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Museum of International Folk Art

706 Camino Lejo, on Museum Hill, Santa Fe, NM 87505
+1 505-476-1200
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A Gem of a Museum

If you are interested in folk art from around the world; you will not be disappointed. They have a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Umesh G
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Franklin Park, NJ, United States
Folk art from around the world

This museum is well worth a visit. The displays are well done, and there is so much to see. Well... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
msalty
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Conifer, Colorado
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Open EVERY DAY 10am to 5pm through the month of October 2017; closed Mondays November through April. Closed Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Easter & Thanksgiving holidays. Current exhibitions include Flamenco From Spain to New Mexico, No Idle Hands: The Myths and Meanings of Tramp Art, and Folk Art in Focus More than 120,000 objects are on display in the long term exhibition Multiple Visions, A Common Bond by architect and designer Alexander Girard. This international folk art collection includes miniature buildings, streets and village scenes from more than 100 different countries. There are no text panels in this exhibition, the cases are numbered. If you miss the Docent walk-in tour, pick up a multi-media tour at the front desk or a grab a printed gallery guide at either entrance. Kids 16 and under and Museum of New Mexico Foundation Members always free!
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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706 Camino Lejo, on Museum Hill, Santa Fe, NM 87505
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are interested in folk art from around the world; you will not be disappointed. They have a very large display of hand made art objects. They also had two special exhibitions when we were there - Chinese quilt and the Art of Flamenco....More

Thank Umesh G
Reviewed 4 days ago

This museum is well worth a visit. The displays are well done, and there is so much to see. Well designed exhibit space makes it easy to navigate.

Thank msalty
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What is folk art? This museum helps answer that question. Eclectic folk art from around the world. Loved the "tramp art" exhibit. What is tramp art? Come and it will be revealed. The Flamenco exhibit was very colorful and interesting. Don't miss the little room...More

Thank TenorSongster
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I see every new exhibit here. Of course I love folk art! The permanent exhibits are outstanding and I revisit them often. The rotating exhibits are always special. The stores are gems. Maybe my favorite museum in the world and I have visited 81 countries!...More

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 5 days ago

I toured everything I wanted to see in downtown Santa Fe rather quickly so I drove out to this museum on Museum Hill with my culture pass. This museum was very different, with a quirky collection of items that varied from whimsical to serious art....More

Thank jjctraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the place!! a must see for everyone! part of being in santa fe is Museum Hill attractions. All seasons!

Thank jlrich12
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this place!I visit it every time I go to Santa Fe, which has been about 10 times. Its up on Museum Hill, convenient to see several museums on a long day trip. The Folk Art Museum has an exquisite permanent exhibition of decorative...More

Thank lesliesH7325QI
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are more items in here than you can possible see. It is amazing that it is one collection. Kids will love it.

Thank Fran U
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed the Tramp Art and Flamenco exhibits as well as permanent collection of folk art from around the world. Great location outside central Santa Fe, Museum Hill has several other museums but we only had time for this one. Also had light lunch at...More

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A large number of collections, to see them all will wear you out. But if you are into folk art, this is a place you could spend all day.

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