Craft in America: Expanding Traditions

Craft in America: Expanding Traditions speaks to the reinvention and renewal of traditional craft practices in the hands of some of America’s most gifted modern artists.  Browse these objects from across a range of media, which embody the diverse perspectives and backgrounds of their makers and they assert the importance of the handmade in an increasingly mechanized and digitized age. This exhibition was a seven-city, two-year tour showcasing scores of the most important and exciting examples of American creativity. Craft in America: Expanding Traditions was developed to coincide with the launch of the Craft in America series, traveled to Arkansas, Oregon, California, Texas, Michigan, Oklahoma and Massachusetts from 2007-2009.