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Posted: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 1:20 pm, Fri Jul 11, 2014.

NOTE: Aside from Thursday's Railyard celebration, all events take place on Museum Hill, where there is no public parking during the International Folk Art Market. Please click here to see parking information.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 9

8:30-10 a.m. Breakfast with the curators and artists whose work appears in the Museum. Museum of International Folk Art. Space limited; reservation required; call 505-476-1215.

1-4 p.m. Artists’ demonstrations and hands-on projects exploring the meaning of “home.” Museum of International Folk Art. 

Free shuttle from the First Baptist Church at Old Pecos Trail and Camino Lejo to Museum Hill for both events.

THURSDAY, JULY 10 — ALL AT THE RAILYARD

The procession of 2014 market artists, musical performances, artist demonstrations and hands-on activities at the Children’s Activity Booth. All events at the Railyard are free and open to the public. A variety of food will be sold. Parking is available throughout the Railyard, including at the underground Railyard Parking Structure (near REI). 

5-6:30 p.m. Artist demonstrations

From Myanmar: Khin Maung Htwe, director of Htwe Oo Myanmar, presents costumed, carved and painted marionettes. His puppet theatre is dedicated to preserving and reviving this ancient art form, which represents the nation’s cultural history. Htwe will share stories about the different traditional Burmese puppet characters.

From Madagascar: Edmond Rivo Randrianarisoa will show how to create Malagasy musical instruments from gourds and cowhide. He represents the Cooperative Redona, which keeps the Malagasy ancestral heritage alive through music.

From Haiti: Serge Jolimeau, master artist, demonstrates the transformation of recycled oil drums into remarkable sculptures. Inspired as a child by the blacksmiths in his neighborhood, Jolimeau’s work has been shown in the Brooklyn Museum of Art and at LACITA in Biarritz, France.

From Mexico: Rafael Cilau Valadez “paints” with yarn, creating exquisite Huichol yarn paintings. Valadez will explain and show how he makes the intricate designs that bring the Huichol mystic arts alive. 

From Peru: Bertha Medina Aquino hand carves gourds and talks about the community they depict.

From South Africa: Alfred Bongukufa Ntuli uses materials from the modern world, including wire, to weave Zulu baskets that resemble beer containers, traditionally woven with grass.

5:10-5:40 p.m. Readings by Chicana poet and Albuquerque native Andrea Serrano and Carlos Contreras, Albuquerque-based slam poet.

5:45-7:20 p.m. Musical performances:

• Ida Bagus Anom Suryawan of Indonesia, traditional, topeng masked dance.

• Nigeria’s Akeem Ayanniyi, solo talking drum demonstration.

• Edmond Rivo Randrianarisoa of Madagascar, unique stringed instruments with vocals.

• Alba Rosa Sepúlveda Tapia and Wilfredo Arriagada Sepúlveda of Chile, traditional cueca dance

• SAMY of Ecuador, folklore music of the Andean Highlands

7:20-7:30 p.m. Special welcome  by Santa Fe mayor Javier M. Gonzales

7:30 p.m. Market artists’ procession proceeds from the Farmers Market plaza, accompanied by global music by Jefferson Voorhees and Danny Bittker.

8 p.m. Meet and greet the market artists.

8:15-9 p.m. Music by Las Alegres Ambulancias of Colombia.

9 p.m. Last Rail Runner departure from Santa Fe Depot.  

FRIDAY, JULY 11

6:30-9 p.m. Market Opening Party (SOLD OUT) 

Be the first to meet more than 150 master folk artists representing approximately 60 nations, all while shopping and dancing beneath the stars. Enjoy complimentary wine, beer, signature cocktails and international hors d’oeuvres, while listening to the Afro-Colombian music of Las Alegres Ambulancias, the only Colombian Lumbalú ensemble on international tour. Free park-and-ride shuttles run from 6 to 9:15 p.m. Tickets are sold out and will not be available onsite.

6:30-8:00 p.m.Author Carmella Padilla signs copies of her award-winning book, The Work of Art: Folk Artists in the 21st Century, at the book booth, next to the information booth.

