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Dec. 9: Meet the Maker: Hadiya Williams

Dec 9, 2018: 12-5PM Meet the Maker: Hadiya Williams Hadiya Williams is the creator and founder of Black Pepper Paperie Co., a stationery design and maker’s studio that creates goods & wares that inspire creativity, activate joy, and produce memorable experiences. We’ve been stalking her collection of Afrofuturist jewelry, paper goods, and design items for…

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Dec 8 Meet the Makers: Mezam Apparel

We have a great lineup this weekend. One of our guiding goals at Zawadi has always been to support entrepreneurs, especially black female entrepreneurs. We think by giving entrepreneurs a platform not only to sell their goods but to tell their stories, we can help create real energy and positivity for both the makers and…

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2018 Holiday Calendar

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! ZAWADI invites you to join us for our  2018 Holiday Season.  We will be OPEN ALL SUNDAYS in December until the 23rd. We’re introducing a range of new holiday products from exciting artists this year to complement our traditional lineup of standbys that have made us your…

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Holiday Ornament Event Dec 1-2

ARTISTS ORNAMENT MARKET SATURDAY, DEC. 1, 2018, 12-7 SUNDAY, DEC. 2, 2018, 12-5   You are warmly invited to one of our most special events of the year, our Artist Ornament Market.  We are proud to be doing it for the 10thyear.  The event was originally inspired by Carl Graham and Anthony Miller at their…

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Fall Newsletter

It may not quite feel like it outside but we know it’s coming.  The days have already shortened and that’s my cue that fall has arrived.  On the heels of fall is winter so it is not my favorite time of the year.  Especially with all this Pumpkin spice foolishness in the air. Still, there are…

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A Taste of Dak’art, , 2018, Dakar, Senegal

June is one of my favorite months and at Zawadi it will be a busy and exciting one. I am just back from Dak’Art the bi-annual, Pan-African Art festival in Senegal that lights up an already exciting art landscape. It lasts for a month, May 3-June 3 and it covers an official and sometimes even more interesting…

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Lets Go Outside

  SPRING IS HERE! If you’re in the Northeast, we actually skipped spring and went straight to summer. And guess where we like to be in summer? OUTSIDE! And nothing makes an outdoor living space pop like signature art and design pieces from Africa. Here are a few ideas to refresh your front or backyard…

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Holiday Ornaments

This Friday, November 23, experience First Call for our limited selection of handmade Paula Whaley holiday ornaments. These one of a kind art pieces painstakingly highlight the beauty of the black female form in a variety of mediums and sizes. These unique and collectible pieces will sell out quickly.  

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Events

November 18-19 In store Pop-up featuring xNasozi, Shea Yellen, Kampind, Rayo & Honey, & Demestiks Saturday, November 18: 12-7PM Sunday, November 19 12-6PM Featuring advanced home goods by xNasozi, Avant garden womenswear by Demestiks by Reuben Reuel Lifestyle accessories by Kampind And tons more awesome swag.

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October Newsletter

What an exciting month September was. The Opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture electrified the city and we were thrilled to meet visitors from near and far who came uptown to visit Zawadi. It was thrilling to see local artists such as Francine Haskins (dolls) and Brenda Winston of Damali…

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