CRAFT IN AMERICA, Inc. is a Los Angeles-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission to promote and advance original handcrafted work through programs in all media. CRAFT IN AMERICA includes the PBS documentary series, websites, Craft in America Center, ongoing exhibitions, educational programs, and illustrated book.
Peabody Award-winning and Emmy nominated primetime series explores the beauty and significance of handmade objects and the artists who make them, highlighting the power of craft in our history and contemporary culture. 25 hour-long programs to date have reached millions of viewers nationwide since 2007.
Craft in Schools artist-led workshops and field trips for Los Angeles Public School students.
Free downloadable education guides meet national standards and include videos from the series as interdisciplinary teaching tools.
Craft in America Center
8415 W. Third St, Los Angeles, CA
Open Tues-Sat, 12-6pm
Public learning and art space with:
-artist and scholar talks
-workshops and concerts
Partnerships with art organizations nationwide to present:
-screenings and more
Published catalogues and a definitive craft textbook
Craftinamerica.org and pbs.org/craftinamerica features in depth resources
-stream full episodes
-hundreds of short videos
-filmed talks and more
Over 200,000 unique visitors per year
YouTube.com/craftinamerica channel with 800+ short videos and 2 million views