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Santa Fe Events Calendar

Santa Fe’s art community spans generations, from some of the best and most prestigious art markets in the world to an eclectic mix of galleries. The City Different’ s rich history and modern flair are on full display at our annual art markets, from July’s International Folk Art Market and the vibrant Spanish Market to the celebration of Santa Fe’s native history at the Indian Market in August.

And, with more than 250 galleries to explore, you'll be astonished by the city's array of art, including traditional and contemporary painting, photography, pottery, sculpture, textiles and more.

Plan your visit to experience the authenticity, richness and variety Santa Fe’s summer art markets offer, and be sure to find a one-of-a-kind treasure in our galleries year-round.

Native Treasures Indian Arts Festival

Held on Memorial Day Weekend each year
May 23 - 24, 2020 (The 2020 Native Treasures Arts Festival has been cancelled)
Community Convention Center

Over 200 Native American artists participate, each of whom is specially invited by the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, to represent the best and brightest of the Indian art world. Participating artists represent a wide range of tribes and pueblos, as well as a wide range of art forms, from traditional to contemporary.

ART Santa Fe

July 16 - 19, 2020 (2020 Art Santa Fe has been cancelled)
Community Convention Center

This prestigious art fair brings art collectors together with artists and representatives from more than 50 galleries around the world. This event showcases work by acclaimed masters as well as emerging artists, including site-specific installations.

International Folk Art Market

July 10 - 12, 2020 (The 2020 International Folk Art Market has been cancelled)
Museum Hill (Camino Lejo)

The world's largest international folk art market features more than 130 artists from 52 countries selling high quality, handmade folk art. Purchase one-of-a-kind pieces, from pottery and rugs to clothing, jewelry and so much more. You'll want to plan on coming earlyǃ

Traditional Spanish Market

Held the last full weekend of July each year
July 25 - 26, 2020 (The 2020 Traditional Spanish Market has been cancelled)
Historic Downtown Plaza

A popular event for residents and visitors alike, Spanish Market features handmade traditional art from hundreds of local Hispanic artists, as well as on-going live music and dance, art demonstrations, and regional foods throughout each day.

Contemporary Hispanic Market

July 25 - 26, 2020
Historic Downtown Plaza

This annual market showcases original work and individual expression in the mediums of painting, printmaking, sculpture, photography, furniture, jewelry, ceramics, weaving and much more.

Objects of Art Santa Fe

August 6 - 9, 2020 (Objects of Art 2020 has been cancelled.)
El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe in the Railyard

Featuring 70+ exhibitors, with material ranging from contemporary to historic. The show includes paintings, sculpture, and fine art of all kinds, furniture, books, fashion, jewelry, textiles, and tribal, folk, American Indian, African, and Asian art

Whitehawk Antique Indian & Ethnographic Art Showwhitehawksantafe

August 7 - 10, 2020 (The 2020 Show has been cancelled.)
Community Convention Center

The annual Whitehawk Shows feature the finest in ethnographic art and historic antique Indian art. Each show boasts over 100 dealers and features merchandise not seen anywhere else. The energy is high and the pace leisurely, so browse and enjoy yourself.

The Antique American Indian Art Show

August 11 - 14, 2020 (The 2020 Show has been cancelled.)
El Museo de Cultural at the Santa Fe Railyard

View and purchase authentic antique American Indian Art from some of the country's top galleries. This show provides a historical dimension to the art market season in conjunction with the Santa Fe Indian Market.

Santa Fe Indian Market

August 15 - 16, 2020 (The 2020 Santa Fe Indian Market has been cancelled)
Historic Downtown Plaza

The world famous Santa Fe Indian Market is the largest market devoted to Native American arts in the world. It is Santa Fe's largest and most popular event. More than 1,000 artists gather on the Santa Fe Plaza to sell their traditional and contemporary works, including jewelry, pottery, textiles and more.

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We are the SEEDS - An Indigenous Art Celebration

August 2020
The Santa Fe Railyard Park

The 2-day event features juried high quality contemporary and traditional indigenous art and festive celebration that includes music, dance, fashion, and culinary art. The event will host approximately 100 indigenous artists, representing a diversity of cultures and regions, in the wonderful Santa Fe Railyard.

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SWAIA Winter Indian Market

December 2020
La Fonda on the Plaza

The SWAIA Winter Indian Market is a yearly holiday art show featuring Native artists, artist demonstrators, live performances, a silent auction, a raffle, and a fashion show featuring the work of fabulous Native fashion designers.

Visit the SWAIA website for a complete list of associated events and information.

art marketArtist Markets
Santa Fe also has a number of seasonal outdoor art markets, where you'll find painting, photography, sculpture, glass, ceramics and other unique works of art to purchase.

Santa Fe Artists Market
The Santa Fe Artists Market hosts a juried outdoor art show every Saturday in Railyard Park across from the Farmers Market from March thru December. They also host three shows at Cathedral Park in June, September and October.

The Railyard Artisan Market
This market features a juried indoor Art & Gift Galleria with jewelry, wood, pottery, glass, and weaving—all from local New Mexico artisans. The market is open Sundays throughout the year in the Farmers Market Pavilion.

The Santa Fe Society of Artists
The Santa Fe Society of Artists hosts a juried outdoor art show in the parking lot of the First National Bank (122 W. Palace Avenue, just west of the historic Santa Fe Plaza) on weekends from late April to mid-October.

