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The American-Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce (AUCC) seeks to promote trade and investment ties, cultural exchanges and bonds of friendship between the United States of America and the Republic of Uzbekistan. In performing these functions, the AUCC places primary emphasis on serving the needs and interests of its members.
Interview with AUCC Chairperson Carolyn Lamm Before 2012 Uzbekistan-US Annual Business Forum
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ARTS & CRAFTS
Steppe is an eclectic and inspirational guide to the arts, history, culture and landscape of Central Asia. Printed twice a year, steppe stretches boundaries and looks beyond traditional subjects by showcasing the immense variety Central Asia has to offer - from ancient history to cuting-edge architecture; from majestic landscapes to the region's opulent interiors; from ancient rock drawings to contemporary video art; from historical figures to living legends; plus textiles, music, books, cookery and much, much more.
The award-winning Silk Road Dance Company (SRDC) presents women's dances from the Middle East, Central Asia, South Asia, China and the Caucasus. Founded by Artistic Director Dr.
The Karakalpakstan State Museum of Art named after I.V.
The art culture of Uzbekistan is based on all the best achievements of the Uzbek people throughout history. National arts and crafts occupy a prominent place in the cultural heritage of Uzbekistan.
In Uzbekistan wood carving is executed on a wide range of objects - from massive beams for ceilings to tiny children's amulets. The development of this art in the past was linked up with ornamenting constructions and local architectural details, where the overlap post-and-beam system already presupposed using wooden materials on a large scale.
UzbekAlive is an online fabric store which offers a variety of Central Asian ikat fabrics and the largest online selection of silk ikat scarves. Their ikats are hand dyed and handloom woven in Fergana Valley of Uzbekistan using a centuries old technique of ikat weaving.
Madeline Weinrib, New York City artist and granddaughter of ABC Carpet & Home founder Max Weinrib, branched out from her rug-making venture (started in 1998) into the development of ikat and suzani fabrics, made in Uzbekistan. Her Atelier located on the sixth floor of ABC Carpet & Home in New York is the main retail venue for her handcrafted products such as chairs, ottomans and pillows which all use ikat, suzani and vintage textiles.
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- The museum holds one of the largest collections of Central Asian textiles. Founded in 1925, its collection of over 20,000 pieces dates from 3,000 BCE to the 20th century. The museum, with its exhibitions and programs have broad reach: recently, museum mem
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