For East Street Arts' Online Store Please click here!   East Street Arts, a social enterprise of Marrakech, Inc. is dedicated to fostering the creation of art through artisan training programs, workshops and community interactions for persons of all abilities. East Street Arts was an idea that came directly from the individuals Marrakech supports. They wanted something different than what the traditional employment programs were offering. They wanted to do the thing they loved - art - and earn money for doing it. Your purchases will help our artists directly earn income and help Marrakech continue to provide more art-based employment opportunities. Sign up for a workshop or please take a look at the selection of items available for purchase online. Visit us in-store to see more of our inventory of handmade, block printed and screen printed items.

For East Street Arts' Online Store Please click here!

East Street Arts, a social enterprise of Marrakech, Inc. is dedicated to fostering the creation of art through artisan training programs, workshops and community interactions for persons of all abilities. East Street Arts was an idea that came directly from the individuals Marrakech supports. They wanted something different than what the traditional employment programs were offering. They wanted to do the thing they loved - art - and earn money for doing it. Your purchases will help our artists directly earn income and help Marrakech continue to provide more art-based employment opportunities. Sign up for a workshop or please take a look at the selection of items available for purchase online. Visit us in-store to see more of our inventory of handmade, block printed and screen printed items.



Weaving Workshop. Photography by Michelle Gurner.

 

 



Ruben Marroquin teaches on site weaving workshops regularly at museums, schools, art and cultural centers, and from his own studio in Bridgeport, CT. Last year Ruben received a Regi Grant from the CT Office of the Arts to start a new weaving program in partnership with the Burroughs Community Center.