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Walker Art Center Shop -Walker Art Center

1750 Hennepin Avenue • Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

Tuesday–Sunday, 11 am - 6 pm
Open late Thursday, 11 am - 9 pm
Closed Mondays and major holidays 
612.375.7633

The Walker Art Center designed by world-renowned architects Herzog and De Meuron is a wonderful contemporary art Museum located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The prestigious center is considered one of the nation's "Big Five" museums of modern art, ranked along with the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim Museum in New York, and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C. 

www.walkerart.org

 

Waters of Superior- Canal Park

395 South Lake Avenue • Duluth, MN 55802

Monday-Saturday, 10 am - 9 pm

Sunday, 11 am-9 pm

218.786.0233

www.watersofsuperior.com

 

Weisman Art Museum WAM Shop-University of Minnesota

333 East River Road • Minneapolis, MN

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 10 am - 5 pm

Wednesday 10 am - 8 pm

Saturday, Sunday, 11 am-5 pm

CLOSED MONDAYS

612.625.9495

The shop offers an array of gifts at friendly prices, including jewelry, accessories, cards, toys, gifts for the home, and more. Ceramics and other handmade items made by local artists are also featured. All proceeds support WAM programs and exhibitions.As always, members and all U of M students, faculty, and staff receive a 10% discount on purchases everyday, and payments can be made by the Gopher GOLD U Card.

www.weisman.umn.edu/wam-shop

 

The Grand Hand

619 Grand Avenue (Corner of Grand Avenue & Dale Street)

Saint Paul, MN 55102

Tuesday-Friday, 10 am - 7 pm

Saturday, 10 am - 6 pm

Sunday, 12 pm- 5pm

651.312.1122

www.thegrandhand.com

 

Tweed Museum Store
1201 Ordean Court
Duluth, MN 55812
Tuesday: 9:00am–8:00pm 
Wednesday–Friday: 9:00am–4:30pm 
Saturday and Sunday: 1:00pm–5:00pm 

218.726.8753

www.d.umn.edu/tma/store/store.html

Call for an appointment!

If you would like to see or try on jewelry prior to purchasing, please call us for an appointment at

612.568.2848 or email: info@yencheedesign.com. 

 

Wholesale Buyers

If you are interested in selling Yen Chee Design at your retail establishment, please contact us for more information at 612.568.2848 or email: info@yencheedesign.com.

 

 

EVENTS: Past | Present | Upcoming Shows

 

Walker Art Center:Jewelry and Accessory Makers Mart

February 4, 2017 (upcoming event)

Please join me for a pre-Valentine's Day event including over 20 talented local and regional designers. The doors open for the general public at 11-5pm with a special VIP member breakfast and mimosa preview from 10-11. You'll be sure to find something fabulous and unique from the many designers to choose from! Location: Skyline Room.  Parking is $4 in the Walker ramp.

 

Walker Art Center: Local Artists Jewelry Mart

May 7, 2016 (past event)

Please join me for this fun event featuring over 20 local jewelry designers.  Whether you need a gift for Mother's Day or some new spring jewelry to treat yourself, stop on over! Doors open to Walker members at 10am for vip previewing, mimosas, and breakfast pastries. Otherwise join me from 11-5pm. It's also first free Saturdays, so bring the entire family!  Location is the Skyline Room and Parking is $4 in the ramp.  Hope to see you there!

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SILVERCOCOON presents HOLIDAY SALE-Danish Teak Classics

December 19, 2015 (past event)

I'm excited to take part in this fun holiday sale with a variety of invited guest artists! Silvercocoon has organized this event that will be located at Danish Teak Classic's showroom in the Northrup King Building (#277).  There will be other artists such as Lunalux (letter press), Cool Jerk (tasty beef jerky), Louise Gray Comtemporary Quilts, Spring Finn & Co (leather goods), Oh Dier (wooden toys), and many other talented artists. The sale is from 10-4pm!

 

Walker Art Center: Local to Global Artists Jewelry Mart

November 7, 2015 (past event)

Please join me once again for my favorite event of the season! The doors open for the general public at 11-5pm with a special VIP member breakfast and mimosa preview from 10-11. You'll be sure to find something fabulous and unique from the many designers to choose from! Location: Skyline Room.  Parking is $4 in the Walker ramp.

