Mayan Traje: A Tradition in Transition / 9-24 thru 12/31/21
This exhibition features masterpieces of fiber arts created by Guatemalan Maya artists over a hundred years till modern days. These displays of weaving and embroidery encourage a deeper conversation about the preservation of traditions and adaptation of folk arts to the contemporary way of life. Most displayed artworks are from the collection of the Friends of the Ixchel Museum (FOIM) ? our major partner in presenting this rare exhibition to the public. The others are provided by private collectors or created by artists residing in our region. Exhibit Opening on Saturday, September 25 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. ? Maya Weaving Demonstration: Julia Sánchez ? Meet the Artist: Paula Meninato ? Blessing for a New Beginning: Genaro Jacinto Calel ? Marimba Music: Marimba Maya AWAL WheatonArts is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Mayan Traje: A Tradition in Transitio...
Date and Time
Friday Oct 15, 2021 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
September 24 through December 31, 2021
Every Friday through Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.