Santa Fe is known for its art. Canyon Road in Santa Fe has over a hundred art galleries in a half mile stretch of road. Find art created by internationally acclaimed artists in both traditional and contemporary traditions.
Experience the art of New Mexico from a fresh perspective. Exhibitions range from the richness of New Mexico's art and history, to innovations in contemporary art to exploration of art in general.
With 3,700 objects, the collections are the most comprehensive compilation of Spanish Colonial art of their kind. Among the various media featured are santos (painted and sculpted images of saints,) textiles, tinwork, silverwork, goldwork, ironwork, straw appliqué, ceramics, furniture, books and more.
Since its opening in September 1953, the Museum of International Folk Art has gained national and international recognition as an accredited museum that is home to the world's largest collection of folk art with more than 135,000 artifacts.
The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture is a premier repository of Native art and material culture and tells the stories of the people of the Southwest from pre-history through contemporary art.
The Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian offers unique exhibitions of contemporary and historic Native American art. The museum is famous for its focus on little-known genres, and for solo shows by living Native American artists.
The Santa Fe Opera is a world-renowned performance venue. The striking, open-air theater features performers in a wide-ranging and challenging repetoire in a remarkable setting that is recognized as one of the world's leading cultural attractions.