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MakeHERspace: Craftivism: Home

Join us for three weeks of making and activism!

Welcome to MakeHERspace!

Welcome to MakeHERspace: Craftivism! 

Join us during Women’s History Month for three weeks of making and activism! Kicking off on March 8th, International Women’s Day, this interactive virtual event includes a variety of self-paced activities that center around making and activism. Complete activities on your own time, and join us for our keynote with Sarah Marsom, Heritage Resource Consultant, who will present a LIVE banner-making workshop focusing on self-care and activism. Share your creations on Instagram using #makeHERspace2021 and tag @mulibraries to be entered to win the GRAND PRIZE - Miami-themed gift pack from the Brick & Ivy store! All participants who complete all activities can pick up an activism-themed mask from King Library. 

How to participate

  1. Pick up a supplies kit (including a FREE MakeHERspace face mask!) from King Library or the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion (available starting March 1st). Note: kits available while supplies last. If you're unable to pick up a kit, you can still participate! All of the activities use inexpensive and easy-to-find supplies.
  2. Complete the asynchronous activities (listed below) at your own pace between March 8th - 31st. 
  3. Attend the LIVE workshop with Sarah Marsom, "Crafting for Self Care" on March 19th at 1 p.m. 
    1. Register and attend the Zoom event OR join us live on Facebook @mulibraries
  4. Share your creations on Instagram using the hashtag #makeHERspace2021 and tag @miamiulibraries and be entered to win the grand prize!

LIVE Workshop with Sarah Marsom

A collage of colorful felt hand-sewn banners. Three circular bubbles with the words "Sarah Marsom, Heritage Resource Consultant", "LIVE workshop, Crafting for Self Care", "March 19, 1-2 pm"

Join us for Crafting for Self Care, a banner workshop with Sarah Marsom

Heritage Resource Consultant.  

March 19, 1 - 2 p.m. EST

The world is weird, so why not make something that will make you smile! In this workshop, you'll learn some crafty design tips/tricks to create a small pennant and/or banner! After looking at examples of textile pieces created in the past and today, the workshop will dive into design strategy and creation techniques. Participants are encouraged to create pieces that uplift themselves and/or others.

Register for the Zoom event here:

[Zoom Link]

OR 

Join us live on Facebook @mulibraries

 

MakeHERspace Activities

Follow the linked instructions for the activities. Complete activities on your own time, anytime between March 8th - 31st. Don't forget to share on Instagram with the hashtag #makeHERspace2021 and tag @miamiulibraries!

Activist book hunt 
Crochet
Landmark Selfies 
Seed bombs 
Easy Adobe Aero 
Mini-zines 
Knitting 
Blackout Poetry 

Grand Prize Drawing!!

Share your work on Instagram with the hashtag #makeHERspace2021 and tag @mulibraries, and be entered to win the grand prize drawing! The winner will receive the following official Miami gear! If you prefer some privacy, email your creations to create@miamioh.edu and you will still be eligible for the grand prize.