10th Annual Folk Art Festival at National Museum of Mexican Art (ends 10/25)


Meet Mexico’s finest folk artists and watch live art demonstrations at the 10th Annual Folk Art Festival. Artists will come from all corners of Mexico, each with his or her own unique techniques, subject matters, and mediums. However, they all share the same passion for Mexico’s rich folk art traditions.

Featured Folk Artists
Miguel & Daniel Paredes, Ceramic Day of the Dead Figures from Puebla
Jacobo Ángeles Ojeda, Wood Carving from San Martin Tilcajete, Oaxaca
Miriam Castaneda: Cartoneria from Xoxocatla, Morelos
Jose Luis Cortez Hernandez: Barro brunido from Tonala, Jalisco
Elvira Garcia Santiago: Textiles from Putlunichuchutl, Puebla
Audias & Mariana Roldán, Amate Paintings from Xalitla, Guerrero
Bulmaro Pérez Mendoza, Foot Pedal Loom Weaving from Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca
Pascuala Vázquez, Back Strap Loom Weaving, Zinacantán, Chiapas
Mondragón Family, Sugar Skulls from Toluca, Estado de México

Thursday October 22, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday, October 23, 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, October 24 – 25 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

National Museum of Mexican Art, 1852 West 19th Street, Chicago, IL 60608

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