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  • Museum of International Folk Art | Events & Education : Curricula
    retablos Also show them images of contemporary retablos created by Charlie Carrillo showing innovation by placing saints in vehicles that they are driving Ask the students who their heroes and heroines are They can discuss religious figures political figures musicians actors actresses whoever they look up to Why do the students admire certain people What qualities do their heroes and heroines have Have the students imagine the type of vehicle they would be driving and where they would be going Tell the students that they will be making car and truck heroes and heroines and to use their imaginations to create a convincing work of art Procedure 1 Have the students draw their ideas for a car or truck on the scrap paper along with the figure they want to place inside it 2 Cut out the images of the car and the hero or heroine from the scrap paper to use to trace onto the foam 3 Cut out the foam 4 Glue the figure into the vehicle 5 Decorate with feathers buttons sequins decorative papers and sharpie markers Evaluation Have the students write labels for their Car Truck Heroes and Heroines including information about the characters they selected

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  • Museum of International Folk Art | Events & Education : Curricula
    for water clay tools small cardboard pieces plastic bags to cover drying clay Motivation Show the students images of storyteller figures and explain to them that Helen Cordero made the first storyteller figure after she tried to make pots and vessels but didn t feel successful She was thinking about her grandfather who was a great storyteller and who was frequently surrounded by children who were eager to hear his tales Who tells them stories or how do they hear stories If they could describe a storyteller who is real or imaginary how would they look Who would be listening They can make a real or an imaginary character a human an animal a plant or an inanimate object Procedure 1 The students can divide the clay into a larger piece for the storyteller and a smaller piece for the listeners 2 Make the storyteller figure it should be a simple shape that is strong Use clay modeling techniques such as scoring and using slip to reinforce joined pieces 3 Add the listeners to the storyteller figure or place them around the main figure Place the clay figures on the small cardboard pieces 4 Decorate the figures with textures using

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  • Museum of International Folk Art | Events & Education : Curricula
    Press 2008 Blair Mary Ellen Laurence Margaret Tafoya A Tewa Potter s Heritage Legacy West Chester PA Schiffer Publishing Ltd 1986 Briggs Charles L The Woodcarvers of Córdova New Mexico Albuquerque NM UNM Press 1980 Chávez Nicolasa A Century of Masters The NEA Heritage Fellows of New Mexico Los Ranchos NM Rio Grande Books 2009 Coulter Lane Maurice Dixon Jr New Mexican Tinwork 1840 1940 Albuquerque NM UNM Press 1990 Dillingham Rick Fourteen Families in Pueblo Pottery Albuquerque NM UNM Press 1994 Govenar Alan Extraordinary Ordinary People Five American Masters of Traditional Arts Cambridge MA Candlewick Press 2006 King Charles Born of Fire The Life Pottery of Margaret Tafoya Santa Fe NM MNM Press 2008 Martinez Estafanita The Naughty Little Rabbit and Old Man Coyote Chicago IL Children s Press 1992 Martinez Esther My Life in San Juan Pueblo Stories of Esther Martinez Chicago IL University of Illinois Press 2004 McKay Mary Terence Lisa Trujillo The Centinela Weavers of Chimayó Unfolding Traditions Chimayó NM Centinela Traditional Arts 1999 Rebolledo Tey Diana ed Women s Tales from the New Mexico WPA La Diabla a Pie Houston TX Arte Público Press 2000 Robb John Donald Hispanic Folk Songs of NM Albuquerque NM

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  • MOIFA |Past Exhibitions : Gees Bend and Beyond
    Quilts and Beyond Knoxville Museum of Art July 10 to September 21 2008 Loveland Museum Gallery November 15 2008 to February 8 2009 Missouri Historical Society April 12 September 13 2009 Berman Museum of World History October 2 2009 January 3 2010 Flint Institute of Arts January 23 April 18 2010 Public Programs Friday November 16 2007 5 30 8 00 p m Opening reception hosted by the Women s Board of the Museum of New Mexico Foundation with live jazz by Crosscurrent Admission is free Sunday November 18 2007 2 00 p m Join Matt Arnett Vanessa Vadim and Jane Fonda as they discuss Gee s Bend and the documentary films in the exhibition By museum admission New Mexico residents with I D free every Sunday Photo right Louisiana P Bendolph Housetop Variation 2003 Cotton 90 x 81 inches Collection of the the Tinwood Alliance Saturday December 1 2007 10 a m to 5 p m The Museum of New Mexico Foundation Gift Shops present selected artists from the New Mexico Fiber Arts Trail Quilt Show and Sale in the Museum auditorium See Newspaper Ad Sunday December 2 2007 10 a m to 4 30 p m The Museum of New Mexico Foundation Gift Shops present selected artists from the New Mexico Fiber Arts Trail Quilt Show and Sale in the Museum auditorium Sunday January 20 2008 1 00 4 00 pm Martin Luther King Holiday Program Gallery Talk with artist Mary Lee Bendolph Gallery Talk co sponsored by the Textile Arts Alliance and join artist Lonnie Holley at 2 p m for a participatory sculpture project By Museum admission New Mexico residents FREE on Sundays Photo left to right Mary Lee Bendoph Lonnie Holley and Mary Lee Bendolph Bartlett Wing exhibition Museum of International Folk Art January 2008 Monday January 21 2008 Museum closed Visiting Artists will be attending the Martin Luther King Day celebration at the Capitol Rotunda please visit http www santafenm gov Inaugural Lecture Contemporary African American Art and Identity Lecture Series Sunday February 3 2008 3 00 pm Dr Leslie King Hammond Dean of Graduate Studies Maryland Institute College of Art on the Quilters of Gee s Bend First in the Contemporary African American Art Identity Series Sunday March 2 2008 3 00 pm Sarah E Lewis Visiting Professor Yale University School of Art on African American Photography This lecture is cosponsored by the Georgia O Keeffe Museum and is the second in the Contemporary African American Art Identity Series By Museum Admission New Mexico residents with I D free on Sundays Photo above right Mary Lee Bendolph Untitled 2003 Collection of Tinwoood Alliance Sunday March 30 2008 1 to 4 p m Quilting Demonstration The Chimayo Valley quilters will demonstrate and discuss how to make baby welcoming quilts The simple block construction highlights diverse quilting techniques including appliqué embroidery and traditional patterns All use recycled fabric scraps and include the child s name and date of birth The quilts are filled with polyester

