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. 4445RJ
7 days
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At a Glance

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.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking 1-3 miles daily over varied terrain and standing up to two hours. Elevations up to 7,200 feet.

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 and the Palace of the Governors.
  • Delight in a field trip to the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian.
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Ramson Lomatewama
Ramson Lomatewama — Hopi artist, poet, and educator — has been wowing participants for over a decade with insightful commentary about what it means to be Hopi. Ramson's life on the Hopi Reservation is at the heart of his art and poetry, and is a spiritual reflection of his rich heritage and the timeless culture of the Hopi people. His artwork includes the traditional dolls, silver jewelry and hand-blown glass, and he is the author of three books of poetry.
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