Cafe Botanique: Contemporary Mexican Handcraft & Natural Materials
May 19, 2021
Gain insight into Mexico's unique handcraft traditions influenced by the diversity of natural materials in ecosystems across the country. Join Walther Boelsterly Urrutia, director of the Museo de Arte Popular in Mexico City—a museum dedicated to contemporary and traditional folk art—to discover how artisans rely on and sustain the raw materials used to create unique craft objects, including hats, textiles, furniture and more.
Presented in partnership with the Mexican Cultural Center in Denver, and the Museo de Arte Popular in Mexico City.
This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.