At Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI), we are artists, innovative thinkers, and engaged citizens. We cultivate creative leadership and invest in community, culture, and place to re-imagine a more equitable world.

SFAI is a hub for creative engagement and social change. We fulfill our mission through our artist residency and fellowship programs, workshops and trainings, community projects, and events. Much of our programming relates to an annual theme, which is focuses on relevant social issues such as Equal Justice, Water Rights, and Immigration / Emigration.

SFAI acknowledges Ogha Po’oge​, the original name of ​Santa​ Fe, as part of the traditional territories of the Tewa and Tanos peoples.

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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!





Our work is only possible with a tremendous amount of support. In addition to many private donors, we would like to thank foundations for their generous contributions to SFAI.