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Featured Events

  • Tour:  Feather Headress  & Black Pottery Workshops Tour
    Tour:  Feather Headress  & Black Pottery Workshops Tour
    Thu, Feb 22
    Feb 22, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Feb 22, 2024, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    The first stop will be a visit to a feather workshop in Zaachila where the exquisite headdresses used in the Danza de la Pluma are made. Then on to San Bartolo Coyotepec to visit the black pottery workshop of the famed Doña Rosa followed by a stop at the Fabian family ceramic workshop.
  • Talk - The State of Unions: Lessons from the Auto Workers’ Winning Strike
    Talk - The State of Unions: Lessons from the Auto Workers’ Winning Strike
    Feb 23, 2024, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
    After a six-week escalating strike last fall, the Auto Workers (UAW) won contracts with the Big 3 automakers that reversed decades of concessions. Some workers will see their pay more than double. Live stream ticket sales stop at 3pm on the day of the event.
  • Talk -  Somos Oaxaca: Portraits of Life, Art and Livelihoods
    Talk -  Somos Oaxaca: Portraits of Life, Art and Livelihoods
    Tue, Feb 27
    Feb 27, 2024, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
    Feb 27, 2024, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
    Photographer and writer, Dick Keis, spent over six years photographing and interviewing traditional workers and artisans in Oaxaca and the outlying pueblos. This presentation documents the work they do through photographs and personal stories/anecdotes that give a look into their lives and work.
  • Talk - Thistlefoot: Puppetry Brings a Novel to Life
    Talk - Thistlefoot: Puppetry Brings a Novel to Life
    Wed, Feb 28
    Feb 28, 2024, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
    Feb 28, 2024, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
    Join author GennaRose Nethercott as she brings her breakout fantasy novel THISTLEFOOT to life—animated by a series of hand built, hand-cranked shadow panoramas and ornate puppetry. Named one of the "best books of the year"

Week at a glance

Featured book collection

Black History Month

In celebration of Black History Month, dive into a world of stories waiting to be discovered! This book display shines a light on the diverse experiences, voices, and achievements of Black individuals throughout history. Whether you seek biographies of trailblazers, captivating fiction, or thought-provoking non-fiction, this collection offers something for everyone. Explore narratives of resilience, resistance, and triumph, and broaden your understanding of the Black experience across eras and genres. 

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