International Folk Art Market, July 14, 15, 16, 2017

Honorary Chair for 2017, Lidewij Edelkoort

  • 154 artists from 53 countries
  • $3.1 million artist sales
  • Four countries were represented for the first time: Argentina, Jordan, Tajikistan, and Tanzania.

New Headquarters: 620 Cerillos Road

International Folk Art Market at Arlington.

  • 34 booths and 56 participants, 20 countries represented
  • Artist Sales: $160,000
  • Attendance 3,000+

Introduced artist conference

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Innovation Inspiration: 30 Artists