There’s always something exciting happening at the Museum of International Folk Art! Join us for our many programs listed below.
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Join us for an Art and Architecture trip to Truchas and Las Trampas featuring art created by well-known Hispanic santeros and painters of work in two historic churches (one built in the 1700s). We then visit “Casa de las Nubes” the home of a self-taught woodcarver who has been building it for 30 years. Lunch in Chimayo completes the tour. THIS TRIP HAS FILLED, waiting list only. To join the Friends of Folk Art call 505.982.6366 ext. 100, join on-line
In Truchas we will visit the Nuestra Senora del Riosario Church; built in the early 1800’s the church is significant for its age, architecture and Altar screen. We also have the rare opportunity to visit the town’s Morada, and the hand-made home of Isabro Ortega wil be opened to us. In Las Trampas we will visit the San Jose Gracia Church, built in the late 1700’s the altar screen several bultos have been atributed to early New Mexican Santeros. This tour is exclisively for current Friends of Folk Art members, and space is limited! The cost of the tour is $45.00 per person and includes transportation from the Museum of International Folk Art and lunch at Rancho de Chimayo. THIS EVENT HAS FILLED
Daily Walk-In Docent Tours
Our docents open up the world of folk art and the history of the museum to you. No reservations are required for docent tours, which are available:
10:30 & 11:30AM and 2:00PM. To confirm the day’s tours, please call the museum front desk at 505-476-1204.Learn More