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Target and the Hamilton Wood Type Museum

Target, who has teamed up with big name fashion designers like Isaac Mizrahi, Zac Posen, and Jean Paul Gaultier in the past, is partnering with a slightly different name for their 2011 back to school collection: The Hamilton Wood Type Museum. The institution is the only museum dedicated to wood type in the world, with more than 1.5 million pieces in their collection.

Library Gifts From the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

Recently, the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft generously donated their library materials to the American Craft Council Library. The boxes were treasure chests to open – full of books, exhibition catalogs, and magazines. Here are a few of our favorites.

Lorena Barriento's Hand-embroidered Treasures

Can thread be sexy? Lorena Barriento's hand-embroidered jewelry shouts, "Heck yes!"

Patchwork From Folk Art to Fine Art

Patchwork From Folk Art to Fine Art
Dates: 
Sep 14, 2011 to Dec 31, 2011

Location

Newark Museum Newark, NJ
United States

Video: Helena Hernmarck

Swedish-born textile artist Helena Hernmarck makes large-scale tapestries. She stopped by the office on her way to the American Swedish Institute, where she's working on a tapestry installation. Here's what she said about her mentors and the first time she met ACC founder Aileen Osborn Webb. You can view some of her work at browngrotta, too.

Connected by Intricacy: 2011 Artists-in-Residence Exhibition

Connected by Intricacy: 2011 Artists-in-Residence Exhibition
Dates: 
Jun 17, 2011 to Aug 28, 2011

Location

Craft Alliance (Grand Center) Saint Louis, MO
United States

Quilts By Men

Quilts By Men
Dates: 
Oct 26, 2011 to Nov 20, 2011

Location

Copper Shade Tree Fine Craft Gallery Round Top, TX
United States

Why I Make: A Lifetime of Creativity

For years I'd said I was saving up to quit my job and make stuff...

Westchester Fine Craft Show

Westchester Fine Craft Show
Dates: 
Oct 14, 2011 to Oct 16, 2011
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Location

Westchester County Center White Plains, NY
United States

Quilt Art: International Expressions

Quilt Art: International Expressions
Dates: 
Sep 10, 2011 to Jan 1, 2012

Location

James A. Michener Art Museum Doylestown, PA
United States

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