Calendar

October, 2019

ACC Shows & Events

"Present Tense: 2019"

Start date
Thursday, 10/10/2019, 8:30 AM
End date
Saturday, 10/12/2019, 5:30 PM
The American Craft Council hosts a national conversation on craft’s relevance as a powerful catalyst for navigating and making meaning in an increasingly complex present.
Location
Loews Philadelphia Hotel

1200 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States

Tyler Craft Mash-Up

Start date
Thursday, 10/10/2019, 7:00 PM
End date
Thursday, 10/10/2019, 8:30 PM
Get a taste of the Tyler School of Art and Architecture’s interdisciplinary approach to cultural production and community engagement at this party available through "Present Tense: 2019."
Location
Tyler School of Art and Architecture

2001 N 13th St
Philadelphia, PA 19122
United States

Doors Open on Philadelphia's Craft Capital (part 1)

Start date
Friday, 10/11/2019, 6:00 PM
End date
Friday, 10/11/2019, 9:00 PM
Two organizations engaged in making Philadelphia a healthy craft ecosystem open their doors, studios, and galleries.
Location

139 N Second St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States

Doors Open on Philadelphia's Craft Capital (part 2)

Start date
Friday, 10/11/2019, 6:00 PM
End date
Friday, 10/11/2019, 9:00 PM
Two organizations engaged in making Philadelphia a healthy craft ecosystem open their doors, studios, and galleries.
Location

141 N Third St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States

"Tense Present" Mixtape Release Party

Start date
Friday, 10/11/2019, 9:00 PM
End date
Friday, 10/11/2019, 11:00 PM
Let’s light up the night at Paradigm Gallery + Studio for the release of ACC’s “Tense Present” exhibition catalogue.
Location
Paradigm Gallery + Studio

746 S Fourth St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
United States

Community Events

Craft City Food & Art Tour

Start date
Saturday, 04/20/2019, 3:00 PM
End date
Saturday, 10/19/2019, 6:00 PM
Visit galleries, watch live demonstrations, sip craft cocktails, taste local beers & meet the creatives who make Asheville a craft city.
Location
Center for Craft, Creativity & Design

67 Broadway Street
Asheville, NC 28801
United States

Walkabout Tremont

Start date
Friday, 05/10/2019, 5:00 PM
End date
Friday, 10/11/2019, 9:00 PM
Walkabout Tremont showcases the best of Tremont's creative side on the second Friday of every month.
Location
Walkabout Tremont

2406 Professor St.
Cleveland, OH 44113
United States

Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show

Start date
Friday, 10/25/2019, 10:00 AM
End date
Sunday, 10/27/2019, 5:00 PM
Shop 24,000 handmade American arts and crafts in hundreds of booths.
Location
Alameda County Fairgrounds

4501 Pleasanton Ave.
Pleasanton, CA 94566
United States

Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show

Start date
Friday, 10/04/2019, 10:00 AM
End date
Sunday, 10/06/2019, 5:00 PM
Shop 24,000 handmade American arts and crafts in hundreds of booths.
Location
Ventura County Fairgrounds

10 W. Harbor Blvd.
Ventura, CA 93001
United States

Craftsmen’s Classic Fall Art & Craft Festival

Start date
Friday, 10/11/2019, 10:00 AM
End date
Sunday, 10/13/2019, 5:00 PM
The 32nd Annual Craftsmen’s Classics Fall Art & Craft Festival features original designs and work from hundreds of talented artists and craftspeople from across America.
Location
Berglund Center

710 Williamson Rd.
Roanoke, VA 24016
United States

Beyond the Surface

Start date
Thursday, 10/03/2019, 5:00 PM
End date
Sunday, 10/06/2019, 12:00 PM
Beyond the Surface SDA Conference partners with Innovations in Textiles 2019, a regional event with over 30 St. Louis area fiber exhibitions.
Location
St. Louis Artists' Guild

12 Jackson Avenue
Clayton, MO 63105
United States

"Women of Influence: Each Block a Story" Opening Reception

Start date
Saturday, 10/12/2019, 1:00 PM
End date
Saturday, 10/12/2019, 3:00 PM
Opening reception for "Women of Influence: Each Block a Story" with talks from the artists on the women they chose to honor.
Location
Iroquois Indian Museum

324 Caverns Road
Howes Cave, NY 12092
United States

Art in the Park Fall Foliage Festival

Start date
Saturday, 10/12/2019, 10:00 AM
End date
Sunday, 10/13/2019, 4:00 PM
Explore juried fine artists, craftspeople, and specialty food producers, as well as food vendors, live music, kid’s activities, a community art project, pet area, and live demonstrations.
Location
Chaffee Arts Art in the Park Summer Festival

Main Street Park
Junctions of Routes 4 & 7
Rutland, VT 05701
United States

2019 Smithsonian Craft2Wear Show

Start date
Friday, 10/04/2019, 10:30 AM
End date
Saturday, 10/05/2019, 5:30 PM
A curated show and sale of high-quality, American-made, wearable art.
Location
National Building Museum

