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May 7, 2014 7:00PM to 9:00PM
Jennifer Komar Olivarez discusses her research on Finnish design, craft, and architecture...
Apr 7, 2013 to May 9, 2014
Sep 1, 2013 to Aug 15, 2014
Sep 1, 2013 to May 31, 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.
Sep 28, 2013 to Jun 29, 2014
For its debut exhibition, The Drieahus Museum delves into its collection of exquisite 19th and 20th century glass and metal by Louis Comfort Tiffany.
Oct 8, 2013 to May 17, 2014
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.
Nov 27, 2013 to May 18, 2014
This exhibition features six local artists who integrate various forms of media to achieve their vision. The show will combine objects from the Museum's permanent collection with loans from artists and collectors. Featured outside our Goodman Gallery is a fiber work by Ted Hallman, a local fiber art luminary.
Dec 1, 2013 to May 31, 2014
Dec 1, 2013 to May 31, 2014
Dec 20, 2013 to Apr 27, 2014
“Workt by Hand” explores the role that quilt-making has played in defining women’s work in the United States.
Jan 25, 2014 to Jun 1, 2014
A selection of Forrest Merrill’s world-class collection of 20th and 21st century American ceramics.
Jan 25, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014
Curated by Arash Saedinia, “Displacements” features video works, mixed media light boxes, and hand-stitched paper.
Jan 25, 2014 to May 25, 2014
Artist Karen Bit Vejle practices psaligraphy, the art of cutting paper.
Jan 30, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014
"Crafting a Continuum" illustrates prominent trajectories in craft in the last 50 years.
Jan 31, 2014 to Apr 19, 2014
“Floral Fictions” features the unique enamel sculpture and jewelry of artist Jessica Calderwood.
Jan 31, 2014 to Apr 19, 2014
“This Is Not A Silent Movie: Four Contemporary Alaska Native Artists” presents the work of four acclaimed Alaska Native artists whose works question accepted institutional methods of identifying Native heritage.
Feb 1, 2014 to Apr 26, 2014
Minneapolis artist Sonja Peterson will exhibit her pieces of cut paper in “Entangled Introductions.”
Feb 2, 2014 to May 4, 2014
“Magic Mud” features some of the most startling and far-ranging ceramic pieces in the Racine Art Museum’s permanent collection.
Feb 2, 2014 to Jun 1, 2014
“Machines and Mechanizations” focuses on artists working with kinetic sculpture, reveling in the unexpected and ingenious methods they use to bring their sculptures to life.
Feb 7, 2014 to May 11, 2014
Feb 7, 2014 to Sep 21, 2014
“Look! See?” encourages visitors to touch, wear, and play with the artworks on display.
Feb 7, 2014 to Apr 19, 2014
“Elegance in an Age of Crisis” delves into the 1930s, tracing the decline of Edwardian sensibilities and the rise of the modern fashions and philosophies that came to replace them.
Feb 8, 2014 to May 10, 2014
"The In Crowd" features works in a variety of styles and mediums from Grovewood Gallery's studio artists.
Feb 15, 2014 to Apr 20, 2014
Feb 22, 2014 to May 18, 2014
"From The Village to Vogue" features the work of Art Smith, one of the leading surrealist jewelers of the 20th century.
Feb 22, 2014 to Oct 5, 2014
This exhibitionfeatures over 40 of the finest ceramic pieces from the Kay Hardy and Gregory Kaslo Collection.
Feb 23, 2014 to May 11, 2014
“Designed for Flowers” explores the role that Japanese ceramicists have played in support of Ikebana, the art of flower arrangement.
Mar 1, 2014 to Jun 1, 2014
“Paul Evans: Crossing Boundaries and Crafting Modernism” consists of 65 works by legendary mid-century designer and craftsman Paul Evans.
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.
Mar 2, 2014 to Jun 15, 2014
“The Stories We Tell” highlights the role that narrative plays in the work of Tommy Simpson, Michelle Holzapfel, and Binh Pho.
Mar 7, 2014 to Apr 30, 2014
This exhibition will offer glass bead artists the chance to render their understanding of inner light and what it means to their artistic processes.
Mar 16, 2014 to May 31, 2014
"Mud" delves into the thriving community of contemporary ceramicists in the midwestern United States. The exhibition includes work by Robert Briscoe (MN), Sandra Byers (WI), Win Byers (WI), Karl Borgeson (WI), Paul Eshelman (IL), John Glick (MI), Rick Hintze (WI), Randy Johnston (WI), Alex Mandli (WI), Jeff Noska (WI), and Jeff Oestreich (MN). All pieces on display are also for sale.
Mar 18, 2014 to May 3, 2014
“The Unpredictable Nature of Fire” explores the work coming out of two local wood-fired kilns.
Apr 4, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014
The Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts is pleased to host their 2014 Masters Symposium.
Apr 11, 2014 to Jul 10, 2014
This fellowship supports individual native artists in creating new artwork and undertaking professional development opportunities.
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 12, 2014 to Jun 15, 2014
Testing the boundaries of the medium and opening up its future possibilities, “Salvage and Selvage” will be anything but an ordinary quilting show.
