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This Month

Nov 16, 2013 to Nov 2, 2014

“Contemporary Glass” features a wide variety of glass works by some of the most accomplished and skilled artists working in the field today.

Jan 1, 2014 to Jan 1, 2015

LEAP is open to exceptionally talented graduate students and/or emerging artists.

Feb 22, 2014 to Sep 28, 2014

Artist Anna Skibska is best known for her large-scale glass installations.

Feb 22, 2014 to Oct 5, 2014

This exhibitionfeatures over 40 of the finest ceramic pieces from the Kay Hardy and Gregory Kaslo Collection.

Pouch, probably Iroquois, 1850. Skin, cloth, glass beads, porcupine quills, twine. Gift of Mr. Albert V. Sander. Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collection, Autry National Center; 20.X.4

Mar 15, 2014 to Apr 26, 2015

“Floral Journey” Explores the dynamic history native North American beadwork.

Apr 1, 2014 to Nov 14, 2014

The Muskegon Museum of Art announces a call for entries for “Extreme Fibers: Textile Icons and the New Edge.”

Apr 11, 2014 to May 1, 2015

This residency is ideal for the ceramic artist working on a short-term project.

Angie Reano Owen, Cuff. Turquoise inlaid on shell, 3.5” by 2.5.” Photo by Kitty Leaken, image courtesy MIAC.

Apr 13, 2014 to Mar 2, 2016

“Turquoise, Water, Sky” is a reimagining of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture’s extensive collection of Southwestern turquoise jewelry.

Apr 27, 2014 to Nov 30, 2014

“Runway of Love” surveys the extensive oeuvre of the late influential fashion designer Patrick Kelly.

May 8, 2014 to Feb 15, 2015

An exhibition of the work of fifteen contemporary textile artists working with felt.

May 9, 2014 12:00PM to Oct 11, 2014 12:00PM

"Fashioning Cascadia" dives head first into the craft of clothing design and production.

May 17, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015

René Lalique (French, 1860 ─ 1945) was a successful jeweller who gradually introduced glass into his designs until it became his primary medium. A seminal influence on the Art Nouveau and Deco movements in France, the mass production of his designs made them available to a wider array of people all around the world.

May 31, 2014 to Nov 2, 2014

Explore the 300 year-old tradition of ryijy rugs

Jun 1, 2014 to Oct 31, 2014

A national juried and invitational exhibition for all types of handcrafted clay and glass.

Bra, silk and lace, circa 1923. USA, gift of Leigh Bantivoglio. Image courtesy Fashion Institute of Technology.

Jun 3, 2014 to Nov 15, 2014

“Exposed: A History of Lingerie” explores the history of women's undergarments.

Hester Bateman (1709-94), Covered Sauceboat, 1784/85. Silver, gift of Antiques and Allied Arts Association. 1973.4 a-b. Image courtesy Birmingham Museum of Art.

Jun 5, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015

An exhibition that testifies to an extraordinarily talented artist and an indomitable spirit.

Jun 14, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015

“The Shakers” draws heavily on the Shaker Museum in Mount Lebanon.

Jun 20, 2014 to Sep 2, 2015

a residency intended to support ceramic artists who wish to develop a body of work with a socially conscious spirit.

Paul Evans and Phillip Lloyd Powell, Cabinet, ca. 1962. Welded and patinated steel, colored pigments, wood, 23 karat gold leaf, 32 1/4" x 46 1/8" x 24 1/4". Collection of Merrill Wright, Image courtesy Sotheby's.

Jun 21, 2014 to Oct 12, 2014

“Crossing Boundaries” strives to place Evans’ works within the context of the wider midcentury design trends they contributed to.

Image courtesy Mingei International Museum

Jun 21, 2014 to Jan 11, 2015

“SURF CRAFT” will survey the century-old, worldwide art of making surfboards, testifying to their minimalist design and poetic functionality. The exhibition aims to examine the ebb and flow of surfboard design from historical, cultural, and artistic perspectives.

Jun 22, 2014 to Sep 28, 2014

This exhibition features work from RAM's permanent collection that depicts a arrative.

Jun 25, 2014 to Oct 12, 2014

An exhibition that celebrates quilt artist and entrepreneur Mary A. McElwain.

