Altos de Chavon

Art sale to benefit the Altos de Chavon School of Design

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kilim altos de chavonAttention art aficionados: Indulge your passion this Sunday, February 1, at an art sale that helps support the Altos de Chavon School of Design. The sale, at the villa Punta Minitas 34, Casa de Campo, offers works by important Dominican artists including Candido Bido, Antonio Prats-Ventos and Guillo Perez.

elephant tapestry altos de chavonArts and handicrafts lovers will also find collectibles from many nations around the globe: Ecuadoran handwoven kilim-style rugs; sculptures from New Guinea; African-style masks and tapestries; wood carvings from Asia and New Zealand; and more. There’s also an eclectic mix of home furnishings such as artisanal wall hangings and embroidered pillow covers.

Come to Punta Minitas 34, Sunday Feb. 1, 10am to 6pm. A portion of proceeds will benefit the School of Design, which since 1983 has been an important national resource for pioneering education in art and design.

Above you can see a handwoven wool wall hanging from Ecuadoran kilim-style, which can also function as a table decoration. On the right a cloth tapestry of a majestic elephant, a beloved symbol of strength and protection.

Art sale to benefit the Altos de Chavón School of Design 

When: Sunday Feb 1st, 10am to 6pm.

Where: Punta Minitas 34

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