SATURDAY, JULY 12

7:30-9 a.m. Early Bird Market 

Purchase tickets ($50 includes all day Saturday) at www.folkartalliance.org or 505-886-1251. Free park-and-ride shuttles begin at 7 a.m.

9 a.m.-5 p.m. International Folk Art Market 

Purchase tickets ($15 in advance; $20 at the gate; free for ages 16 and under) at www.folkartalliance.org or 505-886-1251. The last park-and-ride shuttles will leave the market at 5:15 p.m.

Market stage entertainment

7-9 a.m. Mario Reynolds, Andean flute 

9-10:30 a.m. Market Artist Performance Showcase: Edmond Rivo Randrianarisoa (Madagascar): Valiha string instrument performance, Ujjwal Shrestha (Nepal): Traditional masked dance performance, Alba Rosa Sepúlveda Tapia and Wilfredo Arriagada Sepúlveda (Chile): Traditional cueca dance, Akeem Ayanniyi (Nigeria): Talking drum demonstration, Khin Maung Htwe (Myanmar): Puppet show with elaborately-costumed wood marionettes and Ida Bagus Anom Suryawan (Indonesia): Traditional topeng masked dance.

10:45-11:30 a.m. Goddess of Arno, Balkan Dance Band

Noon-1 p.m.Las Alegres Ambulancias, Afro-Colombian music

1:20-2 p.m. Market Artist Performance Showcase: Edmond Rivo Randrianarisoa (Madagascar): Valiha string instrument performance, Ujjwal Shrestha (Nepal): Traditional masked dance performance

2:15-3:15 p.m. SAMY of Ecuador, folklore music of the Andean Highlands

3:45-4:30 p.m.Albuquerque Pan African Music and Dance Ensemble

Education in the Museum of International Folk Art

11 a.m.-noon. Gallery talk with market artist Camurdino Mustafa Jetha (Mozambique) will take place in the Gallery of Conscience.

2 p.m. Workshop with Las Alegres Ambulancias of Colombia. This visiting group will teach songs and dances from their home region.

Book signing

Noon-2:00 p.m. Author Carmella Padilla signs copies of her award-winning book, The Work of Art: Folk Artists in the 21st Century, at the book booth, next to the information booth.

SUNDAY, JULY 13

9 a.m.-5 p.m.International Folk Art Market continues with Family Day, which includes the Children’s Passport Project. Purchase tickets ($10 in advance; $15 at the gate; free for ages 16 and under) at www.folkartalliance.org or 505-886-1251. Free park-and-ride shuttles run from

8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.

Market stage entertainment

10-10:20 a.m.Trupthi Panickor, Indian dance

10:30-noon. Market Artist Performance Showcase: Alba Rosa Sepúlveda Tapia and Wilfredo Arriagada Sepúlveda (Chile): Traditional cueca dance, Akeem Ayanniyi (Nigeria): Talking drum demonstration, Khin Maung Htwe (Myanmar): Puppet show with elaborately-costumed wood marionettes and Ida Bagus Anom Suryawan (Indonesia): Traditional topeng masked dance.

Noon-12:15 p.m. Quang Minh Buddhist Youth Lion Dance Team, Vietnamese dance.

12:15-1p.m.Moria Traditional West African Ensemble of Guinea

1:20-2 p.m. Market Artist Performance Showcase: Edmond Rivo Randrianarisoa (Madagascar).

2:15-3 p.m. Los Niños de Santa Fe

3:30-4:30 p.m.SAMY of Ecuador, folklore music of the Andean Highlands.

Education in the Museum of International Folk Art

11:00 a.m.Workshop with SAMY of Ecuador. Explore musical traditions with main stage artists in an intimate setting. This will take place in the atrium.

Noon. Gallery talk with market artist Cenia Gutiérrez Alfonso (Cuba) will take place in the Gallery of Conscience.

Book signing

Noon-2:00 p.m. Author Carmella Padilla signs copies of her award-winning book, The Work of Art: Folk Artists in the 21st Century, at the book booth, next to the information booth.

For more information and updates about events during the International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe visit www.folkartalliance.org, or call 505-992-7600.

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