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Robert Briscoe, Pottery Tour

Apr 8, 2015 7:00PM

Internationally recognized potters share stories and insignts on their work...

2015 St. Paul Preview Party

Apr 9, 2015 6:00PM to 9:00PM

Get your tickets today to join us for the annual ACC St. Paul show opening night preview party...

2015 ACC Shows Logo

Apr 10, 2015 10:00AM to Apr 12, 2015 5:00PM

Pure craft at its finest. Join us at RiverCentre to shop more than 200 of the country's top craft artists.

The Balvenie Tasting Event

Apr 11, 2015 6:30PM to 9:30PM

Join us for an evening of exploration and Scotch savoring with The Balvenie.

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 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.

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.

Charlotte Kruk, Racine Art Museum

Aug 1, 2014 to Jul 26, 2015

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

Sep 1, 2014 to May 1, 2015

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

Sep 27, 2014 to Sep 20, 2015

Addressesing the role that trees play as inspiration and medium in contemporary art.

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.

Leo Capote, "Tulip Bolts Chair," 2013. Brazil. Carbon steel bolts, electrostatic painting. Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Marcelo Stefanovicz.

Nov 4, 2014 12:00AM to Apr 6, 2015 12:15AM

An exhibition that explores the effects of globalization on art, design, and craft.

Kacey Cowdery, "Charmaine and Me."

Dec 5, 2014 to Apr 4, 2015

Missouri fiber artists reinterpret traditional themes .

Michelle Holzapfel, "Lockheart Vase," 2002. Red maple burl, Yale lock,13 x 13 x 7 in. Photo by Alex Hochstrasser.

Dec 7, 2014 to Jul 12, 2015

Highlighting some of the superb objects acquired between 2012 and the present.

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.

Jan 11, 2015 to May 10, 2015

Highlighting the work of three generations of artists from nine countries.

Chris Eckert & John Green, "Auto Auction," 2014. Polychromed metal, microelectronics. Courtesy of the Museum of Craft and Design; San Francisco.

Jan 17, 2015 to Apr 19, 2015

Featuring beautifully engineered, kinetic sculptures.

David Celento, "Digital Islam," 2009. Slip-cast ceramic modules. Courtesy of the Museum of Craft and Design; San Francisco.

Jan 17, 2015 to Apr 19, 2015

The first exhibition to explore the use of clay in conjunction with digital technologies.

Jan 17, 2015 to May 10, 2015

An exhibition of work by ceramicist Ashwini Bhat.

Jan 17, 2015 to Jan 3, 2016

Surveying the last 100 years of American ceramics.

Yuni Kim Lang, "Comfort Hair," 2014. Fiber, polypropylene, and digital print, 174 x 76 in. (sculpture), 37 1/2 x 25 in. (print). Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Tim Thayer.

Jan 18, 2015 to Oct 11, 2015

The large group exhibition that anchors the "Toward Textiles" series.

Ebony G. Patterson, "Swag Swag Swag Krew" (from the Out and Bad Series), 2011-14. Cotton, velvet, lace, plastic, and mixed media. Courtesy of the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery, IL.

Jan 18, 2015 to Sep 13, 2015

Ebony G. Patterson exhibits six ornate, eye-catching tapestries.

Jan 21, 2015 to Apr 15, 2015

A fine art and craft show of high quality original artwork.

Elisabeth Higgins O'Connor, "wanna do right but not right now," 2014. Knit afghans, doilies, blankets, table cloth, bed sheets, found cardboard, wood, paper, packing straps, paint, glue, drywall screws, twine, thread, studio floor detritus. 84 x 78 x 66 in. Photo: Elisabeth Higgins O’Connor.

Jan 23, 2015 to Aug 22, 2015

A trio of solo exhibitions.

Jan 23, 2015 to Jul 11, 2015

Students will create an exhibition using the Museum's permanent collection.

Jan 24, 2015 to Apr 5, 2015

Featuring work that, “hint at the familiar and steer towards the indefinable.”

Jan 25, 2015 to Jul 5, 2015

Celebrating recent gifts from a handful of dedicated collectors and donors.

Ben Venom, "Killed By Death," 2013. Harley-Davidson t-shirts, fabric. Image courtesy of the artist.

Jan 25, 2015 to May 3, 2015

An exhibition that examines the growing community of male quilters.

Sonya Clark, "Afro Abe II," 2010. $5 bill, thread; 4 x 6 in.

Jan 30, 2015 to May 23, 2015

Exploring the intersections of craft, (self-) care, apprenticeship, and survival within the practices of historically disadvantaged populations.

