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Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI)

Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI)'s Studio
Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI)'s Building
Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI)'s Artist
Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI)'s Square
Location USA / Santa Fe
Established 1985
Tel +1 505 424 5050
Website Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI) Website
Address 1600 St. Michaels Drive 87505 Santa Fe United States of America

Santa Fe Art Institute (SFAI) takes as its mission an exploration of the intersections of contemporary art and society.

By bringing together prominent individuals and institutions in the arts, sciences, and humanities, SFAI enlivens local, national, and international discourse through residencies, lectures, workshops, publications, exhibitions, and educational and outreach programming.

Santa Fe nurtures artists and provide a stimulating, creative atmosphere for their work serves society in an essential way and gives artists the support necessary to take risks and explore possibilities.


Santa Fe was the first city in the US to be designated as a member of the creative-cities network by UNESCO. The community of Santa Fe is particularly rich in terms of the breadth of cultural activities available and for its patronage of contemporary art and literature.


Studio Type Private Studio, Shared Studio
Other Facilities Courtyard, Laundry, Kitchen, Dining and living room areas, Access to extensive library services and a fully equipped gym at Santa Fe University of Art and Design


Nearest Airport Albuquerque International Sunport Airport (ABQ)
Nearest Station Amtrak's Southwest Chief stops daily at Lamy, about 18 miles south of Santa Fe.
Driving Instructions When exiting the Albuquerque International Sunport, follow signs to I-25 North. Santa Fe is approximately 60 miles north of Albuquerque.