When thinking of Native American art and Santa Fe there are numerous museums, galleries and events that spring to mind. With that said, I am excited to see the Indigenous Fine Art Market, also known as IFAM, celebrate its second year. Click here to see the video from last’s year amazing first market. This event brings some very exciting and fresh events to Santa Fe from August 20th through the 22nd at the Santa Fe Railyard – just a few blocks from the Inn of the Governors.
IFAM’s genesis came from a grassroots collaboration of three talented, visionary individuals and a collection of artists. As noted on their web site, “It is a celebration of native art and the cultures that inspire it. IFAM is about sharing the Native narrative with the world through the connections and relationships made with those who experience our art.“
The IFAM art show and celebration begins at 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 20 and continues daily through Saturday, August 22. Each artist has been encouraged to bring a variety of their work to showcase their particular celebration of their own Native American culture. The IFAM stage will have cultural performances representing tribal diversity and there will be numerous food trucks available.
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There’s also this wonderful article in Indian Country Today that showcases some stunning photographs of works that will be at the market.
Safe travels, Deb Swanson