Abiquiù was the one of the homes of artist Georgia O’Keeffe from 1929 until 1984. The Georgia O’Keeffe Home and Studio is in Abiquiú and she also owned property at the nearby Ghost Ranch. Many of her paintings depict scenes near Abiquiú.
Ghost Ranch is a 21,000-acre retreat and education center located close to the village of Abiquiú, New Mexico. It was the home and studio of Georgia O’Keeffe.
Ghost Ranch is also known for a remarkable concentration of fossils, most notably that of the theropod dinosaur Coelophysis, of which it has been estimated that nearly a thousand individuals have been preserved in a quarry at Ghost Ranch.
Ghost Ranch Education and Retreat Center is a place for renewal and retreat. The towering rock walls and vivid colors hold a hypnotic power.
People from all over the world come for spiritual development, to discuss issues of peace and justice, to work together in creation care, to paint, write poetry, to hike, ride horseback, to research globally renowned archaeological and fossil quarries… or simply to rest and renew their spirits.