401 F St. NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States

Interwoven Stories | A Night of Textile Tales

Start date
Wednesday, 10/02/2019, 7:00 PM
End date
Wednesday, 10/02/2019, 9:00 PM
Join us for an intimate night to hear stories spoken from local individuals telling of their beloved textile pieces and share a story of your own!
Location
American Craft Council

1224 Marshall St. NE, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55413
United States

Seattle Metals Guild 2019 Jewelry and Metals Symposium

Start date
Friday, 10/11/2019, 9:00 AM
End date
Friday, 10/11/2019, 5:30 PM
There will be five presentations from makers and scholars across the field of metals and jewelry with supporting events throughout the weekend.
Location
Seattle Central College

1625 Broadway
Sattle, WA 98122
United States

Vessel Making with Stephen Yusko

Start date
Friday, 10/04/2019, 1:00 PM
End date
Sunday, 10/06/2019, 5:00 PM
This two and a half day intensive workshop will introduce students to vessel construction.
Location
Smith Shop

180 Victor Street
Highland Park, MI 48203
United States

Otium, Neptune Glassworks, Irving Place Studio talk

Start date
Saturday, 10/05/2019, 3:00 PM
End date
Saturday, 10/05/2019, 6:00 PM
Talk with Chef Timothy Hollingsworth of Otium, Uri Davillier of Neptune Glassworks, and Sabrina Judge of Irving Place Studio on collaborating and how the handmade came to shape the look of Otium.
Location
Craft in America Center

8415 W. Third St.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
United States

McKnight Resident Artist Lecture: Hidemi Tokutake

Start date
Tuesday, 10/22/2019, 6:00 PM
End date
Tuesday, 10/22/2019, 7:00 PM
Join NCC's Fall McKnight Resident Artist, Hidemi Tokutake, for a presentation about her career, work, and residency objectives.
Location

2424 Franklin Avenue E
Minneapolis, MN 55406
United States

Open House / Open Studios

Start date
Saturday, 10/19/2019, 11:00 AM
End date
Saturday, 10/19/2019, 4:00 PM
Discuss art, life, and the Bemis residency experience.
Location
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts

724 S. 12th St.
Omaha, NE 68102
United States

Signs of Life

Start date
Friday, 10/18/2019, 5:00 PM
End date
Friday, 10/18/2019, 7:00 PM
With careful attention to pattern and progression, artist Claire Kahn strings a mosaic made of cylindrical Japanese seed beads.
Location
Patina Gallery

131 W. Palace Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501
United States

Twin Cities Bead Bazaar

Start date
Saturday, 10/26/2019, 10:00 AM
End date
Sunday, 10/27/2019, 5:00 PM
The Twin Cities Bead Bazaar is a gathering of artistically inspired individuals looking for further education in jewelry design and trends.
Location
Eisenhower Community Center

1001 MN-7
Hopkins, MN 55305
United States

MAKE: October

Start date
Thursday, 10/17/2019, 6:00 PM
End date
Thursday, 10/17/2019, 9:30 PM
On the third Thursday of each month stay out late with MCD and collaborate with artists and explore unique themes through creative design projects.
Location

2569 Third Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
United States

Artisan Textiles and Indigo with Aboubakar Fofana

Start date
Thursday, 10/24/2019, 5:00 PM
End date
Thursday, 10/24/2019, 7:00 PM
Join us in welcoming international artist Aboubakar Fofana from Mali to Textile Center for a special pop-up gallery event featuring the indigo-dyed textiles for which he is known and celebrated around the world.
Location
Textile Center

3000 University Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
United States

Handmade Sterling Silver Jewelry Classes

Start date
Monday, 10/21/2019, 9:00 AM
End date
Tuesday, 12/31/2019, 1:00 PM
Create jewelry in private one-day classes.
Location
Dan Balk Jewelry

1418 Julie Lagoon Rd
Lutz, FL 33549
United States

Couples Ring Making Jewelry Class

Start date
Monday, 10/21/2019, 10:00 AM
End date
Tuesday, 12/31/2019, 1:00 PM
Participants create rings under the guidance of a professional jeweler.
Location
Dan Balk Jewelry

1418 Julie Lagoon Rd
Lutz, FL 33549
United States

"Forage | Local Color" Opening Reception

Start date
Thursday, 10/24/2019, 7:00 PM
End date
Thursday, 10/24/2019, 10:00 PM
Join artists Annie Hejny and Annabella Sardelis for the opening reception of "Foraged | Local Color."
Location
Gamut Gallery

717 S 10th St
Minneapolis, MN 55404
United States

Exhibitions

Shane Fero + Deb Stoner | Like Hummingbirds to Nectar

Start date
Friday, 10/04/2019, 10:00 AM
End date
Sunday, 11/17/2019, 5:00 PM
Complementary work by two artists.
Location
Penland Gallery and Visitors Center

3135 Conley Ridge Rd.
Horner Hall
Penland, NC 28765
United States

"Women of Influence: Each Block a Story"

Start date
Tuesday, 10/01/2019, 10:00 AM
End date
Saturday, 11/30/2019, 5:00 PM
This exhibition features an honoring quilt from Seneca Nation territory produced through the contributions and collaboration of 47 Native women from seven territories.
Location
Iroquois Indian Museum

