Santa Fe Indian Market Announces 2016 Schedule of Events

Santa Fe Indian Market

Santa Fe Indian Market

Published May 13, 2016

SANTA FE – SWAIA has published the official 2016 schedule of events for Santa Fe Indian Market and Indian Market Week. For a full list of events, please visit:
http://swaia.org/Indian_Market/2016_Schedule_of_Indian_Market_Week_Events/index.html

2016 INDIAN MARKET SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

TUESDAY, AUGUST 16

  • NATIVE CINEMA SHOWCASE (NCS)

             Begins Tuesday August 16 through Sunday August 21.

             Free and open to the public. Seating is first-come, first-served.

             Location: New Mexico History Museum

Santa Fe Indian Market Chief Operating Officer, Dallin Maybee

Santa Fe Indian Market Chief Operating Officer, Dallin Maybee

THURSDAY, AUGUST 18

  • INDIAN MARKET EDGE PREVIEW RECEPTION

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. As part of the official kick off event: donors, sponsors, select artists, tribal leaders, and media will gather for a reception to celebrate the start of Indian Market 2016. The reception will highlight Indian Market Edge (IM: Edge): a contemporary art show including native artists, galleries and the organizations that represent them. A private press preview precedes the reception from 6:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.Ticketed event— Contact Tammie Touchine at 505-983-5220 or [email protected]

               Location: Santa Fe Community Convention Center

  • INDIAN MARKET 2016 KICK OFF PARTY
    8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. The Kick Off Party features a preview of IM: Edge at the Convention Center. DJs, VJs, light installations, urban art battles, muralists, and performing arts, and dancing officially launch Santa Fe Indian Market 2016.
    Free and open to the public.Location: Santa Fe Community Convention Center

FRIDAY, AUGUST 19

  • BEST OF SHOW CEREMONY AND LUNCHEON

11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. This exclusive event brings together top award-winning artists, their families, and the Indian Market community to announce and celebrate this year’s best, award-winning artwork. Ticketed event (except for SWAIA members). For tickets or membership information, contact Tammie Touchine at 505-983-5220 or [email protected]

               Location: Santa Fe Community Convention Center

  • SNEAK PREVIEW AND GENERAL PREVIEW OF AWARD WINNING ART

Sneak Preview: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. & General Preview: 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. SWAIA members get an early look at the winners during the Sneak Preview hours, while the public’s first chance to see the winning artwork takes place immediately after.

              Ticketed event— Contact Tammie Touchine at 505-983-5220 or [email protected]

              Location: Santa Fe Community Convention Center

SATURDAY, AUGUST 20

  • 95TH ANNUAL SANTA FE INDIAN MARKET ON THE PLAZA!

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The 95th Santa Fe Indian Market transforms the City of Santa Fe, with nearly 900 of the continent’s finest Native American artists exhibiting their artwork in booths filling the Santa Fe Plaza and surrounding streets

               Free and open to the public

  • MARKET STAGES MUSIC & DANCE PERFORMANCES

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The Plaza stage and Cathedral Park is the setting for a number of exciting events and programs. Music and performing artists fill the stages for visitors to augment their Indian Market experience.

               Free and open to the public

  • GALA AND AUCTIONS

6:00 p.m. La Fonda Hotel hosts a glamorous and popular event, the Annual Gala and Auctions. The fundraiser for the Southwestern Association of Indian Arts (SWAIA), the organization that produces the Indian Market, begins with a silent auction and cocktail reception at the hotel’s La Terraza. Ticketed event—To reserve seats contact Tammie Touchine at 505-983-5220 or [email protected]

               Location: La Fonda on the Plaza

SUNDAY, AUGUST 21

  • 95TH ANNUAL SANTA FE INDIAN MARKET ON THE PLAZA!

              8:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m.

  • FASHION CHALLENGE/NATIVE AMERICAN CLOTHING CONTEST
    9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Among the many cherished traditions at the Santa Fe Indian Market, the Native American Clothing Contest is one of the most beloved and anticipated events. The contest includes categories for traditional and contemporary Native fashions— featuring children and adult participants with award prizes in a variety of categories.

            Free and open to the public

            Location: Main Stage on the Plaza

  • MARKET STAGES MUSIC & DANCE PERFORMANCES

     9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Free and open to the public

The 95th annual Santa Fe Indian Market takes place downtown Santa Fe on August 20 and 21, 2016.

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