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Santa Fe's

Metaphysical Wonderland

For 35 years, we have had the joy of meeting the wonderful people of Santa Fe, tourists from all over the world, and creating a space where people come together.

Discover your new favorite book, a crystalline friend, fabulous jewelry, or the perfect gift for any occasion.




Author Events:

Book Signings + Talks

Discover what authors are coming to visit The Ark! What better way to celebrate a bookstore than a book signing. Events usually last 2 hours and include a reading, discussion, meet + greet, and signing.

Interested in hosting your event at The Ark? Reach out to our Event Coordinator here.


Upcoming Events:

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pasha hogan | Joy of creative discovery

march 10, 2018 | 2:00-4:00 p.m.

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Jamie sams | medicine cards

march 17, 2018 | 6:00-8:00 p.m.


Women Rule

"When sleeping women wake, mountains will move"

These are some of our favorite titles about women written by women. Whether you are a feminist, a partner to an awesome woman, or are just curious about what makes women so magical.

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When Women Were Birds by Terry Tempest Williams

"I am leaving you all my journals, but you must promise me you won't look at them until after I'm gone." This is what Terry Tempest Williams's mother, the matriarch of a large Mormon clan in northern Utah, told her a week before she died. It was a shock to Williams to discover that her mother had kept journals. But not as much of a shock as it was to discover that the three shelves of journals were all blank. In fifty-four short chapters, Williams recounts memories of her mother, ponders her own faith, and contemplates the notion of absence and presence art and in our world.


Women Who Run With the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estés

In Women Who Run with the Wolves, Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés unfolds rich intercultural myths, fairy tales, folk tales, and stories, many from her own traditions, in order to help women reconnect with the fierce, healthy, visionary attributes of this instinctual nature. Through the stories and commentaries in this remarkable book, we retrieve, examine, love, and understand the Wild Woman, and hold her against our deep psyches as one who is both magic and medicine.


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Literary Witches by Taisia Kitaiskaia

Perfect for both book lovers and coven members, Literary Witches is a treasure and a source of inspiration. Kitaiskaia and Horan bring fresh insights on your most beloved authors, suggest enchanting new writers, and invite you to rediscover the magic of literature. 




Because There's No Such Thing as Having Too Many Crystals...



Come for a visit:

The Ark on Romero


When we set up shop 35 years ago, Santa Fe was a whole lot smaller. Since Santa Fe has grown around us, we are tucked away like a secret garden. Add some magic to your day and come see us!

We are located behind REI in the Railyard District                                     

The purpose of our lives is to be happy
— His Holiness the Dalai Lama
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