Southern New England Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program, Year 19, 2016-2017

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2016 - 2017 (Bulk dates)

The collection comprises materials generated and collected by Lynne Williamson, Director of the CT Cultural Heritage Arts Program, during fieldwork and program activities with artists involved in this round of the Southern New England Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program.  The program was based at the Institute for Community Research in Hartford at this time. Items include digital images and video of artists’ teaching sessions and their public presentations, recorded by Williamson. Also included are master and apprentice work samples submitted with applications, biographical and other manuscripts and flyers.

Creator and/or Contributor
Lynne Williamson (creator), Tentso Sichoe (contributor), Tseyang Lhamo (contributor), Carlos Santiago Arroyo (contributor), Lydia Perez Rivera (contributor), Yidell Rivera Perez (contributor), Albanian American Muslim Community (contributor), Dan Foster (contributor), Elaine Moe (contributor), Finnish American Heritage Society (contributor), Mariachi Academy of Connecticut (contributor)
Scope and Content Note

Artists’ communities and art forms represented in the apprenticeship for this round are:

Albanian dance; Tibetan weaving; Finnish birch bark weaving; Mexican mariachi instrument guitarron; Puerto Rican santos carving; Irish fiddle playing

(Digital images on cards)
English (Languages)
Spanish (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
weaving (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Ethnology--China--Tibet Autonomous Region (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
santos (art) (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Irish-Americans music (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Folk music ireland (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Ethnology Albania (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
folk dance (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
basket making (Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT))
Ethnology Finland (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Mariachi (Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT))
Geographic Coverage
Connecticut (-)
Massachusetts (-)
Rhode Island (-)
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