Santa Fe Arts Markets 2011

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Native Treasures Indian Arts Festival

May 28-29, 2011
Santa Fe Convention Center (downtown)

The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture hosts this annual festival. More than 200 museum-quality artists from over 40 tribes and pueblos will showcase and sell their pottery, jewelry, glass, painting, sculpture, carvings, textiles and other art.

Visit their website for a full listing of associated events, artists and detailed information.
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ART Santa Fe – Tenth Anniversary

July 7-10, 2011
Santa Fe Convention Center (downtown)

This prestigious art fair brings art collectors together with artists and representatives from more than 50 galleries around the world. Celebrating its 11th anniversary this year, the event showcases work by acclaimed masters as well as emerging artists, including site-specific installations.

For TICKET INFORMATION, visit their website plus events, times & details.
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International Folk Art Market – 8th Year

July 8-10, 2011
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. It is one of the major reasons Santa Fe was designated a UNESCO Creative City in Folk Art. You’ll want to plan on coming early!

For TICKETS, see their website plus transportation & parking as well as times, artists & details.
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Traditional Spanish Market – 59th Year

July 30-31, 2011
Santa Fe Plaza (downtown)

More than 200 Hispanic artists gather on the Santa Fe Plaza on for the annual Traditional Spanish Market, which features an array of Spanish Colonial art works, including hand-carved furniture, tinwork, weavings, straw appliqué and images of saints. Live entertainment from the stage accompanies the events both days. This is the largest Hispanic market in the country.

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Contemporary Hispanic Market
July 30-31, 8am-5pm
Santa Fe Plaza

134 booths – Takes place at the same time as Traditional Spanish Market on side street (Lincoln Street) that lines the Plaza. There will be 134 booths with many medium forms of artwork created by New Mexico Hispanic resident artists and is free to the public.

See website for details.

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SOFA (Sculpture Objects & Functional Art) West

August 4-7, 2011
Santa Fe Convention Center (downtown)

Long heralded as the nation’s premier fairs for outstanding contemporary arts and design in New York and Chicago, SOFA’s 3rd annual Western edition returns to the Santa Fe Convention Center with new high-summer dates in August 2011.
For the first time, The Intuit Show of Folk and Outsider Art will share center stage in Santa Fe with the much-anticipated art fair mainstay, the International Sculpture Objects & Functional Art Fair, SOFA WEST: SANTA FE 2011.

For TICKETS, visit their website plus info on details & times.
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Whitehawk Ethnographic Art Show – 28th Annual

August 11-13
Santa Fe Convention Center

More than 150 dealers showcase the 27th annual ethnographic art show including Oceanic, Pre-Columbian, Spanish Colonial, African, Oriental, Indonesian and other ethnographic art including jewelry, furniture, paintings, pottery and more at the Santa Fe Convention Center.

Whitehawk Invitational Antique Indian Art Show – 33rd Annual

August 14-16
Santa Fe Convention Center

The 32nd Annual Whitehawk Invitational Antique Indian Art Show is devoted to historic antique Indian art, featuring stunning indigenous art treasures, from Northwest Coast masks to California baskets and Southwestern pottery.

Visit their website for schedules, artists and more.

Santa Fe Indian Market – 90th Annual

August 20-21
Santa Fe 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, drawing about 100,000 visitors. More than 1,000 artists gather on the Santa Fe Plaza to sell their traditional and contemporary works, including jewelry, pottery, textiles and more.

FREE Admission. Visit the SWAIA website for a complete list of associated events and information. Book your stay now!
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Outdoor Artist 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.

The Santa Fe Society of Artists hosts a juried outdoor art show in the parking lot of the First National Bank on weekends from late April to mid October (except for weekends of major events). Become a fan of the Society of Artists on Facebook

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.

Girls Inc. of Santa Fe hosts an annual juried art show on the Santa Fe Plaza on August 7-8. Follow Girls Inc on twitter

The Santa Fe Council for the Arts hosts Art in the Park shows in August and October in Cathedral Park.

Santa Fe Convention and Visitors Bureau 2011