If you’re out and about in Pilsen this weekend don’t forget to stop by the Nation Mexican Fine Arts Museum for Mercado Navideno 2009. A great oportunity to get some authentic Mexican folk art crafts.
Don’t think you’re stuck shopping for the same old gifts and stocking stuffers this holiday season. A visit to Chicago’s National Museum of Mexican Art’s Mercado Navideno holiday market will reveal all the colorful options to spice up your shopping. The Mercado Navideno runs November 27-29 and offers an array of authentic Mexican folk art gifts. Choose papier mache figurines, pottery, vividly-colored textiles, paintings, carvings or silver jewelry to thrill your friends and family. Don’t miss a visit to the overflowing gift store, Tienda Tzintzuntzan.
Courtesy of Rosalind Cummings-Yeates