There’s always something exciting happening at the Museum of International Folk Art! Join us for our many programs listed below.
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Enjoy live Flamenco guitar in the gallery
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!
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Stitching Together Quilts of Southwest China: The Making of a Bi-National Exhibition
Join Dr. Marsha MacDowell from Michigan State University Museum for a behind-the-scenes look at creating a Bi-National, traveling exhibition. Admission is by Museum admission.
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
SOLD OUT Friends of Folk Art tour of Mexico City
This trip is full.
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
- 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
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Museum of Spanish Colonial Arts, The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, The Santa Fe Botanical Garden, The Museum of International Folk Art, The Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian are All FREE for this annual celebration.
The Musuem of International Folk Art celebrates the 3rd Annual Museum Hill Community Day with live music by the Varsity Marimba Band from the Academy for Technology and the Classics; and hands-on art making for ages 3 to 10- making notched and layered paper photo framces in conjunction with the exhibition No Idle Hands: The Myths and Meanings of Tramp Art.
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Dia de Los Muertos Community Event
Enjoy sugar skull decorating, write a leaf for the Cosmic Tree of Life, live music, seasonal refreshments, altars and more! Costumes are encouraged, not required. FREE admission courtesy of the Folk Art Committee and Friends of Folk Art of the Museum of New Mexico Foundation.
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.
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 ALMOST 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 private non-profit 501 c 3 suppoiting 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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