Native American Art

Buying Native American Art

Jemez 11-figure nativity set by Maxine Toya. By Ashley M. Biggers Lyn Fox, owner of Lyn A. Fox Fine Pueblo Pottery in Santa Fe, didn’t start out as a pueblo pottery expert. He and his wife purchased their first pueblo pottery piece directly from the artist. It was a small storyteller (a woman figure with her children gamboling around her) …

Las Cruces

Las Cruces

Photo by Photo by Photo courtesy Visit Las Cruces Now in its seventh year, Las Cruces Country Music Festival (Oct. 21–23) attracts classic country acts like last year’s headliner Dwight Yoakum, rising Nashville stars like Randy Houser, and local bands. The acts rotate across two outdoor stages during the three-day festival.

Spa Meditations – The Spa at Loretto

Photo courtesy The Spa at Loretto With its stacked-adobe architecture, the Inn and Spa at Loretto is one of the most photographed buildings in New Mexico. But there’s more to this hotel than the exterior. This boutique hotel is part of the Heritage Hotels and Resorts collection. It sits on the former site of the historic Our Lady of Loretto …

Santa Fe New Mexico

Market Season

Photo by Gabriella Marks The International Folk Art Market’s motto — bringing the world to Santa Fe — is quite literal. The nonprofit organization attracts master artists from around 70 countries to Museum Hill; many support their families, communities, and villages with their market revenues. Voted Best Art Festival by USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards, the 2019 market will …

Taos New Mexico


Photo by Gabreilla Marks J. Matthew Thomas founded The Paseo ( in 2014. The immersive and participatory festival takes over Taos with outdoor installations of performance art each fall. The 2019 event will be held Sept. 13–14. Here are a few of his favorite art attractions. Miles of Clouds, oil on canvas, by Cathy Carey.

Taos Outdoors

Taos Ski Valley.Photo courtesy Taos Ski Valley The Rio Grande courses past Taos, tumbling into white-water rapids that kayakers can’t wait to dip their oars into. Most travelers are best served by joining half- and full-day tours with local outfitters, of which there are several; some combine cultural elements such as Native American storytelling, or other sports, such as rock …

El Monte Sagrado

Getting to Know You

Photo courtesy El Monte Sagrado El Monte Sagrado, a luxury resort within the Heritage Hotels and Resorts group, is a secluded sanctuary in the heart of Taos. El Monte Sagrado offers globally inspired guest rooms, an award-winning eco spa, dining at De La Tierra restaurant or Anaconda bar, and, now, more ways to enjoy the serene property with weekly activities. …

Los Alamos Day Trips

5 Scenic Drives from Los Alamos

Abiquiú Photo by ZRF Photo Georgia O’Keeffe exalted the stunning red cliffs in and around Abiquiú in her modernist paintings. Stop in the O’Keeffe Welcome Center, unveiled in 2018, to depart for a behind-the-scenes tour of the artist’s minimalist home and studio. Outside of town, hike Plaza Blanca (“The White Place”), an austere and captivating valley along the Rio Chama. …