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This Month
American Craft Show Logo

Feb 17, 2016 10:00AM to Feb 18, 2016 6:00PM

Come experience our annual wholesale show...

Josh Faught, It Takes a Lifetime to Get Exactly Where You Are (detail), 2012

Feb 17, 2016 7:00PM

Elissa Auther shares aspects of her recent research that focus on queer artists’ distinctive approach to pattern, decoration, and surface effects.

American Craft Show Logo

Feb 19, 2016 10:00AM to Feb 21, 2016 5:00PM

The ACC’s flagship show is a must-attend for craft lovers!

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.

Chieko Katsumata, "Akoda Pumpkin," 2013. Sanded glazed stoneware, 15-3/4 x 17-1/3 x 15-1/3 in. Image courtesy of Randy Batista.

Oct 7, 2014 to Jul 15, 2016

Featuring some of the best 20th and 21st century Japanese ceramics.

A Common Thread 2016

Jan 7, 2015 10:00AM to Feb 25, 2016 12:00AM

A Common Thread 2016 exhibition

Detail of interior of bodice of wool day dress. American, ca. 1850. Image courtesy of Kent State University Museum.

Mar 12, 2015 to Feb 14, 2016

Celebrating the seams behind “seamlessly” fitting garments.

Designed by Mark Adams (American, 1925-2006), "Flight of Angels," woven by M. and Mme. Paul Avignon, 1962. Wool, cotton. Neusteter Textile Collection: Gift of the E. Mark Adams and Beth Van Hoesen Adams Trust.  ©The E. Mark Adams and Beth Van Hoesen Adams Trust.

May 31, 2015 to Mar 6, 2016

An exhibition that celebrates tapestries from around the world.

Eight of the first twelve pieces of Pyrex-brand ovenware; 2 Covered Casseroles (#101 and #103); Loaf Pan (#212); Pie Plate (#202); Shirred Egg Dish (#301); Au Gratin Dish (#322); Baking Dish (#400); and Custard Cup (#423); Corning Glass Works, USA, 1915-1919. Gift of Jerry E. Wright. 96.4.167-175.

Jun 6, 2015 to Mar 17, 2016

Explore the history and cultural significance of Pyrex brand housewares.

Rene Shoemaker, We Are Hear (Synovus)

Aug 23, 2015 to Aug 1, 2016

"Discovering the Chattahoochee Valley" is an exhibition of large-scale silk paintings by René Shoemaker. Shoemaker, of Athens, Georgia, has created site-specific works about the area. The artist solicited responses from the Columbus-area community through social media to decide which buildings and locations could be used in the paintings.

Aug 29, 2015 to Feb 28, 2016

A chance to see these pieces for the fist time on the U.S. mainland.

Jessica Putnam-Phillips, "Reflections," 2014. Mishima, porcelain, underglaze, glaze, mother of pearl, gold luster. Image courtesy of the artist.

Sep 26, 2015 to Mar 27, 2016

Explore the role that craft has played in the lives of military veterans since World War II.

Call For potters on CFile

Oct 18, 2015 to Oct 16, 2016

CFile, a publication for contemporary ceramic art, is looking for the top early-career potters to be featured in upcoming articles. Submit your work for free to be considered; you may also recommend a friend.

CFile is a resource for contemporary ceramics news, exhibitions, reviews, and emerging talent from around the globe, with 60,000 monthly users.

Oct 19, 2015 to Apr 1, 2016

VisionMakers 2016 call for entry

Nov 4, 2015 to Mar 16, 2016

Spotlight on Student Fiber Trends 2016 - Call for Entry

Amy Roper Lyons, Water Garden Vessel, plique-à-jour enamel

Nov 5, 2015 9:00AM to Nov 6, 2016 12:00AM

"Under Fire" online exhibition of international enamel artists

Nov 6, 2015 to Feb 20, 2016

MCBA/Jerome Book Arts Mentorship Series V

Nov 13, 2015 to Feb 10, 2016

A presentation of quilts related to World War I.

Long's Park Art Festival

Dec 1, 2015 to Mar 3, 2016

Call For Artists: Long's Park Labor Day Art Festival

Kohler Arts Center residency

Dec 14, 2015 to Apr 2, 2016

Artists working in any discipline may apply for the John Michael Kohler Arts Center’s Arts/Industry 2017 program, which takes place at and is funded by Kohler Co. in Kohler, Wis. Each year, 16 artists are accepted for 2- to 6-month residencies in the pottery or foundry/enamel areas of the factory.

Calvin Ma, I'm All Ears

Dec 18, 2015 5:00PM to Feb 14, 2016 12:00AM

CeramATTACK, a ceramic invitational exhibition, showcases trends in contemporary ceramics by artists including Kevin Snipes and Jonathan Mess. Opening reception December 18, 5 - 8 p.m.

