The Santa Fe Art Trifecta 2013

The International Folk Art Market   |   ART Santa Fe   |   SITE Santa Fe

The International Folk Art Market, July 12-14, 2013 is a dynamic outdoor event, bringing together 180 artists from 60 countries to show and sell their handmade masterworks. Colorful and vibrant, this event on Museum Hill also features music, dance, and international food. At this, the largest international folk art market in the world, handmade textiles, baskets, jewelry, and objects of all kinds make for an exhilarating shopping experience while affording opportunities to artists the world over. For further information: www.folkartmarket.org, email: askus@folkartmarket.org, 505-992-7600.

ART Santa Fe, July 12-14, 2013 is an established international art fair of 13 years that brings some of the best contemporary and modern art from Europe, Asia, North America and Latin American to the convention center in downtown Santa Fe. Besides the opportunity to immerse oneself in great art, and mingle with artists and gallerists, there are demonstrations, exhibitions, and a lecture by keynote speaker Robert Wittman, former FBI agent and author of the book, Priceless: How I went Undercover to Rescue the Worlds Stolen Treasures. For further information: www.artsantafe.com, inquiries@artsantafe.com, 505-988-8883.

SITE Santa Fe opens July 12, 2013 with Enrique Martinez Celaya: The Pearl. Sure to capture global attention, the Cuban-American artist will transform the entire museum into a metaphorical space of memory,  imagination, childhood, and domestic space. He expresses his ideas in many ways through painting, sculpture, video, writing and installation. Known for its edgy, provocative exhibitions of contemporary art, SITE Santa Fe fills its entire 15,000 square feet of exhibition space with a captivating journey through one artists vision. Join us for the Public Opening on Friday, July 12, from 5-7 pm. For further information: www.sitesantafe.org, 505-989-1199.

Santa Fe, New Mexico, is known internationally for art. With more than 200 art galleries representing a huge range of traditional and contemporary art, it is designated a UNESCO Creative City. These three simultaneous events illustrate the diversity and excellence of art today in its many manifestations. The fact that they are all in Santa Fe this summer is unrivaled anywhere else.

An art weekend like no other!