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Sep 1, 2013 to Aug 15, 2014
Sep 15, 2013 to Sep 15, 2014
“Art in Clay” looks at some of the old world ceramic processes first introduced to the Carolinas by eighteenth century European Immigrants.
Oct 26, 2013 12:15PM to Sep 1, 2014 5:15PM
Among the earliest series of Dale Chihuly’s work are the little-known, legendary Irish Cylinders, created in 1975 at Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island, begun on St. Patrick’s Day and completed over Thanksgiving weekend. Minty and milky, the Irish Cylinders feature glass-drawing pick-up techniques by Kate Elliott, Seaver Leslie, and Flora C. Mace.
Nov 9, 2013 12:15PM to Sep 1, 2014 5:15PM
With the closure of Ireland’s largest and world famous crystal factory at Kilbarry, Waterford, Irish glass history is at a turning point.
Nov 12, 2013 to Sep 8, 2014
“Fired Earth, Woven Bamboo” features over 60 pieces of modern Japanese ceramics and basketry recently given to the Museum of Fine Arts by Stanley and Mary Ann Snider.
Feb 7, 2014 to Sep 21, 2014
“Look! See?” encourages visitors to touch, wear, and play with the artworks on display.
Feb 22, 2014 to Oct 5, 2014
This exhibitionfeatures over 40 of the finest ceramic pieces from the Kay Hardy and Gregory Kaslo Collection.
Mar 1, 2014 to Aug 10, 2014
The Mint Museum is pleased to present “Allure of Flowers,” an exploration of the role that botanical prints and representations have played in the decorative arts.
Apr 11, 2014 to Aug 31, 2014
Ball State University's David Owsley Museum of Art has joined forces with Ball State's Marilyn K. Glick Center for Glass to present "Without Camouflage. Dafna Kaffeman. Silvia Levenson."
Apr 24, 2014 to Aug 8, 2014
Val Cushing (1931-2013) is a pottery legend. Born in Rochester, New York Val received his bachelor and masters of fine arts degrees from the School of Art and Design, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. He joined the Alfred faculty in 1957 and retired in 1997. Val maintained a studio in Alfred Station and gave workshops and lectures throughout the world.
May 10, 2014 to Aug 31, 2014
The Chrysler Museum presents an exhibition of glass works by the husband-wife Czech artists Stanislav Libensky and Jaroslava Brychtova.
May 10, 2014 to Jul 26, 2014
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 25, 2014 to Sep 1, 2014
"Workt by Hand” features more than 35 quilts from the Brooklyn’s Museum’s extensive decorative arts collection.
May 25, 2014 to Aug 30, 2014
Penland School of Crafts offers one- and two-week summer workshops in Books & Paper, Clay, Drawing & Painting, Glass, Iron, Metals, Photography, Print & Letterpress, Textiles, Wood, and other media. Please see Penland's website to search for workshops by studio or by session date.
May 31, 2014 to Aug 16, 2014
Work from RAM's permanent collection that depicts a narrative.
May 31, 2014 to Sep 7, 2014
“Protective Ornament,” includes over 80 contemporary pieces of armor.
May 31, 2014 to Nov 2, 2014
Explore the 300 year-old tradition of ryijy rugs
Jun 5, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015
An exhibition that testifies to an extraordinarily talented artist and an indomitable spirit.
Jun 12, 2014 to Aug 16, 2014
Work by Finland’s 2010 Textile Artist of the Year, Aino Kajaniemi.
Jun 13, 2014 to Aug 2, 2014
“Finished With Fire” features beautiful ceramic artwork by Bonnie Lynch and Mary Roehm.
Jun 14, 2014 to Aug 22, 2014
Come see the array of talent and imagination of the Richmond Art Center’s dynamic and creative community in this exhibition that features more than 100 works in a range of media, including screen-printing, ceramics, metals, painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, weaving and more.
Jun 14, 2014 to Aug 31, 2014
“Large as Life” presents three female ceramicists who make figurative sculptures.
Jun 19, 2014 to Aug 24, 2014
This exhibition includes over 125 of Ayotte most exceptional works.
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.
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.
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 23, 2014 to Sep 1, 2014
We’re looking for talented, independent artisans to share their work at our next handmade holiday shopping event. In conjunction with Lillstreet’s 39th Annual Holiday Show & Sale, this Holiday Art Fair will transform the Art Center into a vibrant marketplace. We are excited to offer this opportunity to artists both within and outside the Lillstreet community.
Jul 3, 2014 to Aug 3, 2014
An exhibition of artists artists striving to create objects that are both beautiful and functional.
Jul 26, 2014 to Jul 27, 2014
This beloved event returns on July 26th and 27th at the Chase Center on the Riverfront.