Kabads: Weavings by Somali Women

11/1/17 - 12/8/17

Recurring every week day

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Martin de Porres Center

2330 Airport Drive, Columbus, OH 43219

(614) 416-1910

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Exhibit of kadads woven and dyed completely by hand by Somali women. A kabad is a weaving that serves as a decoration or insulation in the aqal (home) and are woven from burlap rice sacks that have been separated strand by strand and dyed. 

 

Join us on Friday, November 3 from 6:30-8 p.m. for traditional Somali drinks and treats at the opening reception or stop by to view this "mini" exhibit through December 10.

 

This exhibit is in partnership with Capital Park Women's Empowerment Project and CMAA Refugee Services.