Museum of International Folk Art

MOIFA Presents Música Buena: Canciones de Amor (Songs of Love) – a Virtual Valentine’s Day Concert with State Historian Rob Martinez

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 04, 2021

MEDIA CONTACT
Cisco Tapia
505-795-1908
cisco.tapia@state.nm.us

Wanting to add some music to your Valentine’s Day this year? Then join the Museum of International Folk Art (MOIFA) and State Historian Rob Martinez at 7 p.m. MST on Sunday, Feb. 14, for a special virtual Valentine’s Day concert. Martinez will perform the rich musical traditions of New Mexico to present romantic music.

A collection of musical genres, from New Mexican to American, will be explored through voice and guitar. Traditional music forms, such as Inditaswill reflect the coming together and coexistence of Native and Spanish peoples and demonstrate the deep and universal themes of love lost and found, romance, and hope. 

This free concert is in conjunction with the exhibition “Música Buena: Hispano Folk Music of New Mexico,” funded by the International Folk Art Foundation. 

Use this link to register in advance for the online concert: https://nmcultureorg.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAlcuGgqz0oH9bePdjUMcuWvSXk80AnGCGh 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. 

Date: Sunday, February 14, 2021
Time: 7 p.m. MST

 

About the Museum of International Folk Art
TheMuseum of International Folk Art is a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs, under the leadership of the Board of Regents for the Museum of New Mexico. Programs and exhibits are generously supported by the International Folk Art Foundation and Museum of New Mexico Foundation. 

The mission of The Museum of International Folk Art is to shape a humane world by connecting people through creative expression and artistic traditions. The museum holds the largest collection of international folk art in the world, numbering more than 130,000 objects from more than 100 countries. 

 


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