SANTA FE ART INSTITUTE MISSION We cultivate creative leadership and invest in community, culture, and place to re-imagine a more equitable world. VISION & VALUES We are artists, innovative thinkers, and engaged citizens working at the intersection of the arts and social justice. We believe in artists as leaders and catalysts to effect positive social […]
Join us for our fall SFAI140! SFAI140 is an event unlike any other: 1 night, 20 inspiring talks & performances, 140 seconds each. With twenty speakers in one evening, the energy and ideas shared are electric. Come witness incredible work, visit open studios, make connections, and leave inspired.
Re-Writing the Declaration: An introduction to Community Building with the Theater of the Oppressed A Workshop with Quenna Lené Barrett from the University of Chicago | Saturday November 11th, 1:00pm-4:00pm This workshop entails writing, discussion, and embodied activities using methods for community building and positive transformation based on the Theater of the Oppressed (T.O.). Participants […]
BY ROBERT GOMEZ HERNANDEZ, SFAI DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT & COMMUNICATIONS It knocked me to the floor. There I was, a fourteen year old Mexican American boy wearing baggy pants, on the pipeline to becoming another Chicano statistic of poverty, gangs, and substance abuse. I was in the castle of Chapultepec in Mexico City, and I […]
Kingian Nonviolence Training: Introductory Training Led by Dr. Bernard Lafayette Jr. & Jonathan “Globe” Lewis October 27-28 | 9AM-6PM | At SFAI | Register at SCLCNM.ORG Join the Southern Christian Leadership Conference New Mexico Chapter at SFAI for a 2-day introductory training to Kingian Nonviolence philosophy and methodology. The training will be lead by Dr. Bernard Lafayette, Jr. […]