HOUSE MEMORIAL 55
- STATE OF NEW MEXICO -
DECLARING MARCH 2, 2007 AS "MAKING A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE DAY"
AT THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES IN HONOR OF THE SANTA FE
INTERNATIONAL FOLK ART MARKET.
WHEREAS, the Santa Fe international folk art market in
partnership with the museum of international folk art and the
museum of New Mexico foundation host an annual festive, two-day
venue for artists from around the world to create and sell
high-quality artwork; and
WHEREAS, the purpose of the market is to foster economic
and cultural sustainability for folk artists and folk art
worldwide and to create intercultural exchange opportunities
uniting the peoples of the world; and
WHEREAS, many of the artists are from developing countries
where they are confronting daunting political, social and