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The Mercado, held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every third Saturday of the month, offers locally crafted fine jewelry, glassware, tapestry pillows and art; Mexican dresses, handbags and accessories; African clothing and Honduran and Texan paintings. The marketplace is free and open to the public. Find more details at https://www.facebook.com/artisanmercadoonCongressand5th. This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department, Mexic-Arte
The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.