Santa Fe Indian Market
Santa Fe Plaza | August 18-19, 2018
The Santa Fe Indian Market is in the historic downtown plaza in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico. The streets of downtown are transformed into the largest Native arts market and exhibition. There is nowhere else in the world you can go and see this many Native artists exhibiting in one place. We look forward to seeing you here.
If you’ve been to Indian Market once, why not become a repeat visitor? Many guests return each year to visit with artists, shop the booths set up on the Santa Fe Plaza and surrounding area, and attend art openings held in galleries across the city. More openings are held in Santa Fe during Indian Market than during any other time in the yearǃ
Presented by the Southwestern Association for Indian Arts (SWAIA) and held on the Santa Fe Plaza, Indian Market began in 1922 as the first annual Southwest Indian Fair, with 3,500 works, including pottery, baskets, textiles, silver work, beadwork and paintings.
Now, the event has grown into the world’s largest and well known market of Native American art, featuring jewelry, textiles, baskets, beadwork, quillwork, pueblo wooden carvings, sculpture, drums, hides, leather goods and more.
This rich experience is worth traveling to Santa Fe forǃ It’s not unusual to see generations of the same artistic families exhibiting their work together, the treasured traditional next to the cutting-edge contemporary pieces.
Indian Market includes an awards ceremony and Live Auction Gala as well as a Native American clothing contest, Native Cinema Showcase and Native Root and Rhythms, featuring performances of indigenous music, dance, storytelling and comedy.
There’s more than art, make sure you check out the food booths for fry bread, Navajo tacos, roasted corn and other native treats.
Saturday: 7am – 5pm
Sunday: 8am – 5pm
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