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This Month
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.

Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015

Over 20 master polymer clay and mixed media artists will teach an all inclusive, year long, virtual retreat.

A Common Thread 2016

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

A Common Thread 2016 exhibition

Jan 17, 2015 to Jan 3, 2016

Surveying the last 100 years of American ceramics.

Wilhelm Lucas von Cranach (German, 1861-1918), "Octopus Waist Clasp," c. 1900. Collection of Richard H. Driehaus. Photograph by John A. Faier, 2014, © The Richard H. Driehaus Museum.

Feb 14, 2015 to Jan 3, 2016

Featuring more than 250 stunning pieces of art jewelry.

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.

Harry Bertoia, "Necklace," Circa 1942–1943. Articulated brass with forged elements and rivets.

Mar 14, 2015 to Nov 29, 2015

The first museum exhibition to celebrate Harry Bertoia.

Leah Shenandoah, "Shelia Hood (O’whahsa’)." Mixed media. Part of a series dedicated to Oneida women who have supported and inspired the artist with their strength and conviction. Photo by Leah Shenandoah.

Apr 1, 2015 to Nov 30, 2015

Showcasing 3-dimensional constructions by Iroquois artists.

Tiffany & Co. (American, est. 1837), "pair of candelabra," about 1879. Silver, copper and gold, Anonymous Lender.

Apr 1, 2015 to Jan 4, 2016

See some of the most exceptional American silver pieces from the 19th and 20th centuries.

wall hanging by May Ying Xiong. Image courtesy of the Minnesota Historical Society.

Apr 10, 2015 to Nov 29, 2015

Including 60 pieces of Hmong textile art created by local artists.

Callot Soeurs (French), Evening Dress, 1920s, silk velvet, metallic threads, faux pearls, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Gift of Amy Curtiss Davidoff, 2007.71.

Apr 17, 2015 to Jan 3, 2016

Works of high fashion recently acquired by the Indianapolis Museum of Art.

Flag Gate. Artist unidentified. Jefferson County, New York, c. 1876. Paint on wood with iron and brass. 39 1/2 x 57 x 3 3/4 in. Collection American Folk Art Museum, New York. Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill Jr. in honor of Neal A. Prince, 1962.1.1. Photo by John Parnell, New York.

May 12, 2015 to Jan 8, 2016

Featuring more than 100 extraordinary pieces from the American Folk Art Museum’s permanent collection.

Ennion, "Cup," Syria, Northern Italy, Palestine.  25-75. 66.1.36. Image courtesy of the Corning Museum of Glass.

May 16, 2015 to Jan 4, 2016

Ennion was a glassmaker working near Jerusalem at the end of the first century B.C.

May 20, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015

Celebrate one of the most commonly used and commonly misunderstood fibers in the world.

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.

Jun 5, 2015 to Feb 6, 2016

James’ first solo exhibition at Quilt House.

Maker unknown, Patchwork. Made in Thailand circa 1980. IQSCM 2008.012.0006. Image courtesy of The International Quilt Study Center & Museum.

Jun 5, 2015 to Feb 6, 2016

A fresh look at the IQSM’s collection and community of supporters and artists.

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.

Jun 7, 2015 to Jan 2, 2016

Including over 80 works by California craft artists.

Man’s hat (ashetu). Cameroon, after 1957. Crocheted cotton, wood splints. 19.1 x 35.6 cm (7 1/2 x 14 in.). Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. William Goulding, 2003-3-1. Photo: Matt Flynn. Copyright Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

Jun 19, 2015 to Feb 7, 2016

The 12th iteration of the Cooper Hewitt Museum’s “Selects” series, architect David Adjaye has selected 14 superb examples of West and Central African textiles from the museum’s collections.

Barbara Mann, A Walk in the Georgia Woods

Jul 17, 2015 to Jan 1, 2016

"Transformation and Evolution: Works by Barbara Mann" exhibition

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.

Sep 4, 2015 10:00AM to Jan 10, 2016 12:00AM

"Made in WNC" exhibition

Sep 18, 2015 to Jan 3, 2016

Illustrating the plight of elephants and the illegal ivory trade.

Sep 18, 2015 to Dec 7, 2015

"Master Metalsmith: Linda Threadgill" exhibition

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.

William Daley, Terrain Cistern, 2011

Oct 2, 2015 to Nov 30, 2015

Fellowship in Clay: Philadelphia's American Craft Council Fellows

Minneapolis Craft Market

Oct 4, 2015 12:00PM to Dec 21, 2015 12:00AM

Minneapolis Craft Market - Call for Entry

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

Oct 22, 2015 to Nov 28, 2015

A biannual juried exhibition at Sebastopol Center for the Arts


Oct 23, 2015 10:00AM to Dec 13, 2015 12:00AM

John Garrett was raised in southern New Mexico, influenced by Native American arts and crafts. His interest in the tools, systems, and materials involved in weaving and other textile constructions were nurtured and developed through courses with Neda Al-Hilali and Marion Stewart.

HP Bloomer, Landscape Jar, 2015, soda-fired porcelain

Oct 30, 2015 5:00PM to Dec 6, 2015 12:00AM

"Bloomer, Goodman, Dominguez: Three New Mexico Artists" exhibition

Orly Wexler rings with silicone, precious metals and semi-precious stones

Nov 3, 2015 to Dec 1, 2015

Jeweler Orly Wexler exhibition

Textile Center Holiday Sale

Nov 3, 2015 10:00AM to Dec 27, 2015 12:00AM

Featuring fiber art from local to international artists, including wearables, accessories, home decor and seasonal gifts in a wide variety of techniques. "Meet the maker" artist demos and trunk shows Saturdays through show run. Free.  





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

Yunomi Invitational

Nov 6, 2015 to Dec 20, 2015

Yunomi Invitational exhibition

Nov 6, 2015 to Feb 20, 2016

MCBA/Jerome Book Arts Mentorship Series V

Nov 6, 2015 10:00AM to Dec 31, 2015 12:00AM

Brian Kluge, "Collective Confluence"

From Minimal to Bling

Nov 6, 2015 10:00AM to Jan 11, 2016 12:00AM

Every other winter, the Society of Arts and Crafts brings together talented makers for an exhibition and sale of studio jewelry. From Minimal to Bling, now in its fifth year, presents the various trends, materials, and processes in contemporary jewelry.

Helena Johansson Lindell exhibition

Nov 6, 2015 6:00PM to Dec 7, 2015 12:00AM

Helena Johansson Lindell

Nov 7, 2015 to Jan 10, 2016

An exhibition of work by 28 artists using everyday objects in their work.

Sayumi Yokouchi, "Landscape: Absence Is Presence"

Nov 7, 2015 to Dec 1, 2015

Sayumi Yokouchi, "Landscape: Absence Is Presence"

Lexington Center Art Walk 2015

Nov 10, 2015 to Nov 30, 2015

Lexington Center Art Walk 2015

Nov 13, 2015 to Feb 10, 2016

A presentation of quilts related to World War I.

Catherine Wiesener, "Kentucky." Porcelain, 12 x 2 in.

Nov 21, 2015 to Jan 17, 2016

Work by father/daughter ceramicists Fred and Catherine Wiesener.

Glass art at San Jose Harvest Festival

Nov 27, 2015 10:00AM to Nov 30, 2015 12:00AM

San Jose Harvest Festival

Nov 28, 2015 10:00AM to Nov 30, 2015 12:00AM

Peters Valley Gallery Winter Open House