The Week in Craft: November 28, 2018

The Week in Craft: November 28, 2018

Your weekly dose of links about craft, art, design, and whatever else we’re excited about sharing

Published on Wednesday, November 28, 2018.
Craft Bash collage

A selection of work by artists showing at the ACC Craft Bash on December 1.

Courtesy of the artists

If you’re in the Twin Cities this weekend, don't miss our Craft Bash on December 1. This free, one-day event features more than 70 Minnesota makers, food and drinks, and hands-on experiences that you won’t find anywhere else. If you want first dibs on the artists' work, tarot and astrological readings, live painting and music, drinks, and more, then join us for our Decked Out preview party on Friday, November 30.

Stressed about gift giving? Kill two birds with one stone with this new adult set from LEGO, which lets you create your own moveable fish or shark and encourages the idea that creativity is calming.

The annual Queer Art Mentorship exhibition opens in an unfriendly political climate.

Two Florida cities, Parkland and Coral Springs, have won a million grant to create five public art projects about gun violence.

The president of France said he'll work toward full restitution of African cultural artifacts in an ambitious five-year plan. A commissioned report officially recommends this course of action.

A Warsaw-based design group revamps the classic Guess Who? board game with a charming, artistically designed version featuring strong, inspiring women from around the world.

Applications are now open for the 2019 MAD Burke Prize, which pays $50,000 to one artist under 45 working in clay, glass, wood, fiber, or metal.

After a national search, the Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design announced that Andrea Moon will step in as its new director of education.

Casting for season two of NBC's Making It is underway. If you fill out an application, mention that the American Craft Council referred you through Angela for priority consideration.

The Minnesota Media + Publishing Association recently interviewed Monica Moses, American Craft's editor in chief.

Nina Simon announced that she'll be leaving her post as executive director of the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History (MAH) in order to lead OF/BY/FOR ALL, a nonprofit inclusivity initiative that she's been incubating at the MAH.

ACC is looking for a senior director of programs and public engagement.