Mexican Folk Art: Artesanía del Pueblo

October 29, 2022 – October 1, 2023

“Mexican Folk Art: Artesanía del Pueblo”, open to the public October 29, 2022 – October 1, 2023.

Artesanía del Pueblo: Mexican Folk Art is a journey into diverse, colorful art from various regions of Mexico. Items are made for utilitarian or decorative purposes or created for celebrations, festivities, or religious rites. Pieces are a blend of indigenous and European technique and design. Artesanía represents a strong Mexican regional and national identity and invites further exploration.

Special thanks to our private lenders and the following: Amerind Museum, ASU Art Museum, Heard Museum, Tucson Museum of Art.

Image: Unknown artist, Tree of Life from Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, Mexico, 1979. Courtesy of Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona. NA-MX-MX-A7-256.