Santa Fe Travel Guide to Arts, Culture, and Amusements
You've seen the Top 10 Things to Do in Santa Fe… now see the rest! Consult our Santa Fe Travel Guide and make plans to experience renowned Santa Fe museums, perhaps some exotic Flamenco Dancing, or the the Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra and many more interesting Santa Fe activities.
Experience Captivating Flamenco!
Witness the best in flamenco with the triumphant return of the internationally renowned Juan Siddi Flamenco Theatre Company at the Lodge at Santa Fe's Maria Benitez Theatre. Performances begin June 25th - August 15th, Tuesday thru Sunday at 8:30 PM.
Walking Tours for Santa Fe Plaza Area and Historic Sites
There are a number of really good walking tours available to Santa Fe visitors. Get out and walk the city and discover why this city remains a top destination to world travelers and New Mexico residents alike!
http://www.abootabout.com and www.historicwalksofsantafe.com
New Mexico History Museum
The Grand Opening is this Memorial Day weekend showcasing their brand new building and all of the fantastic exhibits, historic treasures, and wealth of information on the history and culture of New Mexico. This museum is a must see in Santa Fe and is located right near the Plaza.
Santa Fe Children's Museum
Santa Fe Children's Museum's wonderful exhibits offer information about the history and culture in New Mexico including a statewide calendar of events, and many art exhibits.
Phone: (505) 989-8359
International Folk Art Market and the Museum of International Folk Art
The Santa Fe International Folk Art Market is the largest international folk art market in the world, and their success has led to Santa Fe's designation as a UNESCO City of Folk Art. The Market hosts an annual festive, two-day event on Museum Hill in Santa Fe adjoining renowned Museum of International Folk Art that is home to the world's largest collection of folk art.
The Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian
Founded in 1937. Ongoing exhibitions of contemporary and historic Native American art with an emphasis on the Southwest. Exhibitions feature works by established and emerging Native American artists and photographers.
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
The outstanding collection showcases classic and contemporary Southwestern Indian paintings, sculpture, pottery, jewelry, basketry and weaving. A permanent exhibition tracing the life of American Indians, "Here Now and Always" was curated in part by Native American elders, scholars and tribal members.
The Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra
he popularity and repertoire continue to grow for this wonderful community orchestra and chorus. The season is made up of subscription concerts, special event concerts and regularly scheduled performances, plus concerts in conjunction with other regional symphonies.
Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
The Chamber Music Festival presents world-class musicians in collaboration with one another, playing both traditional chamber pieces as well as modern jazz, world music and more. Each season runs from early July through late August and features a variety of well known individual performers, groups and ensembles.
Lensic Performing Arts Center
Since opening in 1931, The Lensic has been an anchor in Santa Fe's downtown. Now, the restored theater thrives as the city's premier performing arts center, with a diverse program of world-class theater, music, dance, film and lecturers. The Lensic is a member-supported nonprofit organization.
St. Francis Cathedral Basilica
The crowning achievement of Archbishop Lamy's church construction in New Mexico, Saint Francis Cathedral, built in 1869 after the church on the original site was destroyed in the Pueblo Revolt. The cathedral houses a wooden statue of the Virgin known as Our Lady of Peace, first brought to Santa Fe in 1625, and returned to the city by the armies of Don Diego de Vargas during the re-conquest of 1692.
Santa Fe Film Festival
The Film Center, a division of The Santa Fe Film Festival, offers very interesting and eclectic films and programs year-round at this intimate 125-seat theater.
SWAIA Southwestern Association for Indian Arts
Southwestern Association for Indian Arts is the home of the Annual Santa Fe Indian Market held in Santa Fe, New Mexico.