Proteus Gowanus » holiday gifts An interdisciplinary gallery and reading room Sat, 19 Sep 2015 22:40:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Find Protean Gifts at the Holiday Shopping Fair Sun, 11 Dec 2011 05:05:21 +0000 Saturday, December 17 &  Sunday, December 18, 12-6pm

We invite you to do your holiday shopping in a certain charming back alley where free beer and music will be served. It’s time for the annual Holiday Shopping Fair at Proteus Gowanus, where the gifts for sale are strange, unusual, hand-made or intellectually stimulating. You will find reasonably priced art, artifacts and books, hand-made crafts and baked goods too. Embroidered pouches and hats and silver jewelry made by artisans from the Republic of Georgia, historical postcards of the Gowanus, handmade dolls, Fixers Collective T-shirts and mended umbrellas, books published by our publishing arm, Proteotypes, unusual new and used books from our yearlong themes, art and artifacts from the Migration exhibition. Come browse, chat and have a drink with us!

Here’s a sampling of items:

Hand-made migration belt buckles
Nail-studded ceramic boxes
Globe of the world
Historical Gowanus postcard sets
Button necklaces
Brooklyn Botanical Notecards
Honey and Honey-products by HiRiseHive
Cheap international dolls
Hat Pins
Jewelry and crafts from the Republic of Georgia
Numerous used books from Proteus yearlong themes
Gowanus note cards
Bio-ephemera specimen jewelery
Lewis & Clark songs

Weird Stuff from Morbid Anatomy Library
Books published by Proteotypes including:
The Museum of Matches by Sasha Chavchavadze
My Man and Other Critical Fictions by Wendy Walker



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