This past Saturday, Heal the Bay’s Dave Weeshoff gave an incredibly informative talk here at the Center in Los Angeles to a multigenerational audience in attendance. Weeshoff, a bird enthusiast and passionate environmentalist, started out by showing photographs that he had taken of birds. He has taken seven trips to Antartica! He effortlessly transitioned into…
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Craft in America is excited to announce that we got the grants! We are beyond thrilled that the California Arts Council will be supporting our Craft in Schools programming through an Arts Education Exposure grant. They will also be supporting our upcoming CALIFORNIA episodes through and Arts and Public Media grant! Stay tuned for more on how…
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It has been five weeks since I started interning at Craft in America. During my time here, I have learned a lot about how a nonprofit organization works. I had an opportunity to speak with many Getty intern alumni about their experiences during and after their internships. I rode a public bus for the first…
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Thursday, June 28, 2018 6:30-8pm 6:30pm: Light refreshments 7pm: Discussion begins Craft in America is excited to announce the launch of its new book salon, Reading Craft. Our first session will take place during Arline Fisch’s Aquatic Bloom exhibition. In this open dialogue, we will focus on a book that was hand-picked by Arline because it inspired her…
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Today the Craft in America Center was visited by our local 5th graders. Since Rosewood is located 0.6 miles away, the class walks to our Center and allows the students to stroll the neighborhood and take in everything that makes our location unique. Today was a special trip because we were able to film them…
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On Saturday, the Craft in America Center hosted a hat workshop with professional milliner Yvonne Lewis. It was a 3 hour workshop that included a brief introduction to fascinators and the materials often used in creating such headpieces. All the guests who showed up were more than impressed with the various materials they were offered…
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Fairfax Visual Arts Magnet students visited Mary Little: The Shape of Cloth at the Craft in America Center today. They expressed their opinions on furniture and design, and their direct relationship with the visual arts. Students discussed their own sewing project, which was led by their art teacher, Amy Dean, to complement this exhibition visit….
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Van Nuys High School visited the Craft in America Center today for their Spring field trip and saw the work of Joyce J. Scott and learned about her work.  We had 39 High School students, most of which were Special Education students, and 11 classroom assistants come into our space for a special viewing of…
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Summer 2018 Communications Internship (Full Time, Paid) The Craft in America Summer Communications Intern will have the opportunity to gain insight into the operations of a micro-museum and small arts organization with a multi-pronged platform. The intern will provide support and assist in various aspects of outreach, promotion, and planning for the development and execution…
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The Center has spent the past year revamping its specialized library and cataloging its resources. We have installed brand new library shelves, which have given us plenty of space to house our over 3,000 books, catalogs, and magazines, and to display selected artworks from our permanent collection. The new library project began last summer, when…
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