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Davis Mather Folk Art Gallery

141 Lincoln Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2005
+1 505-983-1660
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this is a great folk art gallery to visit. it is very near the plaza and very small but fun! Great... read more

Reviewed November 27, 2017
emiliam
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denver, colorado
Looking for Experts in Mexican Folk Art?

Go no farther than Davis and Christine Mather. Their considerable expertise is built from... read more

Reviewed March 16, 2017
Mary R
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Seattle, Washington
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Folk and Unusual arts from Mexico and New Mexico. Owned for 40 years in the same family!
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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141 Lincoln Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2005
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Reviewed November 27, 2017

this is a great folk art gallery to visit. it is very near the plaza and very small but fun! Great carved wood pieces and nice people! Has been in business for over thirty years in Santa Fe!

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Reviewed March 16, 2017

Go no farther than Davis and Christine Mather. Their considerable expertise is built from collecting, working with folk artists and, in many respects participating in the development of this delightful artistic tradition from Oaxaca to Santa Fe. I had the distinct pleasure of joining them...More

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Reviewed January 28, 2017

My first visit was an accident. I had lost the tail from a small purple Mexican wooden armadillo that I had purchased at the Smithsonian and asked if they possibly had extra tails. The wonderful guy opened a drawer with plastic bags full of wooden...More

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Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

We have shopped here for years and always pick up a new piece when we are in town. Our favorites are northern NM folk carvings of pigs and birds. Great Mexican collection, too. Charming owners.

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Reviewed December 3, 2016

I was delighted upon entering the Davis Mather Folk Art Gallery during my stay in Santa Fe. I enjoyed chatting with the amiable and genuinely kind man working in the gallery, Todd. It didn't take long for a beautiful Oaxacan made leather wallet to catch...More

1  Thank kellycowgill
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Reviewed November 9, 2016

This shop has been selling handmade regional art for many years downtown. The same family has owned and managed the store for over 25 years.

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Reviewed November 3, 2016

This gallery has folk art from Mexico and New Mexico. The proprietors have a deep understanding and appreciation of the artists whose work they sell. The prices are good, especially considering that they are in Santa Fe, where things can be pretty pricey! Folk art...More

Thank Michael W
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Reviewed September 23, 2016

First place visited on arrival to Santa Fe thanks to photos from other Trip Advisors. Had to have a colorful Joe Ortega jackrabbit. and chicken. Lots to see, wall full of colorful snakes. Owners very pleasant & prompt in answering email queries. Best place I...More

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Reviewed September 3, 2016

This little gallery off the beaten path is full to the brim of Folk Art, both native and Oaxacan. I was on the look out for Navajo Chickens and they had a great collection. I have bought here previously and the owner is knowledgeable and...More

1  Thank Kim A
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Reviewed August 27, 2016

This is such a fun store with beautiful folk art items. I was especially interested in the oaxacan pieces but there were so many great items. He mentioned they go to Oaxaca to buy directly from the artists a couple of times a year and...More

1  Thank thestonebacks
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