Visiting Santa Fe

The unexpected art site in New Mexico

Welcome to Santa Fe, the capital of the U.S. state of New Mexico. Santa Fe is well known to be one of the most multicultural United States’ city. Its importance has been grew up in the last few decades because Santa Fe has become a renowned art center.

So if you are planning a trip to United States, take a stop to Santa Fe and enjoy all the settings of the city that has been designated by the UNESCO as Creative City in Design, Crafts and Folk Art and worth your visit.

With these Santa Fe travel guide we suggest you to start your tour exploring the Canyon Road Galleries, an half-mile path among the picturesque Historic District of Santa Fe where you will experience fine art, shop in unusual boutiques and have a break with special dining in world-class restaurants.

Among the other art’s sites, there are two museums that you can’t miss: the Museum of International Folk Art and the Meow Wolf. They are very different and offers unique collections.

In the first museum, mind-blowing and whimsical objects from more than 100 countries in the world are very easy to find: dolls, masks, costume and textiles of all kinds, paintings and religious folks items.  There is also an exposition of vernacular art, in the other wing of this Museum that attracts, every year, visitor flocks from all over the countries.

The Meow Wolf instead, is an Art and Entertainment company founded in 2008 as an Artist Collective that opened its first permanent space to the public in 2016.  There, you will spent your free time among maximalist art installations, focusing on interactivity, narrative and immersive art. The Meow Wolf is something very unusual, hard to find elsewhere.

Even the Santa Fe Indian Markets is a place full of creativity. Held in August, usually in the weekend after the third Thursday, thousands of artists and craftsman from 100 tribes and Pueblos show their handmade works which you can buy for good prices.

You wouldn’t have ever said that Santa Fe was the cradle of the art in New Mexico, would you? So do not wait any longer and book your USA self-drive trip to New Mexico through the Native American lands Xplore tour.

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