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  • MOIFA | About Us : Hispanic Heritage Wing
    Cuisine The Histories of Chocolate Mate y Más In the Hispanic Heritage Wing December 9 2013 to January 5 2014 This exhibition tells the tale of the earliest cultural mestizaje mixing to take place in the Americas through food The exhibition highlights foods that originated in the New World and foods that were brought over from Europe via Spain and Asia via the Spanish Manila Galleons Several special sections in the exhibition highlight specific food items Two of these are chocolate and maté The exhibition traces the origins of these two popular drinks how they rose to popularity during the colonial period and how they were introduced into European society and culture and how they have become a strong component of popular culture today More than 300 objects related to food harvesting preparation table settings kitchen items and utilitarian and decorative implements illustrate the rich culinary traditions of the Americas Interactive gallery activities include a scent station of new and old world herbs shorts films about chocolate and mate and a world map with food magnets and a recipe exchange This exhibition ignited a discussion about cuisine that continues during FUZE SW an annual gathering of James Beard Award Winning Chefs anthropologists archaeologists and the interested public and in social media at Fuze SW Facebook page Photo by Kitty Leaken Century of Masters The NEA National Heritage Fellows of New Mexico September 27 2009 January 30 2011 Each year The National Endowment for the Arts honors folk artists storytellers performers and musicians throughout the United States for their contributions to traditional art forms The National Heritage Fellows demonstrate artistic excellence and a commitment to their art forms through their processes techniques and transmission of the knowledge to others that strengthens and enriches their communities New Mexicans are well represented in

    Original URL path: http://www.internationalfolkart.org/about/spanish.html (2016-02-12)
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  • MOIFA | About Us : Mission Statement
    arts The museum is a dynamic multi dimensional learning environment that can be an integral part of community life The museum s collection is an important connection between past present and future folk art and related traditions The museum and staff are accountable for professional ethical behavior in all aspects of our operations Honoring the vision of its founder Florence Dibell Bartlett that the art of the craftsman is a

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  • MOIFA | About Us : Neutrogena Wing
    Arte Popular In the Cotsen Gallery Neutrogena Wing November 17 2013 January 12 2015 A fascinating range of unique and vibrant folk traditions are presented featuring over 350 pieces from the museum s rich Brazilian collection ranging from graphic woodblock prints colorful ceramic and wood folk sculptures toys puppets and religious art to lively festival dramas with dance music and costumes The varied cultural mix found throughout the vast region of Brazil not only draws from the original indigenous inhabitants but also from the Portuguese colonists who began to settle there in the sixteenth century as well as the enslaved Africans brought by the Europeans The majority of work in the exhibit is from the twentieth century when folk artists found that they had more freedom to portray their history folklore and daily life Religious practitioners could now carry out their rituals openly and festival performers were able to draw from old traditions and use contemporary issues to create lively pageants and dramas About the Photo Bumba Meu Boi is a comical and very popular folk drama brought to Brazil by the Portuguese colonizers in the eighteenth century The original plot centers around the death and resurrection of a prized bull but the story has been adapted to reflect typical northeast Brazilian rural life involving many varied and costumed characters in a series of comic episodes Today it is performed throughout Brazil during the Christmas holidays Carnival and June festivals Woodblock print by José Francisco Borges Bezerros Pernambuco Brazil 1990 IFAF Collection FA 1991 17 52 Plain Geometry Amish Quilts In the Neutrogena Wing March 3 2013 September 2 2013 The exhibition explores the aesthetics of Amish quilts by considering what the quilting tradition grew out of and how they changed in a changing world Approximately 35 quilts from the museum and local collectors collections illustrate religious proscriptions westward migration and interaction with English neighbors Photo Diamond in square Lancaster Co PA c 1925 gift of Stuart and Cindy Hodosh Make your own virtual quilt on an IPAD and save and share your quilt for visitors to see Young Brides Old Treasures Macedonian Embroidered Dress In the Cotsen Gallery Saturday October 1 2011 to January 6 2013 Until the mid twentieth century Macedonian women wove embroidered and wore magnificent ensembles of dress that indicated to a knowing eye what village and region they came from and where they were in the cycle of life From puberty through betrothal marriage child bearing and old age dress changed to reflect status change The Museum collection dates primarily from 1890 to 1920 with some later pieces from the 1950s The Collection has been completed with a large donation from the Macedonian Arts Council so that it is today the largest and most comprehensive museum collection in the United States The exhibition is accompanied by a catalog of the same name and closes January 6 2013 Photo Detail Wedding dress Miyak Smilevo Demir Hisar municipality c 1900 Wool cotton silk metallic thread metal glass

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  • Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe | About Us : Friends of Folk Art| Museum of New Mexico Foundation

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  • Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe | About Us : Donating
    gifts to Collections Committee for recommendation Please send e mail to info moifa state nm us Send other mail to MOIFA P O Box 2087 Santa Fe NM 87504 NOTE Donations sent to the Museum before this process will be promptly returned Folk Art Flea The Museum s support group the Folk Art Committee and the Friends of Folk Art organize an annual Flea market held in May of gently used folk art items The next sale will be in May 2016 Donations are being accepted now To arrange to donate for the 2015 tax year call 505 476 1201 For information on monetary donations ongoing support through membership and planned giving please visit the Museum of New Mexico Foundation Tax Deductions Potential donors should be aware of several tax considerations when planning gift to the museum Because of changing tax laws potential donors should consult professional tax experts such as their accountant and attorney when considering a gift As a donor you may be able to take a tax deduction for all or a portion of the fair market value of your gift Consult your tax advisor for details Because the museum accepts donations museum staff is prohibited from

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  • Cerámica y Cultura ~ The Story of Spanish and Mexican Mayólica

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  • Cerámica y Cultura ~ La Historia de la Mayólica Española y Mexicana

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  • WPA Sin Nombre: Hispano and Hispana Artists of the New Deal Era

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