2017 Special Events


THE WORLD IN NEW MEXICO, NEW MEXICO IN THE WORLD
Curated by Santa Fe’s Museum of International Folk Art Pop Up
Co-hosted by El Museo Cultural

   
From a Miao Chinese crown to contemporary Peruvian folk art to Navajo Indian silver, the Museum of International Folk Art collects and promotes global folk art. The pop up exhibition will highlight permanent collections as well as the upcoming exhibition, “Crafting Memory: Contemporary Life and Folk Art n the Andes.”

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Location: El Museo Cultural (555 Camino de la Familia, Santa Fe, NM 87501)
Dates: Exhibit open during show hours | August 11-13 (11am-5pm)
Cost: Entrance is included with show admission.

Each year we choose a museum quality event to display at our show. This year, we have Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery presenting "Homage to the Square,” which will run concurrently with both shows.

HOMAGE TO THE SQUARE - Presented by Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery
   
“Homage to the Square” is a groundbreaking exhibit of twenty-five early Navajo rugs and blankets c.1870-1950, juxtaposed against a series of original modern artworks utilizing simple polygon design and complex color interaction.

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Location: El Museo Cultural (555 Camino de la Familia, Santa Fe, NM 87501)
Dates: Exhibit open during show hours | August 11-13 (11am-5pm)
Cost: Entrance is included with show admission.

Spoken Through Clay: Native Pottery of the Southwest, The Eric Dobkin Collection - by Charles S. King
   
The pottery of iconic Native American artists from historic potters Nampeyo and Maria Martinez, to contemporary potters Tammy Garcia, Virgil Ortiz, and many others, are featured in a new book published by the Museum of New Mexico Press. “Spoken Through Clay: Native Pottery of the Southwest” showcases nearly three hundred pottery vessels from the acclaimed Eric S. Dobkin Collection, covering a wide range of mostly Pueblo artists from the Southwest.

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Location: El Museo Cultural (555 Camino de la Familia, Santa Fe, NM 87501)
Dates: Book signing by author Charles S. King occurs August 15 at 6pm.
Book signing with collector Eric Dobkin occurs August 16 at 1pm.
Cost: Entrance is included with show admission.

Previous Special Exhibits

Click here for 2016's Exhibit, On the Frontier: the art of Jose Bedia.
Click here for 2016's Exhibit, Woven in Beauty: 100 Years of Navajo Master Weavers from
The Toadlena/Two Grey Hills Region.

Click here for 2015's Exhibit, Deeply Yao.
Click here for 2015's Exhibit, Chilkat Blankets: Artistic Masterpieces.
Click here for 2014's Exhibit, Born of Fire by Margaret Tafoya: Santa Clara Pueblo Potter.
Click here for 2014's Exhibit, Lloyd "Kiva" New: Touching Native Inspiration.
Click here for 2013's Exhibit, THE RALPH T. COE LEGACY - Instruments of Passion.
Click here for 2013's Exhibit, A SEPARATE COUNTRY - The Creative Journey of Larry John Palsson.
Click here for 2012's Exhibit, Shields as Art: Selections from the Taylor A. Dale Collection.