Fair Trade Bazaar at the de Young


Unique Fair Trade Crafts Reflecting the Collections, Exhibitions, and Programs of the de Young Museum

San Francisco, June 2012— Shop a world of art at the second annual Fair Trade Bazaar at the de Young, showcasing fair trade products from around the globe. Presented by the de Young Museum Store, the two-day event features 16 traders, six of whom are new to the event this year. Representing cultures from Central and Southeast Asia, Africa, and the Americas, the Bazaar will offer for sale to the public unique fair trade crafts reflecting the permanent collection of the de Young Museum. This perse assortment of items includes jewelry, textiles, native handcrafts, and decorative accessories. The Fair Trade Bazaar takes place on Friday, August 3, from 9:30 am–8:30 pm and Saturday, August 4, from 9:30 am–4:30 pm in the de Young’s Piazzoni Murals Room. Admission to the event is free. Museum members receive a 10% discount on all purchases.

Artisan highlights include:

  • Manos Zapotecas weavers craft vibrant rugs, runners, laptop bags, handbags, and wallets using traditional Oaxacan weaving and dying techniques. manoszapotecas.com
  • Dsenyo artisans in Malawi, Africa create stylish apparel, handbags, accessories, and home décor celebrating African textile designs and traditional sewing methods. dsenyo.com
  • Elbeto jewelers handcraft stunning pieces inspired by Colombian native art that mixes sterling silver, brass, and gold vermeil with organic materials such as bull’s horn, tagua seeds, freshwater pearls, and semi-precious stones. elbeto.com
  • Craftspring artisans in Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia use traditional wool felting methods to create beautiful handmade fashion accessories, children’s toys, and home décor. cacraftspring.com
  • Ock Pop Tok weavers apply traditional weaving and dyeing methods to craft brightly patterned home textiles, handbags, and accessories that reflect symbolic Laotian motifs. ockpoptok.com

Participating traders:

  • Craftspring – Central Asian arts & crafts
  • Dsenyo* – African bags/accessories
  • Elbeto Jewelry – Colombian jewelry
  • Encanto Jewels – Colombian jewelry
  • Globally Minded* – Mayan jewelry
  • Good Paper* – Multi-ethnic stationery
  • Hanouvi Agbassekou – African textiles/jewelry
  • Jolom Mayaetik – Mayan textiles
  • Manos Zapotecas – Southern Mexican textiles/accessories
  • Mayan Hands* – Mayan crafts
  • Ock Pop Tok – Laotian textiles
  • Oryjin* – Laotian jewelry/scarves
  • Shkaala – Guatemalan jewelry/accessories
  • Tribal Home – African baskets
  • Wakami Ltd. – Guatemalan jewelry
  • Zanmi Lakay – Haitian arts & crafts

*Fair Trade Federation members

All proceeds from the second annual Fair Trade Bazaar at the de Young support exhibitions, programs, and art conservation and preservation efforts at the de Young and Legion of Honor. The Museum Stores would like to thank the Fair Trade Federation for their assistance and support. fairtradefederation.org

Museum Store Information

Address: de Young Museum Store

Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive

San Francisco, CA 94118

(415)750-3642

museumstores@famsf.org

Hours:Tuesday–Sunday, 9:30 am–5:15 pm, except Friday, 9:30 am–8:45 pm; closed Monday

Website:famsf.org/store/

 

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

About the de Young

The de Young, designed by Herzog & de Meuron and located in Golden Gate Park, is the nation’s fourth most visited art museum. It showcases American art from the 17th through the 21st centuries, international textile arts and costumes, and art from the Americas, the Pacific, and Africa.

Address:de Young

Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive

San Francisco, CA 94118

(415)750-3600

Hours:Tuesday–Sunday, 9:30 am–5:15 pm, except Friday, 9:30 am–8:45 pm; closed Monday

Admission: $10 adults; $7 seniors; $6 youths 13–17 and students with college I.D.

Members and children 12 and under are free.

General admission is free the first Tuesday of every month.

Special exhibition surcharges may apply.

Website:deyoungmuseum.org