Things to Do

Natives have their favorite spaces and places. Here are a few in Alpha order:

Allan Houser– famous sculptor, painter, teacher

La Choza the sister restaurant of The Shed downtown, is right near the crossroads of Cerrillos and S St. Francis Drive at 905 Alarid Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501, 505-982-0909

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum – 217 Johnson Street, 505-946-1000

Nambé – (pronounced nom-BAY) objects of beautiful design – 104 West San Francisco

Museum of International Folk Art

Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs – (outside Santa Fe) soothing body, mind, and spirit naturally… for centuries, 50 Los Banos Drive, 800-222-9162

Plein Air Painters of New Mexico outdoor painting organization

Santa Fe Ski Area – 505-982-4429

Shidoni – bronze gallery, sculpture gardens, foundry, 5 miles north of town on Bishops Lodge Road, 505-988-8001

SWAIA – Santa Fe Indian Market® – Every August since 1922, the largest Native American Indian arts market, in downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico featuring over 1000 artists

Fiesta in Santa Fe – Fiesta has been celebrated in Santa Fe since 1712 and includes this year’s 85th Annual Burning of Will Shuster’s Zozobra™ in September. Visit Santa Fe Fiesta Council for tickets

Ten Thousand Waves – Japanese hot spring resort, adobe-style in the foothills of Santa Fe’s ski basin, 505-989-5077

Upaya Zen Center – Meditation, Zen Buddhist Retreats, Chaplaincy Training and End-of-Life Care