The Week in Craft: March 15, 2013

The Week in Craft: March 15, 2013

Published on Friday, March 15, 2013.
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Erwin Timmers Rebound

Erwin Timmers, Rebound, part of the 2013 International Glass + Clay show in Washington, DC.

Are you a maker who is looking for a workspace? Check out the Maker Map, a crowdsource project that aims to connect makers with spaces. You can also use the Library as Incubator Project to add your own maker space or favorite museum, library, or other cultural site.

The work of Los Angeles-based artist Vincent Tomczyk will astound and amaze, especially when you realize that everything you see is made of paper.

What happens when a museum has to relocate 70,000 fiber objects from one space to another? Find out the answer!

Today is the opening of the exhibition "When Weather Moves Metal: Whirligigs and Weathervanes" at the Metal Museum. The show features kinetic, weather-driven machines made by both highly trained and vernacular artists. If you happen to be in Memphis, get moving to the exhibition!

Starting March 16, glass artist Beth Lipman will be in residence at the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, Virginia. She will be creating and installing a new piece, Adeline's Portal, which will reflects the history of a historic house owned by the Chrysler Museum of Art.

Heading down to NCECA next weekend? Don't miss the Haystack Benefit Silent Auction and Exhibition taking place from March 19 - 22. The show and auction includes work by College of Fellows members Anne Currier and Bill Daley, among others.

This moving tale of a Nakashima table underlines how important handmade objects can be to a family.

No time to lose! The 2013 International Glass + Clay runs through March 23 at Pepco Edison Place Gallery in Washington, DC. It's a spectacular showcase of artists from Washington, DC and Sunderland, England, the third creative collaboration since the cities signed a friendship agreement in 2006. On Saturday, catch a special performance by gypsy jazz quintet Hot Club DC.

Last, but not least, the rarest of the rare in the art world: a paid internship that focuses on Studio Craft.

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