Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI) is a cultural organization that seeks to address a critical question: how can SFAI cultivate creative practices (from fine art to design to urban planning and beyond), engage with diverse communities, and address the most pressing social issues of our time?

SFAI is a hub for creative engagement and social change. We facilitate our mission through four areas: a renowned residency program bringing together creative practitioners from all over the world, educational programming that includes the groundbreaking Design Workshop,  public programs that celebrate local innovators and activists like SFAI140, and our social entrepreneurship incubator SFAI Works.

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If you believe in the role creativity plays in public education, if you believe in the benefit of cultivating exchanges with local, national, and international artists, if you believe in supporting social innovation in Northern New Mexico, then contribute to SFAI and participate in our programming.

Complex problems require interdisciplinary solutions. At SFAI, we bring together artists, architects, designers, writers, local community partners, and national arts organizations to develop solutions to the most pressing issues of our time. Sign up for our newsletter and follow us on social media to learn more about our programming, join upcoming events, and connect with others!