The Craft in America Center is a great place to learn about the crafts. Here you’ll find extensive archives – over a thousand books, videos and objects – for serious research or casual study. Check out our schedule of lectures, workshops, and exhibitions. Stop by, meet the artists, and see their work up close.
Discover firsthand the thrill of the handmade.
CRAFT IN AMERICA, Inc. is a Los Angeles-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission to promote and advance original handcrafted work, through educational programs in all media. The CRAFT IN AMERICA project includes a television Documentary Series, Exhibition, Illustrated book and Craft in America Center.
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Curator Gay LeCleire Taylor of the Museum of American Glass at Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center talks about a glass canning jar from 1739.
Harley Refsal is an internationally recognized figure carver, specializing in Scandinavian flat-plane wood carving. Raised in Minnesota, he has lived in Norway in the 1960s and 1980s, and traveled extensively throughout Scandinavia. Refsal, who speaks fluent Norwegian, has shared ...