Maker Unknown, Puritan Star Quilt, c. 1890, Cotton, Collection of Shelburne Museum, John Wilmerding Collection.

Jun 27, 2014 to Oct 26, 2014

A collection of more than 30 different quilts that feature a variety of star patterns.

Jun 28, 2014 to Nov 30, 2014

Grinnell will use her practice to reflect on her parents’ occupations of seamstress and machinist.

Jennifer Crupi, Ornamental Hands: Figure Two (shown worn), 2011. Sterling silver, acrylic, inkjet print 8.5 x 5.5 x 15 in. Photo by Christian Luis.

Jun 28, 2014 to Oct 5, 2014

"A Display of Gestures is the first exhibition of Crupi’s celebrate conceptual metal works on the West Coast.

Jun 29, 2014 to Nov 2, 2014

Sculptor Annette Bellamy explores the idea of transformation and weightlessness.

Misha Kahn, Pig Bench, 2012. Resin, Trash, Found objects. Photo by Misha Kahn.

Jul 1, 2014 to Oct 12, 2014

“NYC Makers Open” highlights artists and artisans working in the five boroughs today.

Sachiko Yoshida, Tsunagu-Hearts are Linked. Image courtesy La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum.

Jul 2, 2014 to Oct 5, 2014

Featuring quilts made by Japanese quilters and victims of the 2011 Tsunami.

Junko Maeda, Pojagi. Image courtesy of La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum.

Jul 2, 2014 to Oct 5, 2014

Maeda makes miniature versions of “Futon” bedding and “Hanten” jackets.

Kametaro Matsumoto, Puzzle. Paint, wood, lacquer. 7½ x 6 x ½ in. Courtesy of Delphine Hirasuna, Image by Terry Heffernan.

Jul 3, 2014 to Oct 12, 2014

Work by Japanese Americans interned during World War II...

Woman's Kimono with Large Dewdrops, Japan, early Showa period (1926-89), c. 1935.

Jul 5, 2014 to Oct 19, 2014

“Kimono for a Modern Age” features more than thirty examples of the garment from the LACMA's Permanent Collection

Warren Seelig, Shadowfield/Granite Path, 2010. Granite, silver brazed stainless steel. 18 x 114 x 8 in. Image courtesy Daniel Stephens.

Jul 5, 2014 to Nov 23, 2014

An exhibition that explores fiber art innovations of the past and present.

Jul 8, 2014 to Oct 31, 2014

A call for the best contemporary fiber art in the Southeast.

Jul 10, 2014 to Nov 2, 2014

Gifts of contemporary glass from the Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser collection...

Sandra Jane Heard, Vestiges of Emancipation, 2011. Vintage woven steel tape. 41 x 68 x 11 in. Image courtesy of the American Textile History Museum.

Jul 11, 2014 to Oct 26, 2014

The 21st in a series of triennial juried exhibitions sponsored by the Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh, Inc.

Jul 31, 2014 to Oct 28, 2014

An exhibition of quilts juried by Dr. Sandra Sider.

Aug 1, 2014 to Oct 25, 2014

The results of a challenge to replicate or interpret a quilt of a particular style or period.

Aug 1, 2014 to Dec 29, 2014

An exciting opportunity from the Wichita Center for the Arts

Charlotte Kruk, Racine Art Museum

Aug 1, 2014 to Jul 26, 2015

Artist Charlotte Kruk explores alternative understandings of the term “eye candy.”

Robbin Firth, "Maze of Color," 2013. Wool, wood frame. UPWOLFING & palm washboard felted.

Aug 1, 2014 to Oct 23, 2014

Showcasing the exceptional work of Textile Center members.

Aug 1, 2014 to Oct 25, 2014

The culminating effort of the International Turning Exchange Residency program...

Aug 1, 2014 to Sep 28, 2014

Apply for a month-long residency in Chapala, Mexico...

Aug 1, 2014 to Oct 26, 2014

Seven fine artists from Pittsburgh collaborate with five local glass artists.

Aug 1, 2014 to Oct 13, 2014

Open to all Texas artists working in fiber or employing fiber techniques.

William Daley, Joy-Full Libation Vesica, 2010. Unglazed ground stoneware. Image courtesy of the Society of Arts and Crafts.

