Events

There’s always something exciting happening at the Museum of International Folk Art! Join us for our many programs listed below.

NM RESIDENT FREE SUNDAY
Family

NM RESIDENT FREE SUNDAY

October 3, 2021
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

New Mexico residents admitted FREE the first Sunday of each month. Youth 16 and under and Museum of New Mexico Foundation members are always free. We are open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Come Explore our engaging exhibits!

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From the Southwest to the Southern Cone: A Century of Collecting at the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, with Daniel Arbino, PhD

Dr. Arbino is the Head of Collection Development & US Latinx Librarian at UT Austin.

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://nmculture-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcpdOmtqzwjGNT8e1n3uf37AuSN7v0d4JyZ

 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Daniel Arbino is the Head of Collection Development at the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection at the University of Texas at Austin. He began at the Benson in 2017 as the Librarian for US Latina/o studies. He is currently in charge of acquisitions for Mexico, Central America, and the Andean region. Daniel received his Ph.D. in Latin American literature from the University of Minnesota in 2013 and his MLIS from the iSchool at the University of Arizona in 2016. His most recent articles have been published in eTropic, Aztlán, and Chiricú

Photo Credit:   Relación de Cempoala. Relaciones Geográficas of Mexico and Guatemala, Benson Latin American Collection, LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Day of the Dead Community Celebration
Family Featured Event Performance

Day of the Dead Community Celebration

October 31, 2021
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Celebrate the Day of the Dead and make sugar skulls, eat traditional Day of Dead treats (pan de muertos), and view the Day of the Dead ofrendas (altars).

FREE Admission for All!

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