Santa Fe Activities
Santa Fe Convention and Visitors Bureau
Other Music in Santa Fe
Opera Performances Before and After the Tour
Wed Jul 23 Radamisto, Handel
Mon Jul 28 The Marriage of Figaro, Mozart
Tue Jul 29 Falstaff, Verdi
Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
St. Francis Auditorium
Thu noon, Jul 24 “Noon” Mozart, Britten, Castel Nuevo-Tedesco, Brahms
Thu 6 p.m. Jul 24 “Thursday Masters” Ravel, Schumann, Taneyev
Sat 5 p.m. Jul 26 “Bach Plus” Telemann, Quantz, Bach, Fasch
Sun 6 p.m. July 27 “Sunday Masters: Mozart, Sierra (2008), Brahms
Mon 6 p.m. Jul 27 “Monday Masters” Same as Sunday Masters
There are open rehearsals, with the schedule posted on the web site a week in advance.
An exposition and sale of works by contemporary craftspeople working in the Spanish Colonial style. The oldest and
largest exhibition and sale of traditional Spanish colonial art forms in the United States. 250 adult and youth artists,
continuous entertainment, regional foods and art demonstrations.
July 26 and 27, Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. to noon
In the Plaza
Georgia O’Keeffe Museum
217 Johnson Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501
3 blocks from the Plaza.
Has a café.
Daily 10 – 5, Fridays 10 – 8
Special exhibition: Georgia O'Keeffe and Ansel Adams: Natural Affinities
May 23 - Sep 7, 2008
Museum of Fine Arts, a unit of the Museum of New Mexico
Focusing on the areas of photography and works on paper; paintings, sculpture and furniture from the 20th century; and
contemporary art. There is particular emphasis on work produced in or related to New Mexico. Noted for paintings by
artists who were active in the early days of the Taos and Santa Fe art communities. Exhibits this summer are of
contemporary glass and an exploration of using art material in different ways.
The museum offers art walking tours of Santa Fe April - November (weather permitting). Guided by one of the docents,
the tours highlight the art and architectural history of downtown Santa Fe. Tours leave at 10:00 a.m. Mondays from the
museum gift shop steps. Cost: $10 per person
107 W. Palace Avenue (on the Plaza)
505-476-5072 or 505-476-5059
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission $8.00 ($12 for two-museum pass)
SITE Santa Fe
Lucky Number Seven: Seventh Biennial, June 22 – October 26.
SITE invited 25 artists and 5 curators from 17 countries to build works, some in SITE's building and some in off-site
locations all over town. See NY Times article at www.nytimes.com/2008/01/27/arts/design/27find.html. Good docent
1606 Paseo de Peralta
Wednesday–Saturday, 10am–5pm, Friday, 10am–7pm
Sunday, 12pm–5pm. Closed Monday & Tuesday.
Admission $10 regular, $5 Seniors
Institute of American Indian Arts Museum
Dedicated to showcasing contemporary Native American Fine Art and to training the next generation of Native Museum
Address: 108 Cathedral Place, East of the Plaza across from La Fonda Hotel
Museums on Museum Hill
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture/Laboratory of Anthropology
Tells the stories of the Native American people of the Southwest from pre-historic through contemporary times. Its
changing exhibitions draw from an unparalleled collection of Native American art and material culture representing the
Pueblo, Navajo, Apache, and other indigenous cultures of the Southwest. This summer: Exhibit of art objects created by
Indians in 1934 under WPA.
Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission $8.00 ($12 for one-day pass to two museums)
Museum of International Folk Art
We will have a guided tour of this museum. Home to the world’s largest collection of folk art: the Girard Collection of
folk art, popular art, toys, and textiles from more than 100 nations, the Hispanic Heritage collection of Northern New
Mexico Culture, and rotating exhibitions. This summer’s exhibit is on Chairs.
Address P.O. Box 2087 Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-2087
Phone: (505) 476-1200 By Fax: (505) 476-1300
Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission $8.00 ($6 for group of 10; $12 for one-day pass to two museums)
Museum of Spanish Colonial Art
Collects, preserves, and exhibits the Spanish colonial art of New Mexico and beyond, and educates the public about its
related cultures and living traditions.
Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian
We will visit this museum and will be introduced to The Case Trading Post. Maintains growing, world-renowned
collections that document Navajo art and culture from 1850 to the present. It also presents changing exhibitions on
traditional and contemporary Navajo and other Native American arts.
The Case Trading Post, in the museum, built to resemble a turn-of-the-century Navajo Reservation trading post, is more
than a gift shop. It's a place where your questions about Southwest Native American art and artists are answered by
friendly people with knowledge gained from years of first-hand experience.
Phone: 505-982-4636 or 1-800-607-4636
Mon – Sat 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sun 1 – 5 p.m. Admission: free
There are 258 art galleries in Santa Fe and 11 in Taos. Over 90 galleries are on Canyon Road in Santa Fe, just walking
distance from the Inn on the Alameda. Others are spread out throughout the city, with concentrations on Dalgado Street,
Dan Gaspar Avenue, East and West Palace Avenue, East and West San Francisco Street, Galisteo Road, Old Santa Fe
Trail, Paseo de Peralta, South Guadalupe Street
A New Yorker article about the opera. http://www.newyorker.com/archive/2006/04/24/060424crmu_music
The BBC Symphony is doing a concert performance of Adriana Mater on April 24th, so they will do a broadcast, either
live or delayed. http://www.bbc.co.uk/orchestras/symphonyorchestra/venue.shtml?vid=1290
Rent the English National Opera production from Netflix (you can join for $7 for one month, then cancel).