Jan 1, 2016 to Mar 6, 2016

"Transgressing Traditions, Contemporary Textiles" (SDA): Call for Entry

Collectors of Wood Art

Jan 1, 2016 to May 3, 2016

Why Wood? Contemporary Practice in a Timeless Material - Call for Entry

Maker Moxie: Call for Entry

Jan 7, 2016 to Feb 15, 2016

Call for Entry: The Impact of the Craft School Experience


Jan 8, 2016 5:00PM to Feb 22, 2016 12:00AM

Two New Exhibits at Artisan Gallery

Women's Studio Workshop residencies

Jan 12, 2016 1:30PM to Apr 2, 2016 12:00AM

Residencies at Women's Studio Workshop

Jan 12, 2016 1:30PM to Feb 16, 2016 12:00AM

Internships at Women's Studio Workshop

Bruce Metcalf, Loops & Mandible

Jan 15, 2016 5:30PM to Mar 2, 2016 12:00AM

No Boundaries: Jewelry as Art, Art as Jewelry

Dukno Yoon, Wings, 2015

Jan 16, 2016 to Mar 11, 2016

Touch: Interactive Craft

American Bamboo Society call for entries

Jan 20, 2016 10:15AM to Jul 16, 2016 12:00AM

American Bamboo Society - Call for Entry

Jessica Calderwood, Reluctant Sexpot, 2014,

Jan 21, 2016 to Mar 1, 2016

Flora and Flesh: The Work of Jessica Calderwood

Helen Lee, OMG, 2006

Jan 21, 2016 to Apr 4, 2016

Material Mythologies

Lisa Kokin, Sleep, 2003.


Jan 21, 2016 6:00PM to Mar 12, 2016 12:00AM

The Button Show

Ben Harle, 2013, Percolation Theory, digital video

Jan 22, 2016 to May 22, 2016

Recorded Matter: Ceramics in Motion

"Engaged Object" exhibition, Foothills Art Center

Jan 23, 2016 to Mar 27, 2016

The Engaged Object: Contemporary Craft as a Catalyst for Change

Midsummer Festival of the Arts

Jan 25, 2016 to Apr 1, 2016

Midsummer Festival of the Arts - Call for Entry

Masters of War, 2015

Jan 25, 2016 10:00AM to Mar 4, 2016 3:00PM

Bellicose Intent

Carla Pennie McBride, Constellation bangle set, 2015

Jan 27, 2016 4:00PM to Feb 18, 2016 12:00AM

Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered jewelry exhibition

Peters Valley Fine Craft Fair 2016

Feb 1, 2016 to Apr 12, 2016

Peters Valley Fine Craft Fair - Call for Artists

Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival

Feb 1, 2016 to Apr 22, 2016

Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival - Call for Entry

Constance Norton, Zinnias for Iris

Feb 2, 2016 to May 8, 2016

Virginia Quilt Museum 2016 Exhibition Season

Cynthia Toops, Queen of Hearts bracelet, 2015

Feb 3, 2016 to Feb 24, 2016

Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered exhibition

Co:Operation / Garnish exhibition

Feb 5, 2016 to Mar 5, 2016

Co:Operation / Garnish

Judy Ross, The Roses of Elizabeth Park,

Feb 5, 2016 to Feb 22, 2016

Local Color: Connecticut Stories

Eric Jensen, teapot

Feb 5, 2016 to Mar 1, 2016

February Artists: Paul Dresang, Jim Grittner, Eric Jensen

Dorothy Gill Barnes at work on Shagbark Basket, 2015.

Feb 5, 2016 5:00PM to Apr 24, 2016 12:00AM

Dorothy Gill Barnes and Dona Look: Beyond the Trees

Wendy Maruyama, Orkanyawoi, 2014

Feb 5, 2016 5:00PM to Apr 24, 2016 12:00AM

Wendy Maruyama: The wildLIFE Project

Feb 6, 2016 11:00AM to Apr 11, 2016 12:00AM

Pure Pulp: Contemporary Artists Working in Paper at Dieu Donné

Solid green tobacco field teapot

Feb 11, 2016 to Feb 13, 2016

Decadent Design for the Soft Surface

Feb 12, 2016 9:00AM to Feb 15, 2016 12:00AM

Polymer clay workshop in Houston

Erma Martin Yost, Orchard Mandala, 2015

Feb 16, 2016 11:00AM to Mar 6, 2016 12:00AM

Felted Gardens: Erma Martin Yost

Artist John Toki

Feb 21, 2016 1:00PM to Feb 22, 2016 12:00AM

Artist's Talk: Clear Thoughts on Muddy Matter

Jennifer Clancy

Feb 26, 2016 10:00AM to Feb 29, 2016 12:00AM

Palm Beach Fine Craft Show

Delores Fortuna, Stack 4

Feb 26, 2016 10:00AM to Apr 10, 2016 5:00PM

In the Cooler: Delores Fortuna