The book and toy area has been newly renovated into a Tree of Life theme. We have new toys that encourage imaginative play, as well as a wonderful selection of children's books.
The galleries have special appeal to children of all ages. Several cases in the Girard exhibition Multiple Visions:
A Common Bond have special appeal to children, and
are noted in the Gallery Guide. Families can also pick up
an Ipod touch and take a Multimedia tour of the Girard Wing.
Gallery activities include a world map with food magnets,
pickup and /or leave a recipe in New
World Cuisine: The Histories of Chocolate, Mate y Mas, and don't miss the scent station, you nose will thank you!
A kite making station for all ages is part of
Tako Kichi: Kite Crazy in Japan. Parents, teachers and artists
are encouraged to use our all age hands-on
art making projects on-line» and programs are
offered seasonally, see Events below.
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Santa Fe, Albuquerque and Taos!
Sunday December 8
Celebrate winter holidays with hands on art making for ages 3 to 103: Paint cards on Mexican Bark Paper, Make Origami Wreaths, and enjoy live
music by Mariachi Buenaventura and Camino de Paz Marimba, refreshments and more! Program support provided by the International Folk Art Foundation. By Museum admission, New
with I.D. FREE on Sundays, youth 16 and under and Museum of New Mexico Foundation members always free! Winter Traditions will also be celebrated at our sister Museum, the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture!
Sunday January 26, 2014
Hands on Toy-making project for ages 3 to 103 in conjunction with Brasil & Arte Popular. By Museum admission, New Mexico residents with I.D. free on Sundays, youth 16 and under and Museum of New Mexico Foundation members always free!
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