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SANTA FE

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SANTA FE

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SANTA FE

INDIAN

Official Schedule of Events

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 tickets for special events held during market.

Wednesday, August 17th

Indian Market 2022 Private Preview & Artist Reception
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Friday, August 19th

Best of Show Ceremony and Luncheon
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sneak Peek of Award-Winning Art
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
General Preview of Award-Winning Art
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Silent Auction
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Saturday, August 20th

100th Annual Santa Fe Indian Market on the Plaza!
Free and Open to the Public! No tickets necessary.
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Plaza Entertainment
Free and Open to the Public! No tickets necessary.
9:00 am - 4:00 am

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SWAIA Gala: "Shiny Drop" Centennial Party, Fashion Show and Live Art Auctions
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Gala Afterparty
9:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Silent Auction
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

 

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Sunday, August 21st

100th Annual Santa Fe Indian Market on the Plaza!
Free and Open to the Public! No tickets necessary.
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Native American Clothing Contest
Free and Open to the Public! No tickets necessary.
Contest Entry Registration | 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Public Event | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Plaza Entertainment
Free and Open to the Public! No tickets necessary.
9:00 am - 4:00 am

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V.I.P. Indigenous Fashion Show Pre-Party
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

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Indigenous Fashion Show
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Indigenous Fashion Trunk Show
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Wed.

 

Wednesday, August 17th

 

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Indian Market 2022 Private Preview & Artist Reception

This special event celebrates the official opening of Indian Market. Artists and media will meet and connect. SWAIA has hired experienced photographers who will be available to take professional photos at no charge for artists who may need them for their marketing activities. The event will include entertainment and refreshments. Artists are welcome to bring their families and two guests.

Located at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center.
By invitation only.

 Fri.

 

Friday, August 19th

 

11:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Best of Show Ceremony and Luncheon 

An exclusive, SWAIA members-only event 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.


Followed by a luncheon in the courtyard, the event 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.

Located at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center

 

Friday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
& Saturday 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Silent Auction

Friday’s Best of Show Silent auction is a global opportunity for Native Art collectors and market-goers to bid on award-winning art before the official market opening on Saturday morning. Bidding begins online at swaia.org, and in person at noon. The auction ends at 7pm. MST on Friday night.

Located at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center

 

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | 4:00 - 6:00 pm

Sneak Peek & General Preview of Award-Winning Art

SWAIA’s Sneak Peek gives members the opportunity to see the best of Indian Market art after the Best of Show Awards ceremony. The General Preview, which immediately follows,opens the doors to the public for a glimpse at the year’s award-winning artwork.

Located at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center
Sneak Peek | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
General Preview  | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Sat.

 

Saturday, August 20th

 

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

100th Annual Santa Fe Indian Market on the Plaza!

This event is free and open to the public! No tickets are necessary.

Located at the Santa Fe Plaza

 

9:00 am - 4:00 am

Plaza Entertainment

These performances are free and open to the public! No tickets are necessary.

Located at the Santa Fe Plaza

 

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

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!

Our afterparty takes place from 9:00pm - 10:30 pm in the Courtyard.

Located at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center

Sun.

 

Sunday, August 21st

 

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

100th Annual Santa Fe Indian Market on the Plaza!

This event is free and open to the public! No tickets are necessary.

Located on the Santa Fe Plaza

Contest Entry Registrations | 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Public Event | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Native American Clothing Contest

A market favorite, the Native American Clothing Contest presents a wide array of regalia and clothing from North American Indigenous Nations.

Come and witness the handmade designs of Native traditional and contemporary clothing as contestants compete for ribbons in men, women, and youth categories.

Located on the Santa Fe Plaza Stage


9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Plaza Entertainment

These events are free and open to the public! No tickets are necessary.

Located on the Santa Fe Plaza Gazebo

 

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

V.I.P. Indigenous Fashion Show Pre-Party

SFCC Main Lobby.
A place to have Gruet bubbles and wine, mix and mingle before the fashion show.

Located on the Santa Fe Community Convention Center

 

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Indigenous Fashion Show

The Indigenous Fashion show, produced by curator and 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.

Located on the Santa Fe Community Convention Center

 

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Indigenous Fashion Trunk Show

Ticketholders can purchase and order directly from the designers at The Fashion Trunk Show that follows Sunday’s fashion show.

Only 100 tickets will be available for purchase. Wine and appetizers will be served..

Located at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center
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