DAILY 10AM to 5PM
Through the end of October
Pottery of the U.S. South:
A Living Tradition
Friday October 24, 2014
Pottery of the U.S. South: A Living Tradition presents traditional from North Carolina and northern Georgia—current works characterized by earthy local clays and surprising effects of wood firing. Rooted in British and German ceramic traditions and once crucial to Southern agrarian life, Southern pottery today remains vital, a distinctive art form through which potters actively engage with their region in ways both old and new. As museum visitors explore these ways, they are invited to consider for themselves the dynamics of a living tradition. (Photo: Wood-fired, salt-glazed jugs by Chad Brown (left, 2011) and his great-great-grandfather W. H. Crisco (right, 1880s), Seagrove, North Carolina. Museum of International Folk Art, IFAF Collection. (FA.2012.24.5, FA.2013.57.1) Photo: Addison Doty)
Saturday November 1, 2014
Dia de Muertos
The public is cordially invited to join us in making the Community altar "Ofrenda" in the Outdoor classroom, enjoy music by Mariachi Buenaventura and refreshments. The FREE event is for all ages.
Sunday November 2, 2014
Dia de Los Muertos
Day of the Dead
1 to 4pm
Decorate Sugar skulls, make memory boxes/muertos nichos, enjoy live music and Aztec dance performance by Danza MeXiKa and sample pan de muerto. All by Museum admission, New Mexico residents FREE every Sunday.
Lunch with a View!
Open Daily 9am - 4pm, Lunch served between 11am and 3
pm, and Sunday Brunch! Reservations accepted! (505) 984-8900.
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