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Upcycling Benefit for Dress for Success

Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 10:00am to Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 5:00pm

This month's upcycling event takes place on Saturday, September 29, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday, September 30, from 12-5 p.m.

As part of the Gudrun Sjödén - A Colourful Universe exhibition, ASI has organized an “upcycling” initiative benefiting Dress for Success Twin Cities. Local designers, led by Maddy Bartsch of Three Rivers Fibershed, will be at ASI one weekend each month for the duration of the exhibition to cut, sew and upcycle donated materials into new bento bags.

The bento bags are now available for purchase in the ASI Museum Store, with a portion of the proceeds going to Dress for Success!

More info:

  • Our recycling bin (återbruk in Swedish) is full and we are unable to take any more donations of clothes or fabric at this time. Thank you for all the donations to-date!
  • “Upcycling” is a creative re-use of discarded materials.
  • Dress for Success is a local organization that “empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.”
  • The upcycling events will take place during museum hours (10-5 on selected Saturdays and 12-5 on selected Sundays).
  • Other upcycling event dates: October 20th and 21st and during Cocktails at the Castle on September 14
Cost: 
Included in museum admission.

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