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Cuba’s TradiSon to Perform at the 2017 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe

The famous band will play a free concert at the Santa Fe Plaza Thursday, July 13, 2017 Santa Fe, New Mexico—-TradiSon, a returning favorite from five years ago will be playing a free concert for the Santa Fe community at the International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe’s Community Celebration and Artist Procession on Thursday,…
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International Folk Art Alliance Announces Inaugural Award Recipients

Among the many innovations, improvements, and changes at the 2016 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe, the establishment of the 1st Annual International Folk Art Alliance Awards is perhaps the most profound, as it recognizes life-long contributions and commitments to the creation and support of folk art. The International Folk Art Alliance, and its…
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International Folk Art Alliance Brings Social Innovation to Santa Fe

Social innovation is a field dedicated to solving social problems by attacking root causes through novel approaches, shifting away from a conventional charity approach of managing conditions. As part of the 2016 International Folk Market | Santa Fe, the International Folk Alliance is proud to present, Social Innovation and Cross-Sector Solutions, Friday, July 8, 9:30am New…
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Ambassador Melanne Verveer to Serve as Honorary Chair for the 2016 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe

A tireless advocate for women and girls’ empowerment, Melanne Verveer, the Executive Director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, has been named the Honorary Chair for the 2016 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe. “We are so honored to have Ambassador Verveer as the chair of the Market this year, said…
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Press Release: The 13th Annual International Folk Art Market

The 13th Annual International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe Brings the World Together “#1 Best Art Festival in the USA” — USA Today “It’s like few other places in the world because it’s the world gathered all in one place.” — CBS Sunday Morning July 8–10, 2016 — Museum Hill in Santa Fe, New Mexico…
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Market 2016 Featured Artists

International Folk Artists Preserve Cultures and Create Opportunities The largest event of its kind in the world, International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe, brings almost 200 artists from over 60 countries come together to offer handmade masterworks. Here are seven of the extraordinary stories behind the extraordinary art.

IFAA Expands its Mentor to Market Program

The International Folk Art Alliance Expands Its Mentor to Market Training Programs for Master Artists The innovative business development programs, now in their eleventh year, match business leaders with master folk artists to help meet the challenges of the new global marketplace. January 1, 2016 Santa Fe, New Mexico—As part of its ongoing mission to promote…
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Expert Spokespeople for the 2016 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe

KEITH RECKER Board of Directors, International Folk Art Market Keith Recker serves on the Board of Directors of the International Folk Art Market. Recker is the founder and Editor of Hand/Eye magazine, an online endeavor discussing the intersections between art, craft, design, philanthropy, and enlightened consumption. Hand/Eye profiles forward-looking creators, faraway cultures, ancient craft traditions,…
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Artist from 92 countries have participated in the International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe

Artist from 92 countries have participated in the International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe (2004—2016) Afghanistan* Algeria* Armenia Bangladesh* Bhutan* Bolivia Botswana* Brazil Burkina Faso* Cambodia* Cameroon Canada (Haid Gwaii)** Chile China* China (Tibet)* Colombia* Costa Rica Cuba* Dominican Republic* Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Ethiopia France* Georgia Ghana* Guatemala* Haiti* Hungary * India* India…
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Calendar Release: 13th Annual International Folk Art Market

The 13th Annual International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe Bring the World Together July 8 –10, 2016—Museum Hill in Santa Fe, New Mexico Santa Fe, New Mexico— January 1, 2016—This July, the International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe—already the largest of its kind in the world—will celebrate its biggest and most diverse Market yet,…
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