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Library Pop-Up Open House
Lectures and Talks

Library Pop-Up Open House

June 2, 2019

Join us on Sunday, June 2nd for a Library pop-up open house from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm for "Girard before the Wing," A look back at Alexander Girard’s MOIFA exhibitions in the decades prior to his 1982 landmark Multiple Visions: A Common Bond.

All are invited to discover the Bartlett Library & Archives at the Museum of International Folk Art through our 2019 Open House series, featuring pop-up exhibits exploring the world of folk art and the history of the Museum. Please join us for these free events!

Image: Detail, Nacimiento exhibition guide, Alexander Girard, 1961.

Learn more about our Bartlett Library and Archives http://www.internationalfolkart.org/collection/library-and-archives.html

About the Museum of International Folk Art: http://www.internationalfolkart.org/

Founded in 1953 by Florence Dibell Bartlett, the Museum of International Folk Art’s mission is to foster understanding of the traditional arts to illuminate human creativity and shape a humane world. The museum holds the world’s largest international folk art collection of more than 150,000 objects from six continents and over 150 nations, representing a broad range of global artists whose artistic expressions make Santa Fe an international crossroads of culture. For many visitors, fascination with folk art begins upon seeing the whimsical toys and traditional objects within the Girard Collection. For others, the international textiles, ceramics, carvings and other cultural treasures in the Neutrogena Collection provide the allure.  The museum’s historic and contemporary Latino and Hispano folk art collections, spanning the Spanish Colonial period to modern-day New Mexico, reflect how artists respond to their time and place in ways both delightful and sobering. In 2010, the museum opened the Mark Naylor and Dale Gunn Gallery of Conscience, where exhibitions encourage visitors to exchange ideas on complex issues of human rights and social justice.

A division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs. 706 Camino Lejo, on Museum Hill in Santa Fe, NM 87505. (505) 476-1200.

Hours: 10 am to 5 pm daily, May through October; closed Mondays November through April, closed Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.