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Intercultural Exchange at the International Folk Art Market

Now in its twelfth year, Santa Fe’s International Folk Art Market (IFAM) is the largest event of its kind in the world. Since its inception, roughly 750 international artists from over 90 countries have made the journey to Santa Fe for the three-day fair, selling a broad range of work—from bird-shaped metal scissors from Afghanistan […]

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Folk Art Runs Through It

As far as North American cities go, Santa Fe is downright ancient. Though it was founded in 1610, New Mexico’s capitol city is located in the heart of a state that was once home to prehistoric indigenous populations. Two pueblo villages—Acoma and Taos—are among the oldest continually inhabited communities in the United States. It seems […]