 

Waters of Superior: Trunk Show

August 8th, 2015 (past event)

I love heading up to my hometown of Duluth, MN. It's so much fun to spend time there especially in the summertime.  Please stop by and visit Saturday from 12-3pm. This is one of my favorite galleries with a fabulous selection of jewelry, clothing, artwork, and friendly staff!

 

Walker Art Center: Local Artists Jewelry Mart

May 2, 2015  (past event)

Don't forget it's almost Mother's Day! Time to pick up the perfect spring jewelry gift for your loved one! I'll be at the Walker Art Center from 11-5pm (special VIP member breakfast and mimosa preview from 10-11), along with 25 other local jewelry designers. You'll be sure to find something fabulous and unique from the many designers to choose from! Location: Skyline Room.  Parking is $4 in the Walker ramp.

 

Walker Art Center: Local to Global Artists Jewelry Mart

November 1, 2014  (past event)

Come get some holiday shopping done, and  join me for one of my favorite events of the year! I'll be at the Walker Art Center from 11-5pm (special VIP member breakfast and mimosa preview from 10-11), along with 20 other jewelry designers from across the globe! You'll be sure to find something fabulous and unique from the many designers to choose from! Location: Skyline Room.  Parking is $4 in the Walker ramp.

 

Waters of Superior: Trunk Show

August 8th, 2014 (past event)

I love heading up to my hometown of Duluth, MN. It's so much fun to spend time there especially in the summertime.  Please stop by and visit Friday from 12-3pm. This is one of my favorite galleries with a fabulous selection of jewelry, clothing, artwork, and friendly staff!

 

The Grand Hand Gallery: Grand Ave Ladies Night

July 10th, 2014 (past event)

Please join me Thursday, July 10th for Ladies Night on Grand Avenue. I will be at the Grand Hand Gallery from 5-9pm.  There will be complimentary wine and chocolates and a great selection of artwork, jewelry, and other crafts. For more information on participating retailers, and how to enter to win prizes, go to: ladies-night-out.

 

Walker Art Center: Local Artists Jewelry Mart

May 3rd, 2014 (past event)

Please join me Saturday, May 3rd from 11am-5pm (10am for the special member preview) in the Skyline Room at the Walker Art Center.  In attendance will be over twenty-five talented jewelry designers from all around MN. The event is open to the public and all Walker Members receive 10% off.  Don't forget to pick up something special for Mother's Day!

 

Walker Shop: Local-to-Global Jewelry Artist Mart

November 2nd, 2013  (past event)

Please join me for one of my favorite events! I'll be at the Walker Art Center from 10-5pm, along with 20 other jewelry designers from across the globe! It's a great time to get some shopping done for the upcoming holidays.  You'll be sure to find something fabulous and unique from the many designers to choose from! Location: Skyline Room.  Parking is $4 in the Walker ramp.

 

Waters of Superior: Trunk Show

August 9th, 2013 (past event)

I'm heading back to my hometown of Duluth, MN for a trunk show at Waters of Superior.  Please stop by from 12-3pm. This is one of my favorite galleries with a fabulous selection of jewelry, clothing, artwork, and more!

 

Walker Art Center: Local Artists Jewelry Mart

May 4th, 2013 (past event)

Please join me Saturday, May 4th from 11am-5pm (10am for the special member preview) in the Skyline Room at the Walker Art Center.  In attendance will be over twenty-five talented jewelry designers from all around MN. The event is open to the public and all Walker Members receive 10% off.  Don't forget to pick up something special for Mother's Day! http://www.walkerart.org/calendar/2013/jewelry-artist-mart-3 There are also free activities for the kiddos that day: http://www.walkerart.org/free-first-saturdays

 

Holiday Sparkle Jewelry Market

December 15th, 2012  (past event)

I hope you and your friends are able to stop by at the Northrup King Building Saturday, December 15th from 11-5pm for the first Holiday Sparkle Jewelry Market! Enjoy cider and cookies as you view the dynamic work of 16 local jewelry designers.  Free parking available. For more information on participating artists please go to: www.northrupkingbuilding.com

 

Walker Shop: Local-to-Global Jewelry Artist Mart

November 3rd, 2012 (past event)

Please join me for one of my favorite events! I'll be at the Walker Art Center from 10-5pm, along with 20 other jewelry designers from across the globe! It's a great time to get some shopping done for the upcoming holidays.  You'll be sure to find something fabulous and unique from the many designers to choose from! Location: Garden Terrace Room.  Parking is $4 in the Walker ramp. 

