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Santa Fe Creative Tourism and the Inn and Spa at Loretto Debut ‘DIY Santa Fe’ Art Month in March 2012

Santa Fe Creative Tourism and the Inn and Spa at Loretto Debut ‘DIY Santa Fe’ Art Month in March 2012

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In March 2012, Santa Fe Creative Tourism and the Inn and Spa at Loretto will bring 21 local artists teaching 29 different art forms together to launch DIY Santa Fe, a month-long celebration of do-it-yourself artistic expression. Collectively, artists will offer more than 220 workshops and classes at their homes or studios throughout the month and can also accommodate spring break date requests, when possible. DIY Santa Fe participants can save 20 percent on accommodations at the Inn and enter the DIY Santa Fe giveaway for a chance to win a two-night, art-inspired getaway to Santa Fe in March.
In March 2012, Santa Fe Creative Tourism and the Inn and Spa at Loretto will bring 21 local artists teaching 29 different art forms together to launch DIY Santa Fe, a month-long celebration of do-it-yourself artistic expression. Collectively, artists will offer more than 220 workshops and classes at their homes or studios throughout the month and can also accommodate spring break date requests, when possible. DIY Santa Fe participants can save 20 percent on accommodations at the Inn and enter the DIY Santa Fe giveaway for a chance to win a two-night, art-inspired getaway to Santa Fe in March.

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Santa Fe Creative Tourism and the Inn and Spa at LorettoDebut ‘DIY Santa Fe’ Art Month in March 2012
Win an art-inspired getaway to the only UNESCO-appointed ‘City of Crafts, Folk  Art and Design’ in the United States
Media Contacts:
Lupe Hirt, MindSpeak PR, (303) 859-1762,lupeh@mindspeakpr.comBrent E. Hanifl, B.E.Hanifl & Associates, (608) 792-5746,santafecreativetourism@gmail.com
Release Summary
 Twenty-one local artists teaching 29 different art forms will hold DIY classes inMarch 2012.
Stay at the Inn during DIY Santa Fe and receive 20 percent off hotel rates.
Enter the DIY Santa Fe giveaway for a chance to win a two-night, art-inspiredgetaway to Santa Fe.
SANTA FE, N.M.
– Sept. 12, 2011 – Internationally recognized as a premiere artmarket, Santa Fe packs an artistic punch into its modest 37.4 square miles. Citystreets burgeon with more than 250 art galleries, over 20 art museums andcenters and five art schools. Santa Fe’s thriving and unique art communitybeckons art lovers worldwide to The City Different, and next year, they will have anew reason to visit. In March 2012,Santa Fe Creative Tourismand theInn and Spa at Lorettowill bring 21 local artists teaching 29 different art forms togetherto launchDIY Santa Fe, a month-long celebration of do-it-yourself artisticexpression. Collectively, artists will offer more than 220 workshops and classes attheir homes or studios throughout the month and can also accommodate springbreak date requests, when possible. DIY Santa Fe participants can save 20percent on accommodations at the Inn and enter the DIY Santa Fe giveaway for achance to win a two-night, art-inspired getaway to Santa Fe in March.“DIY Santa Fe is a great opportunity for travelers to use the inspiration of SantaFe’s beautiful natural environment to create a special memory or artwork.Workshop participants find that Santa Fe’s artists welcome visitors into theirstudios and are happy to share not only their methods, but tips on subjects such astheir favorite restaurants and shops,” said Sabrina Pratt, director of the City of Santa Fe Arts Commission.-More-
 
Why buy, when you can DIY?
Art, just like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. For many, it’s the story behindthe piece, the technique or color scheme and often the artists themselves thatbring an art piece to life. DIY Santa Fe sets the stage for everyday artists toexperience this intrinsic connection firsthand in one of the most artistic cities inthe world. For more than 400 years, art has been a revered form of communication, expression and unification in Santa Fe. Through DIY Santa Fe,artists, both native and relocated, hope to share their passion and craft withothers and awaken their inner artist.-More-
 
DIY Santa Fe will feature the talents of 21 local artists, including glass artist Jeffrey J. Schmitt; stoneware ceramics artist Theo Helmstadter and hand paintingyarn artist Robin Pascal. Participants will have the option to pick from 29 differentart forms, ranging from photography, visual journaling and egg painting to glassbeadmaking, encaustic painting and belly dancing. Class prices vary by selectionand duration, but range from $39 - $550. All class reservations must be bookeddirectly with the artist. For a complete class schedule or to book a classreservation, please visitwww.diysantafe.com. To book a hotel stay and redeem the 20 percent discount, patrons must usepromotion code RDIYSF online atwww.innatloretto.comor via phone at (866) 582-1646. Guests can join the Inn’s complimentaryLegacy Clubloyalty program toreceive an additional 20 percent savings on dining and spa during their stay.“Travel is more than simply boarding a plane to another place, it’s a collage of experiences woven together to create lasting memories,” said Dana Ortega,director of sales and marketing at the Inn and Spa at Loretto. “DIY Santa Feprovides the fabric for guests to weave their own experiences alongside some of Santa Fe’s most talented artists.”
DIY Santa Fe Art Getaway
 To commemorate DIY Santa Fe, Santa Fe Creative Tourism and the Inn and Spa atLoretto are giving away a two-night, art-inspired getaway to Santa Fe in March2012. To enter, contestants can visitDIY Santa Feto complete the entry form,which asks contestants to summarize in 150-words or less, what the ‘Spirit of Santa Fe’ means to them. A committee of DIY artist judges will read allsubmissions and select the final winner. The winner will be announced on Feb. 20,2012 and will receive:
 Two night stay at the Inn and Spa at Loretto
Dinner for two with the artist in Luminaria
$100 food and beverage credit
 Two complimentary passes to a DIY Santa Fe artist workshop To learn more about DIY Santa Fe, book classes or inquire about multi-classpricing, please visitwww.diysantafe.com. To book a hotel stay, please visitwww.innatloretto.comor call (866) 582-1646.
About Santa Fe Creative Tourism
Santa Fe Creative Tourism is a program of the city of Santa Fe that works with artists andarts businesses to develop and promote workshops that allow visitors to experienceSanta Fe’s unique culture in a hands-on fashion. Partnerships and collaborations with the
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