Excursion Six: Santa Fe History and Art Tour

Ready to explore what sets Santa Fe apart as an arts and culture destination? We’ve reenergized the typical tour with an interactive approach that invites you to look at art in a new way while whisking you through Santa Fe’s charming neighborhoods, hidden courtyardsoff-the-beaten path art venues, and landmark historic sites. On this walking tour, youll experience two of Santa Fes most iconic historic districts – the Plaza and Canyon Rad – to give you an insiders look at Santa Fes unique mix of art, history and culture. Well begin in downtown Santa Fe where well visit the historic Santa Fe Plaza and the Loretto Chapel, home to the mysterious miraculous staircase. Then well walk to Canyon Road, a gorgeous neighborhood thats big on charm and rich in culture, as its home to over 80 art venues and sculpture gardens. Well visit a small selection of galleries curated to give you a taste of Santa Fes rich and varied art scene. At one of the galleries, well enjoy light refreshments while we delve into the work on view.

Please note that we will be walking about 1.2 miles from our meeting location at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center to our ending point on Canyon Road. Our route will be punctuated by rest stops.