 

Maiden Minnesota 2012

October 26th, 2012 (past event)

I'm very excited to be participating again in the Maiden Minnesota event taking place at Graves 601 from

5-10pm.  Maiden Minnesota is a fun, socializing and charitable shopping event featuring some of the best women-owned businesses in Minnesota.  More than 35 “maidens” will show you their fashion, jewelry, accessories, home décor, specialty food items and more. The event will feature exclusive sales and merchandise, as well as a silent auction. Maiden Minnesota 2012 will help support and raise awareness for Project SUCCESS, a local non-profit, youth-development organization.

www.maidenmn.com

 

Waters of Superior: Trunk Show

September 1st, 2012 (past event)

Labor Day Weekend, I'm headed up to my hometown Duluth, for a trunk show at Waters of Superior.  This is a fabulous gallery located in Canal Park, with so many wonderful things to see.  Please come join me from 12-3pm!

 

Walker Art Center: Local Artists Jewelry Mart

May 5th, 2012 (past event)

I'm excited to participate once again in one of the funnest jewelry shows of the year-the Walker Local Artists Jewelry Mart on May 5th, 2012. In attendance will be over twenty talented local jewelry designers.  Please stop by and visit anytime from 11am-5pm in Gallery 8. The event is open to the public and all Walker Members receive 10% off.  Don't forget to pick up something special for Mother's Day!

 

The Grand Hand: Trunk Show

March 3rd, 2012 (past event)

I will be having a trunk show at my latest retail partner The Grand Hand Gallery.  I'm really excited to branch out into Saint Paul.  If you haven't already stopped by this wonderful gallery, I hope you can join us Saturday from 12-4pm! For more info...

 

Weisman Art Museum: Be Dazzled Holiday Event

December 7th, 2011 (past event)

Please join me at the newly renovated Weisman Art Museum from 4-8pm, along with a dozen other artists. There wil be a variety of art from pottery, paper products, to jewelry.  Weisman members as well as university staff and students receive 20% off-just show your i.d. What better way to shop for the holidays than to sip on some wine, enjoy appetizers, listen to music, and support local artists! This event is open to the public.

 

Walker Shop: Local-to-Global Jewelry Artist Mart

November 5th, 2011  (past event)

Please join me at the Walker Art Center from 11-5pm, along with a host of other jewelry designers from across the U.S. and even Mexico! It's a great time to get some shopping done for the upcoming holidays.  You'll be sure to find something fabulous and unique from the many designers to choose from! Location: Skyline Room on the 5th Floor.  Parking is $4 in the Walker ramp. 

 

Maiden Minnesota 2011

November 3rd, 2011  (past event)

I'm very excited to be participating in this year's Maiden Minnesota event taking place at Graves 601 from

5-11pm.  Maiden Minnesota is a fun, socializing and charitable shopping event featuring some of the best women-owned businesses in Minnesota.  More than 35 “Maidens” will show you their fashion, jewelry, accessories, home décor, specialty food items and more. The event will feature exclusive sales and merchandise, as well as a silent auction. Maiden Minnesota 2011 will help support and raise awareness for Project SUCCESS, a local non-profit, youth-development organization.

www.maidenmn.com

 

Waters of Superior: Trunk Show

September 3rd, 2011 (past event)

Please join me at Waters of Superior in Duluth (my hometown) for a trunk show from 11-4pm.  This is a wonderful gallery and store in Canal Park.  You will be sure to find the perfect gift here.  Also displaying her jewelry that day will be Gia Gifford. For more information on the store's location please go to www.watersofsuperior.com.

 

Walker Art Center: Local Artists Jewelry Mart

May 7th, 2011  (past event)

I'm pleased to be participating again in the Walker's Local Artists Jewelry Mart May 7th, 2011. In attendance will be nineteen talented local jewelry designers.  Please stop by and visit anytime from 11am-5pm in the Medtronic Gallery. The event is open to the public and all Walker Members receive 10% off.  Don't forget to pick up something special for Mother's Day!