Aug 2, 2014 to Oct 25, 2014

This exhibition includes 14 different works from Daley’s 7 decade-long career

Aug 11, 2014 to Dec 19, 2014

Hand Papermaking Journal produces limited-edition collections of paper art in biannual portfolios.

Aug 14, 2014 to Jan 25, 2015

Featuring selections from the Honolulu Museum of Art’s rich collection of contemporary fiber art.

Aug 14, 2014 to Oct 26, 2014

An exhibition of 10 spectacular art quilts by Nancy Crow.

Quilt, Russia and United States, c. 1899. Glass beads, velvet embroidered with wool, silk, and metallic thread. The Jewish Museum, New York, Purchase: Judaica Acquisitions Fund, 1986-119.

Aug 22, 2014 to Feb 1, 2015

Highlighting a colorful patchwork quilt that bears Eastern European and American imagery.

Keith Holt, Singing Sphere. Image courtesy of Craft Alliance.

Aug 22, 2014 to Oct 26, 2014

"Precision Cut" focuses on wood artists pushing beyond the process of lathe turning.

Gerald Eskin, Large Wall Platter. Image courtesy of Iowa Artisans Gallery.

Aug 22, 2014 to Sep 28, 2014

A benefit exhibition for the Gerald Eskin Ceramics Art Initiative at the University of Iowa.

African Print Cloths from the Fowler Museum collection. Image courtesy of the Fowler Museum.

Aug 24, 2014 to Dec 14, 2014

Exploring the cultural and artistic significance of these double-printed cloths.

Robert Bliss, Lady Mursaki’s Fan Chair

Aug 25, 2014 to Feb 27, 2015

Delving into the role that Black Mountain College played in mid-century design and studio craft.

Aug 27, 2014 to Dec 14, 2014

The first exhibition to explore Polich’s significant contributions to his medium.

Aug 28, 2014 to Oct 26, 2014

A large-scale installation of Rebecca Hutchinson’s fascinating Paper Clay pieces

Rebecca McEntee, "Surf." Cotton, fiber rush (twisted paper), finished shag bark hickory branches. Coiled basketry technique coupled with hand knotting. Image courtesy Textile Center.

Aug 29, 2014 to Oct 15, 2014

Bringing together 20 artists to celebrate 20 years of connections.

Sep 1, 2014 to May 1, 2015

For a ceramic artist with a special project requiring one to eight weeks' time.

Sep 1, 2014 to Mar 21, 2015

An exhibit including more than 80 American-made containers...

James Arendt, "Mike," 2011. Denim, 70.5 x 26 in.

Sep 2, 2014 to Oct 1, 2014

James Arendt explores the shifting paradigms of labor and place.

Sep 3, 2014 to Sep 28, 2014

Experiences of travel, observation, and enlightenment expressed in jewelry.

Sep 3, 2014 to Sep 28, 2014

considering the experiences of travel, observation, and enlightenment through jewelry.

Sep 4, 2014 to Oct 16, 2014

A contemporary art jewelry exhibition dedicated to exploring the ongoing conversation between fashion and jewelry.

Hiroshi Yamano, FS #138. Glass. Image courtesy Traver Gallery.

Sep 4, 2014 to Sep 28, 2014

A new series of sculptural still-lives by Hiroshi Yamano.

John Kiley, Sunsection, 2014. 12 x 12 x 8.5 in. Image courtesy Traver Gallery.

Sep 4, 2014 to Sep 28, 2014

An exhibition by Seattle sculptor John Kiley.

Work by Jason Hackenwerth. Image courtesy of Craft Alliance.

Sep 5, 2014 to Jan 25, 2015

An immersive experience that will transform the Craft Alliance gallery.

Sep 5, 2014 to Oct 17, 2014

In 2014-2015, the textile center will administer the seventh round of Jerome Fiber Artist Project Grants. This program, funded by a Jerome Foundation 50th Anniversary grant, is designed to expand opportunities for emerging fiber artists in Minnesota, supporting the artists as they undertake specific artistic projects.

Sep 6, 2014 to Oct 12, 2014

Dr. Irving Lipton’s fabulous collection of cutting-edge wood art dates from the 1970s to the early 2000s.

David Furman, "Tete a Tete (Head to Head)." Midrange porcelain, under glaze, glaze.

Sep 6, 2014 to Nov 9, 2014

An exhibition of ceramic work by artist David Furman.

