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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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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