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We are pleased to announce that our 2022 Santa Fe Indian Market is free and open to the public.

Please see below for links to purchase tickets for special marquee events held during market
Tickets on sale Saturday, July 2, 2022.

Ticketed Events


Best of Show Ceremony and Luncheon

Friday, August 19 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Santa Fe Community Convention Center. 

An exclusive, SWAIA members-only event,
sponsored by JoAnn and Bob Balzer, awarding the year’s top artists in all ten juried market categories. The event begins with an awards ceremony for Best of Classifications and the year’s overall Best of Show winner.

The ceremony is followed by a luncheon sponsored by the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) in the Santa Fe Convention Center courtyard. The luncheon is limited to Best of Show and Best of Classification winners, their guests and SWAIA ticket holders.

Attendees will also enjoy a preview of the stunning array of the year’s art entries from all classifications.



Sneak Peak of Award-Winning Art

Friday, August 19 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Santa Fe Community Convention Center. 

SWAIA’s Sneak Peek gives members the opportunity to see the best of Indian Market art after the Best of Show Awards ceremony.


General Preview of
Award-Winning Art

Friday, August 19 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Santa Fe Community Convention Center. 

SWAIA’s General Preview, which immediately follows the Sneak Peek,  opens the doors to the public for a glimpse at the year’s award-winning artwork.


SWAIA Gala: "Shiny Drop" Centennial Party, Fashion Show and Live Art Auction

Saturday, August 20 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Santa Fe Community Convention Center. 

Indian Market’s “biggest night out,” the SWAIA Gala is a fundraising benefit for the Southwestern Association for Indian Arts. The event features an Indigenous Fashion Show with seven designers and a live art auction of artistic masterpieces.

Come dressed in your best “Indian Market” style and enjoy this night of phenomenal art, food, Indigenous fashion and fun!

Then, join us in the Courtyard from 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm for our Gala Afterparty!


Sunday Indigenous Fashion Show

Sunday, August 21 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Santa Fe Community Convention Center. 

The Indigenous Fashion show, produced by Indigenous art historian Amber-Dawn Bear Robe, is a highly anticipated ticketed runway fashion show.

This year eight designers from the United States and Canada will present their collections.

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