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Santa Fe International Folk Art Market, July 12-13, 2008

03-20-2008



Folk Art Market

Santa Fe International Folk Art Market
Celebrates its 5th Anniversary
July 12th & 13th, 2008

WHAT:
Join in the fifth annual Santa Fe International Folk Art Market, taking place July 12 13, 2008. Its an unparalleled gathering of the worlds finest folk artists, in which market goers will have a rare opportunity to purchase folk art from over 100 juried artists from 39 countries (from Rwanda to El Salvador to Turkmenistan). The Market is the largest of its kind in the world. In addition to booths filled with vivid cultural treasures (silver jewelry from Bolivia, felt rugs from Kyrgyzstan, tribal garments from China, ceramics from France), visitors can enjoy exotic food and live entertainment, everything from mariachi bands to Chinese Dragon Dancers.

Santa Fe International Folk Art Market
Mathapelo Ngaka of the Monkey Biz Bead Project from South Africa
Photo by Ann Murdy 2007

The mission of the Santa Fe International Folk Art Market is to foster economic and cultural sustainability for folk artists and folk art worldwide and to create intercultural exchange opportunities uniting peoples of the world.

WHERE & WHEN:
Friday, July 11th, 2008
"Artists' Welcome Preview Benefit" Milner Plaza
6 8 PM *

Saturday, July 12, 2008
7:30 AM 5 PM *

Sunday, July 13, 2008
9 AM 5 PM *

Milner Plaza on Museum Hill (outside the Museum of International Folk Art)
Camino Lejo off Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, New Mexico

*See website for ticket prices.

For More Information: www.folkartmarket.org


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