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Give Back Market In Solidarity with Gowanus Mutual Aid

On December 11 & 12 from 12-7pm Textile Arts Center’s Brooklyn Studio (505 Carroll Street, Brooklyn, NY) will be transformed into our fifth annual Give Back Holiday Market, a holiday shopping experience dedicated to supporting artisans and the social causes we believe in.

Each year the Give Back Holiday Market is a great success due to community efforts and incredible talent. We have raised thousands to date for worthy causes in what has become an annual tradition.

TAC will be fundraising with drop in Textile Workshops, programming, AIR Open Studios and artisan markets throughout this joyful weekend.

**Proceeds from GBM & suggested(sliding scale) entrance fees will be donated to Gowanus Mutual Aid.⁠

Gowanus Mutual Aid; Solidarity, not charity

Mutual aid groups strive to create solidarity among community members by supporting each other’s needs. You can read more about the principles of mutual aid at Mutual Aid NYC.

Our work centers around, but is not limited to, the Gowanus, Brooklyn neighborhood. We serve neighbors here and in nearby Park Slope and South Slope. The perimeters of our area of focus are defined as Bond Street to the west, Prospect Park to the east, Wyckoff Street/St. Mark's Place to the north, and 24th Street/Greenwood Cemetery to the south.


This year to support local artisans, we’ll be granting space to selected vendors. In place of a fee, Vendors commit to donating $200 to the featured partner Gowanus Mutual Aid.

Participating Vendors: 
Karyn Lao | Mark Zlotsky | Gold Star Studios | Pinkgabbercat | Emma Redmond | S2 Stationery & Design | By The Baker | Hot Pot Goods | Made by Sticks | Jennifer May Reiland | Emily Porter Art | Studio Kunukku | STOOPWEAR | Rhonda KhalifehEverybody Press | Lily and Eve | Thistle Pot | Black Girls Sew | Lavazzon Gallery | UpStudio Jewelry | Yamma to Harappa | Julie Horowitz | Kate Parvenski | Mimi Oz | Homework Party | Elaine Shen Studio | Clare Hu | Natalie A. Soleil | Yto Barrada | Kaara Mary Henriquez

TAC AIR Cycle 13: Adriana GramlyEmma SafirJia SungLinda SokLucas MontenegroTashiana St. AudeTinglan HuangMelika Abikenari

** Proof of vaccination is required. Use of mask is mandatory at all times inside the studio; and windows are kept open for better ventilation. If you have any COVID-19 symptoms, or if you have been exposed to someone diagnosed with Covid-19 recently, we ask you to please stay home.