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Empowering Women Folk Art Market
Jul 19, 2014 – 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The market was held Saturday, July 19, and Sunday, July 20, 2014
Bring a friend and shop at this two-day artisan market! You’ll find a world of beautiful goods for sale – jewelry, paintings, silk scarves, purses, woven baskets, 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:
|The Loughridge Family Judy Wenker|
| Walter & Elizabeth Smoyer Constance Carroll Abe Ordover & Eleanor Musick Edie Munk|
Michelle Ciccarelli Lerach Gary Welch & Rebecca Dickinson Welch