A quick stroll to the Plaza from the Don Gaspar Inn will bring you to the Santa Fe annual Indian Market, which provides a venue for the most gifted Native American artists to showcase their work to millions of visitors and collectors from around the world. Touted as the world's largest and most highly acclaimed Native American arts show and New Mexico's largest attended annual weekend event, Santa Fe Indian Market features awards in various categories and numerous events throughout the city. Indian Market is hosted by the Southwestern Association for Indian Arts, Inc. (SWAIA), located in Santa Fe. For a complete listing of events, lectures, festivals, and cultural experiences offered by SWAIA visit swaia.org or call 505.983.5220.
The above photo is a piece by Alan Houser Haozous, 1914 to 1994. If you come a few days before or after the weekend, be sure to take time to visit the Sculpture Garden of one of America's best known artists of the 20th Century and a past instructor at SWAIA, Alan Houser Haozous. Make your reservation at: Allan Houser Sculpture Garden