There’s always something exciting happening at the Museum of International Folk Art! Join us for our many programs listed below.
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Bring your tax-deductible folk art donations to MOIFA rear parking lot, 706 Camino Lejo, or call 505-476-1201 to make other arrangements.
Proceeds from the Folk Art Flea support education and exhibition programs of the Museum of International Folk Art through the Museum of New Mexico Foundation (MNMF), a private 501c3 nonprofit organization.
For more information, go to: https://www.museumfoundation.org/events/folk-art-flea/
SHOP THE FLEA
Saturday, June 11, 10 am – 3 pm
Early Bird Shopping 9 am – 10 am
Friends of Folk Art members shop early to enjoy the best selection.
To join, call 505-216-0829.
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Join visiting Japanese Yōkai artists Junya Kōno and Misaki Yasaka for an all ages Yōkai hands-on art making workshop.
Drop in anytime between 2-4 pm to make your own Japanese accordian book filled wtih monsters!
FREE with Museum Admission
Junya Kōno is a yōkai scholar and artist. He teaches Yōkai Tourism at Kyoto’s Saga University of the Arts. In 2008, Kōno founded the yōkai student art collective Hyakuyōbako (Box of 100 Yōkai), and has since organized yōkai-themed events in Kyoto, such as Ichijō Hyakki Yagyō, an annual yōkai costume parade that emulates the famous Hyakki Yagyō emaki (Night Parade of One Hundred Demons scroll painting). In 2018, Kōno began working as a collaborator on MOIFA’s exhibition, Yokai: Ghosts & Demons of Japan.
Misaki Yasaka is an artist, a member of the Hyakuyōbako, (Box of 100 Yōkai) , and and a recent graduate of Kyoto’s Saga University of the Arts. She collaborates with Kōno to create yōkai-themed events in Kyoto and and performs as a yōkai at haunted spaces. She has exhibited her artwork in Japan and currently in MOIFA’s exhibition, Yokai: Ghosts & Demons of Japan. She is also featured in the exhibition’s immersive Japanese ghost house performing traditional Japanese ghost stories.