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Maxwell 2011

newsletter: summer 2011

Greetings from Anthology!

We are looking forward to a busy July with the Farmer’s Market, Concerts on the Square, Tuesday Lunchtime Concerts, daily Solidarity Sing-Alongs, downtown weddings and Art Fair on the Square (9th & 10th). 


Once again we will pair with Absolutely Art to offer our second annual Studio Garage Sale during Maxwell Street Days (July 15th-16th). For $5 you can stuff a bag with donated arts and craft supplies; the money will go to local children’s art programs such as the MMoCA Art Cart, Monroe Street Fine Arts Center, and Absolutely Art's Shirts That Supply. We will happily accept your supplies--fabric and paper scraps, old books, calendars, picture frames, yarn, mosaic pieces--if you are cleaning out your studio. Last year’s sale was very popular with art teachers and parents wanting to make affordable crafts with their kids.


In addition to the Studio Garage Sale we will have a Sale Table inside the shop.



We continue to get new arrivals daily:

EXTREMELY popular (and accurate) “Varieties of Beer” t-shirts and prints

Other charts: Rap Names, Super Powers, Culinary Tools

Necklaces with Victorian illustrations (octopus, tea set, pocket knife)

Victorian illustration bird earrings and bracelets

Greeting Cards: boomboxes, besos (“kisses”), birds, bicycles, Banksy (street artist)

Upcycled Storybook coasters, necklaces and journals

Soft cotton T-shirt strip necklaces

Handpainted animal ABC wall blocks

Mosaic picture frames from Emily Kircher Recycling Artist

Little Girls’ and Ladies’ upcycled skirts made from vintage tea towels and tablecloths

Rock & Roll Alphabet (new book by Madison native Jeff Schwartz)

Beth Eaton Pottery from Milwaukee

Upcycled soda and beer tumblers from Weston, WI

Paper cuts of the Great Lakes and Madison isthmus

“Keep Calm and _____ On” Prints (Ride, Teach, Sing, Hike, Kayak, etc.)
Stencils: birds, Polaroid cameras, skeleton keys, birch trees


Stop in and see what’s new! Don’t forget to drop off your unused arts and craft supplies as well as any paper shopping bags with handles.


Thank you,

Laura & Sachi Komai


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