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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 35 events for August 2018
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Thu., August 16, 2018

Aug 16, 2018 - 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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Aug 16 - Aug 19, 2018
Thu-Sun 10am-10pm

Native American Showcase

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

National Museum of the American Indian brings complimentary screenings of Native American filmmaking. Free auditorium event w/limited seating. Bottled water only. Schedule at
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Aug 16, 2018 - 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, Family Activities, Museum Events, Art Sh

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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Aug 16 - Oct 31, 2018
Daily 10am-5pm

Drop in and Draw

Location: 5054765072
Event Type: Museum Events, Art Shows

Explore the work on view by sketching in the galleries. Increase your understanding through observation, analysis, and other skills inherent to sketching. All ages welcome. Bring your materials or use oursǃ Free with admission. 16 and under free.
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Aug 16, 2018 - May 31, 2019
Daily 10am-5pm

Atomic Histories : Remembering New Mexico’s Nuclear Past

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

This exhibit explores the most famous events, sometimes little known stories, and inventions born here which impact our lives, and helps to recognize the remarkable contributions involved in writing NM's Atomic Histories for the last 75 years.
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Aug 16, 2018 - 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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Aug 16 - Oct 19, 2018
Daily 10:15am-12:30pm

Historic Downtown Walking Tours

Location: 505-231-8293
Event Type: Museum Events

Daily two-hour walking tours led by NM History Museum guides. Meet at the Blue Gate on Lincoln Ave. Cost $15, (under 17 free when accompanied by an adult). Reservations not required. (No tours July 4th, during Spanish and Indian Markets or Fiestas).
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Aug 16 - Oct 31, 2018
Daily 10:30-11:30am

Public Tours

Location: 505-476-5063
Event Type: Museum Events, Art Shows, Museum Events, Art Shows, Historical Tours

Tours led by volunteer guides are offered daily and include highlights of the building and current exhibitions. Tours are free with admission. Call 505-476-5063 to verify times

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Aug 16 - Aug 31, 2018
Tue-Sat 11am-4pm
Sun 1-4pm

Learning Wax Art- Free Kids Workshop

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

Kids 6-16, accompanied by an adult, can attend a free workshop at the Encaustic Art Institute. Learn about painting, sketching, and printing with wax. Every Sat in April 2018 632 Agua Fria, Santa Fe 87010
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Aug 16 - Sep 2, 2018
Tue 11am-5pm
Wed 10am-5pm
Thu-Sat 11am-5pm
Sun 12pm-5pm

Climate Change- It's Real

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

The Encaustic Art Institute will feature works by various national artists highlighting the theme CLIMATE CHANGE- IT'S REALǃ Juried works in wax media will be shown from July 14 - Sept 2 at the gallery, 632 Agua Fria in Santa Fe. Call 989-3283
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Aug 16 - Sep 14, 2018
Tue-Sat 11am-5pm
Sun 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 workshops available. Go to or for more info and for new 2018 museum hours.
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