Marketplace

A Summer Intern Guide to the Marketplace

In the Folklife Festival Marketplace, you’ll find an array of clothing, ornaments, food, jewelry, toys, books, CDs, and more from Peru and around the world. There is something great—and affordable!—for everyone. As the Marketplace interns, we have a few recommendations for our fellow D.C. summer … Continue reading A Summer Intern Guide to the Marketplace

Marketplace Preview: Special Events and Craft Demonstrations

When I was in art school, the lesson always involved watching the professor demonstrate how to use the pencil, brush, or needle. While intimidating, it was also eye-opening to witness how highly skilled and experienced artists wield their tools. The Folklife Festival, including the Festival … Continue reading Marketplace Preview: Special Events and Craft Demonstrations

Marketplace Special Event: Miao Embroidery—RESCHEDULED

SATURDAY, 2:20 PM—This event has been rescheduled for this evening at 5 p.m. after getting rained out on Thursday. The Smithsonian Folklife Festival Marketplace is hosting an invite-only, after-hours event on Miao embroidery, featuring China: Tradition and the Art of Living participants Pan Yuzhen and … Continue reading Marketplace Special Event: Miao Embroidery—RESCHEDULED