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High Road to Taos Art Tour

August 25th, 2014 by Emily

High Road to Taos Art TourNew Mexico is consitently ranked as a top arts destination in the US.  Whether you’re seeking exposure to traditional or contemporary art and culture, the thriving art scene in New Mexico is the place to be. The city of Albuquerque has a public art program, that has been in commission since 1978, and generously sets aside 1% of city construction funds to purchase or commission works of art.  Santa Fe is a virtual art mecca, home to incredible and wold-renowned art markets, and where the historically rich culture of the city lends itself to a variety of Native American art, international folk art and contemporary pieces from a diverse array of artists.  And of course there’s Taos, home to the Taos Art Colony and the Taos Society of Artists.  Stay at our historic Bed and Breakfast this fall, and fall in love with New Mexico’s artistic flair.

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Shop New Mexico at the Placitas Holiday Sale

October 23rd, 2013 by Emily

Placitas Holiday saleThe southwest is a region well known for its beautiful arts and vibrant culture. Both Albuquerque and Santa Fe rank as top arts destinations, offering a varied abundance for anyone seeking traditional or contemporary art and culture.  While Santa Fe is certainly home to some of the world’s best arts and crafts markets, there is a smaller and more intimate holiday craft market located midway between both cities that is worth visiting. The Placitas Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Sale is an annual tradition held in the charming town of Placitas each year, during the weekend before Thanksgiving. This fantastic arts and crafts market features painters, printmakers, ceramic and glass artists, woodworkers, silk painters, photographers, gourd artists, jewelers, metal artists, and so much more.  Located just a short drive from Placitas, Hacienda Vargas is the perfect place for you to stay while you get a jump on your holiday shopping at this friendly arts and crafts sale.

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