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August 2015
Open DAILY 10AM to 5 PM

E V E N T S


Sunday August 2, 2015

EVERYONE ADMITTED TO THE MUSEUM FREE! The Red That Colored the World exhibition has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.

arts aliveArts Alive 2015!
August 4 & 6, 2015

Make Mexican Suns - FREE hands on art making for ages 3 to 103, in the Outdoor classroom on Milner Plaza, inside the atrium when it rains! To schedule groups, call Patricia at (505) 476-1212. All workshops are from 10am to 2pm on Tuesdays & Thursdays.


summer of colorSunday August 9
10AM to 5PM
Museum Hill Community Day

FREE admission for everyone on Museum Hill! The International Folk Art Alliance is putting up a POP-UP Shop! Special programs at the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art, The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, The Santa Fe Botanical Garden and the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian
2pm

Red Lecture Alejandro de Avila will lecture on the cultural identity of cochineal in Oaxacan history and contemporary life, particularly its use in textiles in indigenous communities in Oaxaca. This lecture is supported by the Patricia Arscott LaFarge Foundation for Folk Art and Connie Jaquith; and is presented in conjunction with the exhibition The Red That Colored The World

Friday August 14, 2015
3:00 to 5:00 PM
Museum Atrium

Guatemalan Textile Show and Sale with David & Sally Hamiliton. By Museum Admission.

guatemalan textileSaturday August 15
Museum Atrium
10AM to 4PM

Guatemalan Textile Show and Sale with David & Sally Hamiliton. By Museum Admission.

Sunday August 16
Museum Atrium
10AM to 4PM

Guatemalan Textile Show and Sale with David & Sally Hamiliton. FREE ADMISSION TO ALL

Sunday August 16, 2015

EVERYONE ADMITTED TO THE MUSEUM FREE! The Red That Colored the World exhibition has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.

Sunday August 23, 2015

EVERYONE ADMITTED TO THE MUSEUM FREE! The Red That Colored the World exhibition has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.

Friday August 28 Through Sunday August 30, 2015
JugTown Pottery comes to Santa Fe!

Meet Pamela and Vernon Owens of the renowned JugTown Pottery from Seagrove, North Carolina; and shop a special selection of pottery at this ONE WEEKEND ONLY pop-up shop! The Artists will be in the Museum on Friday August 28 from 11am to 4 pm, hear about the history of Jug Town and the traditional pottery of North Carolina. The Sale continues on saturday and Sunday, but the artists are only with us on Friday! For more information, call the Museum Shop at 505 982-5186.

RAG RUG FESTIVALSaturday & Sunday
August 29 & 30, 2015

10AM TO 4pm
WOMEN Incorporated

You will find fine wearable art, jewelry, accessories, home furnishings, and gifts – all made by New Mexican women artists. Enjoy live music, artist demonstrations and a unique experience of buying directly from the artists.  With roots in the Rag Rug Festival, this market is about sustaining women artists by expanding their economic opportunities.  Artists booths will be inside the Museum as well as outdoors on Milner Plaza, shop early for best selection Women Incorporated: building a community of women artists in New Mexico.
FREE ADMISSION!

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