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2016 Makers’ Mart!

March 31, 2016


MakersMart4webTHE NATIONAL MUSEUM of Women in the Arts is holding its first art and crafts fair Sunday, April 10, through Tuesday, April 12, right in the museum’s magnificent Great Hall.


Amanda Hagerman’s Amazonite Rocky Ridge Points (earrings) and black onyx stackable ring set.

More than 40 local leather workers and jewelers and woodworkers, and more, will be on hand at the show. MyLittleBird is helping the museum showcase the special talents that will be on display at this pop-up market. And we’ll be on hand at the show to say hi.


From Katie Stack’s Stitch & Rivet, this waxed-canvas and leather zip-top day bag.

Such as? Such as jewelry maker Amanda Hagerman, whose delicate confections in 14-karat gold vermeil and argentium silver will appeal to traditionalists and modernists alike. And Katie Stack’s Stitch & Rivet, bags made from leather and/or waxed canvas in no-nonsense shapes that are great for men as well as women. And wooden wares from Christina Boy Designs—cutting boards and even small tables and other pieces of furniture.

We’ll share more details as the time gets closer. Meanwhile, make your plans: Admission is $10 ($8 for seniors) and includes a special photography exhibit at the museum.

Makers’ Mart Arts & Craft Fair, at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Avenue NW, 202-783-5000,

Sunday, April 10, from noon to 5; Monday, April 11, and Tuesday, April 12, 10am to 5.

2 thoughts on “2016 Makers’ Mart!

  1. Thanks so much for the feature! 🙂

  2. Jeanette H Miller says:

    I bought a beautiful unique bracelet, made from book spines. Mine is from the Secret Garden. Leather with brass snap.So clever.

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