The Exhibit & The Book
Based on the book by Patricia Marks Greenfield, the exhibition explores cultural transmission and learning through children’s play weaving and apprenticeship in the Maya Highland community of Zincantán, Chiapas, Mexico. The exhibition shows over one hundred textiles from Zincantán drawn from a research collection spanning from 1943 to the present.
The exhibition explores cultural transmission and learning through children’s play weaving and apprenticeship in the Maya Highland community of Zincantán, Chiapas, Mexico.
The Exhibit is divided in four sections and each section is well documented. Please review all the specifications, measurements and details available.
Exhibit & Book Photographs
The exhibit has been well documented through photography which we are very happy to share with you! Please browse through our gallery of images.
Weaving Generations Together book is a winner of the 2005 R.L. Shep Award for best book of the year in ethnic textile studies from the Textile Society of America.
A Resource Kit Guide for museum educators to utilize the hands-on materials. Suggested family-day activities and event ideas, tried and refined by the Maxwell staff.
Weaving Generations Together, Evolving Creativity in Maya Chiapas, provides unique insight into the living Maya and their ancient weaving traditions.