Event Details
Performance Featured Event Family Demonstration


September 21, 2024
1:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Milner Plaza on Museum Hill

Join us for a celebration of Mexican cultural heritage with a vibrant fusion of music, dance, theater, educational activities, and a live luchador wrestling match on Milner Plaza! This event will highlight some of the rich regional cultural traditions reflected in our current exhibition La Cartonería Mexicana / The Mexican Art of Paper and Paste, and honor the history and living traditions of Indigenous communities of Mexico and our region. This event is being produced in collaboration by the Museum of International Folk Art and Museum of Indian Art and Culture and supported by the Friends of Folk Art (FOFA). 

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1:10 PM - Indigenous Blessing by Former Governor Mark Mitchell, Tesuque Pueblo 

1:20 - 1:40 PM  - Danza Tonantzin de Analco [Mexika dance] 

1:50 - 2:30 PM - Cloud Eagle Dance Group, Jemez Pueblo 

2:30 - 3:00 PM - Mariachi Euforia 

3:00 - 3:15 PM - “Matachines” performed by Los Niños de Santa Fe, Adult ensemble 

3:30 - 4:00 PM - Lightning Boy, Hoop Dancing (MIAC circle) 

4:15 - 5:30 PM - Tropa Magica

5:30 - 6:30 PM - A live Lucha Libre match, Mexican wrestling, produced by Duke City Championship Wrestling 

Throughout the run of the program: 

Join us for Hands-on Art Making at MOIFA and MIAC

Food Trucks, paletas, churros, and more!