Events

There’s always something exciting happening at the Museum of International Folk Art! Join us for our many programs listed below.

Arts Alive August 1 & 3
Workshop Family

Arts Alive August 1 & 3

August 1, 2017
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

A collaborative summer program at the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, the Museum of Spanish Colonial Arts, The Santa Fe Botanical Garden and the Museum of International Folk Art providing free hands on workshops for ages 3 to 103.

Tuesday & Thursday August 1 & 3 Quilting and fabric collage project presented in conjunction with the exhibition Quilts from Southwest China.  Groups of six or more, please call Patricia 505.476.1212 to guarantee free museum admission.

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Flamenco En Vivo
Featured Event Performance

Flamenco En Vivo

August 2, 2017
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

In the Hispanic Heritage Wing

Joaquin Gallegos performs Flamenco guitar in the exhibition Flamenco: From Spain to New Mexico.  By museum admission, New Mexico resident Seniors (age 60 & up) admitted free every Wednesday; youth 16 and under and Museum of New Mexico Foundation Members always free.

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First Sunday- NM residents Free
Family Featured Event

First Sunday- NM residents Free

August 6, 2017
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

New Mexico resident free day!

New Mexico residents admitted Free the first Sunday of each month.

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Arts Alive August 8 & 10
Workshop Family

Arts Alive August 8 & 10

August 8, 2017
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

A collaborative summer program on Museum Hill at the Museum of Spanish Colonial Arts, The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, The Santa Fe Botanical Garden and the Museum of International Folk Art.

August 8 and 10.  10am to 2PM Try your hands at basket makiing with Carlos Herrera.  Groups of six or more, call Patricia 505.476.1212 to guarantee free admission.

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Flamenco En Vivo
Performance Featured Event

Flamenco En Vivo

August 30, 2017
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join Joaquin Gallegos for live Flamenco guitar in the exhibition Flamenco: From Spain to New Mexico.  By Museum admission, New Mexico residents seniors (age 60 & up) are admitted Free every Wednesday.  Youth 16 and under and members of the Museum of New Mexico Foundation are always free!

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First Sunday- NM residents Free
Family Featured Event

First Sunday- NM residents Free

September 3, 2017
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

New Mexico resident free day!

New Mexico residents are admitted free the first Sunday of each month.

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México Mágico: Magical Mexico City
Friends of Folk Art (FOFA) Members-only Travel and Tours

México Mágico: Magical Mexico City

September 4, 2017 through September 12, 2017
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Friends of Folk Art tour of Mexico City

This trip is full.

Download Itinerary as PDF            

This Trip Includes:

  • Hotel Accommodations
  • Some Airport Transfers
  • Entry fees to museums
  • Two artist workshops
  • Comfortable / Secure Transportation in a Sprinter van
  • Breakfasts at the hotel, 6 lunches and 3 dinners
  • Ballet Folklórico Performance tickets               

Exclusions:

  • Round trip airfare to Mexico City
  • Personal Expenses, extra beverages and alcoholic drinks
  • Trip insurance (It is recommended that travelers purchase trip insurance)
  • Airport transfers for arrival and departure times not compatible with group transfers
  • Tips for guides and drivers   

Price and Payment Information This trip is open only to current members of Friends of Folk Art. The total price per person based on double occupancy is $2,130. The single supplement is $350. This price includes a $250 donation to the Museum of International Folk Art through the Museum of New Mexico Foundation and is tax deductible and does not include aire fare. A deposit of $500/person is due upon registration and confirmation.

Cancellation and Refund Policy If a cancellation is made before April 1, 2017, you will receive a full refund. Partial refunds less the $250 donation and any non-refundable expenses will be considered until July 1, 2017. No refunds will be made for trip cancellations after July 1, 2017.

About Khristaan Villela Khristaan D. Villela, PhD is the Director of the Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe, NM. He specializes in the history of Pre-Columbian and Latin American art, and on the reception of ancient American culture in the modern world. He has curated exhibitions at the Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, the Miho Museum, Kyoto, Japan, and the New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe. Most recently he was consulting curator for Miguel Covarrubias: Drawing a Cosmopolitan Line, Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe (2014). He is the author of Ancient Civilizations of the Americas: Man, Nature, and Spirit in Pre-Columbian Art (Miho Museum, 2011); The Aztec Calendar Stone (with Mary Miller, Getty Publications, 2010); and Contemporary Mexican Architecture and Design (with Ellen Bradbury Reid and Logan Wagner, Gibbs Smith Publications, 2002). Khristaan grew up in a home filled with Mexican folk art and is an enthusiastic supporter of folk artists.                                                                   

