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Santa Feans Care Fundraiser

SANTA FEANS CARE: A benefit Supporting Education For Displaced Nepalese and Syrian Youth WHY: Nepal suffered a 7.9 earthquake and the need to rebuild rural schools is urgent. Syrian refugees are running for their lives and 700,000 children cannot attend school. PLEASE JOIN US: The Santa Fe Art Institute for an illuminating evening of photography, talks, food and […]

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Luis Garay, Creation Myths of Mesoamerica: Popol Vuh and Quetzalcoatl

Exhibition Opening May 6, 5-7PM /  Exhibition on View May 6-27 Nicaraguan artist Luis Garay is the author and illustrator of eight books exploring Central American history and myth, and their intersection with contemporary Latin American identity politics. Garay’s works on Quetzalcoatl and Popol Vuh will be on view, in addition to illustrations from his children’s book on […]

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Creative Placemaking Panel Discussion: Enterprise Community Partners & Santa Fe Art Institute

Join SFAI and Enterprise Community Partners for a Creative Placemaking Panel Discussion. What is creative placemaking anyway? Join us for a panel conversation to explore this emergent trend and how revitalization efforts can effectively celebrate local character and place-based strategies through grassroots organizing, arts and culture. Panelists include: Katie Swenson, Vice President of Design Initiatives, […]

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Design Workshop 2016 FAQ

SFAI DESIGN WORKSHOP 2016 FAQ   What is SFAI DESIGN WORKSHOP? Design Workshop is an exciting program that combines design, architecture, and hands on building experience. Students have the opportunity to design and build a project at Santo Domingo Pueblo at the end of the program. Workshops run from June 6 – July 1, 9AM-4PM […]

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The Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI) is pleased to announce a 2 month residency for local designers, (including architects and landscape architects, graphic and web designers, urban designers, and emerging professionals), to focus on how design contributes to meaningful discourse around our current theme of Immigration/ Emigration. We are specifically inviting design oriented practitioners to […]

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In Memoriam of Alicia Miller

The Board of Trustees, members and friends of Santa Fe Art Institute join with the many in our community who mourn the death of Alicia Miller.  Known as a passionate arts patron, she gave arts organizations in Santa Fe, including SFAI, her support, enthusiasm and expertise.  SFAI is honored to have had Alicia as a […]

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Immigration Activation: Show Up, Stand Up, Pop Up

Join us as we kick off our spring programming series with an exciting Pop-up Event! Current artists in residence, local artists, poets, & community organizers will feature their work in an engaging, interactive evening investigating questions about immigration & identity. RSVP HERE CALENDAR Opening: Friday, February 26, 5:30 – 8:00 PM Exhibition Hours: 12-5 PM […]

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Because water is seen, now more than ever, as a contested resource, SFAI is committed to bringing together local, national, and global thinkers and creators to collectively expand and revise our knowledge of what we think we know about water rights.  New Mexico is rich in its relationship to water- a position created over a […]

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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 […]

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