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Quilts of Southwest China
Sun, Dec 17, 2017 thru Sun, Jan 21, 2018
weekly 8 AM - 5 PM
Location: Museum of International Folk Art

In SW China, traditional bed coverings, clothing, and household items have long been made from patched and appliqued scraps to create artistic and functional textiles. A bi-national consortium of American and Chinese museums have come together. visit our website
Crafting Memory: The Art of Community in Peru
Sun, Dec 17, 2017 thru Sun, Mar 10, 2019
weekly 8 AM - 5 PM
Location: Museum of International Folk Art

This exhibition explores the new directions taken by current Peruvian folk artists during the recent decades of social and political upheaval and economic change. visit our website
No Idle Hands: The Myths and Meanings of Tramp Art
Sun, Dec 17, 2017 thru Sun, Sep 16, 2018
onetime 10 AM - 5 PM
Location: Museum of International Folk Art

Tramp art is the product of industry, a style of woodworking from the late 19th and early 20th centuries that made use of discarded cigar boxes and fruit crates that were notched and layered to make a variety of domestic objects. visit our website
No Idle Hands: The Myths and Meanings of Tramp Art
Sun, Dec 17, 2017 thru Sun, Sep 16, 2018
weekly 10 AM - 5 PM
Location: Museum of International Folk Art

Over 150 examples of tramp art, concentrating on works the from the United States, with additional examples from France, Germany, Switzerland, Scandinavia, Canada, Mexico and Brazil to demonstrate the far reach of this art form. visit our website
Third Annual Lunar New Year Celebration
Sun, Feb 18 onetime 1 PM - 4 PM
Location: Museum of International Folk Art

Celebrate the Year of the Dog, at MOIFA's third annual Lunar New Year Celebration. Enjoy refreshments, art making for ages 3 to 103 and Vietnamese Lion Dance Parades. Free with Museum Admission. visit our website
Ninth Annual Folk Art Flea
Sat, May 5 onetime 10 AM - 3 PM
Location: Museum of International Folk Art

A dazzling array of folk art treasures from across the globe at bargain prices. All proceeds benefit the Museum of International Folk Art through the Museum of New Mexico Foundation. Current Friends of Folk Art members get first pick shopping. visit our website

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