There’s always something exciting happening at the Museum of International Folk Art! Join us for our many programs listed below.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Enchanted with MOIFA’s Girard Wing with its 10,000 pieces of vibrantly colored and fantastically arranged folk art from dozens of countries? Here’s an opportunity to tour —virtually— Alexander Girard’s last massive art installation from the comfort of your home or hotel. Join us Tuesdays at 11am Mountain Time. The five “stop” tour lasts about 45 minutes. Register yourself now:+ Read More
From the Southwest to the Southern Cone: A Century of Collecting at the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, with Daniel Arbino, PhDOctober 7, 2021
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Dr. Arbino is the Head of Collection Development & US Latinx Librarian at UT Austin.
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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.
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.
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Come and celebrate Asian New Year traditions with the whole family at the Museum of International Folk Art’s Annual Lunar New Year Celebration! Fun for all ages. Free Admission to the Museum
The Lunar New Year 2022 celebrates the Year of the Tiger
The Lion Dance performance is by the Quang Minh Buddhist Temple Youth Group of Albuquerque, a non-profit lion dance troupe. "All funds raised by the youth group are used to further the teachings of Buddhism and Vietnamese language and culture to the community. Quang Minh Buddhist Youth Group was founded in 1996, and is still going 15 years strong. Our lion dance troupe has been the finest and oldest team around for over a decade. Join us for one of our energy filled performances, and experience the history and tradition! We perform year around, bringing good luck and fortune to any event.