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A Gathering of Voices
Featured Event Family Exhibition Opening

A Gathering of Voices

December 16, 2018
1:00 PM - 4:00 AM

Public Opening: Join us for Free admission, live music, hands-on art projects at the the opening of A Gathering of Voices: Folk Art from the Judith Espinar and Tom Dillenberg Collection.

  • Enjoy live jazz music by the Cyrus Campbell Group
  • Make festive candle holders with ceramic artists Mary Olson and Lucy Ranney
  • Refreshments by the Women’s Board of Museum of New Mexico, 2:00-4:00 pm

Join us for the opening of A Gathering of Voices: Folk Art from the Judith Espinar and Tom Dillenberg Collection. The exhibition celebrates the promised gift to the Museum of International Folk Art of the collection of Judith Espinar and Tom Dillenberg. The museum opens the exhibition Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. It runs through Aug. 25, 2019.

The opening reception will be held Sunday, Dec. 16 from 1 – 4 p.m. at the Museum of International Folk Art. The day’s festivities include live jazz music by the Cyrus Campbell Group. Ceramic artists Mary Olson and Lucy will help patrons make festive clay candle holders.

Refreshments from 2 – 4 p.m. , hosted by the Women’s Board of the Museum of New Mexico. Free admission for everyone sponsored by the Museum of New Mexico Foundation, Fund for Museum Education.

Comprised primarily of ceramic traditions from Mexico, Spain, France, Hungary, Morocco and numerous other countries, the collection also includes rich holdings of New Mexico santos, Latin American retablos and metalwork, furniture and textiles from around the world. The exhibition brings together the various voices of international cultures and living traditions, through the vision of one collector.

For more information about the exhibit visit http://moifa.org/exhibition/3841/a-gathering-of-voices-folk-art-from-the-judith-espinar-and-tom-dillenberg-collection

Media link: http://media.newmexicoculture.org/exhibition/3841/a-gathering-of-voice 

Photo Credit: Detail of face jar, Giacomo Lo Bianco (Sicily), 1993-94, ceramic. Photo: Addison Doty

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