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7000 BC

7000 BC � Northern New Mexico's Comics Creators Collective
For Budget Travelers! (FREE to $100)

7000 BC � Northern New Mexico's comics creators collective � holds monthly meetings in the Community Room at the Santa Fe Library Main Branch, 1:30�4:30, moving on to dinner after. This will be an opportunity for attendees to work on their projects, collaborate, and gather feedback; we welcome all those interested in creating and self-publishing comics. Contact for Date

Offerings change frequently, please let us know the dates you will be visiting and we will let you know what is on the schedule.
When: Check Websites For Information
Time: Monthly Meetings
Cost: Free

A Well-Born Guide/Have Ph.D., Will Travel

Phone: 505 988 8022
Where: Haagen Dazs (On Plaza)
Women in NM History: A Different Downtown Tour
For Budget Travelers! (FREE to $100)

Santa Fe will never look the same to you again after this downtown tour! Learn about some of the prominent and notorious women who made this town home and where they lived, loved and worked.

When: Thursdays or by arrangement 1:30 PM Reservations Required
Time: 1:30 PM
Cost: $26/pp. Minimum $65 Reservations Required

A Well-Born Guide/Have Ph.D., Will Travel

Phone: 505 988 8022
Where: Gerald Peters Gallery
Artists and Acequias: A Guided Experience of Canyon Rd/Eastside
For Budget Travelers! (FREE to $100)

Would you like to find your way in one of the older and more scenic neighborhoods with a local historian? Learn about the artists and writers who made Santa Fe one of the largest art markets in the US. See the mother ditch and find out about unique community events.

When: Mondays or by arrangement reservations required
Time: 10AM Reservations Required
Cost: $22/pp Minimum $56

Barbara Harrelson

Phone: 505.989.4561
Where: Meet in Plaza, near the obelisk; by appointment only
Literary Walking Tour, Downtown

The literary landmarks of New Mexico�s storied capital are both familiar and unexpected. Santa Fe�s plaza and La Fonda Hotel have figured prominently in many books. However, one of the nineteenth century�s most enduring American novels, written in Santa Fe�s Palace of the Governors, never mentions the place, or the American West at all!

Explore the history and culture (+) expand

Books Bayou

Phone: 505 920 9870
Where: 4 Arriba Circle Santa Fe,NM 87506
Write and Publish - Santa Fe Experience

Writers and artists have always come to Santa Fe to be energized, inspired and entertained. The city itself holds treasures yet to be told, stories that call out to the writer in us. You can hear them echoing from our mountains; see them shimmering in our light-soaked air, feel their truth under the vastness of our pure night skies. Here in �the City Different,� (+) expand

Cinny Green

Phone: 505-699-4747
Where: Santa Fe National Forest
Trail Writing Workshops
This is a DAY TRIP from Santa Fe
For Budget Travelers! (FREE to $100)

JOIN A TRAIL WRITER�S HIKE. As we walk together, I link elements of writing craft to moments of quiet, creative inspiration in the wilderness, and the wilderness of your imagination. On each trail, leave behind clich�d metaphors, facile emotions, and manufactured imagery of our culture. Let the rudiments of nature inspire your unique Writer�s Trails: the pattern of your (+) expand

Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

Phone: 505.946.1007
Where: Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
For Budget Travelers! (FREE to $100)

The Georgia O�Keeffe Museum offers many educational opportunities for life-long learning. Programs include adult learning and lectures, Art and Leadership for Women, family, and youth.

Family Programs
Programs are for children age 4-12 accompanied by an adult and led by the education staff unless otherwise noted. Programs are offered monthly. Each program begins with (+) expand

Ghost Ranch

Phone: 505.685.4333
Where: Ghost Ranch
An Unedited Heart, or Poetry Alchemy with Joan Logghe -Sept 25-Oct 1, 2011
This is a ONE TIME experience

Writing our way into our lives, reading the poems of the mystics, the Beats, and other lovely poets, we�ll journey that path between heart and mind. Both the ordinary and the sacred will fuel us, clarifying our sense of self and others. For more information, see
September 25-October 1, 2011

Joan Logghe, La Puebla, NM Joan works at poetry (+) expand

Ghost Ranch

2011 Workshop & Events Catalog
This is a DAY TRIP from Santa Fe

Ghost Ranch in Santa Fe and Abiqui

Phone: 505.982.8539, ext. 218
Where: Santa Fe and Abiqui
Photography, Poetry, Calligraphy, & Art

Ghost Ranch in Santa Fe is a place where the elements of community, culture, light and dialog form the basis of a special learning process.
Each year Ghost Ranch, with locations in Abiquiu and in Santa Fe, sponsors dozens of exhibits, performances, lectures and other special events.

Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu offers a Georgia O�Keeffe Landscape Tour, hiking trails, two internationally (+) expand

Jan Marquart

Phone: 505 466 1807

Memoir Santa Fe with local author Jan Marquart is a one and a half hour writing and discussion workshop,held in a local environment, designed to inspire you
to write a memoir of your experience of Santa Fe�s historic sights, wide sky and
enormous spirit. Memoir Santa Fe will open your creativity by using your pen
and heart to describe your experience of this special place. (+) expand

Lisa de St. Croix

Phone: 505. 995 9909
Where: At my studio or on location.
Travel and Nature Visual Journaling
For Budget Travelers! (FREE to $100)

Visual journaling combines both art making and the written word. Travel Journals record the ambience and personal experiences of the places you visit in an explosion of color and rich textures using found imagery such as maps, postcards and brochures as well as painting and writing. Nature Visual Journaling is an opportunity to slow down and observe the natural world while (+) expand

Mickey Bond

Phone: Call 505/660-4085
Where: Artist Studio
Blurb Book Coffee Q & A Saturday, March 12, 2011 (All Levels)
This is a ONE TIME experience

Do you want to make a Blurb Book to introduce your work to collectors and galleries but feel overwhelmed by the task? Don't! It's much easier than you think. Bring your laptop or iPad and we'll go the process together. We'll meet as a small group in my studio and put books together over coffee. Artists should have 7-9 high resolution jpgs of current work available as well (+) expand

Natasha Nargis

Phone: 505.986.1524
Where: Contact for details
Creating a Travel Journal with Words, Images & Memorabilia
For Budget Travelers! (FREE to $100)

Santa Fe is rich with visual images, history and experiences that make for a compelling travel journal. This class is for those who enjoy raveling and delight in taking their trips home with them. We will write stories and jot down impressions for future stories, as well as take photographs in the downtown area, Guadalupe District and on Canyon Road. Participants will need (+) expand

New Mexico Tourism Department

Phone: 505.827.7400
2011 Vacation Guide New Mexico
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Nina Brown

Phone: 505-559-4441
Where: National Education Association New Mexico
Who Are You? Why Are You Here?
For Budget Travelers! (FREE to $100)

Santa Fe exudes a vibration, a frequency that is unique to sacred sites, one of amplified electro-magnetism. Perhaps that is what drew you to the City Different. One is expanded, enlivened and enriched just by being in this �Spirit of Place.

Why is there a pilgrimage site, Santuario de Chimayo?

Why was the specific location for the Cathedral Basilica of Saint (+) expand

Project Life Stories

Phone: 505 -470-5267
Where: Santa Fe Studio
Create Your One Person Show!

Have You Dreamed of Writing and Performing a One Person Theater Show but don't know where to begin? Project Life Stories Theater is a Santa Fe based organization that specializes in solo performance, one of the only organizations of it's kind in the country. The spiritual and creative openness of Santa Fe fosters this kind of innovative, deep work. Come (+) expand

Santa Fe Community College

Phone: (505) 428-1270
Where: Santa Fe Community College
Writing Short Stories with Natasha Nargis Lara � April 30, 2011
This is a ONE TIME experience

Writing short stories is a fun, creative way to express yourself. With writer Natasha Nargis Lara, students will read and write short stories while exploring plot, dialogue, point of view and description. Writers will be free to share their stories with the class. This class tends to fill up quickly, so early registration is encouraged.

Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., (+) expand

Santa Fe Community College

Phone: (505) 428-1270
Where: Santa Fe Community College
The People of New Mexico From A to Z Lectures - March 29, 2011
This is a ONE TIME experience

Discover the history of New Mexico from Native American times to modern-day characters. The focus is on colorful New Mexico personalities -- famous, infamous and not-so-famous. Stories and personal accounts make major events in the state�s history come alive for you, and you�ll receive a reading list in case you want to know more about the people you�ve �met.�

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Santa Fe Community College - Various Fine Artists of Santa Fe

Continuing Education, Workshops, & Classes Spring 2011
Santa Fe Artist Workshops and Classes

Santa Fe Convention and Visitors Bureau

Phone: 1-800-777-2489
Official 2011 Santa Fe Visitors Guide

Susi Wolf

Phone: 505-881-1220
Where: Crystal Dove
Stories In the Afternoon
This is a DAY TRIP from Santa Fe
This is a ONE TIME experience
For Budget Travelers! (FREE to $100)

"Stories In the Afternoon" performance event: Susi Wolf, a regional professional storyteller, will present multicultural folktales that will make you laugh, feel, think and sigh. Her vast repertoire will show how stories can enhance our lives and enrich the human experience. Call Susi Wolf at 881-1220 for information.

Offerings change frequently, please let us know the dates you will be visiting and we will let you know what is on the schedule.

The Smart Center Santa Fe

Phone: 505-995-0274
Where: The Lodge at Santa Fe, New Mexico
Various Educators & Artists
This is for ADULTS ONLY

The Smart Center Santa Fe Workshops focus upon the merging together of the Art of Business and the Business of Art. Our Smart Center educational specialist (workshop leaders) offer unique and extremely relevant content intended to address the multi-dimensional needs of developing business people, creative artists, visual communicators, and established fine artists, performing (+) expand

Xperience Taos

Phone: 575-770-6798
Where: Taos, New Mexico
Workshops in Taos, New Mexico
This is a DAY TRIP from Santa Fe

Taos....clean air, blue sky, creative interesting people, scenic vistas, beautiful rainbows and sunsets.Taos has more creative and cultural activities per capita than any place in the world.

Check out our workshop schedule at

Workshop categories include: VISUAL ART (Fiber art, Fine Art, Photography), CREATIVITY (Culinary, Literary Arts, (+) expand

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