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October 11 - October 27

Casa Flamenca

October 11: 8-9:15 pm October 12: 8-9:15 pm October 13: 6-7:15 pm October 26: 8-9:15 pm October 27: 6-7:15 pm

October 18 @ 7:30 pm - November 10 @ 2:00 pm

Musical Theatre Southwest

Photo credit Jason Ponic Photography.

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Southwest Contemporary

Join Southwest Contemporary at the inaugural Better Wednesdays salon event! Taking place at Southwest Contemporary in Santa Fe on Wednesday, October 23, 6:30-8:30 pm, Better Wednesdays is our bi-monthly event series designed to draw people together to celebrate, observe, learn, discuss, and have fun with creative work and ideas. Each salon event features an eclectic line-up of 5-10 presentations spanning various disciplines in an intimate setting. Better Wednesdays Vol. 1, curated by local arts writer, organizer and gallery director Jordan…

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Violet Crown Cinema

October 24 - October 26

Warehouse 21

A Piece of My Heart By Shirley Lauro Directed by Joey Chavez 7-9 pm This is a powerful, true drama of six women who went to Vietnam, five nurses and a country-western singer booked by an unscrupulous agent to entertain the troops. The play portrays each young woman before, during, and after her tour in the war-torn jungle and ends as each leaves a personal token at The Wall in Washington. For mature audiences, due to language and content. Come…

October 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Harwood Museum of Art

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

San Miguel Church

Concert #2 "Happy Birthday Clara Wieck." Pianist Donna Coleman, with Endre Balogh, violinist; Antony Cooke, cellist; Constance Barron, soprano; present solos and duos by women composers Clara Wieck, Amy Cheney (Mrs. H.H.A. Beach), Ruth Crawford, Helen Gifford, Luisa Adolpha LeBeau, featuring World Premiere performances of new works by Composers-in-Residence Jane Brockman (Los Angeles CA) and Laura Clayton (Hancock NH).

October 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

New Mexico History Museum

October 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Blue Rain Gallery

See new works by imaginative, California-based painter Rimi Yang.

October 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

form & concept

Exhibition: Oct 25-Nov 15 Homecoming Alumni Exhibition Opening Reception - Oct 25th, 5-7 pm Art & Education Panel Talk - Oct 26th, 2 pm VA Alumni Juried Exhibition Alumni juror: Diego Suarez and VA Guest Artists Invitational Exhibition

October 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Art House

To celebrate the end of the thematic exhibition Digital Artifacts, the Thoma Foundation is hosting an evening of sound art by Dylan Mclaughlin. This closing reception will take place on Friday, October 25, 5-7 pm, and the two 15-minute sound art performances will occur at 5:30 pm and 6:30 pm. Dismantle a World is a sound performance by Dylan Mclaughlin which embodies the historic and ongoing tension between technology, industry, the land, and its people. In particular, the tension between…

October 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Good Folk

October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Santa Fe Art Institute

October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Hecho a Mano

Grabados Oaxaqueños features six contemporary printmakers from Oaxaca City working in relief printing, lithography, and serigraphy. Alfonso Barrera, Alberto Cruz, Mirel Fraga, Daniel Hernández, Miguel Martinez, and Gabriela Morac are all a part of a vibrant movement of printmaking.

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Santa Fe Botanical Garden

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

KiMo Theatre

October 26 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Leonora Curtin Wetland Preserve

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Paper Rain Studio

Let your inner-child play with water in the desert. We'll spend the day making paper with Abaca (Musa textilis) and Kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L). Locally foraged plant material can be included to add color and texture to your paper. Handmade paper is a wonderful medium for book art, collage, casting and ink applications.

October 26 @ 10:00 am - October 27 @ 3:00 pm

The O’Keeffe Welcome Center, Abiquiú, NM

October 26 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Harwood Museum of Art

October 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

form & concept

Exhibition: Oct 25-Nov 15 Homecoming Alumni Exhibition Opening Reception - Oct 25, 5-7 pm Art & Education Panel Talk - Oct 26, 2 pm VA Alumni Juried Exhibition Alumni juror: Diego Suarez and VA Guest Artists Invitational Exhibition

October 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

5. Gallery

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

San Miguel Church

Concert #3 "The Emerson Trio." Pianist Donna Coleman, violinist Endre Balogh, and cellist Antony Cooke, perform trios by Amy Cheney (Mrs. H.H.A. Beach), Clara Wieck Schumann, and Robert Schumann.

October 27 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Leonora Curtin Wetland Preserve

October 27 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

National Hispanic Cultural Center

With Ann Murdy, Cesario Moreno & Tey Marianna Nunn.

October 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

First Presbyterian Church

October 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Tortuga Gallery

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Harwood Museum of Art

October 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Healthy Futures* is proud to announce the fall enrollment for the second annual Taos Art Smart business and marketing sessions. Only fifteen seats will be available, so take time today to reserve your place, email or call by October 15th. Mr. Nevins explained why it's so important for artists to consider participating in these thought-provoking Art Smart sessions; "It’s really just about generating fresh ideas to enhance your business skills and marketing prowess. Every artist that wants to meet new…

October 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

New Mexico School for the Arts

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Creative Writing students will present a live radio performance of original work. 5:30-6:00 Doors open to general audience 6:00-7:00 Performance Tickets are available by following the ticket link or at the door. Adults - $10 Visiting Students & Seniors - $5

October 31 - November 2


Sense and Sensibility Adapted by Kate Hamill Directed by Kate Chavez A playful new adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved novel follows the fortunes (and misfortunes) of the Dashwood sisters—sensible Elinor and hypersensitive Marianne—after their father’s sudden death leaves them financially destitute and socially vulnerable. Set in gossipy late 18th-century England, with a fresh female voice, the play is full of humor, emotional depth, and bold theatricality. SENSE AND SENSIBILITY examines our reactions, both reasonable and ridiculous, to societal pressures. When…

October 31

Santa Fe Botanical Garden

FREE to NM residents & students!

November 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

New Mexico School for the Arts

Exhibition: Sep 20 - Nov 01 NMSA Gallery Sept 20, 5 - 7 pm exhibition opening, All VAD, 9-12th graders: This year's annual all student NMSA VA exhibition shares each student's creative exploration from the shared starting point of 10" x 10" piece of paper. Gallery not open to the public but please schedule a Private Tour!

November 1 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

El Museo Cultural

Santa Fe-based Japanese contemporary painter Anri Tsutsumi is delighted to announce the opening of her solo exhibition Tokyo-Fe Wasabi Groove on November 1, 2019. Open to the public until December 7, 2019, exhibition attendees will enjoy the harmonious blend of Tsutsumi’s bi-cultural experience revealed in her paintings. The community is invited to attend the opening of Tokyo-Fe Wasabi Groove on Friday, November 1, 5-7 pm, El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, 555 Camino de la Familia, Santa Fe, New Mexico.…

November 1 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Stern Contemporary

Stern Contemporary Grand Opening and Group Show, featuring work by: Marion Wasserman, Cia Thorne, Kate Rivers, Pat Pecorella, Lauren Mantecon, Jennifer Lynch, Shaun Gilmore, Yenny cocq, and Rachel Bounds. November 1-30. Opening November 1st, 5:00-7:00 and November 8th, 5:00-7:00

November 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Ghostwolf Gallery

November 1 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Sorrel Sky Gallery

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sanitary Tortilla Factory

Subjectivity and Objectivity Fatemeh Baigmoradi November 1 - 29, 2019 OPENING RECEPTION: November 1, from 6 - 8 pm Aura is a quality integral to an artwork that cannot be communicated through mechanical reproduction – such as photography. The term was used by Walter Benjamin in his essay “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction”. Photography, constantly, has been used to record the special and ordinary moments of our life. Time has an aura. Each second is…

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Collected Works Bookstore

With Ann Murdy, Denise Chavez, Cesareo Moreno and Carmella Padilla.

November 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Paper Rain Studio

During this workshop we’ll use various basketry materials such as rattan and round reed to create a “wabi-sabi” inspired contemporary open vessel form. Incorporate abaca paper pulp, foraged plant fiber, leaves and branches adding texture to your contemporary basket.

November 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Harwood Museum of Art

November 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Lensic Performing Arts Center

November 2 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

1619 C de Baca Lane

Nov. 2, 2019, 4-7 pm, freeform art space will open a new show: wall street in black & white. wall street in black and white consists of photographs and text by photographer Jim Costanzo who participated in the Occupy movement. This show along with his accompanying self published book of the same name is the culmination of his Occupy experience. Jim Costanzo lives in New York City and teaches at Pratt University.

November 2 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Philip Bareiss Gallery

November 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Lensic Performing Arts Center

November 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Show Pony Gallery

Join us for an opening reception celebration for Orogenous Zones. Opens November 2nd at Show Pony Gallery. A new exhibition of contemporary ceramic work by Pascal Emmer opens November 2nd at Show Pony Gallery and will run through December 14th. Orogenous Zones is an exhibition exploring the idea of apocalypse as a liberatory revelation amidst the fracturing of world-ending worlds due to climate change and the collapse of the colonial order. Inspired by speculative fiction writer NK Jemisin’s brilliant trilogy…

November 3

Red Paint Studio

November 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Lensic Performing Arts Center

November 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Lensic Performing Arts Center

November 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Collected Works Bookstore

November 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

New Mexico School for the Arts

We invite you to attend one of our Welcome Wednesday Tours. These tours typically last one hour and are conducted during our arts block so that you and your prospective child are able to witness our students in action! This is a walking tour and you must arrive promptly at 3 pm in our lobby. Please remember to RSVP with our Director of Admissions, francesca.rodriguez@nmsa-ai.org or 505.629.9245

November 7 - November 9


Rhinoceros By Eugene Ionesco Directed by Barbara Hatch In Rhinoceros, as in his earlier plays, Ionesco startles audiences with a world that invariably erupts in explosive laughter and nightmare anxiety. A rhinoceros suddenly appears in a small town, tramping through its peaceful streets. Soon there are two, then three, until the “movement” is universal: a transformation of average citizens into beasts, as they learn to move with the times. Finally, only one man remains. “I’m the last man left, and…

November 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Santa Fe Botanical Garden

November 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Manitou Galleries: Canyon Road

November 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Lensic Performing Arts Center

To say that jazz titan Billy Childs is wildly talented would be a grave understatement. Childs began studying piano in early childhood; by age six he was performing publicly and by 16 attending Colburn conservatory. He has since gone on to win a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Doris Duke Performing Artist Award, and five Grammy awards — two for composition, two for arrangement, and one for his 2018 album Rebirth. Celebrated as one of the most diversely prolific and inventive pianists,…

November 9 - November 10

Harwood Museum of Art

November 9, 5:30 pm. November 10, 5:30 pm.

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Paper Rain Studio

Learn how to use flax roving to shape a beautiful fiber bowl, box or collage. This is an easy and fun technique with endless possibilities. The finished dried sculpture can be embellished with materials of your choice.

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The O’Keeffe Welcome Center, Abiquiú, NM

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