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Colcha Demonstration at Heritage Farm

New Mexico embroidery with El Arco Iris: Sociedad de Colcheras.

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Where: Heritage Farm at the Botanic Garden.

Date: First Thursday of every month.

Time: 9:30 a.m. - noon

Cost: Included with regular admission.


Colcha, regional embroidery developed in New Mexico during the Spanish colonial period, is demonstrated on the first Thursday of every month. Learn to appreciate this Hispanic art form by watching El Arco Iris: Sociedad de Colcheras members at work, and find out how you can join them to perpetuate the skill of colcha embroidery.

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