Mexcian Folk Arts

Mexican Folk Art at SFO Airport

The SFO Museum has a new offering for travelers with a little time to spend at San Francisco International Airport

The Spirited Folk Arts of Mexico, from the collections of the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, features a variety of Mexican folk art—from simple toys and miniatures to highly elaborate sculptural clay figures by famous ceramicists such as Josefina Aguilar and Teodora Blanco.

Other objects on display include glass, musical instruments, masks, lacquerware, and carved gourds.

Look for The Spirited Folk Arts of Mexico pre-security in the International Terminal Main Hall, San Francisco International Airport. The exhibition is on view now through December 10, 2011.

You can also get get a preview of the exhibition online here.

Photos courtesy: SFO Museum, from Collections of the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology