Santa Fe is a world-renowned art center and has over 200
art galleries in the city alone, as well as excellent performing arts organizations. Art collectors come from all over to buy fine
Native American, contemporary and western pieces, and to stroll from gallery to
gallery along the ancient streets. Friday night gallery openings are a local
tradition, and Indian Market
in August is the largest Native American art showcase in the world. Art is a key
component of life in Santa Fe. In terms of dollar sales and Santa Fe is among
the largest art markets in the U.S.