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10 New Mexico True Stories You Must Experience to Believe

No. 5 Here, ancient art lives in museums and on street corners.

Works of art – whose traditions date back even further than the Renaissance – are on permanent display in New Mexico.

Not behind lock and key in museums. Instead, you can see it (and touch it) every weekend at street festivals. Weaving, pottery, silversmith wares, Kachina dolls – you name it. Using tools handed down from generation to generation, Native American artists spend countless hours to perfect the craft and preserve the tradition of their ancestors. All for you to see. And maybe even take home with you.


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