Ellen Schön, Vortex

Jan 31, 2015 to Apr 26, 2015

Celebrating a legendary Massachusetts collaborative gallery and studio of the 1970s and '80s.

Jan 31, 2015 to May 24, 2015

Work inspired by some of the greatest minds in the world.

Mimura Chikuho, "Hope," 2004. Bamboo (madake), rattan, lacquer. Photo © Susan Einstein.

Jan 31, 2015 to Apr 25, 2015

Featuring innovative baskets and sculptural forms made of bamboo.

Feb 1, 2015 to May 31, 2015

Focusing on sewn signatures as visual ciphers and as a method of social engagement.

Feb 1, 2015 to Apr 16, 2015

A juried fine craft guild that has represented and supported fine craft artists since 1963.

Feb 1, 2015 to Nov 21, 2015

Using quiltmaking to engage in the political, economic, social, and psychological aspects of war.

Quilt (detail). Image courtesy of the International Quilt Study Center & Museum.

Feb 1, 2015 to Aug 25, 2015

Examples of the influence that Asian art and culture has had on American quiltmaking.

Feb 1, 2015 to Aug 18, 2015

Applications for the Toe River Arts Juried Show, open to all mediums.

Feb 2, 2015 to May 30, 2015

Regional craft artists explore the theme of reconciliation.

Feb 2, 2015 to May 2, 2015

The Waterford Foundation invites application to exhibit at the 72nd Annual Waterford Homes Tour and Craft Exhibit.

Feb 3, 2015 to Apr 25, 2015

An exhibition of vintage and antique quilts

"Sundance" by Jinny Beyer, 1995

Feb 3, 2015 to Apr 25, 2015

Contemporary quilts by artist Jinny Beyer.

Stoney Lamar, "Torso for WT (William Turnbull)," 1997. Ash.

Feb 6, 2015 to Apr 18, 2015

The last stop on a national tour and incorporates additional new work by the artist.

(left) Halston, dress, printed knit cotton, c.1976, USA, gift of Ms. Gayle Osman, 91.41.1. (right) Yves Saint Laurent, dress, printed silk chiffon, 1971, France, gift of Lauren Bacall, 86.126.14. Photograph by Eileen Costa. © The Museum at FIT.

Feb 6, 2015 to Apr 18, 2015

An exhibition that celebrates two of the most influential fashion designers of the 1970s.

Kelly O'Briant, "Cabinets for Important Things" (detail: "Cabinet for Small Offerings"), 2014, 4' x 8', Porcelain, wood, paint, nails, glass, thread. Photo by Peter Bugg.

Feb 6, 2015 to May 10, 2015

An installation of work by contemporary ceramicist Kelly O’Briant.

Susan Knight, "Contours and Thickness."

Feb 6, 2015 to Apr 25, 2015

Anne Stacy, "Body, Mind & Soul," 2014. Raku clay, metal. Photo by Anne Stacy.

Feb 6, 2015 to Apr 26, 2015

A juried group exhibition that invites artists to consider the idea of nourishment.

Susan Iverson, Slow Passage. Image coutrtesy American Tapestry Alliance.

Feb 6, 2015 to Apr 24, 2015

Kaneko is pleased to host the 10th American Tapestry Biennial.

Seth Gould, "Non Si Butta Via Niente" (detail), 2012. Iron, tool steel, fine silver, brass, copper, pig bone. Photo by the artist.

Feb 6, 2015 to May 10, 2015

Taking a critical look at the relationship between craft and dining.

Feb 7, 2015 to May 3, 2015

A comprehensive look at Italian fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present day.

Yamada Hikaru (1923–2001), "Kokutō tōban (Smoke-blackened Ceramic Flat Form)," ca. 1991. Stoneware with inlays, smoke blackened, Courtesy of Carol and Jeffery Horvitz. Image courtesy of the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Feb 7, 2015 to Apr 26, 2015

Pair modern and contemporary Japanese prints and ceramics.

Feb 7, 2015 to Sep 6, 2015

An exhibition of LEGO® art by Nathan Sawaya.

Nnenna Okore, "Tomorrow Never Dies," 2014. Burlap, dye, wire, and acrylic. Image courtesy of Elmhurst Art Museum.

Feb 7, 2015 to May 3, 2015

New work by internationally celebrated sculptor Nnenna Okore.

Artist Unknown, "Brothers," circa 1895-1915. U.S.A., found in New Hampshire. Mixed Fabrics, leather, animal fur, porcelain. Collection of Deborah Neff. Photo by Ellen McDermott © Deborah J. Neff.

