2016 Studio Tours in New Mexico

Studio tours offer opportunities to meet artists, see their working studios, and get into a creative environment that is not usually open to the public. The tours are free and there are often added attractions such as refreshments, food, and/or music.


For detailed local maps, contact individual tours below:

April 30-May 1
Corrales Art Studio Tour

Nearly 60 artists participating in the annual tour, offering paintings, sculpture, photography, jewelry, ceramics, and fiber arts. www.corralesartstudiotour.com


May 7-8
Placitas Studio Tour


Over 50 Placitas artists and artisans exhibiting pottery, paintings, prints, mosaics, jewelry, fused glass, sculpture, batik, water prisms, and more. Fine arts, crafts, refreshments, demonstrations & door prizes. www.placitasstudiotour.com


May 13-15
Eldorado Studio Tour

Showcases 90 professional artists and artisans in Eldorado at Santa Fe. The tour features works in a wide variety of media, including painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, digital images, mixed media, recycled art, woodworking, ceramics, glass, jewelry, fiber, and wearable art. www.eldoradoarts.org


July 1-3
Lincoln County

Art Loop Studio Tour. www.artloop.org


August 4-7

Alto Artists' Studio Tour



September 10-11
Alameda Studio Tour

You can visit the studios to see blown and stained glass, painting in many mediums, jewelry, recycled art, photography, mosaics, printmaking, mixed media, and pottery, as well as visiting a fine chocolatier and alpaca and llama farms, where wool is spun and woven into wearable art. www.alamedastudiotour.com


September 17-18
Pojoaque River Art Tour


16 miles north of Santa Fe off Hwy 285/84 & Hwy 502 to Los Alamos. Maps available in Santa Fe Hotels and businesses, Pojoaque Pueblo Visitor Center, El Rancho Community Center, or follow the signs. www.pojoaqueriverarttour.com

September 17-18 & 24-25
High Road Art Tour


From Chimayo to Penasco - many of the artists and craftsmen from villages in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains open their studios and homes to share their craft and creations and the bounty of traditional fall foods. www.highroadnewmexico.com


October 1-2
El Rito Studio Tour


Come see the art and meet the artists in this traditional Northern New Mexico village of El Rito. Experience the beauty of the open skies and autumn colors while you explore the studios of world renowned and emerging artists. The journey begins here. www.elritostudiotour.org

October 7-16
Abiquiu Studio Tour


The range and quality of the artworks, the spectacular landscape, and the welcoming atmosphere have made the Abiquiú Studio Tour one of the most well-attended and successful events of its kind. Experience the unique artistry of the region and explore the local color at this annual event. Abiquiú is located on US 84, about one hour's drive from Santa Fe or Taos. www.abiquiustudiotour.org


October 15-16
Galisteo Studio Tour

More than 30 artists open their studios for a weekend of art touring. Work in all media from painting, pottery, and photography to jewelry, prints, and weavings. From Santa Fe, take I-25 north toward Las Vegas, exit 290 for Highway 285 south, approximately 5 miles to state highway 41. www.galisteostudiotour.org


November 1-2
Dixon Studio Tour

Artwork in a wide variety of media including paintings, prints, metalwork, jewelry, papier mache, ceramics, photography, weaving, and more. Shops and restaurants participate offering produce, honey, herbs, wine and other local favorites. www.dixonarts.org


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