santa fe convention and visitors bureau: Media Center/Press Room/City Profile
Santa Fe was designated a UNESCO Creative City in 2005, the first U.S. city to be so honored and currently one of only five Creative Cities in the world.
The Global Alliance for Cultural Diversity’s Creative Cities Network
The Creative Cities Network connects creative cities so that they can share experiences, know-how, training in business skills and technology.
The city continues to evolve as a hub for cultural industries as artists, visionaries, entrepreneurs and countless visitors come to Santa Fe to be inspired by and to take part in a rich and unique aesthetic tradition. Santa Feâ€™s appointment to the Creative Cities Network is a testament to the cityâ€™s important achievements in cultural industry development, and it fosters the cityâ€™s drive to share experiences, knowledge and best-practices with other cultural clusters on a global platform.