From February, 2017

Friday Fun – TATAU Marks of Polynesia

About the Exhibition Tatau: Marks of Polynesia explores the beauty of Samoan tattoos as well as the key role they play in the preservation and propagation of Samoan culture. Through photographs taken in the studio and on location in Samoa and elsewhere, Tataushowcases the work of traditional Samoan tattoo masters alongside that of younger practitioners working within and influenced by the tradition today. Through exhibitions like Tatau, JANM continues its work of promoting understanding of diverse cultures. Samoa’s tatau, along with Japan’s irezumi, is one of the world’s most distinctive living tattoo traditions. An indigenous art form with a continuous history that dates back 2,000…

Santa Ana’s Heritage Museum celebrating Black History Month with family event JACKIE MOE, STAFF WRITER

Santa Ana’s Heritage Museum celebrating Black History Month with family event SaturdayFeb. 17, 2017 | Updated 12:00 a.m. ​​ By JACKIE MOE, STAFF WRITER » Vintage photographs and colorful quilts from the local African American community will be on display Saturday at the Heritage Museum of Orange County’s inaugural “Celebrating History, Culture, and Community” event. The free celebration will offer family-friendly activities, including five guest exhibitors, arts and crafts, face painting, food and more. The Santa Ana museum has hosted lecture programs to observe Black History Month, but this will be the first event that offers something for all ages.…

Monday Sew with Sandra Johnson

This fabric is from AfricaI wanted to use the borders to add to the styling of this dressI followed the directions to create this dress from the pattern only changing the layout because of my borders.The back is also fun.