Feb 7, 2015 to Jul 5, 2015

A collection of 125 unique, handmade African American dolls made between 1850 and 1940.

Sheila Hicks, Banisteriopsis II,1965–66/2010. Wool and linen, dimensions variable. The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Gift of the artist in honor of Jenelle Porter. ©Charles Mayer.

Feb 7, 2015 to Apr 12, 2015

A survey of the rich and complex field of fiber-based sculpture.

Feb 12, 2015 to Sep 1, 2015

A biannual juried exhibition at Sebastopol Center for the Arts.

Man's shirt, ca. 1850. Niimiipu (Nez Perce), Oregon or Idaho. Hide, porcupine quills, horsehair, wool, glass beads, pigment. 32 11/16 × 60 2/3 in. Diker no. 666. Courtesy American Federation of Arts.

Feb 12, 2015 to May 17, 2015

Master works of American Indian art from the Diker Collection...

Feb 12, 2015 to Jun 30, 2015

Looking for new artisans to exhibit at the 24th Annual Nantucket Art and Artisan Show.

Feb 13, 2015 to May 29, 2015

The Burchfield Penney Art Center at SUNY Buffalo State is excited to announce a call for work to be exhibited in “Art in Craft Media 2015.” Presented by the Sylvia L.

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.

Rei Chikaoka, "Release," 2013. Kilncast glass, metal. 9.125 x 12 x 9.75 in. Photo courtesy of Bullseye Gallery.

Feb 20, 2015 to Jun 14, 2015

Featuring this years “Emerge” finalists and some of the finalists of the past.

Feb 20, 2015 to May 16, 2015

"Living with Glass" delves into the life and mind of the collector, exploring the impulse to collect and the delights of living amongst objects so fastidiously sought and acquired.

David Ellsworth, "Intersphere from Solstice Series," 1991. Burned ash and pigment, 14 x 16 x 9 1/2 in (35.6 x 40.6 x 24.2 cm). Peabody Essex Museum, Gift of Lillian Montalto Bohlen. Photo by Terry Martin.

Feb 21, 2015 to Jun 21, 2015

Nearly 100 of the finest pieces from the collection will be on display.

Feb 21, 2015 to Apr 15, 2015

The Surface Design Association's 1st international juried members' exhibition.

William Bragdon (1884-1959) & Chauncey Thomas (1876-1950) for California Faience. Vase with Stylized Moths, 1915-22.  Earthenware, 5 x 4 ¾ inches.  Collection of Richard Rasmussen, Martinez, California.

Feb 22, 2015 to May 17, 2015

Celebrating the esteemed ceramic workshop of William Bragdon and Chauncey Thomas.

Feb 27, 2015 to Aug 9, 2015

Exploring the early career of Alabama artist Frank Fleming.

Feb 27, 2015 to May 28, 2015

The Wichita Center for the Arts is seeking work for their 2015 All Media Craft Exhibition.

Feb 27, 2015 to Apr 11, 2015

An exhibition of three functional potters.

Jeannine Marchand, "Folds XX," 2014. Clay, wood, steel. 48 x 12 x 4 in.

Feb 27, 2015 to Aug 23, 2015

Drawing on the insight and curatorial eyes of past members of the clay faculty at the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts.

"Breaks, Seams, and Boundaries" at Duane Reed Gallery. Image courtesy of Duane Reed Gallery.

Feb 27, 2015 to Apr 4, 2015

An all-media group exhibition highlighting the gallery’s premier artists.

William Claxton (1927–2008), Peggy Moffitt in Rudi Gernreich, "Blouse and Hat from the Siamese Collection (detail)," 1968. Digital print, 24 x 20 in. (60.96 x 50.8 cm), ©William Claxton, LLC, courtesy of Demont Photo Management, with permission of the Rudi Gernreich trademark.

Feb 28, 2015 to May 24, 2015

Gernreich’s garments were meant to be dynamic, wearable, and liberating.

Feb 28, 2015 to May 31, 2015

An exhibition that celebrates the history and craftsmanship behind the guitar.

Watanabe Nangaku, "Red-Crowned Cranes," 1796. Two-panel folding screen; ink, pigment, and gold leaf on paper, Gitter-Yelen Collection.

Mar 1, 2015 to May 10, 2015

Celebrating three centuries of Japanese artistic traditions and styles.

Norman Norell, "Evening Set (detail)." Cashmere, silk jersey, sequins, circa 1958, USA. Gift of Lauren Bacall.

