Posts tagged ‘National Museum of Women in the Arts’

Global Marketplace at the NMWA, May 12-13 @WomenInTheArts #hwhtw #dc @dcculture #passportdc

What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than by supporting women artisans from all over the world at the National Museum of Women in the Arts?

“The Global Marketplace features jewelry, ceramics, personal accessories, and home decor created by women artisan groups living in emerging economies throughout the world. Exhibitors representing the craftswomen will also discuss the arts as a powerful vehicle of economic development.

“Celebrating its 25th anniversary, NMWA hosts its third annual Global Marketplace in conjunction with Passport DC.

“The Global Marketplace is part of NMWA’s Empowering Women through Art initiative, and proceeds from the two-day event go directly to the women artisans. Countries represented include: Cambodia, Ethiopia, Laos, Mexico, Peru, Swaziland, Turkey, Vietnam among others.”

For hours, directions, and more info:

April 29, 2012 at 12:40 pm Leave a comment

Coming Soon: LIVE Coverage of TEDWomen, Dec. 7-8

The first TEDWomen conference will be held in Washington, D.C., December 7-8!  According to the TED website, “the first-ever TEDWomen will invite both women and men to explore in depth: Who are the women leading change? What ideas are they championing? How are women reshaping the future?”  The event will be hosted by Pat Mitchell, President and CEO of The Paley Center, and features the famous TED sessions, as well as an exclusive curator’s tour of the National Museum of Women in the Arts and a gala at the brand-new United States Institute of Peace headquarters.  I’ll provide updates and highlights throughout the conference – stay tuned!

For more info on TEDWomen: Reshaping the future

September 4, 2010 at 11:16 am Leave a comment

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