Apr 12, 2014 to Jun 1, 2014
“Big Fish Small Pot” will include some 100 different miniature teapots.
Apr 23, 2014 to Apr 26, 2014
The Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG) is excited to host their 2014 conference in Minneapolis, MN.
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.
Apr 25, 2014 9:00AM to Apr 26, 2014 5:00PM
The 2-day Functional Ceramics Workshop will present demonstrations by North Carolina potters Suze Lindsay and Daniel Johnston, and Georgia artist Jeff Campana. Lindsay will focus on using thrown and handbuilt elements, along with altering and stacking, to create functional pottery.
Apr 30, 2014 to May 3, 2014
EuroSynergy is the largest gathering of Polymer Clay artists in the world. Organized by the International Polymer Clay Association, EuroSynergy offers artists a chance to sell their works, network, and attend workshops on the technical and theoretical concerns of their medium. Preregistration is required, visit synergyconference.net for more information.
May 1, 2014 to Jun 15, 2014
Celebrating the 30 year dialog between friends and artists Valerie Mitchell and Sandra Enterline
May 2, 2014 to May 4, 2014
This year’s Morven in May jurors – James C. Steward, Director, Princeton University Art Museum; David Rago, Founding Partner, Rago Arts; and Veronica C. Roberts, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Blanton Museum of Art (U. of Texas) – will choose 25 craft artists from a pool of applicants for this third annual show and sale. They will select a waiting list from remaining applicants.
May 2, 2014 to May 4, 2014
The nonprofit Oregon Potters Association (OPA) presents the 32nd Annual Ceramic Showcase, the largest sale and show of ceramics in the United States. Art lovers, Mother’s Day shoppers and foodies all will find something to treasure at this one-of-a-kind, free three-day event.
May 3, 2014 10:00AM to May 4, 2014 1:00PM
This workshop with artist Michael Janis offers a chance to examine his process in detail and explore a glass workshop in-depth.
May 8, 2014 to Jun 29, 2014
“Shine a Light” features the work of some of the artists of Gateway Arts, showcasing examples from a wide variety of studio art and craft mediums.
May 9, 2014 to May 11, 2014
The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen presents its signature fine craft fair.
May 10, 2014 to Jul 26, 2014
May 10, 2014 to May 11, 2014
Treat that special someone to the 7th Annual Art & Chocolate Studio Tour this Mother's Day weekend, May 10 & 11. Twelve talented artists will open their studios to the public. All studios are within one mile of each other in the Live Oak and Pleasure Point districts of Santa Cruz, California, next to beautiful Monterey Bay.
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 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 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 26, 2014 9:00AM to Jun 8, 2014 5:00PM
The Quilt Surface Design Symposium offers a variety of 2- and 5-day sessions in fiber art techniques. Class topics include Added Dimensions in Felt, Joomchi, and Encaustic Techniques for Fiber Artists. Working with some of today's best textile artists and teachers, participants will exchange ideas, gain new perspectives and stretch their creative boundaries.
May 31, 2014 10:00AM to Jun 1, 2014 1:00PM
Participants will witness a demonstration of porcelain artist Akio Takamori's underglazing process and a slide lecture on his practice and career.
Jun 7, 2014 9:00AM to Jun 8, 2014 4:00PM
Discover the magic of transforming raw material into tesserae, the building blocks of mosaic, with award-winning Pittsburgh mosaic artist, Rachel Sager.
Jun 14, 2014 to Aug 31, 2014
“Large as Life” presents three female ceramicists who make figurative sculptures.
Jul 3, 2014 to Oct 12, 2014
This exhibition features arts and crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps.
Jul 18, 2014 12:00PM to Jul 20, 2014 5:00PM
Guilford Art Center's Craft Expo is one of the oldest and finest outdoor craft shows in the northeast. Open to crafts made by hand or with the use of appropriate tools, by an individual and/or with help from a limited number of assistants/apprentices. Works must be handmade in the USA or Canada, be of high quality, well-designed, and convey artistic originality and vision.
Aug 1, 2014 to Sep 28, 2014
360 XOCHI QUETZAL is a free artist and writer’s residency located in Chapala, Mexico.
Aug 8, 2014 to Aug 9, 2014
Penland’s annual benefit auction is a gala weekend in the North Carolina mountains featuring the sale of more than 250 works in books, clay, drawing, glass, iron, letterpress, metals, painting, printmaking, photography, textiles, wood, and other media.
Aug 13, 2014 to Aug 16, 2014
The Artist-Blacksmith’s Association of America is pleased to host its 2014 conference at the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington, Delaware.
Sep 10, 2014 8:00AM to Sep 14, 2014 12:00AM
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.
Nov 5, 2014 to Nov 7, 2014
The 38th Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show Features over 195 craft artists from around the United States.
Nov 5, 2014 to Nov 30, 2014
RHINO Gallery is pleased to present "Location, Location, Location," an exhibition on the theme of home, place, and architecture. The show, on view for three weeks at the gallery in The Shops at Canal Place, will include work by RHINO gallery artists as well as members of the greater New Orleans art community.
Nov 8, 2014 to Feb 16, 2015
“In Plain Sight” features 20 of Gould’s most ambitious and impressive works, many of which have only been recently attributed to the artist.