Feb 24, 2009

Women's Blouses, Women's Histories; a huipil project


INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY
Sala Quetzal, La Bibilioteca Publica,
San Miguel de Allende
Saturday, March 7, 3pm -5 pm

Myra, a weaver friend in San Antonio Aguascalientes, weaves these beautiful blouses called
huipiles or guipiles, on a backstrap loom.


Myra is part of a women's cooperative just outside
of Antigua, Guatemala.

“WOMEN’S BLOUSES, WOMEN’S HISTORIES; INTERNATIONAL DAY TO ELIMINATE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN is observed on November 25.
Activities for San Miguel, 2009 include art exhibitions; screenings; readings, workshops, seminars, and talks; concerts, theatre; street dramas; and whatever YOU can dream up.

Your participation is not only welcome, it is needed. Please join us for this first event, as we commit to making our world a safer place for women.
50 pesos donation at the door provides seed money for the Nov. project.

email me at lenabartula@gmail.com

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