Thu, Jan 16 | Worcester Center For Crafts

Crafting a New Home: Refugee Artisans of Worcester

Registration is Closed
Crafting a New Home: Refugee Artisans of Worcester

Time & Location

Jan 16, 2020, 10:00 AM – Feb 29, 2020, 5:00 PM
Worcester Center For Crafts, 25 Sagamore Rd, Worcester, MA 01605, USA

About the Event

An exhibition presenting weavings, baskets, bamboo crafts, sculptures  and embroideries by refugee artisans collaborating with the nonprofit  project RAW, Refugee Artisans of Worcester. RAW supports craft work as a  vibrant means toward self-empowerment for refugees. 

OPENING RECEPTION is free, open to the public, parking available and will include craft  demonstrations by artisans and a 2 to 3 p.m. talk by guest curator  Emerita Anthropology Professor Susan Rodgers, College of the Holy Cross,  and RAW co-founders Ellen Ferrante and Joan Kariko. Rodgers and Holy  Cross student docents will be happy to lead gallery tours for classes  and groups during the exhibition, January 16 – February 29, 2020,  Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Please contact Prof.  Rodgers at srodgers@holycross.edu to set up these free tours. 

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