 

Spill the Wine: Bolyu Launch Party

February 3rd, 2011  (past event)

I'm pleased to join with my industry friends in celebrating the launch of the new Bolyu Commercial Carpet company. I have been invited to showcase my jewelry at this fun-filled evening with local interior design professionals. This event is by invitation only.

 

Waters of Superior: Trunk Show and Tea Tasting

December 11th, 2010  (past event-unfortunately due to snow I was not present at this event)

Please join me at Waters of Superior in Duluth for a trunk show and tea tasting from 11-4pm.  This is a wonderful gallery and store in Canal Park.  You will be sure to find the perfect holiday gift here.  Also displaying her jewelry that day will be Grace Hogan, another former Duluthian like myself! For more information on the store's location please go to www.watersofsuperior.com.

 

Walker Shop: Local-to-Global Jewelry Artist Mart

November 6th, 2010  (past event)

Please join me at the Walker Art Center from 11-5pm, along with a host of other jewelry designers from across the U.S. and even Mexico! It's a great time to get some shopping done for the upcoming holidays.  You'll be sure to find something fabulous and unique from the 15 plus designers to choose from! We will be located in the Friedman Gallery, so just follow the signs.  Parking is $4 in the Walker ramp. 

 

NKB: First Thursday Open Studios in the Arts District

October 7th, 2010   (past event)

Local jewelry designer Karin Jacobson has graciously invited me to be a guest at her studio in the Northrup King Building for First Thursdays to celebrate American Craft Week (Oct.1-10th).  Please join me and a host of other local jewelry designers and artists in their open studios at the NKB as well as the Casket Arts building.  I will be at Karin's studio #288 from 5-9pm on Thursday, October 7th. Open to the public so please stop by if you can and feel free to bring your friends! For more information go to www.northrupkingbuilding.com.

 

Walker Art Center: Local Artists Jewelry Mart

May 8th, 2010  (past event)

I've been invited back to participate in the Walker's Local Artists Jewelry Mart May 8th, 2010. In attendance will be a dozen talented local jewelry designers.  Please stop by and visit anytime from 11am-5pm. The event is open to the public and all Walker Members receive 10% off.  Don't forget to pick up something special for Mother's Day!

 

 

Trunk Show at Blended Blue

February 11th, 2010  (past event)

A  special "Thank You" to Marcy Russ, owner of Blended Blue for inviting me to her new showroom at International Market Square for my first trunk show of 2010.  We enjoyed a pre-Valentine's Day and Chinese New Year celebration of champagne, chocolates, jewelry, and gorgeous furniture and fabric.  And, of course great company.  Thank you to all the designers and architects who were able to

attend!

 

 

Walker Art Center: Local Artists Gift Mart 

December 7-9th, 2009  (past event)

The Walker hosted its very first holiday Local Artists Gift Mart in the Target Gallery December 7-9th. Three jewelry designers including myself were featured along with a myriad of other designers showing their incredibly creative wares: clocks, totes made out of recycled billboards, stationary, home accessories, screen printed clothing, stuffed toys, books, and even crocheted accessories!

 

 

 

Launch Party image

July 16, 2009  (past event)

Odegard graciously hosted the launch of the new Yen

Chee Design Online Jewelry Store on July 16th.  Guests enjoyed organic fair trade wine, horsd'oeuvres, red velvet cupcakes, and white chocolate dipped fortune cookies.  Congratulations to Mollie Drabik who entered her name in the drawing and won a Yen Chee Design necklace! Thank you to everyone who attended!

More photos from the party

 

 

imageFluid Interiors Party

June 3, 2009  (past event)

Fluid Interiors located in Butler Square downtown Minneapolis, hosted a Yen Chee Design trunk show Wednesday, June 3rd from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thank you to all the designers and architects who showed up for the wonderful party!

 

 

 

imageWalker Art Center Show

May 9, 2009 (past event)

Thank you to everyone who came out to support me at the Walker Art Center May 9th. It was so great to see so many dear friends, and to meet so many new ones too.

The event went so well that the Walker has requested to showcase my jewelry designs. My online store is also scheduled to be fully operating next month, so to celebrate we're planning a Yen Chee Design launch party – stay tuned for more details!