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Events & Education: Calendar

July 2014

Friday, July 4, 2014 Happy 4th of July! Museum open!

Sunday, July 6, 2014
Events celebrating the opening of Between Two Worlds: Folk Artists Reflect on the Immigrant Experience. Artist discussion with visitors in the gallery from 1-2pm. A reception with international foods and live music will be in the Museum Atrium from 2-4pm. All by museum admission, New Mexico residents with I.D. admitted Free on Sundays!

Monday, July 7, 2014
1-4 pm
Japanese kite making demonstration with Mikio Toki, PLUS make your own Japanese Butterfly kite project for ages 3 to 103. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Tako Kichi: Kite Crazy in Japan. by Museum admission.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
1-4 pm
Hands-on art making project in conjunction with Between Two Worlds: Folk Artists Reflect on the Immigrant Experience, make your own miniature homes with your favorite things in them for ages 3 to 103. By Museum Admission.

Wednesday July 9, 2014
Hands-on art making in conjunction with Between Two Worlds: Folk Artists Reflect on the Immigrant Experience, make a painting of what you would take with you if you moved to another country to remind you of home, art making for ages 3 to 103. By Museum admission, New Mexico resident seniors (60 & up) with I.D. admitted free on Wednesdays. OUR PARKING LOTS WILL BE TENTED! Visitor parking moves to the First Baptist Church at Old Pecos Trail and Camino Lejo, take the FREE SHUTTLE. Link to more about International Folk Arts Week

Friday July 11, 2014
Market Opening Party
6:30-9pm SOLD OUT!
. Attendees use the free park-and-ride service courtesy of Santa Fe Trails and the North Central Regional Transit Distinct as there is no onsite parking available on Museum Hill. Free shuttles run from 6 to 9:15pm from both park-and-ride lots.

Accessible transport services
will be available for attendees with disabilities or mobility issues, as well as for their families and caregivers. Ample accessible parking has been reserved in both of the free park-and-ride lots. A limited number of accessible parking spaces will be available on Museum Hill for those requiring access to specialized medical equipment or access to their vehicle and must be reserved in advance to guarantee a space. To reserve a space, please contact the market by sending email to The spaces will be reserved on a first-come-first-served basis. If you are unable to reserve a space in advance of the market, please display a valid ADA placard to access accessible parking, space permitting.

For more information,send email to Wheelchairs are not provided by the market, so please bring your own or make arrangements to rent one if you need one while visiting. The Museums do have a limited number of wheelchairs available for museum visits only, and they cannot be taken outside on Milner Plaza where the market takes place.


FREE Park & Ride Shuttles Friday Night and Saturday & Sunday
at TWO locations.

NM Department of Transportation-Cordova & Cerrillos Roads- South Capital Rail Runner Station
Link to Goggle Map-South Capital

P.E.R.A. & Lamy Buildings (aka 'PERA PARKING LOT')-
Old Santa Fe Trail & Paseo de Peralta
Link to Goggle Map-PERA & Lamy Buildings

taureg artistSaturday July 12, 2014
International Folk Art Market| Santa Fe»

Regular Market 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
($15 in advance, $20.00 at the gate)Ticket includes entrance to the Museum of International Folk Art, the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, and the Santa Fe Botanical Garden on Museum Hill. Explore the market, international foods, entertainment. Advance tickets on sale at Hold My, by phone at (505) 886-1251.

- Gallery talk in the Gallery of Conscience with Suzy Seriff, Gallery of Conscience Director and artist Camurdino Mustafa Jetha
2-3PM Music Workshop with Las Alegres Ambulancias, Columbia, MoIFA ATRIUM
Vietnamese Lion Dancers
Sunday July 13, 2014
Folk Art Market| Family Day
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Adult tickets are $15.00 at the gate, $10.00 in advance for adults, youth 16 and under are free! Advance tickets on sale at Hold My, or by phone at (505) 886-1251. All tickets include admission to the Museum of International Folk Art, The Santa Fe Botanical Garden on Museum Hill, and the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture. (Photo, left: Vietnamese Lion Dancers entertain the crowd at the 2008 Intentional Folk Art Market|Santa Fe, Photo © Bob Smith, a Polished Eye) Visit» for more information.

11am- Music workshop with Samy, Ecuador, MoIFA ATRIUM
Noon- Gallery talk, Gallery of Conscience Director Suzy Seriff and artist Cenia Gutierrez Alfonso (Cuba)

pullofthemoonFriday July 18, 2014
In support of the Pull of the Moon program on Milner Plaza, all galleries will be open and Free this Friday night only.

Saturday July 18, 2014
10am to 5pm
Pull of the Moon
is an unpreccdented International Art collaboration between internationally acclaimed Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei and Navajo artist Bert Benally; it is temporary, site-specific art installation in a remote part of Coyote Canyon on the Navajo Nation. The exciting immersive fulldome experience of this digital landscape is on Museum Hill Friday night and Saturday only! Pull of the Moon is part of Navajo TIME (Temporary Installations Mafe for the Environment), a unique partnership between New Mexico Arts and the Navajo Nation Museum.

Arts Alive 2014!
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

July 22 & 24- Make Japanese Kites

July 29 & 31- Make Brazilian Dolls

August 5 & 7- Make Animal Masks

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