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Nasrullah_#144_2014_JudithHaden_AFGHANISTAN_Nasrullah__MG_8918“We were pleasantly surprised by the energy, camaraderie, love, hospitality and generosity of not only the donors but the staff, volunteers, and everyone associated with the IFAA. Coming from a country famous, if not notorious, for it’s hospitality, It is safe to say we know hospitality when we encounter it.” –Nasrullah, Afghanistan

Lulama_006_IFAA_120714_0133“I was moved by the fact that so many sponsors, staff, and volunteers give their time and efforts to make things possible for the first time artists, and would like to extend my personal gratitude to each and every one who made this visit possible” –Lulama Sihlabeni, South Africa

The success of the International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe is due, in large part, to its amazing volunteers. Since the very first Market, volunteers have provided their expertise, spirit of friendship, dedication, and resourcefulness to make this the largest folk art market of its kind. Their hard work is what makes each Market a resounding success. Each year, they forge new friendships and learn more about the world at this incredible event.

Why You Should Volunteer for the 15th Annual International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe:

  • Join A Global Community
    • Over 150 master folk artists from more than 55 countries share their cultures & traditions
  • Connect with a Team
  • 2000 volunteers from 38 states & 8 countries help make the event possible
  • Great Volunteer Benefits
    • Free admission to the largest folk art market of its kind*
    • Volunteer tee shirt, snacks & a volunteer shuttle

If you have any questions, please contact Sandra Wylie at or call 505.992.7615

Save the Date: Dates for the 2018 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe are July 13, 14 & 15, 2018. Volunteer registration will open April 2018.

*During regular Market hours on Saturday and Sunday.