oct 29, 2017
Tue-Sun 10am-5pm

Juried Encaustic-Wax Exhibition

Location: 505-989-3283
Event Type: Gallery Openings, Museum Events, Art Shows

38 members of the national organization, Encaustic Art Institute, are juried in to this amazing exhibition. Encaustic/Wax is diversely mixed with all mediums, representing 2D and 3D. All work is for sale.Plenty of free parking. Admission at door.
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source: santafe.org

Oct 20 - Oct 31, 2017
Tue-Sun 10am-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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Oct 20 - Nov 24, 2017
Daily 10am-5pm

Building restoration - temporary closure

Location: 505-476-5072
Event Type: Museum Events

Our centennial celebration begins with building restoration work Sept. 18-Nov. 24, restoring the building to its original elegance. During this period, we will not be able to welcome visitors due to the extensive nature of the numerous projects.
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source: santafe.org

Oct 20 - Nov 27, 2017
Mon
Fri 10am-12pm

Walking Tours with the Museum of Art

Location: (505) 476-5118
Event Type: Museum Events, Historical Tours

Explore the art of Santa Fe in the open airǃ Guided by docents, the tours highlight the rich art and architectural history of downtown Santa Fe. Tours run Mondays April-November and Fridays June-August. Meet at the gift shop at 10 am, $10/adult.
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source: santafe.org

Oct 20 - Dec 16, 2017
Tue-Sun 10am-5pm

Syria: Cultural Patrimony Under Threat

Location: 505-476-1145
Event Type: Museum Events, Art Shows, Santa Fe Celebrates Global Arts and Culture

As the ongoing civil war in Syria, thousands of deaths, and mass exodus of refugees threaten to destroy Syrian culture, the Palace of the Governors displays seven albums of 642 photographs of historic sites in Syria taken between 1899 and 1909.
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source: santafe.org

Oct 20 - 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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Oct 20, 2017 - Jan 21, 2018
Daily 10am-5pm

Be Here Now: Summer of Love Santa Fe Cultural Collaboration

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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

Oct 20, 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

Oct 20, 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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Oct 20, 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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Oct 20, 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

Oct 20, 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

Oct 20 - 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

Oct 20, 2017
1-4pm

2017 Fred Harvey Weekend

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Event Type: Museum Events

Rosa Latimer speaks on Harvey Girl history and Charles Harvey discusses health tourism's impact on his family's company. Contact meredith.davidson@state.nm.us to reserve seating. Free, 1–4 pm, nmhistorymuseum.org.
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source: Santa Fean Magazine

Sat., October 21, 2017

Oct 21, 2017
11am-4pm

2017 Fred Harvey Weekend

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Event Type: Museum Events

Talks on the Fred Harvey Fine Arts Collection, La Fonda on the Plaza, Fred Harvey Company's retail arm, and architect Mary Colter. Contact meredith.davidson@state.nm.us to reserve seating. Free, 11 am–4 pm, nmhistorymuseum.org.
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Sun., October 22, 2017

Oct 22, 2017
10am-10pm

2017 Fred Harvey Weekend

Location: Las Vegas, New Mexico
Event Type: Museum Events

Tours of Montezuma Castle, an update on the Casteneda Hotel renovation, and a screening of the Judy Garland film The Harvey Girls. See website for times and prices. nmhistorymuseum.org.
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Oct 22, 2017
2-4pm

Contested Territory: Segesser II and Plains Indian Narrative Painting

Location: 505-476-5156
Event Type: Museum Events

Gaylord Torrence, Curator of Native American Art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, explores the historical content of the Segesser Hide Paintings. Free auditorium event. No food or drink in auditorium.
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Tue., October 24, 2017

Thu., October 26, 2017

Sat., October 28, 2017

Tue., October 31, 2017

ONGOING EVENTS

Sat., October 7, 2017

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