About Marina Aguirre Marina began her professional life as a banker but made a major career change to follow her passions of history and anthropology.  She has a master’s degree in Ethno History and is a Ph.D. candidate in History.  Her dissertation is “The roots of patronage in the religious celebrations of villages in Chiapas, Mexico in the 16th & 17th centuries.” Based in Merida, Yucatan, Marina has led previous trips to Mexico City and to other areas of Mexico including Chiapas and Oaxaca for the past five years.  www.marinaaguirre.blogspot.com

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Flamenco En Vivo
Performance Featured Event

Flamenco En Vivo

September 6, 2017
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Final live music in the gallery

Join Flamenco artists from Casa Flamenca for the final live Flamenco in the gallery. By Museum admission, New Mexico resident Seniors (age 60 & up) FREE on Wednesdays; youth 16 and under and Museum of New Mexico Foundation Members always free!

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First Sunday- NM residents Free
Family Featured Event

First Sunday- NM residents Free

October 1, 2017
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

New Mexico resident free day!

New Mexico residents are admitted free the first Sunday of each month.

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Noche de Muertos
Ticketed events and galas Featured Event

Noche de Muertos

November 4, 2017
5:30 PM - 12:00 PM

Honorary Co-chairs Ali MacGraw and Luis Tapia and the Gala Committees invite you to a spirited evening in two-parts benefiting the Museum of International Folk Art.  Noche de Muertos and Post-Noche – the after-fiesta

Saturday, November 4, 2017 – 706 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe

Drinks 5:30 p.m. - Dinner 6:30 p.m. - Desserts and Live Auction 7:30 p.m.

The celebration continues when Post-Noche begins at 8:30 p.m.

 Live Auction – Raffle – Costume Contest – Face Painting – Dancing & Entertainment

 ONE TICKET – TWO PARTIES!  A soulfully good time.

Individual: $200 per person

One mix and mingle admission for the entire evening.

Table for Eight: $1,600

Reserved table for eight guests for the entire evening.

SPONSOR LEVELS

Calacas $500  Admits one: One raffle ticket, recognition on event signage. Calaveras $1000  Admits two: Two raffle tickets, recognition on event signage, museum donor board, MNMF annual report.

Catrina $2500  Admits four: Four raffle tickets, recognition in print advertising, on event signage, museum donor board, MNMF annual report. Four unique prints from Peruvian art collective Amapolay.

Angelitos $5000  Admits eight for a reserved table: Eight raffle tickets, recognition in print advertising, on event signage, museum donor board, MNMF annual report. Collections tour with curator for eight. Eight signed copies of Borderless: The Art of Luis Tapia.

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. TICKETS TO POST-NOCHE (See Below) ARE STILL AVAILABLE.

Tickets to Post-Noche only

$35 per person or $60 per couple, includes one drink per person and a fantastic dessert buffet. 8:30 p.m. to midnight. Cash bar. Ticket price portion that is Tax-deductible: pending- available soon.  All ticket and sponsor levels include entry into both Noche and Post-Noche, cocktails, dinner and dancing from 5:30 p.m. - Midnight.

Proceeds from Noche de Muertos support the Museum of International Folk Art’s exhibitions and educational programs through the Museum of New Mexico Foundation (MNMF). MNMF is the non-profit fiscal agent of the Museum of International Folk Art, a division of the State of New Mexico’s Department of Cultural Affairs. All corporate and individual philanthropic contributions flow directly through the Museum of New Mexico Foundation to MoIFA. MNMF is a private 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Tax ID: 85-0202503.

For further information on sponsorship opportunities please contact:

Alexandra Hesbrook Museum of New Mexico Foundation PO Box 2065 Santa Fe, NM 87504 Phone: 505.982.6366, ext. 119 Email: alex@museumfoundation.org

Tickets ON SALE NOW at Worldfolkart.org

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First Sunday- NM residents Free
Family

First Sunday- NM residents Free

November 5, 2017
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

New Mexico resident free day

New Mexico residents free the first Sunday of each month.

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Museum Closed
Closure

Museum Closed

November 23, 2017
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Closed for Thanksgiving

The Museum of International Folk Art will be closed Thursday November 23, 2017 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

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First Sunday- NM residents Free
Family

First Sunday- NM residents Free

December 3, 2017
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

New Mexico resident free day!

New Mexico residents admitted free the first Sunday of each month.

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Museum Closed
Closure

Museum Closed

December 25, 2017
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Museum Closed December 25

The Museum of International Folk Art will be closed Monday December 25, 2017

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Museum Closed
Closure

Museum Closed

January 1, 2018
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Musuem of International Folk Art will be closed Monday January 1, 2018

The Musuem of International Folk Art will be closed Monday January 1, 2018

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