Wednesday, August 13, 2008

smithsonian trunk show of jewelry & wearable art

We doubt the wife of Smithsonian Secretary S. Dillon Ripley, Mary Ripley, knew what she was getting herself into back in 1966 when she founded the Smithsonian Women's Committee in an effort to benefit educational, outreach, and research programs within the Smithsonian Institution. And we doubt that in 1983 when the Smithsonian Trunk Show held its debut, that organizers could have imagined how the show would grow in size and esteem. If you want to see exhibits, displays, and the fine works of over 30 artists who have been previously juried in Smithsonian Craft Shows, then September 19 - 21st are now "unavailable" dates for you!