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Mayan Traje: A Tradition in Transition

September 24 @ 11:00 am - December 31 @ 4:00 pm

general admission

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.

Details

Start:
September 24 @ 11:00 am
End:
December 31 @ 4:00 pm
Cost:
general admission
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Organizer

Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
Phone:
8568256800
Email:
wheatonartsnews@wheatonarts.org
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Venue

Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ 08332 United States
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Phone:
8568256800
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