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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


Jul 19, 2014
10:00 am - 5:00 pm