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b2worldfanSunday July 5, 2015
1:00-4:00 PM

Events celebrating the new iteration of
Between Two Worlds:
Folk Artists Reflect on The Immigrant Experience

in the Mark Naylor and Dale Gunn Gallery of Conscience
Come and explore the new artworks, interviews, spoken word poetry, and multi-media presentations resulting from a year's journey of community based conversations, explorations, and programs with Gallery artists and artworks.
2-4PM Narrated stage in the auditorium: slides and conversation with local and international artists, and the public around the issues of Home, Displacement & Belonging sparked by the Between Two Worlds exhibit.

To arrange for sign language interpretation please contact Patricia Sigala at (505) 476-1212 with two weeks advance notice of the program.

Monday July 6, 2015

Painting with cochineal hands -on project for ages 3 to 103, with tours of the exhibition The Red That Colored the World. Artist demonstrations with Suzani embroiderer Zarina Kendjaev from Uzbekistan and colcha embroiderers Julia Gomez and Beatrice Maestas Sandoval.  
Book Signing, A Red Like No Other with Carmella Padilla, Editor. All by Museum admission

Tuesday July 7, 2015

jetha carvingInternational Folk Arts Week Program- Between Two Worlds:
Folk Artists Reflect on the Immigrant Experience
Printing symbols of Home-Poetry Chapbook project for hands on art making for ages 3 to 103. Artist demonstrations in the atrium:
Catalina Delgado Trunk, USA- papel picado,
Camurdino Mustafa Jetha, Mozambique, carving, (Photo, left)
Thomas “Red Owl” Haukaas, Florida, USA, cradle making, Gasili Adeyemo, Nigeria, resides in New Mexico, adire, indigo dying techniques, Titus Steiner Cody, Ramah, USA, weaving, Cenia Gutierrez Alfonso, Cuba, painting, Lama Gyurme, Tibet, resides in New Mexico USA, demonstrates thangka painting. By Museum admission. To arrange for sign language interpretation please contact Patricia Sigala at (505) 476-1212 with two weeks advance notice of the program.

Wednesday July 8, 2015
5:00 to 8:00 PM

Community Celebration welcoming 2015 Market Artists.
St John's College's Music on the Hill

Museum Hill Cafe»
Lunch with a View!
Open Daily - 10am - 4pm, Lunch served between 11am and 3 pm, Wine bar with small plates Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings. Reservations accepted! (505) 984-8900.

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