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Immersive Art Tour & Chocolate Tasting

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Stop At: Nedra Matteucci Galleries, 1075 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2735

We'll kick off our immersive tour at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, a landmark Santa Fe art gallery. Housed in a beautiful, sprawling historic adobe building, Nedra Matteucci Galleries specializes in work with a Southwestern flair by modern and contemporary New Mexico artists. There, you'll discover artwork by notable local artists, delve into the work on view through a fun and insightful technique for art interpretation, and visit a gorgeous sculpture garden.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Peters Projects, 1011 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2735

Next door, in an impressive and airy gallery space, Peters Projects features a range of fascinating artwork by local and international cutting-edge contemporary artists. We'll take a closer look at the methods and media these artists use and the concepts that inspire them.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Canyon Road, Santa Fe, NM

After exploring the current exhibitions at Peters Projects, we'll head to Canyon Road, Santa Fe's historic arts district and home to over 80 galleries. Take in the unique ambiance of this art district as we stroll to our next gallery.

Stop At: Pippin Contemporary, 409 Canyon Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA

Our final gallery stop is Pippin Contemporary, a cozy gallery on Canyon Road that celebrates color. Through fun prompts and conversation, we’ll explore messages and meaning in the artwork on view, pinpoint what we personally connect with, and uncover what we value about art.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Kakawa Chocolate House, 1050 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2736

To conclude the tour, we’ll visit Kakawa Chocolate House and indulge in tantalizing chocolate elixirs that stimulate the senses with unique combinations of herbs, spices, and fine drinking chocolate. Once you've selected your favorite flavor, we'll continue the conversation while enjoying the Kakawa elixirs of our choice. Chocolate tasting and one small chocolate elixir for each person is included in the price of the tour.

Duration: 25 minutes
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Elaine is so knowledgable and enthusiastic as the tour guide. Immediately at our first sculpture, Elaine's energy level poured out onto the 4 of us and she managed to get each of us to participate in the activity 'at hand.' On this tour, I was...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Mike A
Elaine R, Owner at Santa Fe Art Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Mike, thank you so much for your review! It was a pleasure meeting you, and I so appreciated your enthusiasm on the tour. It's also wonderful to hear about your objectives for this tour and that you feel it was worthwhile –– and fun! That...More

Reviewed May 21, 2019

Imagine your first visit to the galleries on Canyon Road without an experienced guide? Elaine introduced us to three diverse galleries while providing an interactive interpretative experience -- my wife and I considered it "couple's art therapy". Being treated to a chocolate elixir at the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Tom P
Elaine R, Owner at Santa Fe Art Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Tom, thank you so much for this great review! I remember your comment about couples art therapy – I love it. It's so cool that art has the power to bring us together and encourage us to consider other perspectives. And the chocolate doesn't hurt, either!...More

Reviewed March 28, 2019

Our family of four was wowed by Elaine's Matter of Taste Tour. The goal was to explore our taste in art by evaluating pieces in different galleries with her guidance. We then each individually chose a piece of art in a gallery and explained to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Elaine R, Owner at Santa Fe Art Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2019

Channing, thank you so much for your review. It was a joy to read this and to know that you all enjoyed your tour and felt encouraged to interpret and discuss the work on view. We aim to make our tours both fun and educational,...More

Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

Elaine is the owner and tour guide of this low key art tour that my friends snd Ai enjoyed thoroughly. She took us on s leisurely stroll through 3 art galleries in Santa Fe and challenged us to look at art differently. We learned a...More

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Elaine R, Owner at Santa Fe Art Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2019

Thank you so much for your review, Lisa. I really enjoyed meeting you and your friends (what a fun group of travel buddies you have!), and I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience – and that you feel like an art aficionado....More

Reviewed January 13, 2019

Not your average chocolate shop. The art tour is nice, the art is nice, the sweets are a real treat. Free samples and the story behind each chocolate makes for a great diversion when visiting Santa Fe!More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JeffnSusan
Elaine R, Owner at Santa Fe Art Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2019

Thanks so much for your review! I am glad that you enjoyed the chocolate tasting. It is indeed a real treat! Fortunately, some of those chocolate elixirs have health benefits – so there's always a good excuse for enjoying one (or several). I hope you'll...More

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