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  • Quilts February 2004

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  • MOIFA | Past Exhibitions : A Saint in the City 6 28 to 9 30 2007
    American cities Mourides are known for their hard work peaceful presence and their art forms honoring the mystic poet and pacifist Sheik Amadou Bamba 1853 1927 Photo right Historic photo of Sheikh Amadou Bamba Djourbel Senegal 1913 Photo reproduction by Don Cole The only known photograph of Amadou Bamba was taken in 1913 while he was under house arrest by the French colonial authorities in Djourbel Although the negative can no longer be found the photograph has taken on a life of it s own It is reproduced all over Senegal and the diaspora and has been the visual catalyst for an exploration of artistic imagery during the past twenty years The photograph illustrated here was taken from the microfilm of the book in which the photograph was first published Marty 1917 222 Past Public Programs Opening Reception Thursday June 28 2007 5 30 p m Reception hosted by the Women s Board of the Museum of New Mexico 6 00 p m Lecture with exhibition Curator Mary Nooter Roberts Free Arts Alive All age Activities Museum of International Folk Art Tuesday Thursday 1 to 4 p m Outdoor Classroom Atrium or Auditorium when it rains All ages and skill

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  • Museum of International Folk Art | Exhibitions :Power Dressing: Men's Fasion & Prestige in Africa
    Mexico Hands on for All Ages Thursday December 21 2006 1 4 p m Use beads to make African inspired gifts highlighted in the Variations and Power Dressing exhibitions 1 30 3 30 p m Enjoy Kwanzaa related stories with Ramona King all ages and skill levels welcome By museum admission no registration or materials fee required Photograph left detail Ceremonial gown 1992 Cameroon Bafut Adinkra Banner Printing Workshop Sunday January 14 2007 1 4 p m Adinkra Banner Printing honoring the Reverend Dr Martin Luther King and other African American civil rights leaders Adinkra stamps are designs cut into calabashes gourds which are used to print patterns onto fabric Adinkra means good bye or farewell and Adinkra cloth is used for funerary occasions Make your own Adinkra designs and or use Adinkra stamps from Ghana to create banners commemorating Martin Luther King and other African American Civil Rights leaders Bring your banners to the gathering at the Roundhouse to celebrate Martin Luther King s birthday on Monday January 15th By museum admission New Mexico Residents with I D Free on Sundays youth 16 and under and foundation members always free Men s Power Dressing Saturday February 3 2007 1 30 p m Lecture African Fashion Design Tradition Global Trends by Victoria Rovine Ph D Assistant Professor of Art History African Studies University of Florida Gainesville 3 00 p m African Men s Fashion Show Sale By museum admission youth 16 under and foundation members always free NAACP members admitted Free More African Textiles Fashion Photograph right Ceremonial ensemble late 20th century Grassfields region Cameroon Cotton leather porcupine quill African Drum and Dance Sunday February 4 2007 1 30 4 p m Drum performance and dance workshop with Akeem Ayanniyi and Agalu All ages skill levels welcome no advance registration

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  • Arte y Amistad:Introduction
    stuff This exposure to art and creativity caused quite a personal reaction Besser says That was the first time I had a desire for art I wanted to own it It was there that he made his first art purchase ever a pair of drawings of ballet dancers done by the director of the San Francisco ballet He paid five dollars for them in a Union Street antique store Ironically a few years later as he was passing through New Mexico on his way to Arkansas he made his second art acquisition of another two drawings he spotted on a wall in a small Santa Fe grocery store Together the Bessers also collected Mexican and Latin American folk art and Contemporary Chicano and Latino art all areas in which Besser continues to collect today When interviewed for this exhibit he stated that Hispanic art triggered everything in relation to these other areas of their vast collections Besser sees a direct relation between his collections of Hispanic art and Mexican folk art in that they often share religious imagery Diane and Sandy Besser s interest in museums has been widespread In New Mexico not only have they been major supporters of the Museum of International Folk Art and the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture they both have served on boards and committees of the Spanish Colonial Arts Society and El Rancho de Las Golondrinas Sandy is the immediate past Chairman of the Museum of New Mexico Foundation It was a natural extension of their own interest in the ideas and processes involved in creating collecting and displaying art as well as communicating the stories of the artists and their techniques According to Besser Diane understood and reacted to the process used by an artist she would be more intrigued by the difficulty of doing something than I was Their amazing home has often been compared to a museum in the visual display of their collections Regarding Diane s talents in this area he said She loved to arrange the collections in the house but once she had them placed she liked to keep them there I was the opposite I liked to move them around As far as the procedure for new acquisitions to their collections went Besser used to say they both had to agree on a work before they could buy it He says that process worked most often but when it didn t Besser admits he usually won out Born in St Louis Sandy moved to Little Rock Arkansas at the age of eight It was in these formative years that his fascination with museums began While still in St Louis he often spent time with his older first cousin Buddy whose parents lived near Forest Park and the City Art Museum The boys frequently went to the park and the museum Upon entering the building they would run up the deep set of stairs near the entrance look around for the guards and then push the

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