Craft in America is a Los Angeles-based nonprofit arts organization founded in 2004 with the mission to promote and advance original handcrafted work through programs in all media. The Peabody Award-winning, Emmy-nominated Craft in America documentary series first aired nationally on PBS in 2007 and has produced 29 hour-long episodes to date. These programs are filled with artists, techniques, and stories from diverse cultures, blending history with living practice.
To promote and advance original handcrafted work through programs in all media
To document the importance of handmade objects and the artists who make them
To provide a gateway to discover, explore and experience craft
To celebrate our nation’s cultures through craft
Peabody Award-winning series with over 27 episodes featuring new and renowned artists and reaching millions of viewers nationwide since 2007.
Full episodes, hundreds of videos, and artist talks to stream plus exhibitions, artist bios, craft resources and more.
A learning and art space open to the public with exhibitions, a permanent collection, research library, talks by artists and scholars, and workshops.
8415 W. Third St, Los Angeles, CA
Open Tues-Sat, 12-6pm
Free downloadable education guides for teachers, which meet national curriculum standards and provide interdisciplinary teaching opportunities for K–12.
Bringing artists and art
experiences to hundreds of underserved public school students in Los Angeles.
Published catalogues and encyclopedic book,
Craft in America: Celebrating Two Centuries of Artists and Objects.
CRAFT IN AMERICA, Inc. is a Los Angeles-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.