Mar 3, 2015 to Apr 4, 2015

Including pieces from some of her most iconic films alongside pieces from her personal collection.

Mar 5, 2015 to Apr 29, 2015

Featuring a juried selection of Texas fiber artists.

Mar 5, 2015 to Apr 29, 2015

A new solo exhibition of recent work by Lucia LaVilla-Havelin.

Elizabeth Kendall, "Black and White Pas de Deux." Image courtesy of Lacoste Gallery.

Mar 5, 2015 to Apr 3, 2015

A ceramic arts installation with work by a number of local Concord artists.

Mar 5, 2015 to Apr 17, 2015

An exhibition of artists who are inspired by both the natural and the artificial.

Mar 6, 2015 to May 15, 2015

An exhibition of the latest in contemporary handmade shoes.

Jennifer Angus, "Creepy Crawly: An Entomological Investigation of Textile Pattern." Image courtesy of Textile Center.

Mar 6, 2015 to May 16, 2015

This exhibition of Jennifer Angus' work features thousands of real insects pinned directly to the gallery walls.

Mar 6, 2015 to Jul 3, 2015

A call for work to include in an exhibition of contemporary seating.

Jan Friedman, "Going Green." Fiber collage, hand-dyed, handwoven fabrics plus found objects. 25 x 33 in.

Mar 6, 2015 to Apr 12, 2015

An exhibit of fiber art and tapestries by Iowa artist Jan Friedman.

Mar 6, 2015 to Apr 17, 2015

Seeking submissions fora Textiles Artist in Residence program.

Vivian Beer, "Low Rider." Image courtesy of the Metal Museum.

Mar 6, 2015 to Jun 7, 2015

Part cutting-edge design, part fine craft, and part sculpture.

Margaret Fabrizio, "Stripes," 2014. 41 x 54 in. Various materials. Image courtesy of San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles.

Mar 7, 2015 to Jul 5, 2015

Including twenty of Fabrizio’s kawandi-style quilts.

Pao-Fei Yang, "Shadow Behind the Wheel," 2013. White Stoneware. Printing & Saggar fired. 14” x 14 in. Photo by Shuwan Lin.

Mar 7, 2015 to May 24, 2015

An exhibition of work by 50 incredibly talented ceramicists.

"Cushion Cover," c. 1975. Hafar Al Batin Tribe. Sheeps wool, black goat hair, white cotton, warp-faced plain weave with warp substitution. Robert and Joy Totah Hilden Collection.

Mar 7, 2015 to Jul 5, 2015

Celebrating the rich textile traditions of the Arab nomads of the Arabian Penninsula.

Mar 11, 2015 to Jun 11, 2015

GILD is a new gallery opening Summer 2015.

Mar 12, 2015 to Feb 14, 2016

Celebrating the seams behind “seamlessly” fitting garments.

Lixing Feng, "Ivy." Image courtesy of Craft Alliance Center of Art and Design.

Mar 13, 2015 to May 10, 2015

Exploring the craft of the architectural model.

J. Fred Woell, "Tribute to a Memory." Image courtesy ofthe Metal Museum.

Mar 13, 2015 to Jun 7, 2015

A retrospective of Woell’s fifty-year career.

Mar 13, 2015 to Apr 26, 2015

Work that explores sexuality, gender identity, and queerness.

Designer unknown "Serpent," circa 1860. Photo by John Bigelow Taylor. Image courtesy of Bellevue Arts Museum.

Mar 13, 2015 to Jun 7, 2015

Former U.S. Secretary Madeleine Albright is a famed collector of brooches.

Paul Poiret, design house, Paris. Coat, 1922. Silk velvet, fur, metallic silk embroidery, and seed pearls. Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Edith Stuyvesant Vanderbilt Gerry 59.031.

Mar 13, 2015 to Jul 5, 2015

Highlighting some spectacular pieces from the 1920s and 30s.

David Royce, "Flagship Vessel."

Mar 14, 2015 to Apr 18, 2015

New works by Greg Fidler, Kenneth Gonzales, Thomas Philabaum, and David Royce.

Mar 14, 2015 to Jul 19, 2015

An exhibition of pieces on loan from the Brooklyn Museum’s costume collection.

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.

Mar 20, 2015 to Apr 17, 2015

Featuring the current work of the finest national and international contemporary quilt artists.

Mar 20, 2015 to Apr 12, 2015

A curated exhibition of all things green.

Mar 20, 2015 to Apr 4, 2015

The first event of its kind in downtown Rochester, MN.

Daoist priest’s robe (back). China, late 18th– early 19th century. TM 51.24. Acquired by George Hewitt Myers in 1929. Image courtesy George Washington University and The Textile Museum.

