23rd Annual

September 17 - 18, 2016
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Reception and Silent Auction at Than Povi at Cottonwood Trading Post
on Friday, September 16 from 5:00-8:00 pm
PLAN AN ART GET-AWAY FOR YOURSELF on Sept. 17th or 18th!

Diverse work representing three cultures distinguishes the outstanding art of the 23rd Annual POJOAQUE RIVER ART TOUR. Bike or GPS your way in a day, from San Ildefonso Pueblo, through Nambe and Pojoaque, to Pojoaque Pueblo, starting just 20 minutes north of Santa Fe. On Friday, September 16, 5-8 pm, the Artists' Reception, hosted by Than Povi at Cottonwood Trading Post, (35 Odo Po at San Ildefonso Pueblo - look for signs) features food and refreshment, Native Dances, a Silent Auction, and the artists themselves!

The Pojoaque River Art Tour, a uniquely Northern New Mexico tri-cultural art experience, includes 12 stops and twenty-four artists and artisans.

The journey through Pojoaque's inspired ambience can still be navigated in a single day. As they follow the tour, art-watchers will be rewarded with a wide array of paint and print syles and media, including contemporary and traditional oil and acrylic paintings, mixed media, assemblage, monotypes, Sumi-e, watercolor, gouache and pastel. Artists and artisans will also unveil original works in photography, jewelry, sculpture, fiber, weaving and ceramics. Some will be involved in works-in-progress and provide demonstrations.  

Than Povi at Cottonwood Trading Post, the new Native American art gallery at San Ildefonso Pueblo, is the first stop for maps and hosts the Tour's Reception on Friday, September 16th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm, as well as the Silent Auction on Friday evening and all day Saturday.

Tour maps are available at Santa Fe hotels and B & B's, through links in Friday's (September 16th)  PASATIEMPO and ads in other papers, on this website, or at Than Povi (Stop #1). One can also follow the yellow and black highway signs off 502 and obtain maps at artist's studios.

A download of the 2015 Tour Map can be found here.

Call to Artists

The Pojoaque River Art Tour is seeking artists and artisans in the Pojoaque Valley to participate in the 2015 tour. The new deadline to join is July 31.

Please download our Call to Artists informational pdf as well as the Artist Participation Form. We hope you can join us!