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Wonders of the Weavers

Second Saturday at Casa San Ysidro. Free admission and programming at Casa San Ysidro from 1-4 p.m. on the second Saturday of every month.

When

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Aug 13, 2016
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Where

Casa San Ysidro
973 Old Church Road
Corrales, NM 87048
505-898-3915

Description

Join us for a 2nd Saturday at Casa.

Wonders of the Weavers
Albuquerque Museum Curator of History, Deb Slaney, tells the remarkable story of 19th century Rio Grande weavings, including those on exhibit at Casa. For the Hispanic settlers of 19th century Nuevo México, weaving was an important part of everyday life. Even though these textiles were created to serve an immediate utilitarian function, they reveal a high degree of artistic vision and an attention to detail and design. Learn about the textiles and the weavers in this richly illustrated program.

Demonstrations and hands-on activities in weaving and fiber arts will happen throughout the afternoon.
Admission is Free

Price

Free