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Empowering Women Folk Art Market
Jul 20, 2014 – 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, July 19 and Sunday, July 20 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.
Bring a friend and shop at this two-day artisan market! You’ll find a world of beautiful goods for sale – jewelry, woven baskets, paintings, silk scarves, purses, and more. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to meet amazing
artists from across the globe, and to learn the incredible stories behind the Empowering Women exhibit.
The women-run cooperatives joining us for this artisan market are:
BOLIVIA Cheque Oitedie Cooperative*
Woven bags, skirts, flat panels, belts, bracelets and “honey pots” of the Ayoreo
ECUADOR La Mega Cooperativa Artesanal de Los Saraguros
Woven glass seed bead jewelry of the Saraguro
INDIA Self-Help Enterprise
Kantha embroidered clothing and accessories, household goods, bedroom decor
KYRGYZSTAN 7 Sisters
Felt-with-silk scarves and rugs
LAOS Ock Pop Tok*
Tai-Kadai style silk and cotton weavings
MEXICO El Principe de Monte Albán
Traditional Oaxacan jewelry
NAMIBIA Omba Arts Trust
Kavango region baskets, Khoe San/Bushmen baskets, Ju/’Oansi Bushmen beaded pictures and bags, !Kung and Ju/’Oansi Bushmen linotype prints, Kavango and Kunene region jewelry, San/Bushmen ostrich eggshell jewelry
PERU Centro de Textiles Tradicionales del Cusco*
Handspun, natural-dye Alpaca and wool textiles woven on backstrap looms
RWANDA Gahaya Links*
Handwoven baskets, ikangara wall hangings, jewelry
SWAZILAND Tintsaba Crafts
Swazi sisal woven baskets, jewelry
*Cooperatives featured in Empowering Women
Empowering Women has been organized by the Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe, NM.
The Empowering Women Folk Art Market is free with museum admission.
Empowering Women is generously sponsored by:
Michelle Ciccarelli Lerach Gary Welch & Rebecca Dickinson Welch