Sep 6, 2014 to Feb 22, 2015

One of the most outstanding collections of American Mid-Century Studio Craft.

Barbara Dill, "Cluck,Clook,Click." Image courtesy of the artist.

Sep 7, 2014 to Dec 28, 2014

The AAW is excited top present “Rising,” their 2014 Annual Juried and Invitational Exhibition.

Man’s cloth; Mambae peoples, attributed to Ainaro, Ainaro District, Timor-Leste, pre–World War II. Cotton, silk; warp ikat, slit tapestry; 208 x 130 cm.

Sep 7, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015

Exploring the rich history of textile construction, pattern, and use on the island of Timor.

Sep 7, 2014 to Oct 26, 2014

Featuring over 40 works by 14 international craft artists.

Pinky Resenga, “Embroidered Textile,” 2001 or 2002. Cotton, Acrylic, Thread. The Mapula Embroidery Project, Winterveld, Gauteng, South Africa. Fowler Museum at UCLA X2011.8.19; Gift of William H. Worger and Nancy L. Clark.

Sep 7, 2014 to Dec 7, 2014

"Bearing Witness” features work by South African embroidery artists.

Sep 9, 2014 to Oct 31, 2014

A sponsored membership and solo show opportunity for emerging and under-represented women artists.

Sep 9, 2014 to Mar 8, 2015

Some of the most startling designer gowns and jewelry from the 1930s and 40s.

Ken Vavrek, Ceramic Platter.

Sep 10, 2014 to Oct 15, 2014

A group exhibition that celebrates love, life, friendship joy and happiness.

Sep 12, 2014 to Oct 26, 2014

An exhibition featuring artists from across the country.

Sep 12, 2014 to Dec 9, 2014

The exhibition runs through December 9.

Katherine Glover, "Fire in the Lake." Image courtesy Duane Reed Gallery.

Sep 12, 2014 to Oct 18, 2014

An exhibition that showcases 5 artists’ passion, or otherwise obsession, with repetition.

Myra Mimlitsch-Gray, "Melting Silver."

Sep 12, 2014 to Nov 30, 2014

Myra Mimlitsch-Gray’s first solo retrospective exhibition.

Rena Wood, "Silver Landcsape." Hand embroidery on silk. 66 x 44 in. Image courtesy of the St. Louis Artists' Guild.

Sep 12, 2014 12:00PM to Oct 26, 2014 4:00PM

Highlighting the use of stitchery in contemporary textile art.

Sep 13, 2014 to Nov 9, 2014

Exploring the rituals and crafts associated with beer, wine, tea, bourbon, and coffee.

Sep 13, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015

An exhibition of industrial, architectural glass sculptures by Howard Ben Tré.

Installation view of "Dance & Fashion," featuring (L to R), costume designs by Valentino Garavani, Iris van Herpen, and “Cygne Noir” haute couture gown by Christian Dior. Photograph © The Museum at FIT, New York.

Sep 13, 2014 to Jan 3, 2015

An exhibit that explores the comingling of dance and fashion.
 

Sep 13, 2014 to Oct 26, 2014

Cepebrating ceramicist Henry McIntosh, who turns 100 years old this year.

Sep 13, 2014 to Mar 8, 2015

Exploring the way that folk woodworking influences broader understandings of Russian identity.

Marina Dempster, "Immune", 2009. Found shoes, cera de campeche (beeswax/pine resin), glass seed beads, spiral rope chain, silk threads, recycled rabbit fur, porcupine quills, Scarlet Macaw & Flamingo feathers (Toronto Zoo donations).15 x 40 x 15 cm. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Sep 13, 2014 to Dec 13, 2014

The exhibition will include over 40 pieces of diverse and wearable art.

Seth Rolland, Oxeye Hall Table. 34" H x 54" W x 21"D. Image courtesy of Whatcom Museum.

Sep 13, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015

This exhibition celebrates Northwest Designer Craftsmen's 60th anniversary.

Sep 13, 2014 to Feb 1, 2015

The Museum of Glass is excited to present “Hilltop Artists,” a look back at the two-decade history of Hilltop Artists, a program that introduces glass art skills and techniques to marginalized and economically disadvantaged youth. There will be an opening reception for Museum of Glass members on Sunday, September 14 from 10 a.m. to noon.

