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When in Santa Fe for Art Santa Fe and Sofa West

When in Santa Fe for Art Santa Fe and Sofa West
The Inn and Spa at Loretto.


 WHAT: Art Santa Fe WHEN: July 7–10 WHERE: Santa Fe Convention Center HIGHLIGHTS: In the fair’s 10th edition, last year, more than 35 galleries participated, primarily from the Southwest but also including such farflung exhibitors as Galerie Renate Bender, of Munich, and Edel, of Osaka, Japan, both of whom will be returning this year. The Art Santa Fe Presents lecture is always one of the fair’s big attractions. artsantafe.com WHAT: sofa West Santa Fe WHEN: August 4–7 WHERE: Santa Fe Convention Center HIGHLIGHTS: The International Sculptural Objects and Functional Art Fair, with longstanding editions in New York and Chicago, returns for a third year to its western location, where it will be joined by the Intuit Show of Folk and Outsider Art. About 25 galleries will present items ranging from Japanese and Chinese ceramics and jewelry to Latin American sculpture. sofaexpo.com


 Encantado Resort

 Opened in 2008, this luxurious property perched on a ridge north of Santa Fe has glorious desert vistas, a lovely pool and spa, and access to a 1.8 million-acre national forest. 198 STATE ROAD 592 877-262-4666 RATES: From $540 encantadoresort.com

Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi

This 58-room pueblostyle hotel is convenient to all the attractions of downtown Santa Fe. Thewelcoming rooms are outfitted with handcrafted furnishings and gas fireplaces. 113 WASHINGTON AVENUE 505-988-3030 RATES: From $395 innoftheanasazi.com

 Eldorado Hotel and Spa

Located just off Santa Fe’s historic plaza, the Eldorado offers breathtaking mountain views from its rooms, some of which have private balconies and adobe fireplaces. The award-winning Old House restaurant serves global cuisine using seasonal ingredients. 309 WEST SAN FRANCISCO STREET 800-955-4455 RATES: From $250 eldoradohotel.com

La Posada de Santa Fe

 A tranquil retreat housing 157 adobe-style rooms and suites, La Posada is decorated with art curated by local galleries. Its beautifully landscaped six acres are perfect for evening strolls. 330 EAST PALACE AVENUE 505-986-0000 RATES: From $344 laposada.rockresorts.com

 Inn on the Alameda

 This cozy oasis of 71 rooms and suites, located at the foot of Canyon Road, Santa Fe’s art strip, keeps guests coming back with its gracious service and delicious breakfasts. 303 EAST ALAMEDA 888-984-2121 RATES: From $300 innonthealameda.com

 Inn And spa at Loretto

Originally designed as a modern take on pueblo architecture, Inn and Spa at Loretto, situated next to the famous Loretto Chapel, was refurbished in 2008 in bold colors and classic comfort. 211 OLD SANTA FE TRAIL 800-727-5531 RATES: From $229 innatloretto.com



 This elegant restaurant serves such outstanding French-Asian fusion dishes as caramelizedonion soup and “sticky duck” salad. 724 CANYON ROAD 505-982-1500 geronimorestaurant.com

Pink Adobe

A Santa Fe standby for more than 60 years, the Pink Adobe serves an eclectic mix of New Mexican, New Orleans, and Continental cuisine, earning as much praise for its hospitality as for its famous apple pie. 406 OLD SANTA FE TRAIL 505-983-7712 thepinkadobe.com

Restaurant Martin

Mexican-born chef Martin Rios creates progressive American cuisine with fresh organic produce, complemented by an extensive wine list and a graceful setting. 526 GALISTEO STREET 505-820-0919 restaurantmartinsantafe.com

Coyote Cafe

Famous for its signature margaritas, this storied eatery serves up modern southwestern cuisine that ranges from slow-braised short ribs to a vegetarian tasting menu including New Mexican sweet-corn soup with truffles. 132 WEST WATER STREET 505-983-1615 coyotecafe.com


David Richard Contemporary

Located in the downtown arts district, David Richard specializes in abstract painting but also has representational works in various media. 130 LINCOLN AVENUE, SUITE D 505-983-9555 davidrichardcontemporary. com

Evoke Contemporary

Next door to David Richard, Evoke presents engaging works by emerging and established artists. It will have a group show curated by John O’Hern in July and works by Louisa McElwain in August. 130 LINCOLN AVENUE, SUITE F 505-995-9902 evokecontemporary.com

Greenberg Fine Art

 Along with its extensive roster of Impressionist and Realist painters, Greenberg Fine Art has a lovely sculpture garden. 205 CANYON ROAD 505-955-1500 greenbergfineart.com

Gerald Peters Gallery

 Gerald Peters deals in American art of the 19th and 20th centuries, as well as European Impressionists and contemporary art. Several exhibitions are planned this summer, including paintings by Ted Waddell in July and woodblock prints and pastels by Leon Loughridge from July 8 through August 21. 1011 PASEO DE PERALTA 505-954-5700 gpgallery.com

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

 Few artists are as closely associated with a region as O’Keeffe is with the Southwest. From May 20 through September 11, the museum will present “Shared Intelligence: American Painting and the Photograph,” displaying art by O’Keeffe, Alfred Stieglitz, Thomas Eakins, and Chuck Close, among others. 217 JOHNSON STREET 505-946-1000 okeeffemuseum.org


 Dell Fox Jewelry

Fox draws inspiration for her stunning creations from Greek, Roman, Etruscan, and Indonesian designs. 500 MONTEZUMA AVENUE 505-986-0685 dellfoxjewelry.com

Dumont Maps and Books of the West

This trove of Americana sells rare and out-of-print books, antique prints, and fascinating 18th- and 19th-century maps of the New World. 407 WEST SAN FRANCISCO STREET 505-988-1076 dumontbooks.com



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