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The Most Amazing Art to See at Centinela Traditional Arts 

It’s no secret that the Southwest has some of the most intricate and gorgeous woven works in the world! If you love to admire Mexican-inspired tapestries that are full of color and personality, then a visit to the Centinela Traditional Arts is a must! This gallery in Chimayo hosts hundreds of traditionally woven tapestries and wool products […]

6 of the Most Unique Finds at the El Potrero Trading Post 

Since its opening in 1921, the El Potrero Trading Post has become a staple of Chimayo culture and hospitality. Alfonsa Vigil, the shop’s original owner, used to leave her kitchen doors open to weary pilgrims making a visit to the nearby Santuario de Chimayo. The business, originally named The Vigil Store, is now run by […]

The Most Interesting Things to See at Museum Hill in Santa Fe 

Thousands of years before we walked this Earth, Southwestern Native Americans began creating the rich culture and traditions that we can still experience today. Santa Fe is a city steeped in this history. The locals are proud of their age-old traditions and values that their ancestors once held so dear. If you’d like to take […]

Your Ultimate Guide to the Chimayo, NM Pilgrimage 

Each holy weekend, the small village of Chimayo instantly swells from 3,000 people to approximately 40,000! The El Santuario de Chimayo is the final destination of the largest annual pilgrimage in the United States. Despite its immense importance to the Catholic community, not very many people know about its existence. Here is everything you need […]

Everything You Need to Know About the New Mexico Jazz Festival 

What’re your plans this July? Join us in our great state for the New Mexico Jazz Festival! For 14 years, this festival has graced Northern New Mexico with talented jazz artists. Even if jazz music isn’t your favorite genre, these concerts can be a time of discovery as you admire the passion of the artists and […]

What Are the Best Northern New Mexico Hiking Trips? 

The idea of having a “relaxing getaway” is variable. Some enjoy the spa, others fantastic dining, and some enjoy the great outdoors! New Mexico is one of the best state’s for outdoor recreation, sightseeing, and is even one of the nation’s top hiking destinations! With so many awe-inspiring and challenging Northern New Mexico hiking trips to choose […]

The Best Finds at the International Folk Market 

The International Folk Market comes to Santa Fe each July with one mission in mind: to sustain and enhance the lives of local folk artists. Many of these artists practice the craft not only to produce beautiful pieces, but also to preserve long-standing traditions. There’s something special about handmade folk art, mainly including blankets, pottery, and baskets, […]

Have the Best Time at the Abiquiu Chamber Music Festival 

New Mexico is home to a diverse arts culture. For many years, Native Americans in the area used artistic mediums to express their life and culture. Later, these pieces became a key component of understanding Native American life in New Mexico and beyond. Music, in particular, played a pivotal role in Native American life. Music’s […]

Noteworthy Santa Fe, NM, Concerts You Need to See 

Santa Fe’s culture is loaded with various art forms. From tangible art like paintings and sculptures to intangible forms like music, Santa Fe has it all. A lot of the arts in our area translate a message about or represent something from Native American life. However, there are also galleries and museums that are dedicated […]