The Northern New Mexico Fine Arts & Crafts Guild
The Northern New Mexico Fine Arts & Crafts Guild presents the Cathedral Park Arts & Crafts Fair in May, July and September in Cathedral Park, on the east side of St. Francis Cathedral.

art galleries santa feArt Galleries
As one of the largest art markets in the country, Santa Fe offers visitors several distinct art districts. During your visit, take the easy mile-long stroll along the legendary Canyon Road, home to more than 100 galleries. Nearby, countless other galleries around the historic Santa Fe Plaza and downtown, and in the flourishing Railyard District abound with exquisite and unique treasures to take home.

Santa Fe offers a visual feast for all art lovers. Learn more about Santa Fe’s galleries here.

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Jun 2 - Dec 31, 2020
Daily 8-11am

La Cieneguilla Petroglyphs Hike

Location: 505-988-4000
Event Type: Historical Tours

Learn about the history of the Native American people. Take a walk with us along the basalt rocks on which the Ancient Puebloans left petroglyphs (or rock art). What did these symbols - spirals, Kokopelli figures, serpents - mean?
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Jun 2 - Dec 31, 2020
Daily 8am-5pm

Weekend Scavenger Hunt Adventure- Santa Fe

Location: 805-603-5620
Event Type: Family Activities, Outdoor Adventure, Historical Tours

Participate in this fun Scavenger Hunt adventure in Santa Fe. Bring a team of 2-5 people and see the sights while solving clues, completing challenges and learning local history. Perfect for friends and families. Explore Santa Fe while having funǃ
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Jun 2, 2020 - Feb 28, 2021
Daily 8am-9pm

Private Photo Tour/Workshop with Craig Varjabedian

Location: Eloquent Light Photography Workshops
Event Type: Outdoor Adventure, Workshops & Classes, Historical Tours

This is your opportunity to work one-on-one with an award-winning fine art photographer to continue your personal adventure with photography. Private Photography Tours/Workshops custom planned for your needs & interests. O'Keeffe country, Santa Fe or
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Jun 2, 2020 - May 27, 2023
Daily 8am-10pm

How to Paint a Portrait - 4 hours

Location: 575-404-1801
Event Type: Family Activities, Museum Events, Workshops & Classes

In 4 hours, paint your first portraitǃ Seriously. World Renowned Portraitist Robbi Firestone (www.RobbiFirestone.com) walks you step-by-step through your first face. Beginners or Pros; Leave PROUD & joyful with your first portrait completed face...
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Jul 1 - Dec 31, 2020
Daily 9am-12pm

Native American Ruins - Pecos

Event Type: Outdoor Adventure, Outdoor Adventure, Historical Tours

Visit Pecos National Historical Park and learn about the rich heritage of the Native Americans as well as the strong influence of the Spanish culture in Northern New Mexico. Call about our winter specialsǃ
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Jun 11 - Aug 3, 2020
Thu-Sun 9am-3:30pm

2020 Summer Fishing Season

Location: 505-757-7241
Event Type: Outdoor Adventure

Three miles of the Pecos River are available to anglers on a seasonal basis. A special use permit along with a $15 per day per person fee is required. Reservations are required and can be made up to 30 days in advance at www.recreation.gov.
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Jun 19 - Aug 31, 2020
Daily 9am-5pm

Tours, Trail Rides & Day Visits at Ghost Ranch

Location: 505-685-1000
Event Type: Outdoor Adventure

Offered daily; reservations required. Tour the landscape by motorbus or horseback and see the actual locations of Georgia O’Keeffe’s paintings interwoven with stories of her fifty years at Ghost Ranch. Or, come for a day visit to relax and hike.
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May 31, 2021

Discovery Walking Tours

Event Type: Other Events

Historically informed walking tours of Santa Fe. $15, 10 am, 505-577-7645, sfediscoverytour.wix.com/downtown.
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Jun 2 - Dec 31, 2020
Mon-Fri 10am-12pm

Historic Chili Line

Event Type: Outdoor Adventure, Historical Tours

Our 2 hour Historic Chili Line tour will take you out to Diablo Canyon, near the Rio Grande River, in our Pinzgauer. Learn about the Denver & Rio Grande Western's so-called "Chili Line", a narrow gauge railroad that ran from Santa Fe to southern CO.
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Jun 4, 2020 - Oct 29, 2020
Thursdays 10am-12pm

The Jewish Legacy in NM: A History Different

Location: 56 E San Francisco St
Event Type: Family Activities, Historical Tours

Original Santa Fe tour with a unique cultural perspectiveǃ Explore New Mexico history and find out how Jews were both Hispanos and Anglos and about the 21st-century Jewish community. $30/pp. Min. $70 Thursdays 10 AM
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Jun 2 - Dec 31, 2020
Thu 10am-12pm

Yoga in the Gallery

Event Type: Art Shows, Workshops & Classes, Historical Tours

Like yoga, visual art asks us to slow down & honor the present moment. During this mindfulness practice, contemplate artwork on beautiful Canyon Road. Then, integrate the experience into the body with gentle yogic movements in a serene gallery space.
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Jul 1 - Dec 31, 2020
Mon 9-11am
Sun 10am-12pm

Sense of Place Historic Walking Tour

Event Type: Family Activities, Family Activities, Historical Tours

Please join me as we explore the vibrancy of our Nation's oldest capital city. Learn why our unique culture, art, architecture, history and Native/Spanish heritage make Santa Fe the City Different.
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