World Environment Day 2018

Poster June 5 is World Environment Day. “We recommend celebrating World Environment Day every day of the year,” said Planeta.com founder Ron Mader. 2018’s theme of blocking plastic pollution resonates across the globe. Motto: If you cannot reuse it, refuse it. “Beat Plastic Pollution”, the theme for World Environment 2018, urges governments, industry, communities, and …

Where to Buy Folk Art in Oaxaca City

Photo: Ron Mader, Ayuuk Ceramic (available at La Cosecha, Alcalá #806 Arte popular has no finer home than Oaxaca City, La Verde Antequera. Whether you are seeking jewelry, woven rugs, shawls, ceramics or elaborate wooden figures, the famous alebrijes, you could be overwhelmed by the variety and quality of local crafts. Our suggestion – take your …

International Museum Day 2018

Photo: Neon Boneyard (Las Vegas) May 18 is International Museum Day, an annual celebration coordinated by the International Council of Museums (ICOM). Hashtags: #IMD2018 and #InternationalMuseumDay To celebrate please tag, tweet and follow your favorite museums on the social web. Participation in International Museum Day is growing among museums all over the world. In 2017, …

Cultural Diversity Day

Photo: Open House May 21 is Cultural Diversity Day, officially the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development = Día Mundial de la Diversidad Cultural Para el diálogo y el desarrollo See culture Also see: Biodiversity Day (May 22) Background Three-quarters of the world’s major conflicts have a cultural dimension. Bridging the gap between cultures …

Ramadan

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, and is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting (Sawm) to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad according to Islamic belief. This annual observance is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of Islam. The month lasts 29–30 days based on …

Mother’s Day

Photo: Mark Pegrum, HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family. When is Mothers’ Day? Mexico celebrates Mother’s Day on May 10. Also celebrated by El Salvador and Guatemala. The United States celebrates Mother’s Day on the second Sunday in May. Next up: May 13, 2018 and May …

Caning

Prisma Filter: Cane Chair Chair caning = the craft of applying rattan cane or rattan peel to a piece of furniture such as the backs or seats of chairs Elsewhere on the Web https://www.wickerwoman.com https://www.instagram.com/the_wicker_woman Upcoming Class Traditional Seat Caning For the Vintage Chair Bring your worn-out​ ​cane seat chair to class and learn the …

International Museum Day

Photo May 18 is International Museum Day, an annual celebration coordinated by the International Council of Museums (ICOM). Planeta.com Museums 05 • May • Mayo International Museum Day 2018 2017 International Museum Day

05 • May • Mayo

Photo: Statue of Liberty, Las Vegas Annual May 1 May Day May 3 Dia de la Santa Cruz / El Día del Albañil (Mexico) http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cruz_de_Mayo May 3 World Press Freedom Day World Press Freedom Day May 4 Permaculture Day May 5 Cinco de Mayo (Mexico) May 10 Mother’s Day (Mexico) May 15 Anniversary of the founding of the city of Las Vegas (May 15, 1905) …