Backstrap Loom Weaving Demonstration & Textile Sale

When
Event has passed (Sat Nov 18, 2017 - Sun Nov 19, 2017)
Where
Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology
Time
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Cost
Free
Tags
Arts, Museums

Description

Masterful Guatemalan weaver, Bertina López Cumez will be demonstrating backstrap loom weaving techniques at this special event held at the Hearst Museum. Try your hand at weaving while getting to speak one-on-one with a talented artist and maker. Bertina will be joined by her daughter Melissa who will also be demonstrating.

In addition to the demonstration, textiles made by Bertina and her community members will also be available for purchase. While you're here, enjoy viewing the huipiles currently on view in the exhibit People Made These Things: Connecting With the Makers of Our World.

Free with museum admission (hearstmuseum.berkeley.edu/visit)

Location