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  • Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe | Exhibitions : Upcoming
    activities and public programs PHOTO Detail of the Morris Miniature Circus 1930s 1978 by W J Windy Morris Amarillo Texas Gift of Mrs Jo A Ellett Museum of International Folk Art A 1984 433 1V No Idle Hands The Makers Myths of Tramp Art In the East Bartlett Gallery March 12 2017 through April 8 2018 Tramp art describes a particular type of chip carved woodwork that was practiced in the United States and Europe between the 1880s and 1940s making use of discarded cigar boxes or crates that were then notch carved along the edges and layered Objects made were primarily boxes and frames but other household objects such as small private altars crosses medicine cabinets wall pockets clock cases plant stands furniture and a variety of eccentric and even humorous objects can be found No Idle Hands The Makers and Myths of Tramp Art will present more than 120 examples of tramp art concentrating on works from the United States with additional examples from France Germany Switzerland Scandinavia Canada Mexico and Brazil to demonstrate the far reach this art form has had This is the first large scale museum exhibition dedicated to tramp art since 1975 For many years tramp art was believed to have been made by itinerants and hobos thus its name It has been demonstrated that this notion is largely erroneous however the name tramp art has remained the only terminology used for this practice and the paucity of scholarly studies to dispel the mistaken notions about tramp art have allowed the myths to persist No Idle Hands will examine the assumptions related to class quality and the anonymity of the makers of tramp art and consider this practice instead through the lens of home and family while tracing its relationship to industry whether as individual ethos or big industry such as tobacco and the transcontinental railroad No Idle Hands will also include works by contemporary makers thus establishing tramp art as an ongoing folk art form rather than a vestige of the past Photo Henry Patrick Nugent Portsmouth Rhode Island Tramp art whimsy table early 20 th century cigar box wood paint Collection Museum of International Folk Art IFAF Collection purchase with partial funds from Eric Zafran Photo Clifford Wallach Nurturing Memory Cultivating Tradition Contemporary Life and Folk Art in Peru In the Hispanic Heritage Wing December 4 2016 to November 26 2017 This exhibition explores the new directions taken by current Peruvian folk artists during the recent decades of social and political upheaval and economic change The show will highlight the biographies and social histories of contemporary artists along with examples of work that preserves family tradition re imagines older art forms reclaims pre Columbian techniques and styles and forges new directions for arte popular in the 21st century The past 40 years have been a time of tremendous change in the Andes beginning with the Agrarian Reform of 1969 that broke up the large haciendas a 20 year internal armed conflict with

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  • Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico,home
    Ceràmica y Cultura Sin Nombre FLAMENCO From Spain to New Mexico Find us on Google 2003 2010 Museum of International Folk Art a Division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs On Camino Lejo off Old Santa Fe Trail

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  • Museum of International Folk Art | Visitor Info : Directions and maps to the Museum
    25 North to Santa Fe Exit on to the Saint Francis Drive Exit Highway 285 84 North Continue on Saint Francis Drive to Cordova Road Turn right on Cordova Road Continue on Cordova until the Street ENDS the last light you will cross is Old Pecos Trail Follow the signs to Museum Hill left at the end of Cordova Armenta onto Camino Corralles go 2 blocks to 4 way stop The 4 way stop is Old Santa Fe Trail Turn right onto Old Santa Fe Trail the second right is Camino Lejo It is marked with a sculpture depicting the Santa Fe Trail photo right and a large sign that says MUSEUM HILL Turn right onto Camino Lejo The visitor lot FREE PARKING is on the left and is marked with banners Link to Google Map From the North Taos Española Los Alamos Highway 285 becomes Saint Francis Drive in Santa Fe Continue on Saint Francis to Cordova Road Turn left on to Cordova Continue on Cordova until the Street ENDS the last light you will cross is Old Pecos Trail Follow the signs to Museum Hill turn left at the end of Cordova Armenta onto Camino Corralles go 2

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  • Events & Education : Families & Children
    A Common Bond have special appeal to children and are noted in the Gallery Guide Activities in Flamenco From Spain to New Mexico include Flamenco try on area and interactive dance activity Families can also pick up an Ipod touch at the front desk and take a Multimedia tour of the Girard Wing Parents teachers and artists are encouraged to use our all age hands on art making projects on

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  • Museum of International Folk Art | Events & Education : Field Trips & Folk Art to Go
    Fe Folk Art To Go The Folk Art to Go program consists of a 45 minute pre museum visit by Outreach Educator with an introduction to the Museum hands on objects games and songs at the museum a 60 minute exhibition tour and 90 minute hands on art project designed for two classes a maximum of 50 students The program begins in October and ends in May Tuesday through Thursdays

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  • Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe| Visitor Info: Frequently Asked Questions
    Art Market Santa Fe The World returns to Santa Fe July 2016 The market opens Friday evening July 8 2016 and continues Saturday Sunday July 9 10 2016 Internships Requests for unpaid intern positions are considered on a case by case basis To apply for an unpaid intern position mail your resume along with a cover letter detailing their areas of interest along with dates and times available for work to Museum of International Folk Art Internships P O Box 2087 Santa Fe New Mexico 87504 2087 Write to the Museum Mailing address Museum of International Folk Art P O Box 2087 Santa Fe New Mexico 87504 2087 By telephone 505 476 1200 By Fax 505 476 1300 By e mail info moifa state nm us Permission to Use Museum Images Photos Please allow a minimum of four weeks to process requests for image reproduction rights Send inquiries to ruth lanore state nm us or call 505 476 1218 Staff Contact List Exhibitions Visit Current Exhibitions to see what exhibitions are on display now and visit upcoming exhibitions to see what new exhibitions are in the development stage Photos and Photography Photography WITHOUT flash or tripod for noncommercial use is

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  • Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe | Visitor Information: Milner Plaza Labyrinth Walks
    maze the labyrinth s single path carries one to the center and out again LABYRINTHS IN COMMUNITY We know that labyrinths are a powerful tool for bringing people together People feel supported and inspired by sharing the experience of a labyrinth walk Those dealing with loss are nourished by walking with others who are also in pain Those yearning for peace in the world feel hope as they walk with a group focusing on this thought School children walk the labyrinth to resolve conflict calm down and be better able to focus Labyrinths have been used to share the joy of weddings and other celebrations Thousands of people around world walked in community in the aftermath of September 11 sharing the anger pain and grief of that day and allowing the healing to begin Labyrinth walks can also be a way to share joy as was done in the all day celebration on August 4 2002 when participants danced through the labyrinth to the sound of marimbas Weddings too have been performed on this labyrinth The Milner Plaza labyrinth has provided opportunities for community sharing of grief hope and joy in addition to its daily use by individuals LABYRINTH RESOURCE GROUP The Labyrinth Resource Group LRG was founded in December 1998 by a small group of people committed to the power of the labyrinth in the community and in individual lives The Labyrinth Resource Group has been involved in the construction of 24 labyrinths in the Santa Fe area at a variety of public places and many at private homes Educational activities have included labyrinth tours presentations and workshops on the history of labyrinths and how to build them More Labyrinths in Santa Fe Frenchy s Field Park Agua Fria at Osage Open all hours Classic seven circuit design mud

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