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Contact: Kelly Carroll, 575-479-6124 ext 230
ALAMOGORDO, NM – On Saturday, June 30 and Sunday, July 1, White Sands National Monument and, partner cooperating association, Western National Parks Association, will host the 4th annual Step Through Time: Mexican Art Show and Market at the visitor center from 10:00 am-5:00 pm.
In this family-oriented event, experience the rich culture of Northern Chihuahua and Oaxaca Mexico beautifully expressed through extraordinary Mata Ortiz pottery, whimsical Oaxacan wood carvings, and vibrant Zapotec rugs. Meet the artists as they explain the cultural history and meaning of their artwork. You will find a wide array of handmade items available for purchase including, museum quality pieces.
There is no cost for this event. For more information about the Mexican Art Show and Market, call White Sands National Monument at 575-479-6124 ext. 236 or Western National Parks Association at 575-479-6124 ext. 233.
About the National Park Service: More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America’s 417 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Learn more at www.nps.gov