324 Caverns Road
Howes Cave, NY 12092
United States

"Cuando el Rio Suena"

Start date
Friday, 10/04/2019, 10:00 AM
End date
Sunday, 01/26/2020, 4:00 PM
Glass artist Jaime Guerrero explores themes of identity and struggle as they relate to the current global refugee crisis.
Location
Pittsburgh Glass Center

5472 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
United States

"Tense Present" Artist Installations

Start date
Thursday, 10/10/2019, 1:00 PM
End date
Saturday, 10/12/2019, 2:00 PM
The work of the 2019 Emerging Voices artist and finalists integrated into South Philly’s BOK, a richly layered space for small businesses, makers, community services, and more.
Location
BOK

1901 S Ninth St
Philadelphia, PA 19148
United States

"In Proximity"

Start date
Wednesday, 10/23/2019, 11:00 AM
End date
Wednesday, 12/11/2019, 5:00 PM
Jeff Repko creates assemblages that explore potential and possibilities through interactions of color and forms.
Location
Pennsylvania College of Technology

1 College Avenue
Williamsport, PA 17701
United States

"Today as the History of Tomorrow"

Start date
Thursday, 10/10/2019, 11:00 AM
End date
Friday, 11/15/2019, 6:00 PM
Mixed media and textile centric artist June Lee examines history and how objects become markers of time
Location
Gravers Lane Gallery

8405 Germantown Ave.
Philadelphia , PA 19118
United States

"Singular Couture"

Start date
Thursday, 10/10/2019, 11:00 AM
End date
Friday, 11/15/2019, 6:00 PM
"Singular Couture" represents a variety of artists by commissioned one-of-a-kind painted silk coats and jackets.
Location
Gravers Lane Gallery

8405 Germantown Ave.
Philadelphia , PA 19118
United States

"Consume: Handcrafting L.A. Restaurants"

Start date
Saturday, 10/05/2019, 3:00 PM
End date
Saturday, 01/04/2020, 6:00 PM
Craft artists and chefs collaborate to define the flavor of a restaurant.
Location
Craft in America Center

8415 W. Third St.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
United States

October Featured Artists Exhibition

Start date
Tuesday, 10/15/2019, 10:00 AM
End date
Sunday, 11/10/2019, 4:00 PM
This month’s featured artists are masters of manipulation (of clay, surface, glaze technique, and concept).
Location

2424 Franklin Avenue E
Minneapolis, MN 55406
United States

"Embroidered Stories: Hmong Fiber Arts"

Start date
Friday, 10/04/2019, 11:00 AM
End date
Tuesday, 12/31/2019, 4:00 PM
Exhibition in the Down Jersey Folklife Center at WheatonArts features paj ntaub artworks and jewelry created by Pang Xiong Sirirathasuk Sikoun.
Location
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center

1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ 08332
United States

"SAVE the REEF"

Start date
Friday, 10/11/2019, 9:00 AM
End date
Wednesday, 10/30/2019, 10:00 PM
"SAVE the REEF" is an immersive fiber exhibition designed to stimulate discussion and promote action to save the dying coral reefs of the world.
Location
The Center for the Arts

240 S Glenwood St
Jackson, WY 83001
United States

Master Metalsmith: Sarah Perkins

Start date
Sunday, 10/06/2019, 10:00 AM
End date
Sunday, 03/08/2020, 5:00 PM
The Metal Museum is proud to announce Sarah Perkins as the 2019 Master Metalsmith.
Location
Metal Museum

374 Metal Museum Drive
Memphis, TN 38106
United States

Lindsay Pichaske, Steven Young Lee & Alessandro Gallo Exhibition

Start date
Friday, 10/18/2019, 10:00 AM
End date
Saturday, 11/30/2019, 5:00 PM
Duane Reed Gallery is pleased present work by sculpture and ceramic artists Lindsay Pichaske, Steven Young Lee, and Alessandro Gallo.
Location
Duane Reed Gallery

4729 McPherson Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63108
United States

"Irons In The Fire"

Start date
Saturday, 10/12/2019, 4:00 PM
End date
Monday, 11/04/2019, 4:00 PM
In conjunction with American Craft Week and National Clay Week the Peekskill Clay Studios presents an exhibition of exquisite ceramic work by seven artists.
Location

1000 N. Division St., Suite #13A
Peekskill, NY 10566
United States

"Breaking the Plane"

Start date
Friday, 10/11/2019, 5:00 PM
End date
Friday, 11/08/2019, 6:00 PM
"Breaking the Plane" brings together three artists who are using clay and glaze to create lines that cannot be confined to two-dimensions.
Location

"Foraged"

Start date
Thursday, 10/24/2019, 3:50 PM
End date
Friday, 11/22/2019, 3:50 PM
A collaboration between visual artist Annie Hejny and textile artist Annabella Sardelis featuring paintings and clothing created with pigments sourced from plants, berries, nuts, and other materials indigenous to the state of Minnesota.
Location
Gamut Gallery

717 S 10th St
Minneapolis, MN 55404
United States