Active Hands: Craft by Soldiers features rare treasures made by soldiers on active duty, as well as historic documentation of the Army Arts and Crafts Program, which has allowed thousands of soldiers and their families to find respite in the handmade since World War II. Active Hands highlights the inclination to create as a means of surviving,…
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Browse objects from Body Conscious: Southern California Fiber. The Craft in America Center is pleased to present this exhibition of nine forward-looking fiber artists operating in and around the framework of the human body. This exhibition celebrates the energy and vitality of a regional fiber art scene that has borne works ranging from a monumental quilt portrait to…
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California Masters: State of the Arts is an exhibition of twelve preeminent artists from across California who exemplify leadership in contemporary craft. Two artists, one from the South and one from the North of the state, were chosen to represent each of six primary craft disciplines: fiber, ceramics, wood, glass, metals, and alternative materials.  The…
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Celebration: Festive Craft from the Episode offers a diverse selection of American craftsmanship that defines the look and feel of our winter celebrations. Across the United States, the character of our holidays is defined by craftsmanship from singular communities that engage diverse histories. Founded in Detroit in 1905, Pewabic is honored for ceramics with a unique…
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Craft in America: Looking Back showcases work from artists featured in the Craft in America series. Many of these objects were created during the filming of the series. Photos by Madison Metro

Craft in Schools: Fairfax Student Work This exhibition celebrates the culmination of the second year in Craft in America’s partnership with Fairfax High School Visual Arts Magnet. On an almost-monthly basis, Craft in America has sent artist-teachers to lead workshops with Fairfax art students. From basket coiling to ceramic coaster carving, they have taught techniques that…
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Crafting the Cocktail: Handmade Objects and Implements for Classic and Modern Libations   Browse this landmark exhibition of one-of-a-kind, handmade barware that showcases innovative designs inspired by the ways in which we enjoy distilled spirits, both neat and well-mixed. This exhibition was conceived in tandem with MOTAC (the Museum of the American Cocktail) and was on display…
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The Figurative in Clay presents four distinct, contemporary clay artists whose work is based on the human form. From whimsical to deeply psychological, each has a story to tell. Featured artists: Gerit Grimm, Vince Palacios, Biliana Popova, Dino Sophia. Clay has been used to study the human form for millenia. From the Venus of Willendorf to…
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Part 1 of 3 of the Good Enough to Eat: the Fusion of Food and Craft series.   Food was a motivational font for craft from its earliest origins. Objects have facilitated and elevated the act of cooking and consumption throughout history, from woven baskets to clay storage jars, blown glass vessels and metal utensils. The…
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Browse part 3 of 3 of the Good Enough to Eat: the Fusion of Food and Craft series  This final chapter, Good Enough to Eat: Food as Medium for Craft, tops off this series of exhibitions focusing on the intersection of contemporary craft and food culture which will showcase art that is made of, or incorporates, edible substances….
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