Museum of International Folk Art

Museum of International Folk Art Dec 2012 to Feb 2013 Events

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 30, 2012

MEDIA CONTACT
Laura Lovejoy-May
505-476-1203

DECEMBER  2012

Sunday, December 2, 1-4 pm

Gallery of CONSCIENCE/ AIDS Awareness Day

Participate in an afternoon of programs and a sneak preview of our new exhibit lab. Lend a hand in developing our upcoming exhibit, Let’s Talk About This: Folk Artists Respond to HIV/AIDS

By museum admission; New Mexico residents free on Sundays.

Sunday, December 9, 1-4 pm

OPENING OF NEW WORLD CUISINE  and ANNUAL WINTER CELEBRATION    

Opening of New World Cuisine: The Histories of Chocolate, Mate y Más and the Museum’s Annual Winter Celebration. Gourd painting for ages 3 – 103 with Spanish Market artist Monica Sosaya Halford, chocolate tasting with Mark Sciscenti, and live music by Frank McCulloch y Sus Amigos. By museum admission; New Mexico residents free on Sundays.

**TUESDAY DECEMBER 25  MUSEUM CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAY (please note all four New Mexico State Museums and the State Monuments will also be closed)**

JANUARY 2013

Sunday, January 6 , 2013, 1:30-4 pm

CLOSING PROGRAM FOR YOUNG BRIDES, OLD TREASURES: MACEDONIAN EMBROIDERED DRESS

1:30 Gallery talk on Macedonian Aprons with exhibition curator Bobbie Sumberg, Ph.D.,

2:00 Lecture on Aprons by Joyce Cheney, author Aprons: Icons of the American Home

3:00 Open Discussion: Bring an Apron to Share.

By museum admission; New Mexico residents free on Sundays.

 

Thursday, January 10, 2013, 2-4 pm

SANTA FE BOTANICAL GARDEN WINTER LECTURE SERIES

First in a series of lectures taking place on the 2nd THURSDAY of each month in the museum auditorium. SFBG members admitted free, or $5 at the door. Reservations required, call 505-471-9103. Visit santafebotanicalgarden.org for more information.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 2 pm

FILM SCREENING –TODOS SANTOS IN CANDELARIA

Presentation and film about the celebration of Todos Santos in Candelaria, in the southern Andes of Bolivia in conjunction with the exhibition Folk Art of the Andes. By museum admission; New Mexico resident seniors 60+ free every Wednesday.

FEBRUARY 2013

Thursday, February 7, 2013, 2 pm

SANTA FE BOTANICAL GARDEN  WINTER LECTURE SERIES

Second lecture of the series taking place on the 2nd THURSDAY of each month in the museum auditorium. SFBG members admitted free, or $5 at the door. Reservations required, call 505-471-9103. Visit santafebotanicalgarden.org for more information

Sunday, February, 2013, 2 pm

CHOCOLATE LECTURE AND TASTING

Chocolate historian Mark Sciscenti talks about chocolate’s long history followed by a chocolate tasting. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition New World Cuisine: The Histories of Chocolate, Mate y Más. By museum admission; New Mexico residents free every Sunday.

SAVE THE DATE-- SUNDAY MARCH 3, 2013, 1 – 4 pm

EXHIBITION OPENING

Plain Geometry: Amish Quilts opens in the Cotsen gallery of the Neutrogena Wing

Public information number: 505-476-1200

http://www. internationalfolkart.org

OPEN Tuesdays-Sundays 10 am-5 pm

Closed Mondays, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.

 

 

 

 

 

 



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