Trunk Show Event: La Vida Dulce
December 16–17, 2011
The Museum Shop hosted La Vida Dulce Imports, by local designer Kristen VanZandt, featuring fair-trade beaded jewelry and accessories, as well as handbags and footwear crafted by artisans surrounding Lake Atitlán in the highlands of Guatemala. 50% of proceeds were committed to Pueblo a Pueblo, a non-profit organization that serves the communities surrounding Santiago Atitlán, a T’zutujil community nestled on the shores of Lake Atitlán in the Western Highlands of Guatemala.
From the Highlands:
Inspired Gifts from Guatemala, Peru, and Beyond
The Museum Shop featured handicrafts of Central and South America, including textiles, eco-friendly home goods, personal accessories, and more from the highland regions of Guatemala and Peru.
Trunk Show Event: Peruvian Textiles from Ayni
October 9–10, 2010
The Museum Shop hosted Ayni, Inc., a local non-profit organization which carries Andean textiles, home goods, and personal accessories, promoting the exceptional Peruvian cultural heritage of traditional weaving techniques.