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Sep 10, 2014 7:00PM to 9:00PM
Master tattoo artist Don Nolan discusses tattoo traditions, techniques, and apprenticeship.
Nov 12, 2014 7:00PM to 9:00PM
The November salon is dedicated to the topic of Native American craft art.
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.
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 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 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.
Aug 1, 2014 to Sep 2, 2014
A residency for ceramicists with a strong sense of community engagement.
Aug 1, 2014 to Sep 28, 2014
Apply for a month-long residency in Chapala, Mexico...
Aug 1, 2014 to Jul 26, 2015
Artist Charlotte Kruk explores alternative understandings of the term “eye candy.”
Aug 1, 2014 to Oct 26, 2014
Seven fine artists from Pittsburgh collaborate with five local glass artists.
Aug 3, 2014 to Sep 6, 2014
A selection of functional clay & glass pieces by members of the Association of Clay & Glass Artists of California.
Aug 11, 2014 to Dec 19, 2014
Hand Papermaking Journal produces limited-edition collections of paper art in biannual portfolios.
Aug 22, 2014 to Feb 1, 2015
Highlighting a colorful patchwork quilt that bears Eastern European and American imagery.
Sep 1, 2014 to Mar 21, 2015
The exhibit will include over 80 American-made containers selected by the Jurors.
Sep 6, 2014 to Feb 22, 2015
One of the most outstanding collections of American Mid-Century Studio Craft.
Sep 6, 2014 to Oct 12, 2014
Dr. Irving Lipton’s fabulous collection of cutting-edge wood art dates from the 1970s to the early 2000s.
Sep 6, 2014 10:00AM to 5:00PM
A Kezurou-kai is a Japanese woodworking festival that includes a friendly competition between craftsmen using traditional Japanese hand planes. Mokuchi is excited to present a “mini” Kezurou-kai, bringing together skilled craftsmen to demonstrate these unique tools and woodworking techniques for the first time in New York City.
Sep 7, 2014 to Dec 28, 2014
The AAW is excited top present “Rising,” their 2014 Annual Juried and Invitational Exhibition.
Sep 7, 2014 to Dec 7, 2014
"Bearing Witness” features work by South African embroidery artists.
Sep 9, 2014 to Mar 8, 2015
Some of the most startling designer gowns and jewelry from the 1930s and 40s.
Sep 10, 2014 to Sep 14, 2014
The TSA is pleased to present their 2014 Symposium.
Sep 10, 2014 8:00AM to Sep 14, 2014 12:00AM
Sep 12, 2014 to Oct 26, 2014
An exhibition featuring artists from across the country.
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.
Sep 13, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015
An exhibition of industrial, architectural glass sculptures by Howard Ben Tré.
Sep 13, 2014 to Feb 15, 2015
An exhibition of 70 intricate, flame-worked still-life sculptures.
Sep 13, 2014 to Feb 1, 2015
The Museum of Glass is excited to present “Hilltop Artists,” a look back at the two-decade history of Hilltop Artists, a program that introduces glass art skills and techniques to marginalized and economically disadvantaged youth. There will be an opening reception for Museum of Glass members on Sunday, September 14 from 10 a.m. to noon.
Sep 13, 2014 to Jan 4, 2015
This exhibition celebrates Northwest Designer Craftsmen's 60th anniversary.
Sep 27, 2014 10:00AM
The Cañada College Fashion Department is pleased to host its annual "Artistry in Fashion" non-profit event.
Sep 28, 2014 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Join Fruitlands Curator Michael Volmar for an insider’s view of the centennial year exhibition, "100 Objects, 100 Stories, 100 Years at Fruitlands Museum." Showcasing some of the finest items in the Fruitlands collections, each object in the show was selected by you, our supporters!
Oct 10, 2014 to Oct 12, 2014
140 of the finest craft artists come to downtown Philadelphia.
Oct 14, 2014 to Oct 15, 2014
For artists of all skill levels interested in the fiber arts, sculpture, metals and mixed media.
Oct 18, 2014 to Nov 8, 2014
“Makes Sense to Me” is an interactive, participatory installation based on the five traditional senses (sight, sound, taste, smell, touch) and the non-traditional senses (balance, kinesthetic, time). The exhibition is a collaboration between artists Brette Barron, Pat Benard, Melisa Cadell, Beverly Carroll, Lisa Clague, Jim Charneski, Kim Oberhammer, Carolyn Riley, and Laura Sims.
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 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 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.
Nov 14, 2014 to Jan 3, 2015
This year, Pelham Art Center devotes its annual holiday exhibition, “Craft-Tastic” to the idea of craft as social activism. Including 18 local an national artists, “Craft-Tastic,” will explore the role of traditional crafts in contemporary art and the ways in which perceived gender roles can charge these objects. Many of the works on display are also for sale during the holiday season.
Dec 5, 2014 to Jan 16, 2015
The Handweavers Guild of Boulder celebrates its 50th anniversary.
Dec 5, 2014 12:00PM to Dec 7, 2014 12:00AM
The Toe River Arts Council (TRAC) is excited to host their free bi-annual open studio tour in the mountains of Western North Carolina. TRAC has offered these studio tours twice a year for over two decades. Over 100 artists, craftspeople, and galleries will open their doors to visitors for an entire weekend of awe-inspiring art and craft in Mitchell and Yancey Counties.
Aug 27, 2015 to Oct 25, 2015
“Beyond Craft” is the first major exhibition to draw from the Eagle Collection extensively.