Given that the Land of Enchantment is home to some of the most unique and thriving art communities in the country, it’s no surprise that you will find an abundance of art workshops in Santa Fe. Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced artist, you’ll find the perfect painting, pottery, or photography outlet to flex your creative muscles in the City Different.
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The Top 5 Santa Fe Art Workshops
Santa Fe Art Classes
Santa Fe Art Classes offer some of the best workshops in town for those wanting to tap into their creative side. Their team of instructors, led by owner Robbi Firestone, will guide you through two-hour workshops filled with a variety of unique painting techniques that will have you ready to create a beautiful canvas. Plus, it’s only a 15-minute walk from our Inn!
If you’re searching for one of the best art workshops in Santa Fe, look no further than Mantecón Studio. You can choose from a selection of unique classes that explore color theory, watercolor, surface design and book arts, and visual journals. Check their website for Open Studio dates and times!
Santa Fe Clay
An 11,600 square-foot warehouse in the Railyard District of downtown is home to Santa Fe Clay. Their space includes a retail business, gallery, and studio where over 20 resident ceramic artists provide year-round Santa Fe art workshops for all levels.
Art Adventures in the Southwest
Jane Schoenfeld’s Art Adventures in the Southwest gives you the creative impetus needed to capture the gorgeous landscapes of the Land of Enchantment. These Santa Fe art workshops focus on the beauty of the Southwest Landscape, from canyon sunsets to adobe architecture. Classes include an extended Pastels at Twilight series, two-day Canyon Colors intensive, and an individual one-day Ghost Ranch intensive. These popular workshops book fast, so make sure to reserve a spot at least two weeks in advance if you want to participate!
Santa Fe Digital Darkroom Photographic Workshops
If you prefer cameras to paintbrushes, then Santa Fe Digital Darkroom Photographic Workshops has the perfect experience for you. They offer a variety of one-on-one classes and boutique photography workshops that provides creative assistance for any level of artist. The downtown location hosts small group workshops highlighting topics such as Taos culture, wildlife and ranchlands in Chama, balloon fiesta photography, location light problem solving, and art, form & color of architecture.
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