September 17, 2022 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

Craft Market1

The HOME Refugee Steering Committee at the Lynden Sculpture Garden invites you to observe WORLD REFUGEE DAY in a series of outdoor events and programs that celebrate Milwaukee's refugee communities through art, food, fashion, and performance.

Browse our outdoor market featuring crafts and other goods from Africa, Asia, and Indigenous makers. Afghan meals will be available for donation that directly benefit refugee women and their families (so don’t forget to bring cash!). Participants include:

April Sharifa: Traditional and modern fashionable clothes, make up, and bags sourced from Myanmar and Malaysia
Ayeza Bridal Clothes Collection: Indian dresses and jewellery, a collection by Rohingya Ayeza Simjee
Bloom For Growth: Artworks that bring awareness to refugee culture and beauty as opposed to suffering to inspire a different kind of conversation and address subconscious bias by Nada Alzalloum
Ceci.amatl: Papier-maché sculptures, plaster decor, Frida Kahlo figurines, mini frames, handmade painted candles, and clay earrings by Ceci Tejeda, representing Mexican culture and traditions, including el Día de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead)
Dominga Pena: Handmade jewelry, purses and clothing handmade by Mexican artisans
Ellas Cafe: Cold brew coffee, bags of coffee, botánica items & spiritual gifts
Ethiopian Crafts: African and Ethiopian crafts, artworks and spices, a curated collection by Frey Faris
Fairouz: Gifts and antiques from across the world by Syrian Suheir Rashid
Farzana's Tailoring: Afghan clothes and dresses created and tailored by Farzana Faiz
Hasina Ahmad: One-of-a-kind Malaysian and Myanmar treats and festive desserts
Hayati's Henna: Henna and Mehndi services with varied intricate designs and lengths
Hmodern Made: Ashley Xiong’s Hmong handmade hair accessories, apparel and other wearables
Mchete's African Treasures: Authentic, handmade African and Tanzanian clothing, fabric and accessories, and other African treasures
Myanmar Art: Watercolor paintings of Myanmar landscapes and portraits and other artworks by various Myanmar artists organized by Aung Myo Tin
Rachel Kesis: Ethiopian buna (coffee) ceremony and coffee for sale
Rumaneh Nourish: Natural and organic skincare products inspired by owner Bisan Musa's Palestinian heritage
Sky Woman Beadwork: Oneida Native Artist Sayokla Kindness presenting Native American Indian beadwork
Zoe's Burmese & Thai Snacks
and HOME 2022 sponsors and partners, including Anthem Blue-Cross Blue-Shield, and Institute of World Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, International Institute of Wisconsin, and Wisconsin Ukrainians Inc

About HOME
HOME is the theme of our work with refugee community leaders, community members, Call & Response artists, and allies. The HOME Refugee Steering Committee is building a space of leading, coming together, and celebrating refugees.

For all HOME 2022 programming, click here.

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