Montonsilp Family Workshop ( Thailand): Spirit House and Offerings for the Spirit of the Land (detail) 2014, teakwood, paint
Museum of International Folk Art, 706 Camino Lejo, 505- 476-1200 The exhibition Sacred Realm: Blessings & Good Fortune Across Asia explores the myriad ways people appeal to the sacred, seeking blessings and favors. The show includes amulets, votive offerings, and ritual objects primarily from the museum’s Asian collection. Sacred Realm opens Sunday, Feb. 28, at 1 p.m. Opening- day events include hands- on art making, henna tattooing, live Javanese temple music with Gamelan Encantada, a performance by the Quang Minh Lion Dancers, and a reception hosted by the Women’s Board of the Museum of New Mexico Foundation. Entrance is by museum admission; New Mexico residents are admitted free on Sundays.