Each of the institutions will feature a specific color in their exhibitions and programming, and they are: Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, turquoise; Museum of International Folk Art, red; Museum of Spanish Colonial Arts, indigo; Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, silver; Santa Fe Botanical Garden, orange; and International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe, green.
Joining Museum Hill are three downtown institutions: the two state museums, the New Mexico History Museum/Palace of the Governors, with "Abobe Summer;" the New Mexico Museum of Art, with "Colors of the Southwest;" and the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum with "Line, Color and Composition."
Located just outside Santa Fe in La Cienega is the outdoor living museum, El Rancho de las Golondrinas, rounding out the color wheel with El Color Morado/The Color Purple. And artist Robbi Firestone, of Santa Fe Art Classes, offers Summer of Color inspired art classes where guests will be guided, step-by-step, to embrace their inner artist to transform an class into an unforgettable, creative and colorful adventure.
Approximately 50 galleries from Canyon Road to the Railyard and beyond, will present an array of exhibitions, explorations and artist talks that celebrate an extensive spectrum of colors.
Also joining the Color of Summer is the Canyon Road Merchants Association. Canyon Road has more than 85 galleries and will be participating during the Summer of Color. The historic street is filled with old world charm, galleries, jewelry boutiques and gourmet restaurants. Art galleries host Friday night art openings throughout the summer and will feature their best artists on view.
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Photo of painting from New Mexico Museum of Art website