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Making Art in Santa Fe | Get Smart | Santa Fe Community | Arts & Culture | Body, Mind, Spirit | Lodging | Home Resources | Friends of Stan

Making Art in Santa Fe

Santa Fe Workshops
www.sfworkshop.com
Internationally acclaimed photographers teach week-long workshops in all types of photography.

The Printmaking Center
www.makingartsafely.com
Monotype, solar plate printing, encaustic painting, woodblock printing- just a few of the workshops offered by local and nationally acclaimed artists.

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Get Smart

Lannan Foundation
www.lannan.org
Where else will you hear luminaries like AS Byatt, Gore Vidal and Margaret Atwood and Howard Zinn read from their latest works? The Lannan Foundation is based in Santa Fe and hosts literary thought-fests in winter/spring at affordable prices.

St Johns College
www.stjohnscollege.edu
The Classics are right here in Santa Fe- check out St. Johns summer programs and continuing education programs.

Ecoversity
www.ecoversity.org
Hands on workshops for living sustainably in Santa Fe.

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Santa Fe Community

Santa Fe Convention & Visitor’s Bureau
www.santafe.org
Begin your reconnaissance trip to Santa Fe here, at the Santa Fe Convention and Visitors Bureau website. Book a hotel, check out special events and make the most of your time.

Palace of the Governors
www.palaceofthegovernors.org
If there is one building that summarizes Santa Fe history it is the Palace of the Governors, an American Treasure and a registered National Historic Landmark. Plan to take one of their ‘Blue Gate’ walking tours of downtown to understand the importance of the river and the acequia madre.

New Mexico History Museum
www.nmhistorymuseum.org

El Rancho de las Golindrinas
www.golondrinas.org
If you really want to experience historic Santa Fe you need to visit El Rancho de las Golondrinas about 15 miles south of Santa Fe. The living history museum was once an important stop on the Camino Real. The 200 acre ‘rancho’ is in a rural valley southwest of Santa Fe called ‘La Cienega’ – a bucolic village where acequias still water the orchards and small farms of the locals.

Santa Fe Community Foundation
www.santafecf.org
‘We make it easy to care for Santa Fe’ sums it up for the Santa Fe Community Foundation. This tax exempt public charity will help you channel and fund resources for community projects that cover all phases of quality of life for Santa Feans.

Santa Fe Alliance
www.santafealliance.com

Santa Fe Southern Railroad
www.sfsr.com
Book a ride on the spur line that connects Santa Fe (in the historic Railyard, California Mission depot)-with the main station in Lamy, southeast of Santa Fe. You’ll get a good look at the open, high desert prairie and the vast sky that defines the landscape southeast of Santa Fe.

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Arts & Culture

El Camino Real (The Royal Road)
www.caminorealheritage.org
The Royal Road linked Spain with New Spain/Mexico and eventually the United States. Santa Fe was one of the northern most destinations on this vital 1500 mile trade route. This site is a great educational resource and also provides a driving tour of the historic trail as it wends through New Mexico.

Site Santa Fe
www.sitesantafe.org
Site Santa Fe brings internationally recognized art and artists to Santa Fe. Peruse this site to see the breadth of exhibitions SITE Santa Fe has mounted in its relatively short history and get a preview on the next international biennial.

Southwestern Association for Indian Arts
www.swaia.org
Southwestern Association for Indian Arts is the umbrella organization for the exhibition and support of traditional and contemporary Native American arts, primarily from the southwestern United States. SWAI sponsors Santa Fe’s mammoth summer Indian Market and another smaller market in the winter. Check out this site if you are interested in volunteering for either event.

The Lensic – Santa Fe’s Performing Arts Center
www.lensic.com
Dance, concerts, theatre, literary readings, community events—the Lensic is the performing arts center in the heart of Santa Fe. The restored movie palace lights up year round with big talent presented in a intimate state of the art theatre.

Center for Contemporary Arts
www.ccasantafe.org
The Center for Contemporary Arts (CCA) is the grassroots art center for contemporary artists working in all mediums. It’s mission is to support the evolution of the arts through exhibitions and educational programs. It also houses the ‘cinematheque’. A great resource for artists and art supporters wanting to get involved in the Santa Fe art community.

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Body, Mind, Spirit

Santa Fe Wine & Chile Fiesta
www.santafewineandchile.org
Santa Fe is a world class culinary destination and this is the event to prove it. Check out this site to find out more about the annual event.

Ghost Ranch
www.ghostranch.org
Wake up amid the red rocks of Georgia O’Keeffe country – Ghost Ranch offers educational programs of all sorts and lodging for those wanting full immersion in the northern New Mexico landscape.

Ski Santa Fe
www.skisantafe.com
Yes, Santa Fe has a ski area just up the road (18miles) from the plaza with runs that satisfy the novice as well as the serious skier/boarder.

Public Lands Information Center
www.publiclands.org
Where to go fishing, hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, horse pack trips - this is the place to get maps and information on conditions in the backcountry surrounding Santa Fe. You can also get permits at this site.

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Lodging

http://www.petfriendlyhotels.com/
The site name says it all.

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Home Resources

Property Management/Rentals
http://www.adobedestinations.com/

Furniture
http://www.santafemodern.com/

www.GosperEspinosaStudios.com
Fine Woodwork, and Furniture Restorations

Architects
http://www.archaeoarchitects.com/

Interiors
HVL Interiors

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Friends of Stan

Santa Fe Community Foundation
www.santafecf.org/

Kathleen McCloud – Visual and Audio Arts
www.kathleenmccloud.com

Marguerite Wilson – Fiber Artist
www.MargueriteWilson.com

Jennifer Schwalenberg - Contemporary Driftwood Furniture
http://www.etsy.com/shop/SantaFeRustic

Paulette Frankl
www.pauletteart.com
www.marcelandme.com
www.lustforjustice.net

Bob Basler
www.sfreporter.com/santafe/flex-252-blue-corn.html

Nevada Wier
www.nevadawier.com

American JeM
www.americanjem.com

American Red Cross New Mexico
www.americanredcross.org/newmexico

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