2017 Recycle Santa Fe Art Festival
Friday, November 17 – 5 PM to 9 PM ($5 or fashion show ticket)
2017 Fashion Show Tickets ON SALE NOW at www.ticketssantafe.org
Saturday, November 18 – 9 AM to 5 PM (free)
Sunday, November 19 – 10 AM to 5 PM (free)
Santa Fe Community Convention Center
201 W. Marcy Street (Downtown Santa Fe)
The country’s largest and oldest recycled art market, Recycle Santa Fe Art Festival, is dedicated to showcasing art created from discarded materials. This exciting weekend-long event kicks off with Friday night’s famous Trash Fashion and Costume Contest, then continues with an inspiring art market, adult and student juried art exhibits, and make and take art activities. Each year we bring in more than 100 artists from around New Mexico, but also stakes such as Colorado, New York, Arizona and elsewhere that offered their original pieces for sale in the Art Market and display their work in the juried art exhibit. Every year, this event attracts thousands of art lovers and the eco-conscious holiday gift-giver attracted by the art deals, family friendly art making activities, gallery-worthy exhibits and the perfect gifts.
All art consists of a minimum of 75% recycled materials – everything from vintage tin cans turned into beautiful earrings to scrap metal sculptures. Artists successfully upcycle trash into treasure, combining recycling and innovation to show creative ways to save our resources, while making one of a kind art. The event demonstrates the resourcefulness of the artists and has grown into a powerful economic development tool for existing and emerging artists.
So much to take in!
- The famous, wild and crazy Trash Fashion & Costume Contest. The most original fashion show in Santa Fe at 7:00 pm!
- Trash Fashion & Costume Contest will include an American Sign Language Interpreter
- Announcement of Juried Art Exhibit winners (adult & student) following the Trash Fashion Show.
Saturday & Sunday Highlights
Kids of all ages can enjoy the recycled art activities all day on Saturday and Sunday (make and take art) The ever popular Make and Take section is always a great activity for young and old to create a recycled work of art to take home and enjoy. There are lots of odds and ends materials that you can use to create your own unique work of art, including recycled tins, records, fabrics, wire, magazines, and so much more!