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E V E N T S
March 2014

insect kiteTuesday, March 18
10am-1 pm
Artist Demonstration
Masaaki Modegi, President of The Tokyo Kite Museum and President of the Japanese Kite Association, and Mikio Toki, International Folk Art Market artist demonstrate Japanese Kite making. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Tako Kichi: Kite Crazy in Japan.  By Museum Admission.


Mikio Toki Wednesday March 19
10am- 1 pm
Artist Demonstration
Masaaki Modegi, President of The Tokyo Kite Museum, and Mikio Toki, International Folk Art Market artist demonstrate Japanese Kite making.  By Museum Admission, New Mexico resident seniors (60 & up) with I.D. free on Wednesdays.

Thursday March 20
10am -1 pm 

Artist Demonstration

Masaaki Modegi, President of The Tokyo Kite Museum and Mikio Toki, International Folk Art Market artist demonstrate Japanese Kite making.  By Museum Admission

Friday March 21
10am-1pm 
Artist Demonstrations

Masaaki Modegi, President of The Tokyo Kite Museum, and Mikio Toki, International Folk Art Market artist demonstrate Japanese Kite making.  By Museum Admission

japan symbol
Saturday March 22
10 am-5pm
Matsuri- Japanese Festival
Mr. Modegi and kite maker Mikio Toki participate in Santa Fe Japanese Intercultural Network (JIN) Matsuri (festival) at the Santa Fe Convention Center.  The Matsuri brings the very best of  New Mexico’s Japanese culture, food and art forms together for a the Santa Fe Convention Center for a day of performances, talks and more!


Advanced Kite Making Workshop
Sunday March 23 11am-3:30 pm

Join Master kite maker Mikio Toki for a workshop on Ori-Zome Kaku Dako (Fold & dye Tokyo style) for ages 16 and up. Registration fee includes materials, preferred seating for the lecture and lunch. The workshop is $30 per person, $25 for Museum of New Mexico Foundation Members. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! For more information and to register, call Stephanie Riggs at (505) 476-1215.


insect kiteSunday, March 23
1-4p.m.
KITE LECTURE & KITE MAKING
At 1 p.m. Mr. Modegi will give a public lecture on Japanese kites in conjunction with Tako Kichi: Kite Crazy in Japan. The lecture will be followed by a drop-in, hands-on kite-making workshop for ages 3–103. Weather permitting, kite flying will also take place on Milner Plaza. All by Museum admission, New Mexico residents with I.D. free on Sundays, youth 16 & under and Museum of New Mexico Foundation members, always FREE!




children & famliesActivities and events for families & children