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.
NATURE celebrates the beauty, inspiration, and future of the American landscape. Featured artists include Patrick Dougherty, Mary Merkel-Hess, Michelle Holzapfel, Catherine Alice Michaelis, and Preston Singletary. PBS premiere: Friday, April 21, 2017 (*check local listings)
TEACHERS highlights artists committed to sharing the skills and passion for craft with students of all ages. Featuring Navajo weavers Barbara Teller Ornelas and Lynda Teller Pete at Idyllwild Arts, glass artist Mark Mitsuda at Punahou School, glass artist Therman Statom, and... MORE »
It is sometimes in the most humble objects that our history is most vividly recalled. Craft objects, being made by hand to use, to collect, to be part of our everyday lives, are more than our history, they are... MORE »
What inspires a person to choose a career in craft? How does one acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to become a craft artist? PROCESS features 92nd Street Y, jewelers Roberta & Dave Williamson, ceramists Cary Esser and Nikki Lewis,... MORE »
U.S. Army farrier Charles Morrison shows how he cleans and shoes the horses of the caisson platoon that serves Arlington National Cemetery. The caissons are featured in the SERVICE episode of Craft in America.
Watch a 30 second preview of the Craft in America: NATURE episode. PBS premiere 2017 NATURE: Artists explore the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Featuring sculptor Patrick Dougherty, artist Mary Merkel-Hess, woodcarver Michelle Holzapfel, glass artist Preston... MORE »