All episodes of CRAFT IN AMERICA, the Peabody Award-winning series on PBS, are available here to watch. Our series explores America’s creative spirit through the language and traditions of the handmade, and will take you on a journey to the artists, origins and techniques of American craft. Each episode contains stories from diverse regions and cultures, blending history with living practice and exploring issues of identity, ritual, philosophy and creative expression. Purchase the DVDs at shop.pbs.org.
VISIONARIES documents the ways in which artists and influencers inspire new generations to envision the limitless possibilities of craft. Featuring weaver Kay Sekimachi, book artist Felicia Rice, and textile designer and founder of the LongHouse Reserve Jack Lenor Larsen.... MORE »
CALIFORNIA explores the diverse craft heritage, traditions and innovations in the Golden State. Featuring Pomo basket weaver Corine Pearce, silversmith Randy Stromsoe, stained glass artists at Judson Studios, cabinet makers James Ipekjian and Jack Ipekjian, and textile artist Deborah... MORE »
Many craft artists go beyond skill to personal and political expression. They use craft to tell a story, prove a point, experiment, or bring attention to contemporary issues. MESSAGES features santero Charles M. Carrillo, glass artist Beth Lipman, jeweler and... MORE »
Embrace traditions, both familiar and new – all part of our American experience with the handmade. HOLIDAY features ceramic artist Susan Garson, Garcia Art Glass, paper artist Kathleen Trenchard, ceramic artist Veronica Castillo, National Gingerbread House Competition at Grove Park... MORE »
Ceramic artist Carlomagno Pedro Martínez sculpts and assembles a skeleton figure holding a chicken out of barro negro (black clay). NEIGHBORS episode PBS premiere: Friday, September 29, 2017 (check local listings)
Watch a 2 minute preview of new upcoming episodes, CALIFORNIA and VISIONARIES. PBS premiere December 21, 2018 (check local listings). CALIFORNIA explores the diverse craft heritage, traditions, and innovations in the Golden State. Featuring Pomo basket weaver Corine Pearce,... MORE »
Senior Horse Tack Specialist Eugene Burks Jr. shows the importance of the Line of Draft of the caisson horses working in Arlington National Cemetery. The caissons are featured in the SERVICE episode of Craft in America.