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[teacherartexchange] Summer Opportunity in Santa Fe


From: Nancy Walkup (nwalkup_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Sep 19 2006 - 13:24:09 PDT

Travel with SchoolArts to Santa Fe, New Mexico in July 2007

Folk Art Traditions and Beyond

The best folk art from around the world, Georgia O’Keeffe’s museum and home, green chiles and blue cornbread – what else could anyone ask for in art teacher heaven?

Join SchoolArts editor Nancy Walkup in Santa Fe, New Mexico, July 10-16, 2007 for Folk Art Traditions and Beyond. This summer seminar will focus on the Folk Art Festival at the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, with an additional emphasis on Georgia O'Keeffe and her life and art in New Mexico.

The Santa Fe International Folk Art Market is an unique open-air gathering of master folk artists from over 40 countries in celebration of creativity and humanity, promoting international cooperation and understanding through art and culture. Meet the artists, appreciate the crafts, view demonstrations and enjoy the resonating sights and sounds of world cultures represented in folk art, music, dance, song, fashion and cuisine.

Spend time in the heart of Georgia O’Keeffe country: visit her home, enjoy the landscapes she painted in the place she loved, explored, painted, and lived in for over 50 years.

Activities include museum visits, field trips, invited speakers, hands-on experiences, and attendance at the International Folk Art Festival at the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe.

The $750.00 fee includes six nights of accommodations at Ghost Ranch in Santa Fe, all meals, field trips, transportation for field trips, admission fees, and seminar materials. Participants are responsible for transportation to and from Santa Fe.

The seminar will be led by two folk art collectors and educators,
Nancy Walkup, art teacher and editor of SchoolArts Magazine, and Myra Walker, art professor at the University of North Texas. For more information, contact Sue Rundstrom at 800-821-5145, ext. 23, or Nancy Walkup at 940-382-8274 or

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