By Journal on December 6, 2018
Bishop Museum, jaki-ed, Melanie Ide, UNDP Small Grants Program, weaving
The University of South Pacific, in cooperation with Bishop Museum and the Marshallese traditional weaving revival program marked the 10-year anniversary of the jaki-ed program with an exhibit and silent auction at Bishop Museum in Honolulu Sunday.
By Journal on December 14, 2017
Aileen Sefeti, Ailinglaplap, Althea Bing, Arno, Banitha Jesse, Bishop Museum, Elisana Motdrik Paul, Irene Taafaki, jaki-ed, Jaluit, Jennifer Hawley, Jusinta Jieta, Maria Kabua Fowler, MaryLou Foley, Mejit, Mela Kattil, Moje Kelen, Mona Levy-Strauss, Namu, Queensland Art Gallery, Smithsonian Museum, Susan Jieta, Thelma Murphy, USP
Marshallese weavers of jaki-ed (clothing mats) will be showing their fine art around the world next year, with a demonstration being held at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, DC and a display of the mats at Australia’s Queensland Art Gallery in Brisbane. These exciting events were announced by long-time friend of the Marshall Islands, MaryLou […]