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Exhibition: Outstanding in His Field-San Ysidro-Patron Saint of Farmers


Location: National Hispanic Cultural Center
Dates: 04/21/2017 - 11/05/2017


1701 Fourth St. S.W.
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-246-2261
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Description
Each spring, New Mexico communities celebrate San Ysidro, the patron saint of farmers, gardeners, and workers. San Ysidro blesses the fields, brings rain and discourages drought, and assures a healthy growing season for local crops such as chile, beans, corn and squash.

The exhibition highlights contemporary and traditional depictions of this adored saint through approximately 65 art works by artists of all ages. New Mexican artist revere San Ysidro and a unique sense of place is reflected through these diverse interpretations of his image.