The International Folk Art Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico has a special exhibit telling the story of cochineal.
The Red that Colored the World
In the Hispanic Heritage Wing & Cotsen galleries
May 17 through September 13, 2015
The exhibition is not restricted to folk art and will include manuscripts, paintings, sculpture, textiles and furniture from pre-Columbian and Spanish Colonial Mexico, Peru and New Mexico; European Hotel Santa Fepaintings, textiles and clothing; and textiles from Asia, India and the Middle East, along with selections from the collection at the Museum of International Folk Art.
More information: http://www.internationalfolkart.org/exhibitions/current.html