Discover amazing art work and the studios where they were created


Placitas Artists Open Their Studios on Mother’s Day Weekend.

On Mother’s Day Weekend, May 12 and 13, from 10 am to 5 pm, the 21st Annual Placitas Studio Tour presents 55 artists who welcome visitors to their studios for a personal and educational behind-the-scenes look at their artwork. You are invited to take advantage of this special opportunity to discover the artists’ fascinating and uniquely creative environments. Some studios will only be open to the public during the studio tour.

This year the tour has many new artists who have broadened the already wide array of fine art and craft that is offered during the tour’s two-day event. Creations in basketry, fiber, ceramics, steel art, glass art, sculpture, mosaics, mixed media, weaving, folk art, collage, stained glass, wood sculptures, jewelry, painting, pottery, photography, paper quilting await you at the forty-eight studios that are located throughout the scenic foothills of Placitas.

Guests are reminded to wear comfortable walking shoes as the terrain can change from the diverse studio settings. Many artists offer

complimentary snacks and beverages, including water.

Placitas, New Mexico is located in the foothills of the Sandia Mountains off I-25 between Albuquerque and Santa Fe. Directions from I-25 are to take Exit #242 and turn east on Highway 165 towards Placitas. Colorful signs will direct you to the studios of your choice.

For more information, visit the tour website.

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