No Idle Hands: The Myths & Meanings of Tramp Art
March 12, 2017 - September 16, 2018
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.Learn More
Lloyd's Treasure Chest
Discover Folk Art Treasures!
January 29, 2017 - January 29, 2018
Take the Vehicle to the VaultLearn More
Negotiate, Navigate, Innovate: Strategies Folk Artists Use in Today's Global Market Place
in the Mark Naylor & Dale Gunn Gallery of Conscience
July 3, 2016 - January 8, 2018
The Mark Naylor and Dale Gunn Gallery of Conscience is an experimental gallery inside the Museum of International Folk Art where the public is invited to help shape the content and form of the exhibition in real tme.Learn More
FLAMENCO: From Spain to New Mexico
In the Hispanic Heritage Wing
November 22, 2015 - September 10, 2017
Passionate, fiery, sensual, intense In-depth examination of the history and culture of flamenco dance and music.
The Museum of International Folk Art presents Flamenco: From Spain to New Mexico, the most comprehensive exhibition to celebrate and study this living tradition as an art form. The exhibition opened November 22, 2015 and runs through September 10, 2017. More than 150 objects are featured. Among them, items once used by renowned artists Encarnación López y Júlvez “La Argentinita”, José Greco, and Vicente Romero and María Benítez (both from New Mexico). In addition to other stunning loans from private collectors will be those from the museum’s expansive permanent collection.Learn More
Multiple Visions: A Common Bond
On long-term display
"I believe we should preserve this evidence of the past, not as a pattern for sentimental imitation, but as nourishment for the creative spirit of the present."
- Alexander GirardLearn More
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