Events

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

Peruvian Printmakers Collaborate with Local Artists to Create Mural at Museum
Demonstration Family Featured Event Performance Friends of Folk Art (FOFA)

Peruvian Printmakers Collaborate with Local Artists to Create Mural at Museum

June 30, 2018 through July 1, 2018

This month, the Museum of International Folk Art (MOIFA) welcomes a group of socially engaged artists from Lima Peru who will collaborate with local artists to create works that bridge North and South America. Carol Fernandez and Fernando Castro, founders of the screen printing collective Amapolay will be in Santa Fe from June 25 through July first. Amapolay will be collaborating with local print makers to create works around shared issues across international borders.

The weeklong collaboration culminates in two public events. The Museum is joining with AMP Concerts to present a celebration of Lima’s street music, art, and food in in the Santa Fe Railyard on the evening of Friday, June 30. The day includes a free concert by La Chamba, a Peruvian chicha style band from Los Angeles. The Museum will also provide tables set up with live screen printing with the artists, and a pop up art market.

On Sunday, July 1, the Museum will provide artist talks, live screen printing and mobile mural painting.

Saturday, June 30, at the Santa Fe Railyard

    • Starting at 6 p.m.: Live screen printing with Amapolay from Peru and local artists Jamison Chas Banks, Heidi Brandow, Moira Garcia, Manuel Ramirez, members of the Alas de Agua collective, and Baca Print Shop. Paper provided, bring your own T-shirts or bandanas.
    • 7 p.m.: Free concert with La Chamba from Los Angeles
    • Pop up artist market
    • Food Trucks: Sabor Peruano, Kebab Caravan, Freezie Fresh Ice Cream

Sunday, July 1, 2018, at the Museum of International Folk Art

    • 1-2 p.m.: artist talks
    • 2-4 p.m.: Live screen printing with Amapolay from Peru and local artists Jamison Chas Banks, Heidi Brandow, Moira Garcia, Manuel Ramirez, members of the Alas de Agua collective, and Baca Print Shop. Paper provided, bring your own T-shirts or bandanas.
    • Pop up artist market

Amapolay is an artist collective in the gráfica popular tradition headed by Carol Fernandez and Fernando Castro. Using screen printing and hand lettering as their medium, Amapolay creates posters, t-shirts, and stickers to raise awareness and promote solidarity among internal migrant populations in Lima. The city of Lima has grown exponentially, especially with displacement of communities from rural areas during the years of the Internal Armed Conflict. Often living in shantytowns and other marginalized areas of the city, these communities face economic, cultural and racial discrimination.  Through workshops and street fairs, Amapolay works to elevate pride among immigrant youth in Lima and promote the unique culture that mixes rural heritage with urban life.

Amapolay will be collaborating with local artists: Jamison Chas Banks, Heidi Brandow, Moira Garcia, Manuel Ramirez, John Santos, and members of the Alas de Agua collective.

The events are funded by the International Folk Art Foundation and the Museum of New Mexico Foundation Director’s Leadership Fund, AMP Concerts, New Mexico Culture Squared (NMC2).

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Summer 2018 Arts Alive
Members Friends of Folk Art (FOFA) Workshop Lectures and Talks Featured Event Demonstration

Summer 2018 Arts Alive

July 24, 2018 through August 9, 2018
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Want to learn Huichol Beading, how to design a glass bead or weave with trash?

Sign up for one or all of our Summer 2018 Arts Alive!  free hands-on workshops.

Tues, 7/24 & Thurs, 7/26 Huichol Beading

Tues, 7/31 & Thurs, 8/2 Make a Weaving with Trash

Tues, 8/7 & Thurs, 8/9 Glass Bead Design

Group Contact: Patricia Sigala

Telephone: 505-476-1212

Email: patricia.sigala@state.nm.us

Museum entrance free for Arts Alive! participants during workshop hours.

ALL WORKSHOPS ARE FROM 10AM–2PM Programs begin on the hour. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Groups of 6 or more, please call to guarantee free admission to the museum.

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Fourth Annual Museum Hill Community Day
Family Featured Event

Fourth Annual Museum Hill Community Day

September 23, 2018
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Museum Hill Partners invite the public  the Museums and the Botanical Garden FREE!

Special events and activities at the Museum of International Folk Art, The Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, The Museum of Spanish Colonial Arts, The Santa Fe Botanical Garden, with activites by the International Folk Art Alliance and the National Parks Service.

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