Thursday, June 18, 2009
Boston Handmade Marketplace in Union Square Somerville
Union Square, Somerville, MA: July 11, 3-7pm
More than 25 artists, artisans, and craftspeople will be showing and selling handmade jewelry, clothing, accessories, housewares, art, photography, toys, and sculpture in Union Square (at the intersection of Washington, Prospect & Somerville Ave.) on July 11, 2009, 3-7pm, as part of the Somerville Arts Council ArtsUnion series.
The Boston HandmadeMarketplace is an outdoor art and craft exhibition featuring work by Massachusetts area artists, craftspeople and artisans associated with the arts group Boston Handmade and Etsy.com: helping people make a living making things. This exhibition promotes local independent businesses and individuals creating one-of-a-kind and limited edition handmade works in small studio environments, not factories. In addition to the individual exhibitors at the 2009 Boston Handmade marketplace musicians will be performing throughout the day. Performers include Boston bands The Grownup Noise and One Happy Island. There will be also be handcraft demonstrations with Faculty and Staff of The Eliot School of Jamaica Plain, and Members of the Common Cod Fiber Guild of Somerville. Another highlight of the afternoon will be martial arts demonstrations from the Shobu Aikido of Boston.
About BOSTON HANDMADE: A group of Massachusetts artists and craftspeople actively engaged in selling their handmade work on Etsy.com, a web site dedicated to the handmade life. Visit BostonHandmade.org for more info.
About MAJENTA DESIGNS: Your one-stop shop for handcrafted Asian-inspired jewelry, housewares, party favors, and knick knacks all for under $15! Come find gifts for everybody: your mother, girlfriend, coworker, bridesmaids, even your husbands too! We make pendant jewelry, magnets, cufflinks, portable purse hanger hooks, pocket mirrors, keychain bottle openers, and more! Some of the items that will be available at the marketplace can be found in our Etsy Shop, plus even more items not currently listed! such as night lights, tea canisters, and more!
Come find our booth at the BOSTON HANDMADE MARKETPLACE in Union Square, Somerville, MA on July 11th!