Gifts That Give Back Products that Impact our Communities In order to protect and preserve the environment, we need to make changes. Save your Straw is an easy change that we can make! It is estimated that the United States consumes over 500 million straws a day! Unfortunately, recycling centers are not able to recycle plastic straws, they jam up the recycling machines. Save Your Straw allows us to be the change! A reusable and cleanable option. Each convenient, modern and el
Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreño Played the Piano for President Lincoln by Margarita Engle & Illustrated by Rafael López In soaring words and stunning illustrations, Margarita Engle and Rafael López tell the story of Teresa Carreño, a child prodigy who played piano for Abraham Lincoln.
As a little girl, Teresa Carreño loved to let her hands dance across the beautiful keys of the piano. If she felt sad, music cheered her up, and when she was happy, the piano helped her shar
The LCAC gift shop is OPEN by appointment ONLY, so you can book a private shopping experience with LCAC Founder Adrianna Abarca. With everything from jewelry, apparel, books to home goods, bags and totes, our art-infused assortment of gift ideas will be sure to make anyone feel special. Book your appointment today by calling Adrianna at 720-353-2233. We are located at 2715 W 8th Avenue, Denver, CO. Culture is Alive at Hijos del Sol Stories Behind the Amazing Products We Carry
The pop-up exhibition featured story rugs and embroidered dolls by Maya women from Guatemala. The pieces combine personal storytelling and expression with community identity, while interpreting Guatemala traje in a contemporary context. Exhibition sponsored by US BANK For centuries, traje indígena—traditional Maya clothing featuring distinctive hand-woven, hand-embroidered motifs—has served as a creative expression of identity and community. Maya huipiles (traditional blouses
Pictured left, the blouse / huipil (wee-peel) comes from the Amuzgo indigenous group in the mountains of eastern Oaxaca / western Guerrero states of Mexico. In the town of Xochistlahuaca, Guerrero, a co-operative was founded in 1969, La Flor de Xochistlahuaca. Their community house is a large open-air adobe building where the women weave their backstrap loom woven blouses and long tunics covered in colorful brocade designs. These are woven in a fine gauze, loose weave to pro
Treat your mother, wife, abuelita and all the moms in your life to a unique gift from our Mother's Day shopping event. With everything from jewelry, apparel, and books to home goods, bags and totes and so much more, our art-infused assortment of gift ideas will make Mother's Day the best day of the year. Each piece is masterfully crafted and embedded with history passed down for generations. Every mark, chisel, thread, and stamp ignites an appreciation from their hands to you