Mercado Navideno 2009 At National Mexican Fine Arts Museum

Posted on November 28th, 2009 in Pilsen.

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