With more than 100 art galleries and artist studios in one short mile, Canyon Road offers an incredibly diverse array of artwork by established and emerging artists. As a collector, whether you prefer art that is contemporary, abstract, modern, expressionistic, photorealistic, traditional, western or Native American, it’s all here.
SITE Santa Fe
SITE Santa Fe creates significant experiences for visitors by presenting the most innovative visual art of our time in new and engaging ways. Since its opening in 1995, SITE Santa Fe has been committed to supporting new developments in contemporary art, encouraging artistic exploration, and expanding traditional museum experiences.
Meow Wolf’s House of Eternal Return in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is an explorable, immersive art installation filled with technology, and fantastic environments to inspire visitors of all ages. The wildly imaginative art space is a collaboration of over 100 local artists and is a unique combination of children’s museum, art gallery, jungle gym, and fantasy novel.
Center for Contemporary Arts
The Center for Contemporary Arts (CCA) is an arts and culture hub for northern New Mexico’s diverse communities. Founded in 1979, CCA is one of the oldest artist-centered organizations in the American Southwest, committed to supporting emerging and established artists. CCA draws more than 55,000 visitors annually for exhibitions, independent films, performances, and education/public programs.
Allan Houser Sculpture Garden
Resting atop the juniper covered hills between the villages of Cerrillos and Galisteo, the Allan Houser Compound is situated 25 minutes south of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Now encompassing nearly 110 acres, the Compound began to evolve in 1976 when Allan and his son, Phillip Haozous, acquired 50 acres of open land in southern Santa Fe County.
Shidoni Garden & Galleries
One of the greatest resources available for sculptors and art collectors is located five miles north of Santa Fe, New Mexico, in the village of Tesuque (te-soo-ke). Shidoni, sculpture garden and gallery, is situated along the Rio Tesuque on a former apple orchard.
Nedra Matteucci Galleries
Nedra Matteucci Galleries boasts one of the largest sculpture gardens open to the public in Santa Fe. Bronze and stone sculptures co-exist dramatically with a duck and koi pond that is the central feature of the landscape. A waterfall adds a soothing element to this oasis in the high desert. The one-acre garden is open year round and is beautiful in any season.
Glenn Green Galleries & Sculpture Garden
Less than ten minutes from the Santa Fe Plaza, it’s the home of Glenn Green Galleries, an experience of contemporary fine art and culture that has a rare purity to it in Santa Fe’s booming art scene—it’s more like a museum of world-class art than a gallery, the well-designed, spacious displays throughout the estate celebrate a deep love for humanity, respect for diverse cultures, and the proprietors‘ mission to serve the creative expression of artists, whom they take into their hearts.
Surrounded by a spacious outdoor wind sculpture garden and nestled just off Canyon Road, Wiford represents artists of the highest caliber, whose dedication and talent is clearly displayed in their work. Wiford represents the wonderful Inger Jirby, who frequently paints the courtyards at the Five Graces in her distinct and colorful style.
Canyon Road Art Galleries
Canyon Road has over a hundred art galleries in a mile stretch. These include world class Native American, Contemporary, Historic, and internationally recognized artists. Great original historic architecture, sculpture, and gardens abound on this must see part of any Santa Fe trip. For nearly a century, artists and art lovers have flocked to Canyon Road, Santa Fe’s art gallery district.
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Northern New Mexico offers some of the most diverse, beautiful terrain and varied landscapes to be found find anywhere in the world. You can make a variety of day trips to explore everything from ancient ruins and historic mountain towns to rushing rivers ripe for rafting and fishing.