Sep 13, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015

The Textile Society of America (TSA) is pleased to announce its first ever juried exhibition, “New Directions,” in conjunction with their 2014 biennial symposium of the same name.

Sep 13, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015

LACMA has selected ten small quilts from their permanent collection.

John Garrett, "Garden." Metal, wire and paint. 68 x 60 in.

Sep 13, 2014 to Oct 25, 2014

including a range of his large-scale 2 and 3-dimensional constructions.

Sep 13, 2014 to Nov 9, 2014

Celebrating the history of innovation and bold pattern developed by Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates.

Rebekah Bogard in her studio. Image courtesy of the American Museum of Ceramic Art.

Sep 13, 2014 to Nov 16, 2014

Bogard makes fictional animals out of clay that she uses to explore her own sense of self and identity.

Sep 13, 2014 to Dec 21, 2014

An international perspective on modern and contemporary crafts.

Clare Graham, Button Algae Clusters, 2011-2013. Image courtesy of the artist.

Sep 13, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015

“The Answer is Yes” is Graham’s first solo museum show.

Sep 13, 2014 to Feb 15, 2015

An exhibition of 70 intricate, flame-worked still-life sculptures.

Sep 19, 2014 to Nov 18, 2014

A broad survey of Campbell’s work and contributions to the field.

Sep 19, 2014 to Dec 5, 2014

March 13, 2015

Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

Keynote: Sir Christopher Frayling, former Rector, Royal College of Art

Sep 20, 2014 to Jan 11, 2015

An exhibition of work by members of the Syracuse Ceramic Guild.

Sep 21, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015

Exploring the Civil War through the quilts and textiles of the time.

Aran Galligan, "Contrasystem." copper, stainless steel, sterling silver, resin, gesso, pigment, acrylic paint 3 x 3 x 2 in.

Sep 21, 2014 to Nov 14, 2014

Students will focus on incorporating color into their jewelry.

Wayne Higby, "White Terrace Gap," 1984. Glazed earthenware, raku-fired. 11 ½ x 18 x 16 ½ in. Private Collection. Photo by Brian Oglesbee.

Sep 21, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015

The first major retrospective of ceramicist Wayne Higby.

Sep 21, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015

Installations by Wallin Malinow and Edgar Mosa.

Sep 23, 2014 to Feb 8, 2015

Celebrating the institution’s founder.

Connie Lippert, Wakulla (red line series). Image courtesy American Tapestry Alliance.

Sep 25, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015

Kent State University Museum is pleased to host the 10th American Tapestry Biennial.

Sep 26, 2014 to Dec 28, 2014

A national invitational exhibition of fine craft.

Jay Macdonell, Sky Blue w/aquamarine blue w/daffodil. Image courtesy Pittsburgh Glass Center.

Sep 26, 2014 6:00PM

Pittsburgh Glass Center’s main fundraiser for the support of their educational programming and exhibitions.

Susan Kapuscinski Gaylord, "Spirit Book #13: Hope Offering." Image Courtesy of Greenbelt.

Sep 27, 2014 to Sep 28, 2014

The exhibition will include 20 of these sculptural, handmade books.

Sep 27, 2014 to Sep 28, 2014

Handmade ceramics, fiber art, jewelry, wood and more.

Doug Sudduth. Image courtesy Toe River Arts Council.

Sep 27, 2014 to Nov 1, 2014

A meeting of artistic practices over the course of 45 years of marriage.

Sep 27, 2014 to Nov 1, 2014

Celebrate 24 years of contemporary art glass in North Texas.

Sep 27, 2014 10:00AM

The Cañada College Fashion Department is pleased to host its annual "Artistry in Fashion" non-profit event.

Sep 28, 2014 1:00PM to 2:00PM

Join Fruitlands Curator Michael Volmar for an insider’s view of the centennial year exhibition, "100 Objects, 100 Stories, 100 Years at Fruitlands Museum." Showcasing some of the finest items in the Fruitlands collections, each object in the show was selected by you, our supporters!

Sep 30, 2014 to Oct 5, 2014

Artists are encouraged to enter traditional or non-traditional craft with a fresh approach or point of view.

Sep 30, 2014 to Mar 15, 2015

Highlighting Scott’s range in both form and content.