Proteus Gowanus has two COMMERCE programs this week following the theme of their Labor and Trade Routes exhibitions.

Thursday, May 14, 7pm: The Gleaners and I – Director Agnès Varda deals with the issue of wealth and poverty in modern day France by exploring the world of people who search farmers’ fields for produce the mechanical harvesting equipment leaves behind. Varda recently became the first woman and only the fourth director to be awarded ad honorary Palme d’Or in Cannes. Donation suggested. [more]

Saturday, May 16, 1- 4pm: Spice Trade Perfumes Workshop – Aromatherapist and Herbal Alchemy Apothecary founder, Julianne Zaleta, will lead this hands-on blending workshop exploring the fragrant spices, resins and balsams discovered by the early Spice Trade explorers of antiquity. Space very limited. Fee: $125 includes materials.

Proteus Gowanus | 543 Union Street, #1C | Brooklyn, NY 11215
At the back of 543 Union Street down the alley off Nevins