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MOIFA Announces 50 Percent Off Museum Admission for Attendees of August’s Objects of Art and Antique American Indian Art shows

August 7th, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 7, 2017 (Santa Fe, NM)—Attendees of the Objects of Art show, August 10–13, and Antique American Indian Art Show, August 15–18, at Santa Fe’s El Museo Cultural, 555 Camino de la Familia in the Santa Fe Railyard, will receive 50 percent off admission to the Museum of International Folk Art upon presenting their ticket stubs from either show, MOIFA Director Khristaan Villela announced today. As a result, New Mexico residents will pay $3.50 and non-residents $6.

This special offer is in conjunction with MOIFA’s pop-up exhibit at both shows, The World in New Mexico, New Mexico in the World, showcasing global works ranging from a Miao Chinese crown, to contemporary Peruvian folk art, to Navajo silver. The exhibition highlights permanent collections as well as the upcoming exhibition, Crafting Memory: Contemporary Life and Folk Art in the Andes

Saturday, August 12 at 2 pm at Objects of Art, Villela leads a talk of the same name, in which he details current MOIFA exhibits and offers a sneak preview of those to come.

“This is an excellent opportunity for folk-art lovers and collectors to deepen their knowledge of folk art across cultures,” Villela said.

Media Contact: Tricia Ware (505) 603-0356 tricialouiseware@gmail.com

About the Museum of International Folk Art: Located in Santa Fe, New Mexico, the Museum of International Folk Art, 706 Camino Lejo on Museum Hill, opened to the public in 1953, and has gained national and international recognition as the home of the world’s largest collection of folk art, with more than 135,000 objects from over 100 countries. It is an institution within the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs. For hours and general information: (505) 476-1200.

About the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs: The Department of Cultural Affairs is charged with preserving and showcasing New Mexico’s cultural riches. With its eight museums, eight historic sites, arts, archaeology, historic preservation, and library programs, DCA is the largest state cultural agency in the United States. Together, DCA’s facilities, programs, and services support a $5.6 billion cultural industry in New Mexico. About Objects of Art: Held annually in Santa Fe, Objects of Art is a marketplace of more than 70 exhibitors offering paintings, sculpture, and fine art of all kinds plus furniture, books, fashion, jewelry, and textiles, as well as tribal, folk, American Indian, African, and Asian art, both antique and modern.

About the Antique American Indian Art Show: Held annually in Santa Fe, the Antique American Indian Art Show is a marketplace of more than 60 exhibitors from Santa Fe and across the country offering Native American art and antiquities.

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