Mayan Traje: A Tradition in Transition | Kids Out and About Philadelphia

Mayan Traje: A Tradition in Transition

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.

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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.


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Location:

Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Rd.
Millville, NJ, 08332
United States

Phone:

8568256800
Contact name: 
Taral Thompson
Dates: 
12/03/2021
12/04/2021
12/05/2021
Time: 
September 24—December 31 Friday through Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Price: 
General Admission

Ages

All Ages