When: April 2011
Where: Palmer, AK
Who: Palmer Museum of History & Art, City of Palmer, Palmer Saroma Kai
Highlights: Over 700+ people in attendance, $10K raised for relief efforts
Japanese Crafts - sumi ink, origmai
Exhibit of gifts from Japanese sister city
Asian Medicine lecture
Tomodachi Drumming Performance
Zen Buddhism Blessing Ceremony
What: A benefit for the Japan disaster relief and a celebration of Palmer's sister city through the experience of food, art, music, language, and past times of Japanese culture. Countless individuals and more than a dozen organizations came together to make the event possible including: Tomodachi Daiko Drumming, Anchorage Zen Community, Palmer Arts Council, Tsunami Warning Center, Alaska Center for Acupuncture, Aikido North, Matanuska Susitna Borough School District and Mat-Su College.
See pictures of event here.
Arts & Crafts Workshops
When: Winter 2011/12
Where: Palmer Museum, Palmer, AK
Who: Five local artists
What: Obtained a $1,200 grant from Alaska State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment of the Arts to help support a series of arts and crafts workshops for the community. Potential to generate $5,300 of income for the organization and provide educational opportunities for up to 120 children and adults.
An Autumn Affair
When: November 2009
Where: Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA
Who: Designers | Sara Danielle Designs
The Paper Apartment
Boutiques | Topaz
Restaurants | Om Lounge
What: A gathering of local boutiques, restaurants and designers for a night of tasty treats, mingling with local artists, and shopping specials.