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Thurs July 13 – Sunday July 16, International Folk Art Market, Museum Hill Santa Fe:
2017 International Folk Art Market outdoors exhibiting works from more than 170 artists from more than 60 countries. Related events hosted by the Museum of International Folk Art include gallery talks and hands-on workshops, primarily with market artists and musicians. Admission to free, related events inside the museums are free with market admission, except where noted. Parking will be unavailable at the Museum of International Folk Art and the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture Thursday, July 13—Sunday, July 16. Visitors use a free park-and-ride service provided by the City of Santa Fe, which departs from the South Capitol Rail Runner station and the PERA building. For maps and more info: https://www.folkartalliance.org/events-programs/international-folk-art-market-santa-fe/getting-to-the-market/

Friday, July 14, 5:00PM - New Mexico Museum of Art, Downtown Santa Fe:
Music at the Museum, AlmaZazz! Local musical talent, performed in the garden courtyard. Included with cost of admission. Admission is free for NM Residents with ID after 5:00 pm

Saturday, July 15, 10:00AM-4:00PM – Fort Selden, North of Las Cruces:
Wonders on Wheels! mobile museum will be at Fort Selden Historic Site on July 15 from 10am to 4pm. The van houses an amazing dinosaur exhibit with exciting dinosaur activities! http://media.newmexicoculture.org/event/3367/wonders-on-wheels

Sat, July 15, 1:00 -2:00PM & Sun July 16, 12:00PM - Museum of International Folk Art, Museum Hill Santa Fe:
Negotiate, Navigate, Innovate: Strategies Folk Artists Use in Today’s Global Marketplace-Mark Naylor and Dale Gunn Gallery of Conscience (inside MOIFA) South Africa’s bead artist Lulama Patience Sihlabenib & Peru’s retablo artist Claudio Jimenez Quipse discuss folk art and activism.
http://media.newmexicoculture.org/event/3325/gallery-talk

Saturday, July 15, 3:00PM-4:00PM – Museum of International Folk Art, Museum Hill, Santa Fe:
Flamenco Music Workshop – with Jesus Munoz. Entry level Flamenco workshop. http://media.newmexicoculture.org/event/3326/flamenco-music-workshop

Sunday July 16 12:00PM-4:00PM – New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, Las Cruces:
14th Annual Ice Cream Sunday on National Ice Cream day. Admission for the event $5 adults, $4 senior citizens, $3 children-4-17, Children under three free.

Sunday July 16 1:00PM-4:00PM - Museum of International Folk Art, Museum Hill Santa Fe:
Hands-on Basket Making with chenille stems - Budding artists ages 3 to 103 can learn basket-making basics using chenille stems (a.k.a. pipe cleaners!) http://media.newmexicoculture.org/event/3330/hands-on-basket-making

Sun July 16 3:00PM-4:00PM - Museum of International Folk Art, Museum Hill Santa Fe:
Drum & Dance Workshop with Frank Leto of PANdemonium and Pilar Leto of the Odara Dance Ensemble present a hands-on family workshop on the connection between drum and dance across cultures
http://media.newmexicoculture.org/event/3328/drum-dance-workshop-with-frank-pilar-leto

Sun July 16 1:30-3:30PM - NM History Museum, Downtown Santa Fe
Families Make History - learn about painting with a natural dye, cochineal. This dye powder is made from the bodies of dried female cochineal insects, found in Mexico, Central America and some parts of the southwestern U.S. Make your own watercolor paints in reds, pinks and purples and experiment. Seating and materials are limited. http://media.newmexicoculture.org/institution/19/new-mexico-history-museum


RECENT OPENINGS/EVENTS:

Da Vinci¬—The Genius Exhibition coming to New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science in 2018
http://media.newmexicoculture.org/release/582/da-vinci-the-genius-exhibition-in-new-mexico-in-2018

Horno Construction, Palace of the Governors, Downtown Santa Fe
Construction of a beehive shaped mud-oven known as a Horno in the courtyard of the Palace of the Governors began this week, and finishes next week. The completed horno will bake bread for Museum visitors. http://media.newmexicoculture.org/release/577/horno-construction-project-in-palace-courtyard

Quilts of Southwest China, Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe Museum Hill
Just opened last weekend, this is an exhibit of opulent textiles that have previously received little attention from scholars, collectors, or museums.
http://media.newmexicoculture.org/exhibition/2890/quilts-of-southwest-china


For more information, news releases, images, and event information, check the NM Department of Cultural Affairs Media Center at http://media.newmexicoculture.org/

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