Boston Handmade in Union Square, Somerville
Saturday, July 11, 3 - 7pm (rain date July 12)
Dolls by Mimi Kirchner, Clothing and Accessories by Elizabeth Brennick Designs, Glass objects and decor by Tanner Glass
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.
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The Boston Handmade Marketplace 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.