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Exploring the Santa Fe Indian Market

See artists’ demonstrations and meet local artists as you enjoy a comprehensive exploration of Santa Fe’s museums, galleries, markets and traditions of Indian Art.
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New Mexico

Exploring the Santa Fe Indian Market

See artists’ demonstrations and meet local artists as you enjoy a comprehensive exploration of Santa Fe’s museums, galleries, markets and traditions of Indian Art.
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Program No. 4445 RJ
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More than 1,000 artists share their artistic traditions at Santa Fe’s internationally renowned Indian Market. Experience the festivities as you enjoy musical performances, fashion shows and great food. Walk amid the artists’ booths filled with pottery, jewelry, weaving and more, and in your spare time, enjoy the gallery scene.

Best of all, you’ll…

  • Attend the Indian Market Preview to see the stunning pieces of art submitted for judging and also the award-winning pieces. Be among the first to see the winners in each category!
  • Visit the Indian Arts Research Center at the School for Advanced Research.
  • Delight in a field trip to the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian.
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Santa Fe, History of an Ancient City
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A revised edition of of this classic history of Santa Fe to the mid-nineteenth century, featuring essays by ten scholars and hundreds of archival photographs, drawings and maps.
Traditional Arts of Spanish New Mexico: The Hispanic Heritage Wing at the Museum of International Folk Art
by Robin Farwell Gavin
This compliation of more than 100 items from the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe offers good insight into Spanish colonial art in New Mexico.
Pueblo People: Ancient Traditions, Modern Lives
by Marcia Keegan
Photographer Keegan, who has studied the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico for 30 years, compiled 417 color photographs alongside personal stories and cultural insights in this stunning tribute.
New Mexico, A History
by Joseph P. Sanchez
This cooperative effort between three native New Mexicans is the first complete history of New Mexico. It charts the state’s development from 16th-century Spanish colony to frontier province, from its 1912 American statehood to a hub of (often classified) scientific research. A vital source for anyone seeking to understand the complex history of the West.
Dark Beauty, Photographs of New Mexico
by Jack Parsons
Some of the best work of Jack Parsons, a longtime and accomplished Southwest photographer, is compiled in this full-color coffee table book. Parsons presents the rugged landscapes and the people of New Mexico, exploring religious iconography, far-flung ranches, small towns and wide open spaces.
American Indian Myths and Legends
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Fodor's In Focus Santa Fe
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Native North American Art
by Janet Catherine Berlo, Ruth Phillips
An expansive introduction to the variety of art produced by the native peoples of North America.
Pueblo Nations: Eight Centuries of Pueblo Indian History
by Joe Sando
An expansive history of the Indian Pueblos of New Mexico from a Native American perspective. The book explores the origins of the tribe to its current struggles to maintain sovereignty, land and water rights.
The Spell of New Mexico
by Tony Hillerman (Editor)
A selection of 12 thoughtful essays on the New Mexico state of mind by great writers, including C.G. Jung, Mary Austin, D.H. Lawrence and Lawrence Clark Powell. Hillerman succeeds in communicating the lure of the desert Southwest in this wonderful, literate introduction to the state.
Santa Fe Map
by MapEasy
A plastic-coated, fold-up map of Santa Fe, including Taos and Albuquerque.
The Art of New Mexico: How the West Is One
by Traugott, Joseph
An illustrated compendium of New Mexico art from the 1880s to the present that considers historical and cultural significance with a wealth of information about the artists and their pieces. Written for a broad audience.
Talking With the Clay, The Art of Pueblo Pottery
by Stephen Trimble, Tom Ireland (Photographer)
With color photographs throughout, this 20th anniversary edition of Trmible's portrait of the Pueblo people as revealed through pottery traditions includes interviews with a new generation of artists.
Runner in the Sun
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Nickles combined his anthropology background with all the suspense of a mystery to craft this novel about pre-Hispanic Indian life in the American Southwest.
Navajo Rugs, How to Find, Evaluate, Buy and Care for Them
by Don Dedera
A guide to Navajo rugs, geared for prospective buyers.
Indian Arts of the Southwest
by Susanne Page
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Santa Fe Indian Market, Showcase of Native American Art
by Bruce Bernstein
A beautifully photographed book about the Indian Market and the history of cultural arts in the 20th century.





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