Explore the world through artisanal products including embroidered textiles, basketry, ceramics, beaded jewelry, painted wood objects, tie-dye scarves, hand-woven silks and clothing. Many goods are handcrafted through processes passed down from generation to generation. More than a dozen artists travel to Dallas on their way to Santa Fe, New Mexico for the annual International Folk Art Market (IFAM), the largest international folk art market in the world. IFAM’s mission is to foster economic and cultural sustainability for folk artists worldwide and to create intercultural opportunities that unite the peoples of the world. The wholesale connections made in Dallas provide year-round income for the artists, creating a lasting economic impact on their communities. The proceeds directly transform lives, provide year-round income, and create a lasting economic impact on their communities.