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Celebrated Arts Leader Stuart Ashman Takes the Helm at the Santa Fe International Folk Art Market

For Immediate Release: Stuart Ashman took the helm of the Sana Fe International Folk Art Market in January, bringing decades of wide-ranging leadership experience in the arts and cultural affairs and a personal connection to both folk art traditions and the people who bring them to life in the 21 st century.  “I look forward…
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2019 Expert Spokespeople

STUART ASHMAN Chief Executive Officer, International Folk Art Market Stuart Ashman, is a cultural ambassador who has worked in the arts for over 30 years. He was raised in Matanzas and Havana, Cuba before his family relocated to New York where he attended the City University of New York receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree…
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The Children’s Passport Project 2019

AT THE INTERNATIONAL FOLK ART MARKET SANTA FE RETURNS IN 2019 Children Meet Artists, Learn About Other Cultures, and Enjoy Spectacular Folk Art—All for Free Santa Fe, New Mexico—Kids can receive a personal “Passport” and virtually travel the world this summer, thanks to a special program at the 2019 International Folk Art Market Santa Fe….
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2019 International Folk Art Market Santa Fe Hosts Artists from 50 Countries

50 Countries at the 2019 International Folk Art Market Santa Fe New Countries: Australia, Bulgaria, Iraq Artists from over 100 countries have participated in IFAM | Santa Fe (2004 – 2019) * countries being represented in the 2019 Market ** new countries being represented in 2019 Afghanistan Algeria* Argentina* Armenia Australia** Bangladesh Benin Bhutan Bolivia*…
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16th Annual International Folk Art Market Santa Fe Calendar Release

The World’s Largest Folk Art Festival is a Must-See for Art and Culture Lovers Featuring over 150 Master Artists from 50 Countries JULY 12, 13 AND 14, 2019 MUSEUM HILL IN SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO Santa Fe, New Mexico—This July, the International Folk Art Market Santa Fe—already the largest of its kind in the world—will…
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16th Annual International Folk Art Market Santa Fe

“The most wonderful shopping experience of my life.” -Deborah Needleman, The New York Times Photo: Marc Romanelli The World’s Largest Folk Art Festival, the World’s Most Unique Art Experience Featuring Over 150 Master Artists from 50 Countries July 12, 13 and 14, 2019—Museum Hill in Santa Fe, New Mexico Santa Fe, New Mexico—The opportunity to…
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One World Awards Dinner

International Folk Art Market Announces the Finalists of the Third Annual Living Traditions and Community Impact Awards Santa Fe, New Mexico—The International Folk Art Market’s third annual One World Awards Dinner will recognize life-long contributions and commitments to the creation and support of folk art in a special event held at La Fonda on the…
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Celebrated Chilean Musicians Pascuala Ilabaca y Fauna to Play at the 2018 International Folk Art Market Community Celebration

Award-winning singer-songwriter Pascuala Ilabaca and her band Fauna will play a free concert at the Santa Fe Plaza on the evening of Thursday, July 12, 2018 Santa Fe, New Mexico—Chilean singer-songwriter Pascuala Ilabaca and her band Fauna will perform a free concert at the Santa Fe Plaza during the International Folk Art Market’s Community Celebration…
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Donna Karan and Urban Zen Foundation to Sponsor the IFAM “Wear Your Impact” Initiative

KARAN WILL BRING  HER PASSION FOR ARTISANS AND CULTURAL PRESERVATION TO CELEBRATE  THE 15TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE LARGEST INTERNATIONAL FOLK ART MARKET IN THE WORLD In support of IFAM’s Wear Your Impact Initiative, the fashion icon will personally style a trio of International Folk Art Market patrons to showcase both Karan’s artisan collaborations with her lifestyle brand,…
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THE INTERNATIONAL FOLK ART MARKET ANNOUNCES | The IFAM Milagro Fund

New at the 2018 Market, Fair Goers can purchase one of a kind Milagros and “Peace, Love and Folk Art” T-Shirts to support IFAM Artist Initiatives For Immediate Release:  The word milagro means miracle, and is sometimes used to describe the International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe.  Discovering and then bringing 150 master artists…
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