THE FLOW OF HISTORY

Santa Fe is the oldest state capital in the U.S., and the historic Santa Fe Plaza reflects its long and diverse cultural heritage. This community hub is praised as the heart of the city and hosts a wide variety of local events throughout the year.

OPERA BENEATH THE STARS

Breathtaking mountain views enhance the magic on stage at Santa Fe's world famous open-air opera house, a brilliant juxtaposition of avant-garde modern design and traditional Southwestern materials.

WHERE RELIGION MEETS ARTS

Explore the town's historic religious spaces and the local community.

A SANTA FE ARCHITECTURAL QUIRK

Many homes and gardens are shielded behind adobe walls, inviting private tours that reveal the hidden side of Santa Fe.

THE ART OF NEW MEXICO

The New Mexico Museum of Art celebrates the region’s cultural influences, from its Native American and Hispanic roots to its striking geography, and its enduring history as an artists’ colony.

SANTA FE FARMERS MARKET

Explore a stunning range of gourmet, locally-grown produce and a unique display of artisanal crafts.

ART

Canyon Road Galleries

With over a hundred galleries, boutiques and restaurants in one half mile, Canyon Road is an art-lover’s dream come true. Full of bohemian spirit and infused with the open-hearted hospitality of the people, the Canyon Road Galleries in particular are the perfect showcase for local artists, regional color, and striking contemporary art.

Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

Dedicated to the artistic legacy of pioneering female American artist Georgia O’Keefe, this museum contains over 1000 works by the artist herself. From her iconic flowers to skulls, nudes and still life, exhibitions regularly rotate round both her celebrated and her less well-known pieces. All in all, a great introduction to a giant of 20th century Modernism.

Museum of Fine Arts

The New Mexico Museum of Fine Arts is a good starting point for visitors to get familiar with the breadth and scope of New Mexico art. Housed in a building that dates from 1917, the museum has provided space for emerging artists since the days when the gallery scene itself was in nascent stages. Offering a glimpse of the Southwest via art that is as intimate as it is political, its wide and varied collections range from oil paintings to contemporary photography.

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