Dating back to the mid 1800’s, Santa Fe has long been a popular trading center, where traders once brought essential and luxury goods to the Southwest. Today, Santa Fe is still a portal to Native American artwork and unique, handmade goods that can’t be found elsewhere. There are plenty of individual boutiques to shop when in Santa Fe, but an even better opportunity to find your unique treasures is to visit one of the most popular art markets in Santa Fe, the Santa Fe Indian Market. Our luxury Santa Fe Bed and Breakfast is centrally located in the heart of Santa Fe, giving guests easy access to all aspects of Santa Fe shopping, including the unrivalved Native Market held on the historic Santa Fe Plaza. Book your room in August today, and don’t miss the excitement of this year’s Santa Fe Indian Market.
2014 Santa Fe Indian Market
The Santa Fe Indian Market is unrivaled in both size and prestige, and is considered to be the largest market for Native American Art. From August 18-24th, join us in Santa Fe for the 93rd annual Indian Market, which typically draws over 150,000 collectors, gallery owners, and other shoppers from around the world. The market features over 1,100 Native Artists from the United States and Canada, in total representing over 100 different Native Tribes. At this exciting market, there are 10 kinds of art in both traditional and contemporary forms you can buy. They include: Jewelry, Pottery, Sculpture, Textiles, Paintings, Wooden Carvings (Kachinas), Bead Work, Baskets and a variety of items including drums, bows and arrows, cradle boards, and more. With thousands of handcrafted treasures to choose from, you’re sure to find something unique and special to take with you.
The Santa Fe Indian Market is much more than just a market; it is a week-long celebration of Native arts and culture, full of other exciting events to attend throughout the week other than the Indian Market itself. SWAIA, the organization behind the Indian Market, also puts on an awards ceremony, a Live Auction Gala, a Native American clothing contest, a Native Cinema Showcase and Native Root and Rhythms, which features performances of indigenous music, dance, storytelling and comedy. In addition to this, during the week of the Santa Fe Indian Market, there are more art openings in galleries around Santa Fe than at any other time of the year. Don’t miss the excitement of this unique annual event. Book your room at our Bed and Breakfast Inn today!