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Celebrated Musician Frank Leto and his band PANdemonium to Play at the 2019 International Folk Art Market Community Celebration

Frank Leto and his band PANdemonium will play a free concert at the Santa Fe Plaza on the evening of Thursday, July 11, 2019 Santa Fe, New Mexico—Celebrated musician Frank Leto and his band PANdemonium will perform a free concert at the Santa Fe Plaza during the International Folk Art Market’s Community Celebration and Artist…
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Ndaba Mandela Honorary Chair Release

Nurturing New Generations of Cultural Leaders and Peacemakers NDABA MANDELA, GLOBAL PEACE ACTIVIST AND GRANDSON OF NELSON MANDELA, SERVES AS HONORARY CHAIR OF 2019 INTERNATIONAL FOLK ART MARKET SANTA FE Mandela to be Featured Speaker at the One World Awards and Community Events Santa Fe, New Mexico—Ndaba Mandela, world renowned author, speaker, and entrepreneur will…
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Sustainability Sunday at the International Folk Art Market Santa Fe

July 14, 2019 • 9:00am through 5:00pm Museum Hill in Santa Fe, New Mexico Santa Fe, New Mexico — In today’s world of mass-produced consumer goods, International Folk Art Market artists exemplify the values of local sourcing, supply-chain integrity and community integration in their respective home countries. The Market celebrates these artists’ conscientious creative practices…
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An American Experience Five Folk Artists, Five Cultural Partners

International Folk Art Market Honors Museum Partners Santa Fe, New Mexico—When the 16 th Annual Santa Fe International Folk Art Market takes the stage on Museum Hill July 12–14, five outstanding local cultural institutions that preserve and promote folk art traditions as part of their missions will have a place of honor alongside the more than 150…
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International Folk Art Market Santa Fe Mentor to Market Programs for Master Artists

The innovative business development programs, now in their fifteenth year, respond to the needs of master folk artists as they navigate the challenges of the new global marketplace Santa Fe, New Mexico— As part of its ongoing mission to promote the global artist economy through education and sustainable business development, the International Folk Art Market…
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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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