Canyon Road Spring Art Festival
Friday and Saturday, May 12-13

It’s that most wonderful time of the year when the Canyon Road Art District embarks on its high season! Art enthusiasts, take your first peek at this year’s offerings in a wide variety of art styles! From contemporary to Western, and absolutely everything in between, find it all at Canyon Road’s annual spring art event.

On Friday evening, galleries will celebrate their talented artists by showcasing every imaginable genre of art! Saturday promises to be an event not to be missed. There will be something for everyone to enjoy, and the rare opportunity to watch top-tier artists create. Opportunities will be there for enthusiasts to request live commissions, to ask questions and to simply be wowed by the wealth of talent and exuberance this event brings as artists convene en masse onto our venerable art district.

A Magical Half-Mile

Nestled into the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Canyon Road is a magical half-mile in the Historic District of Santa Fe. Stroll this picturesque trail to experience fine art, great shopping, and exquisite dining any day of the week or make plans to attend one of our very special annual events.

The Art of Canyon Road
100 Years - 100 Galleries

Explore the history of Santa Fe’s art scene as you stroll historic Canyon Road, a perfect vacation destination just minutes away from the top Santa Fe hotels, inns, and bed and breakfasts.

While gracious adobe architecture gives Canyon Road its old world charm, diversity is its claim to fame. More than a hundred galleries, jewelry stores, clothing boutiques, home furnishings shops, artist studios, and gourmet restaurants line this magical half-mile.

As a collector, whether you prefer art that is contemporary, abstract, modern, expressionistic, figurative, photorealistic, traditional, western or Native American, it’s all here. Galleries showcase paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolor, and encaustic, fine-art photography, graphics such as lithographs, serigraphs, giclées, woodcuts, engravings, and monotypes, as well as sculpture in stone, bronze, wood, and glass.

Add something special to your life by visiting Canyon Road’s boutiques, which abound with unique fashions and wearable art. Jewelry stores dazzle with contemporary handmade adornments in gold and silver, and traditional and Native silverwork and inlays. Find that perfect enhancement for your home in shops featuring antiques and fine furniture, Native American pottery, rugs, gifts, folk art, and handmade crafts, as well as cutting-edge contemporary furnishings.

An artist colony in it's early history, Santa Fe still attracts painters and sculptors who work in studios along Canyon Road and invite the public to watch them at work.

Plan on spending the day, enjoying casual and fine dining in shady garden patios and at world-class restaurants.There are plenty of benches with views.

Discover the muse that makes life worth living: Canyon Road—a place that has inspired creativity for centuries.

 

Upcoming Events

ARTfeast EDIBLE ART TOUR
Friday and Saturday
June 9 & 10, 2017

Historic Canyon Road Paint & Sculpt Out
Friday-Saturday
October 20-21, 2017

Chrismas Eve Farolito Walk
Saturday
December 24, 2017

Dusk- Santa Fe’s most beloved holiday tradition