Mar 21, 2015 to Aug 24, 2015

The largest exhibition in the museum’s history.

Mar 21, 2015 to May 8, 2015

Celebrating the collaborations of Mary Caroline Richards and Paulus Berensohn.

Sam Brennan, “MOIRÉ,” 2013. Still from video. Image courtesy of the artist and Jack Tompkins.

Mar 21, 2015 to Jul 11, 2015

Celebrating artists who integrate video into their studio ceramics practice.

Don Reitz, "Do You Think I Would Forget," 1987. 23 x 23 in. Hand built black earthenware with colored engobes and glaze.

Mar 21, 2015 to May 6, 2015

A celebration of the oevure of ceramicist Don Reitz.

Work by Mildred Howard. Image courtesy of the Richmond Art Center.

Mar 22, 2015 to May 24, 2015

Showcasing a selection of some of the artist’s most iconic works.

Mar 27, 2015 to Apr 12, 2015

Featuring 88 works by over 104 talented artists.

Mar 27, 2015 to May 19, 2015

An exhibition of work by emerging glass artists.

Raku (XVIII), Japan, 1887 - 1944. "Tea bowl named 'Yachiyo'", 20th century. Black Raku ware; glazed ceramic. 2 7/8 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. Raku Museum. Photo: Masayuki Miyahara.

Mar 29, 2015 to Jun 7, 2015

This will be the only U.S. venue to host the exhibition.

Mar 31, 2015 to Jun 28, 2015

Victoria Findlay Wolfe loves to play with pattern.

Mar 31, 2015 to Aug 30, 2015

Celebrating the New York designer’s innovative approach to the mannequin.

Apr 1, 2015 to Jun 28, 2015

Featuring work by Denise Miller and Nancy Ryan.

Apr 1, 2015 to Jun 28, 2015

Presenting some of the incredible work by the CQA.

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.

Apr 2, 2015 to Jun 21, 2015

Carved, cast glass pieces that are full of bold colors and textures.

Apr 2, 2015 to May 2, 2015

Focusing in on the thriving field of clay art in the region.

Apr 3, 2015 to Apr 30, 2015

An exhibition of work by Philadelphia-based jeweler Martha Roberts-Shea.

Apr 3, 2015 to Jul 26, 2015

Highlighting the most popular silhouettes through fashion history.

Apr 5, 2015 to Oct 12, 2015

Featuring over 35 amazing textile pieces and headdresses.

Work by Carlino Gallery

Apr 10, 2015 to Apr 12, 2015

Exceptional artisan made furniture in a unique, creative setting.

Hideki Seo, "Heart," 2014. Paris.

Apr 10, 2015 to Jun 20, 2015

A solo retrospective of work by Hideki Seo.

Work by Akio Takamori. Image courtesy of Duane Reed Gallery.

Apr 10, 2015 10:00AM to May 16, 2015 5:00PM

An exhibition of new figurative sculptures by Akio Takamori

Apr 11, 2015 to May 17, 2015

Expanding the definition of contemporary jewelry.

"Contemporary Fiber: Breaking Tradition"

Apr 11, 2015 to May 11, 2015

Showcasing ten prominent fiber artists.

Apr 11, 2015 9:00AM

Textile Center presents the 15th Annual World’s Largest Textile Garage Sale.

Apr 15, 2015 to May 30, 2015

Gravers Lane Gallery inaugurates their newly expanded gallery.

Apr 16, 2015 to Apr 19, 2015

A celebration of the fiber arts.

Work by Magnolia Press. Image courtesy of the Richmond Art Center.

Apr 19, 2015 2:00PM

Hear about Don Farnsworth's printmaking methods and experiences.

Nick Cave, "Soundsuit." Image courtesy of Flux Projects.

Apr 24, 2015 to Apr 26, 2015

A new project with artist Nick Cave.

Apr 25, 2015 to Apr 26, 2015

Come enjoy one of the finest ceramic shows New Mexico has to offer.

Apr 25, 2015 to Apr 26, 2015

A self-guided driving tour of 9 clay studios in western Massachusetts.

Dave and Patti Hegland, "Orange Slice."

Apr 25, 2015 to May 30, 2015

A collection of work by artists new to the gallery.

Apr 26, 2015 10:15AM to 5:00PM

Now in its 26th year!

Apr 30, 2015 to May 27, 2015

A group exhibition of 5 artists.

Apr 30, 2015 6:00PM

A lecture by distinguished jewelry designer and collector Neil Lane.