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April 8, 2013 • 05:01:31 p.m.

'Fair Trade Open House' to display African art in Warrenville

By SUBURBAN LIFE MEDIA

African works are featured at the Warrenville space. (Submitted photo)

Artistic treasures from Africa will be showcased in Warrenville at a "Fair Trade Open House" from Friday to Sunday, April 12 to 14. Linked to a moving sale, it will feature works by African artisans. They include hand-carved sculptures, family unity figures, masks, chess sets, painted ostrich eggs, jewelry, batik textiles, paintings and other items.

The wide range of African fair trade items includes hand-crafted giraffes in stone and wood, and stone carved elephants and paintings.

Featured is a large collection of fine African art sculptures, many by master artists of Zimbabwe. 

The open house runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 12 to 14. Admission is free.

Ethnic Arts Africa is at 30W270 Butterfield Road, at the first street west of Route 59. For more information, call 630-263-4150 or visit www.ethnicartsafrica.com.


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