A Stroll along Canyon Road will put the beautiful art and history of Santa Fe at your fingertips. Santa Fe’s Canyon Road is saturated with old world charm, reflected in its beautiful adobe architecture. However, look a little deeper, and you’ll see the incredible diversity that makes this 1/2 mile stretch of road so popular. Canyon road is the perfect tourist destination, with over a hundred galleries, jewelry stores, clothing boutiques, home furnishings shops, artist studios, and gourmet restaurants to explore. When it comes to art, you can find pieces from contemporary, abstract, modern, expressionistic, figurative, photorealistic, traditional, western or Native American artists alike. Santa Fe, which famously got its start as an artists colony, is still is home to a variety of artists, many of which you can visit in their studios along Canyon Road. Whether you’re new to Santa Fe’s art scene, or have long been an admirer, plan on spending the day in Canyon and see why it has long been considered a place of creative inspiration. Situated just minutes from this popular destination, our luxurious Santa Fe bed and breakfast is the perfect place to stay while in Santa Fe.
If you thirst for a more intensive artistic experience while in Santa Fe, then do not miss the sixth annual Canyon Road Paint Out. This event, held on October 18th & 19th, will be host to over 100 artists, and is reminiscent of the early days of Santa Fe’s art scene. Join us as artists stretch out along the 1/2 mile stretch of Canyon Road, painting and creating splendid works of art as you watch. While you will see many painters working “en plein air”, there will also be a variety of others artists working with their mediums and showcasing their artistic endeavors. At this wonderful event, you’ll have the chance to see first hand why Santa Fe, and Canyon Road in particular, have such stellar reputations throughout the art world. As you continue down Canyon Road, you’re sure to find some artists that will paint or sculpt what they see, some that will use their own live models, and others that will use their own imaginations to create individual works of art.
If this amazing experience leaves you thirsting for more of Canyon Road, then there is an extensive collection of art galleries in the area where you can continue your artistic journey. Head into the numerous boutiques and jewelry stores, where you’re sure to find the perfect gift for yourself or others. When you’re ready for a break, enjoy the fare at one of the fantastic restaurants on Canyon Road that feature the innovate cuisine Santa Fe is famous for. Chef Mark Kiffin, a James Beard Award winner, can be found cooking up delectable American cuisins at The Compound, a Canyon Road landmark. Canyon road is the perfect place to spend a day or two while you’re in the Santa Fe area, and there is no better time to see the splendor of this artistic community than in October, during the annual Canyon Road Paint Out. Book your room now, and don’t miss this exciting opportunity.