Get some culture, have some fun.
It doesn't have to be one or the other. Santa Fe Art Tours specializes in art-focused tours that prioritize you, the viewer, through unique activities and lively conversation. We'll probe unique themes, delve into art, chat with artists, and visit local culinary landmarks. Choose one of our signature walking tours or customize your own –– and discover the City Different through its thriving art scene.
Canyon Road Quickie
A Short & SWEET INTRO TO CANYON ROAD
Home to over 80 art galleries, Canyon Road can be a little bit overwhelming. Cue Canyon Road Quickie, an introduction to Santa Fe's most famous thoroughfare. With stops at a charming historic site and a small selection of galleries, the Quickie encapsulates the Canyon Road experience without tuckering you out.
2 hr | $30 pp
A Matter of Taste
Let Your SEnses collide
What makes a work of art good or bad? Why are we personally drawn to one artist and not another? These are some of the questions we'll explore during this tour of three diverse Santa Fe art galleries. We'll conclude the tour with a tantalizing chocolate elixir at the one-and-only Kakawa Chocolate House.
2 hr | $35 pp
Settle into santa fe
The perfect way to orient yourself in Santa Fe, the Discover Downtown tour is a fun and relaxed walk through Santa Fe's historic plaza area. We'll focus on arts and culture and cover some spots to eat, drink, and shop. In true Santa Fe style, the tour pace is slow and leisurely, and it includes a stop at C.G. Higgins Confections, home of handmade truffles.
2 hr | $40 pp
Custom Art Tours
A Tailored tour just for you
Interested in a particular style of art? Looking for something specific? Have a special request? No problem. A custom, private art tour is perfect for anyone who would like a more personalized experience, from collectors to specialized travel groups, to wedding parties. The possibilities are (almost) endless. Try something different in the City Different!
Colors of Chimayo
a Vibrant day trip
Journey to the historic village of Chimayo, known for its legendary "holy dirt" and its rich artistic heritage – and some of the best chile you've ever tasted! On this immersive day trip, join Elaine Ritchel of Santa Fe Art Tours and Angelisa Espinoza of Heritage Inspirations on an excursion designed to awaken your senses. This day trip departs from Santa Fe and Taos, enabling visitors in both cities to experience this vibrant cultural corridor.
Farm to Canvas
The railyard experience
Art enthusiasts and foodies, unite! This innovative walking tour highlights two sides of Santa Fe's bustling Railyard district – upscale art galleries and the Santa Fe Farmers' Market – and weaves together mindfulness, making, and the farm-to-table mentality in a way that’s accessible to all. Join local artist Liz Brindley for a walk through the Railyard and dive into art through an ecological lens.