09/21/2018 Clinton Middle School’s Art Teacher, Ms. Pinkney, is always excited to hear when the Craft in America Center has planned a field trip and workshop for her students. She has visited us now for over two full school years and consistently brings a bright group of young teens to explore our exhibitions. Today they…
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Last night the Center welcomed guests at a special time to discuss Kiff Slemmon’s work and literature. Slemmons has such wonderful books that touch upon her metal work and series Hands of the Heroes and Re:Pair and Imperfection, as well as her more recent paper jewelry discussed in Kiff Slemmons & Arte Papel Oaxaca. Our evening started off with…
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My internship has finally come to an end, and I now know more about craft than I ever imagined. During my ten weeks as a Getty Intern, I have learned so much about the difficulty of running a nonprofit and the absolute importance of cultural institutions like Craft in America. This experience has opened my…
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We are so proud to host Fiber Art Now‘s Excellence in Fibers IV next year from May 11 to July 6, 2019! We encourage any and all of our fiber artists to apply. All the information about submitting to be potentially chosen for this exhibition can be found here: http://www.fiberartnowentry.net/ Deadline: Midnight (CDT), Sunday, September 2, 2018…
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LOEWE Craft Prize 2019 – Submissions period now open In 2016, the LOEWE FOUNDATION launched the international annual LOEWE Craft Prize to showcase and celebrate newness, excellence and artistic merit in modern craftsmanship. Aiming to acknowledge the importance of craft in today’s culture and recognise artisans whose talent, vision and will to innovate will set…
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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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