October 2–4, 10–11

ShowHouse Santa Fe
Third annual collaborative interior design event inspired by the theme “Lux New Mex.” Proceeds benefit Dollars4Schools.


October 10

Santa Fe Pro Musica
New Orford String Quartet performs several works, including Hétu’s Scherzo and Wolf’s Italian Serenade.

4 pm | SantaFeProMusica.com

October 10–12

The 22nd Annual Abiquiu Studio Tour
Experience the unique artistry of the region and explore the local color at this annual event featuring more than 70 artists.

10 am–5 pm | AbiquiuStudioTour.org

October 14–18

The 2015 Santa Fe Independent Film Festival
SFIFF presents five days of independent film screenings, community events, and educational workshops. Venues include The Lensic Performing Arts Center, CCA, The Screen, and Jean Cocteau Cinema.


October 16–25

Art Matters | Santa Fe
The Santa Fe Gallery Association sponsors this third annual event featuring lectures and workshops about art collecting and connoisseurship at participating galleries and museums.


October 17

Eighth Annual Historic Canyon Road Paint Out & Sculpt Out
More than 200 artists will participate in this not-to-be missed outdoor event that stretches the length of Santa Fe’s historic Canyon Road. Although the event is called “Paint Out & Sculpt Out,” you’ll see artists working in a variety of media.

10 am | VisitCanyonRoad.com

October 17–18

The 28th Annual Galisteo Studio Tour
The public is invited to tour the private studios and meet the artists who call this classic New Mexican village home.

10 am–5 pm | GalisteoStudioTour.org

October 18

Santa Fe Symphony
The Santa Fe Symphony presents Mozart & Schubert, a gorgeous program including Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante and Schubert’s Symphony No. 9 (The Great).

4 pm | SantaFeSymphony.org

October 9–10, 11, 27

Performance Santa Fe
Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris; Family Concert: Three Little Pigs; and Mark Morris Dance Group.


Santa Fe Arts Fest in Luxury Travel Magazine!

The Santa Fe Arts Festival begins its diverse slate of arts-and-culture events on October 2nd and continues through the last week of October. Last year, Luxury Travel Magazine highlighted the event, expected to draw art fans from around the world.

One of the world’s largest art hubs, Santa Fe, New Mexico is elevating the art experience through the Santa Fe Arts Festival, which features a series of interactive events that not only celebrate art, but are designed to educate and engage.

Two of the festival’s staple events are the Canyon Road Paint Out and Art Matters | Santa Fe, which both focus on artist and visitor interactions.

For the rest of the article, which highlights a number of Arts Fest events including Show House Santa Fe and the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival, click here.

Please bookmark SantaFeArtsFestival.com as new events are being added to this list. If you have an event that fits the Santa Fe Arts Festival, please contact
Bruce Adams - email: badams@santafean.com