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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This past Saturday, art jewelry advocate Susan Cummins walked a full house through the wearable artworks of Joyce J. Scott. As the former owner of a gallery that dealt in fine art jewelry, a collector, and now the director of the Rotasa Foundation, Cummins had a unique access point for Scott’s work. Cummins spoke specifically…
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In serendipity with Women’s History Month, The Craft in America Center is celebrating the contributions of pioneering women in craft with a line-up of exhibitions for 2018. Craft in America is dedicated to promoting the finest handmade artworks in the United States, and through our exhibition schedule, we will be presenting work by a slew…
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Students from Jo Lauria’s Made in L.A. class at Otis College of Art and Design visited the Center today. While here, they viewed our current exhibition The Circuitry of Joyce J. Scott: A Group Exhibition of Collaboration and Innovation, watched Joyce J. Scott’s segment from the episode MESSAGES. Being a class comprised of sophomores, every…
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This past Saturday, we had the pleasure of hosting the opening for The Circuitry of Joyce J. Scott: A Group Exhibition of Collaboration and Innovation at the Center. Artist William Rhodes was in attendance and able to explain his works in depth to people that asked. He spoke about his piece House of Ibeji in depth…
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On Sunday, the Craft in America Center welcomed over a dozen individuals for a special Valentine making workshop with artist Corinna Cotsen. We had a full house and every person was eager to create cards for friends, loved ones, and themselves. Corinna gathered all kinds of inspiring materials: cardstock, scrapbook paper, stamps, ink, glue, ribbon,…
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Thanks to the Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Education Program, many teachers received free field trips to cultural institutions across LA County to see PST: LA/LA exhibitions. One of the teachers that applied for this wonderful opportunity is Marka Carson from Montvue Elementary in Pomona! She and her 4th grade class were paired with Craft in…
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Thank you for everyone that joined us this past Sunday at the Biscailuz Gallery at El Pueblo de Los Angeles for a conversation between fiber artist Jim Bassler and botanist/anthropologist/Director of the Ethnobotanical Garden Alejandro de Ávila Blomberg. The conversation was surrounded by of our exhibition Borders and Neighbors: Craft Connectivity Between the U.S. and Mexico…
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