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Tensta Museum Branch at ArkDes: The Women’s Café

As a part of Tensta Museum Branch at ArkDes, Tensta konsthall’s Womens Café will conduct one of their handicraft cafés at ArkDes. The event is free of charge, and anyone is welcome to participate. There will be material to work with on site. 

Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday afternoon, women from the Järva area meet at Tensta konsthall to work with different kinds of crafts. Through joint handiwork, a safe space is made possible where conversation and exchange of experience is at the center. The craftsmanship skills that women in the group already have is picked up and the teacher role alternates between the participants. This way, knowledge about techniques such as embroidery, jewelry making, knitting and crochet.

Participants also meet visiting artists and make monthly excursions to Stockholm’s various craft sites, museums, and organizations.

Women’s Café is a intimate venue free of constraints, costs, and commercial interests.

Meeting place: Tensta Museum Branch at ArkDes.


In collaboration with Hemslöjden, and The Women’s Center in Tensta-Hjulsta.


Saturday 8 September