Welcome to ARTsmart New Mexico

 ARTsmart empowers and transforms lives by teaching art, literacy, and life skills.

ARTsmart is a 501c3 nonprofit organization



 Events & News


ARTsmart Logo Contest

ARTsmart is looking for creative individuals to help us create our new logo.  Please go to Contest Rules for more information. Ends May 1st.


NOW ACCEPTING:  Applications for ARTsmart Scholarships are now being accepted from graduating seniors who will be attending art school for the 2017-18 year. NEW THIS YEAR: Students from ANY New Mexico High School/home school may apply. Due May 1st.

Upcoming Events:

Thursday, June 8: “Behind The Woman In Gold” Featuring Peter Altmann. Film & conversation. BUY TICKETS HERE!

Friday/Saturday June 9-10: ARTsmart’s Edible Art Tour in downtown Santa Fe and Canyon Road. BUY TICKETS HERE!
VOTE HERE for Edible Art Tour Best Gallery/Best Bite (voting open 5pm 6/9 to 5pm 6/12)

ARTsmart’s NEW Location: 1201 Parkway Drive!

ARTsmart’s new home is not just a facility for hosting our comprehensive educational programs; it is also a realization of our goal of serving a population of diverse learners. Our new centrally located space promises exponential growth as part of the Siler Arts District where collaboration will be enhanced along with providing opportunities for families from all parts of Santa Fe to take our classes and be a part of our programs.

ARTsmart’s New Home! 2 minute video

ARTsmart Welcomes “Artie” the Giraffe Sculpture by  Fredrick Prescott

New Building


“I made it … this is my work!”

Take a moment to feel the positive identity, pride, and self-confidence
this statement reveals about 
an ARTsmart student
who proclaims it before an audience of peers and adults.

You can make a difference in the lives of the youth of Northern New Mexico!