Category Archives: Current Affairs
July 29, 2010 To Dye For
Attention all die-hard tie-dye enthusiasts: This Saturday, the de Young Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco opens its exhibit To Dye For: A World Saturated in Color which features over 50 tie-dyed textiles and costumes from around the world. The … Continue reading
April 29, 2010 Labor Day in May?
That’s right, for the majority of the world, May 1st is a day to pay homage to those who ardently struggled for the worker’s rights we now have. Although Labor Day in America (celebrated in September) involves cook-outs and swimming … Continue reading
April 21, 2010 Think Green!
Earth Day is Thursday, April 22nd… and we can think of no better time to start doing what we can to protect the environment and make the world a better place for future generations. With that in mind, we’ve compiled … Continue reading
March 17, 2010 Through the Grapevine
March is a time for dusting out closets and heralding the first glimpses of spring sunshine. In Peru, it’s the time of the annual grape harvest. Every year, the southern Peruvian city of Ica hosts the traditional International Vintage Festival … Continue reading
March 10, 2010 Explore Santa Fe’s Spectacular Textile Treasures
The Textile Museum in Washington, D.C. is arranging a wonderful educational travel program, Santa Fe: Historic and Contemporary Treasures of the Southwest and Beyond. From May 19 – 23, join Maryclaire Ramsey, CEO of The Textile Museum, for an exclusive … Continue reading