Americans all over the country will be celebrating the art of handmade craft in a special way this fall during the fourth annual American Craft Week, Oct. 4-13. The 10-day event is expected to feature hundreds of craft-centric events in galleries, studios, museums and schools, as well as fairs and festivals.
The Helen Winnemore Craft gallery in Columbus, Ohio, known as the country’s oldest craft store, has reached another milestone: 75 years in business. Since 1938, the shop has focused on showcasing handmade work by American artisans.
Three well-known craft artists are among those chosen to receive one of 50 USA Fellowships from United States Artists (USA), the national grant-making and advocacy organization. Artists are awarded unrestricted grants of $50,000 each.
Craft books tend to be serious about their subject, be it studio glass, beaded jewelry, or medieval manuscripts , but not this one: It’s designed to make you laugh out loud.
The Craft Emergency Relief Fund continues to reach out to the many artists and arts organizations affected by Hurricane Sandy as the organization’s case load grows.
What drives artists to create? That’s the question the Peabody Award-winning documentary series Craft in America continues to probe. Now in its fourth season, the series continues its exploration with Threads, on PBS stations this summer.
Anyone who participates in the crafts business —artists, retailers, collectors, schools, fairs, festivals, museums—is invited to take part in the third annual American Craft Week, scheduled Oct. 5-14. It’s a celebration of American craft…
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