About Canyon Road Merchants Association
Explore the history of Santa Fe’s art scene as you stroll historic Canyon Road, a perfect vacation destination just minutes away from the top Santa Fe hotels, inns, and bed and breakfasts. While gracious adobe architecture gives Canyon Road its old world charm, diversity is its claim to fame. More than a hundred galleries, jewelry stores, clothing boutiques, home furnishings shops, artist studios, and gourmet restaurants line this magical half-mile. As a collector, whether you prefer art that is contemporary, abstract, modern, expressionistic, figurative, photorealistic, traditional, western or Native American, it’s all here. Galleries showcase paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolor, and encaustic, fine-art photography, graphics such as lithographs, serigraphs, giclées, woodcuts, engravings, and monotypes, as well as sculpture in stone, bronze, wood, and glass. Add something special to your life by visiting Canyon Road’s boutiques, which abound with unique fashions and wearable art. Jewelry stores dazzle with contemporary handmade adornments in gold and silver, and traditional and Native silverwork and inlays. Find that perfect enhancement for your home in shops featuring antiques and fine furniture, Native American pottery, rugs, gifts, folk art, and handmade crafts, as well as cutting-edge contemporary furnishings. An artist colony in its early history, Santa Fe still attracts painters and sculptors who work in studios along Canyon Road and invite the public to watch them at work. Plan on spending the day, enjoying casual and fine dining in shady garden patios and at world-class restaurants.There are plenty of benches with views. Discover the muse that makes life worth living: Canyon Road—a place that has inspired creativity for centuries.