19 Aug Santa Fe Indian Market
Celebrating their 95th year as the world’s largest and most prestigious Indian art market and one of New Mexico’s largest cultural attractions and the world’s largest juried Native art show, $90,000 is awarded annually to artists, artist fellowships, and youth and professional mentoring workshops during the Santa Fe Indian Market held August 18-21. The event starts off with a Kickoff Party on the evening of August 18 and a Best of Show and Sneak Preview on the 19th, followed by the Indian Market in the Plaza, along with a fashion show, music, and dance performances on Saturday and Sunday, free and open to the public. A Live Auction and Gala hosted by the La Fonda Hotel, is a ticketed event on Saturday evening.
During Indian Market, don't miss the 2016 Indian Market exhibit of the sculptures of Allan Houser [1914-1994] at the Glenn Green Galleries + Sculpture Garden in Tesuque.