Santa Fe is a popular destination for art lovers the world over. Even if your level of devotion to the world of art doesn’t extend much beyond appreciating the use of color or medium of a particular art piece, don’t worry. Santa Fe’s dynamic art community has something for all art lovers, from the most basic to the most devoted. Step into the art world of Santa Fe, and you’ll be immersed in a colorful culture filled with vibrant Native American Art, International Folk Art, and Contemporary Art of all shapes, sizes, and mediums. It’s easy to spend a day immersed in the beautiful art found in this city, but sometimes overwhelming in the sheer number of choices and options for viewing art. Book your room at our luxury Santa Fe Bed and Breakfast today, and let our up to date list of the latest art exhibits around the city be your guide to Santa Fe’s world of art.
Current Santa Fe Art Exhibits
It’s hard to go wrong by visiting the New Mexico Museum of Art, located in Santa Fe’s historic plaza. The current exhibits at the Museum vary in length of time on display, and ending soon is the wonderful art exhibit Local Color: Judy Chicago in New Mexico 1984–2014, which features artworks produced by famous New Mexico artist Judy Chicago during her 30 years living and working in New Mexico. The Alcove Shows 1917 – 1927 will give you a glimpse into portions of the permanent collections of the New Mexico Museum of Art, while other exhibits will feature work by famous New Mexico artist Gustave Baumann, and still another will take a look at New Mexico’s history through art. In November, you’ll be able to catch the newest exhibit at the Museum, titled Hunting and Gathering: New Additions to the Museum’s Collection.
The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, named after the famous New Mexico artist, is another must-see art destination in Santa Fe. The current exhibit here is Georgia O’Keeffe: Abiquiu Views, which features paintings inspired by her Abiquiu home, some of which haven’t been seen for decades. This exhibit also includes a reconstruction of the inspiring view from her studio, centered on a work table of her own design and arranged with her original art materials and tools. An upcoming exhibit will also feature some of her most iconic paintings inspired by her Ghost Ranch Views. If you have time, viewing the current art exhibits at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, like Turquoise, Water, Sky: The Stone and It’s Meaning or Heartbeat: Music of the Native Southwest, will be well worth your time. No matter how much time you choose to dedicate to Santa Fe’s art museums, we’re sure the unique collection of art exhibits found here will leave you thirsting for more. After you’ve toured the museums and fallen in love with the artistic culture of Santa Fe, walk amongst the 250+ thriving galleries concentrated on Canyon Road, downtown Lincoln Avenue, and the Railyard District. No matter your style, Santa Fe has something for you, and now is the time to book your room at our artful Bed and Breakfast.