Events

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

Invite a Virtual MOIFA Educator to Your Summer Camp!

Ongoing- Any time through the summer

Hey Camp Counselors, Youth Group Leaders, and Teachers! Visit this link to invite a MOIFA educator to give your summer camp a virtual visit on a fun folk art topics from around the world: https://bit.ly/Invite-an-educator . 

MOIFA, along Department of Cultural Affairs educators, are available for virtual visits covering a variety of fun and engaging topics. These can include hands-on art activities and projects for your online summer programs. Discover the origins of folk art traditions from all over the world and make your own.

Or... find out about traditional sheep herding. Uncover what an archaeologist does. Learn how women won the right to vote in Spanish-speaking countries. Explore the diversity of southwest pottery, textiles, paintings, and jewelry. Discover the history of airships and build your own blimp.  Here is a full list of available programs: https://tinyurl.com/y8to2wm8

Please share this with New Mexico camps and teachers you know! Ongoing Throughout the Summer.

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Free virtual Family Mornings at Folk Art Museum

Join us on Sunday, August 9th at 10 am for our free virtual Family Mornings at Folk Art Museum featuring Grab-and-Go Art Kits and a Zoom program.    The August theme is “Tricksters and Yokai”.  The Zoom program will include Story Time and ‘Show-and-Tell’ Time for the children to share their Art. By registering, you are consenting to your child being on camera and audio throughout the duration of the program.   

Grab-and-Go Kits will be available for pick up prior to the day of the Zoom meeting. Please register in advance to receive the art kit, which will include instructions and supplies for the project. Supplies are limited, and kits are only available as they last. 

To register for the Family Morning Zoom meeting email Dawn Kaufmann at: dawn.kaufmann@ state.nm.us

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Museum Hill Community Day
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Museum Hill Community Day

September 20, 2020

Come to Museum Hill for FREE Native dances, live music, hands‑on activities, artist demonstrations, food, and more!

Admission and all hands-on activities are FREE for New Mexico residents and guests alike.

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Day of the Dead Community Celebration
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Day of the Dead Community Celebration

November 1, 2020

Celebrate the Day of the Dead and make sugar skulls, eat traditional Day of Dead treats (pan de muertos), listen to traditional New Mexican Music,  watch Los Niños perform traditional New Mexican dances, and view the Day of the Dead ofrendas (altars).

Admission and all hands-on activities are FREE for New Mexico residents.

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11th Annual Folk Art Flea
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11th Annual Folk Art Flea

June 5, 2021

Last year’s Folk Art Flea was cancelled due to Covid 19. The Folk Art Flea for 2021 will be held on Saturday June 5th. Stay tuned for the details!

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International Folk Art Market
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International Folk Art Market

July 10, 2021 through July 11, 2021
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

A celebration that attracts tens of thousands of visitors, and artists from around the world, IFAM is one of Santa Fe’s largest events and a major economic driver for the Santa Fe region. The event is also a huge revenue source for worldwide artists. Since its inception, the market has generated more than $34 million in revenue, with the majority going back home with artists from around the globe.

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