Sunday looks to be a lovely day, a beautiful 70 degree day in our nation’s capitol. And with the Washington Redskins on bye week, there really is no excuse to be sitting at home all day.
I just wish there was something fun to do…. Something the whole family could enjoy…. Something interesting, interactive, and intellectually stimulating…
I just remembered…
This Sunday, Sushmita Muzumdar will be holding her first solo show and workshop featuring her lovely artisan-handmade-books, Chai, Stories, & Art! A place where one can appreciate intricate art, the beauty of old-fashioned story-telling, and walk away with something one created all on their own.
Either way, I know where I’ll be this Sunday from 2-4 pm…
Popcorn Gallery at Glen Echo Park
7300 MacArthur Boulevard
Glen Echo, MD 20812
Care to join? We’d love to see ya! So please let us know if you’re coming with an RSVP HERE
Sushmita received her Bachelor’s degree in Applied Arts from Bombay University in India and then worked as an art director in the advertising industry in Mumbai! She volunteers as a docent with the Smithsonian’s Freer & Sackler Galleries of Art in Washington DC where she was trained in Asian art history. She is a graduate of EWI’s Training for Success program and lives in Arlington with her son, daughter, and husband. For more about her interesting life, view her website at Handmade Storybooks.
for an evening celebrating women artisans in Alexandria and around the world.
A percentage of sales will benefit Empowered Women International.
Recent EWI grads will be present to share their stories.
Come shop, learn, and mingle with a purpose…
Saturday, September 22
Ten Thousand Villages
915 King St
Alexandria, VA 22314
Please RSVP to a Ten Thousand Villages staff or volunteer, call 703-684-1435.
Or email firstname.lastname@example.org
See you there!
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