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Museum of International Folk Art
706 Camino Lejo Santa Fe, NM 87505
North Central

See the wonders of the world through the art of a global community at the Museum of International Folk Art. The museum's distinctive collections number more than 135,000 artifacts selected and interpreted in exhibitions that fill four distinct wings. The Girard Wing was designed and filled by indefatigable collector Alexander Girard with folk art, toys, miniatures and textiles that need no written words to be thoroughly appreciated. The delightful display will forever be a favorite—through the ages and for all ages. The Hispanic Heritage Wing, one of the few in the US so totally devoted, presents the art and heritage of a culture that thrives in New Mexico and well beyond. The Neutrogena Wing encompasses gallery space and interactive possibilities in Lloyd's Treasure Chest for visitors to fully experience the museum's prestigious Neutrogena Collection of carvings, ceramics and more than 2,500 textiles. From ancient Egyptian textiles to 19th century Navajo weavings, from Pennsylvania Amish quilts to Andean weavings, quality and quantity make the collection donated by former company CEO Lloyd Cotsen a key national resource. The Bartlett Wing continues the clear vision of museum founder Florence Dibell Bartlett, who strived for cultural understanding through interaction. East Gallery exhibitions are based on studies of specific cultures and the Gallery of Conscience examines issues that threaten the survival of traditional arts.